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Visas de Séjour: Accord Entre l’Île Maurice et la Russie

Signature d’un accord entre l’île Maurice et la Russie mercredi 23 décembre ; accord permettant aux Russes d’obtenir un visa pour 60 jours à l’arrivée à l’île Maurice sans procédures avant le départ.

24 Dec 2015,

Russian Court Orders Arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky Over Contract Killing

Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for Kremlin critic and former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky whom police accuse of ordering the killing of the mayor of a Siberian oil town, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2015,

Russia Accused of Killing at Least 200 Civilians Since Joining Syrian Fight

A human rights watchdog on Wednesday accused Russia of using cluster munitions and unguided bombs on civilian areas in Syria in attacks that it says have killed hundreds of people in the past few months.

23 Dec 2015,

Putin Says Turkish Downing of Russian Plane Was an 'Enemy Act'

Russian President Vladimir Putin, pugnacious as always, called the Turkish downing of a Russian war plane "an enemy act" and rejected international efforts to oust Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

17 Dec 2015,

Erdogan: Downed Russian Plane Violated Turkish Sovereignty

Russia will deploy surface-to-air missiles to Syria, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said, according to the ministry's Twitter feed. Russia will deploy S-400 defense missile systems to its Hmeymim airbase near Latakia, Syria, on the Mediterranean coast, the ministry says.

25 Nov 2015,

Russian Warplane Downed; Turkey Says Aircraft Violated Airspace Near Border

Turkey says it issued 10 warnings to the aircraft that violated its airspace Tuesday before responding "within engagement rules" near the Turkey-Syria border.

24 Nov 2015,

When It Comes to Vladimir Putin and Islamic State, Trust but Verify

As Western countries recast their security policies after the Paris attacks, Russia is capitalizing on the fallout by advancing its claim that no campaign against Islamic State can succeed without Moscow’s participation.

18 Nov 2015,

Russia Confirms Bomb Brought Down Plane in Egypt

Russia confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that a homemade bomb brought down a Russian charter jet over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt more than two weeks ago, killing all 224 people aboard.

17 Nov 2015,

Russia Reveals Giant Nuclear Torpedo in State TV 'Leak'

The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.

13 Nov 2015,

Britain Says Islamic State Likely Brought Down Russian Plane

Britain said on Thursday there was a significant possibility that Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate was behind a suspected bomb attack on a Russian airliner that killed 224 people in the Sinai Peninsula.

05 Nov 2015,

Russian Plane Crash: Theories on Why Jet Disintegrated in Midair

The theories on what may have brought down Metrojet Flight 9268 run the gamut, from a fuel tank explosion to a missile from the ground.

03 Nov 2015,

Syria's Assad Flies to Moscow to Thank Russia's Putin for Air Strikes

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Moscow on Tuesday evening to personally thank Russia's Vladimir Putin for his military support, in a surprise visit that underlined how Russia has become a major player in the Middle East.

21 Oct 2015,

U.S. Officials Say Russian Missiles Heading for Syria Landed in Iran

A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.

09 Oct 2015,

International Partners Urge Russia to Stop Targeting Opposition and Civilians in Syria

An international coalition is urging Russia to immediately cease attacks on the Syrian opposition and civilians and focus instead on fighting Islamic State extremists.

02 Oct 2015,

Putin Gets OK to Begin Russian Airstrikes in Syria

The upper house of the Russian parliament has given President Vladimir Putin approval to use the Russian air force in Syria, according to state media.

30 Sep 2015,

Russian Fighter Jets Enter Syria with Transponders Off

A U.S. official told CNN Thursday that Russian fighter jets turned off their transponders as they flew into Syria in an apparent attempt to avoid detection. The official said the fighters flew very close to a transport plane that had its transponder on and functioning.

25 Sep 2015,

Russian Moves in Syria Widen Role in Mideast

Russia has sent some of its most modern battle tanks to a new air base in Syria in what American officials said Monday was part of an escalating buildup that could give Moscow its most significant military foothold in the Middle East in decades.

15 Sep 2015,

France, Russia Reach Agreement to Break Mistral Warship Contract

France and Russia have agreed to terminate a contract for two helicopter carriers that France built and then refused to hand over because of the conflict in Ukraine.

06 Aug 2015,

New Video of Flight 17 Crash Emerges 1 Year Later

Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard marked the disaster's anniversary Friday, as new video showed Russian-backed rebels rummaging through the charred plane's wreckage soon after the crash.

17 Jul 2015,

Brics Launches Development Bank Ahead of Russian Summit

The group of five major emerging economies known as Brics launched a development bank on Tuesday ahead of a summit in the Russian industrial city of Ufa, where Russia seeks to demonstrate it hasn’t been isolated by Western sanctions.

08 Jul 2015,