Polygraph.info was unable to confirm whether or not the shelling incident in Mayadeen last week killed four Russian servicemen, as the Russian Defense Ministry claimed, or at least nine Russian servicemen, as the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed.
The Russian statement came two days after Isis said its fighters launched a surprise attack on Wednesday from two axes on a joint Syrian/Russian convoy west of the town of al-Mayadeen, killing 15 Syrian and Russian soldiers.
The defence ministry in Moscow said Sunday four Russian servicemen had been killed in clashes with militants in Deir Ezzor.
The fighting erupted after several groups of rebels attacked an artillery battery of the Syrian army, the ministry said.
In December, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a "significant part" of Moscow's military presence in Syria to begin withdrawing from the country, saying their objective had been achieved.
Russian Federation has been a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Russia has backed Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad in the conflict which involves rebels and Western countries but there are reports that besides the Russian military, private Russian mercenaries are also operating on the ground as aides to the Syrian regime, the report added.
Russian Federation has lost about 90 personnel in the civil war.
Crude oil prices fell Wednesday after the Energy Information Adminstration reported a massive increase in crude oil stockpiles. Brent crude futures were down 75 cents at $78.82 a barrel by 0940 GMT, while US crude CLc1 fell 46 cents to $71.74 a barrel.
The Data Protection Act 2018 will force companies to use people's personal data responsibly or risk millions of pounds in fines. Other companies may have simply warned you that their terms have changed and that you don't need to do anything beyond that.
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Following a classified election security briefing for Congress, Nielsen spoke to reporters, including CNN's Manu Raju. But the Senate intelligence committee said last week that it agrees with the intelligence agencies' assessment.
It comes after more than a dozen fissures recently opened miles to the east of the crater and spewed lava into neighbourhoods. Earlier it was reported that in Hawaii declared the highest alert level due to increased eruption of Kilauea volcano.
Mostafa Moslehzadeh, reportedly received instructions from senior officials to conduct the negotiations with Israel in Amman. The US warned it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to any violations of that ceasefire.
At that meeting, they declared they would work toward a nuclear-free Korean peninsula and a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War. Kim agreed at a surprise meeting on Saturday that a possible North Korea-U.S. summit must be held successfully, Mr.
So you can bet Lucasfilm is looking to diversify their roster of lead characters by letting Lando Calrissian lead the way. Premiere blames a miscommunication between Kennedy and the interviewer for the previous erroneous quote.
The Sox were hoping Ramirez could replicate last postseason's success, but after a hot start, he simply wasn't hitting. Ramirez spent 38 of the Red Sox's 50 games hitting third in the lineup and hit second on 12 occasions.
Users had reported in March this year , that Alexa was laughing creepily in the background and many were scared by the same. She said the pair had unplugged all Echo devices that they relied on to control heating, lights and security at home.
Larry Hogan tweeted following early reports of the incident to offer prayers to the "brave officer's family". Kurek said his other son, a volunteer firefighter, performed CPR on her while they called 911.
Can protestors still stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline?
That claim is contested by the government of British Columbia and increasingly militant environmental and Indigenous protestors. Many more protests are expected as anger at the government's pipeline purchase exploded this week.
Alberto downgraded to tropical depression; 10 pm advisory
A tropical storm warning is in effect for a stretch of coastline between Florida's Suwannee River and the Alabama-Florida border. This system is considered subtropical, because the strongest winds and heaviest rainfall is far from the center of the storm.
FSU evens series with Game 2 victory over LSU
The Seminoles (43-17) became the first team since Wake Forest in 1998 and 1999 to claim back-to-back ACC baseball titles. Louisville could not respond with any runs of their own, and the 11-8 score would stand by the end of the tenth inning.
Philippines says it told China of 'red lines' in sea feud
China has been deploying serious military power to the region - including constructing manmade islands bristling with missiles. Last week China showed off the completion of an airstrip by flying bombers and other planes to the island base.
State Of Decay 2 Has Surpassed More Than Million Players
Between Mixer, Twitch and YouTube Gaming, there have been 3.5 million hours of streaming across 41,000 unique broadcast channels. The game is no doubt seeing a robust debut due in part to its inclusion in the Xbox Game Pass program.
Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500
She was surrounded by autograph-seekers all month, and she got one of the loudest ovations during driver introductions Sunday. Instead, she plans to spend time on her burgeoning business empire and with Rodgers. "But I'm grateful for all of it.
Final campaign push before bitter Irish abortion vote
A mural of Savita Halappanavar , who died in Ireland in 2012 after being refused an abortion , is seen in Dublin on May 26, 2018. He vowed to appoint enough Supreme Court justices who oppose abortion to help overturn Roe v.
Korean leaders vow to 'meet frequently in the future
Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon on Friday, Mattis said diplomats are working to get the summit back on track. Following Trump's cancellation of the summit, North Korea issued a statement declaring it was still open to talks.
China's invitation dropped for 2018 RimPac
Davidson suggested, the United States would be unable to reverse that dominion short of a almost unthinkable war. The deployment, if confirmed, could mark the first installation of Chinese missiles in the South China Sea.
After months in hiding, Harvey Weinstein appears in handcuffs
Vance made the decision even though he had a covert police recording of Weinstein telling Gutierrez he would not do it again. Harvey Weinstein has left a police station in handcuffs to head to court to face rape, criminal sex act and other charges.
M&S says annual profits tumble on restructuring
M&S wants to move a third of its sales online and plans to have fewer, larger clothing and homeware stores in better locations. The company is seeking to reduce costs by at least £350 million, although its dividend will be maintained at its current level.