World’s annual damage from cybercrimes reaches $3 trillion — Russian Foreign MinistryBusiness & Economy May 27, 1:02
Ukraine to expand ‘Savchenko list’ as two Ukrainians sentenced in ChechnyaWorld May 27, 0:12
CSTO countries to sign deal on joint fight against criminal threatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 21:48
Russia’s gasoline prices slightly rise over week — statisticsBusiness & Economy May 26, 21:43
France’s Schneider Electric prepares investment contract with RussiaBusiness & Economy May 26, 21:38
Rosneft, Pertamina sign agreement on refinery construction in IndonesiaBusiness & Economy May 26, 21:34
Russian tennis chief: Sharapova to be on Olympic roster, but can be replaced if ineligibleSport May 26, 21:30
Russian budget expenses increase to be challenging in 2017 — ministerBusiness & Economy May 26, 21:22
US, EU investors mull participation in privatization in Russia — sourceBusiness & Economy May 26, 21:03
MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. The US-led coalition is trying to hamper the full crackdown on the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) and the restoration of peace in the Middle East region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said on Monday.
"The goals and tasks of these coalitions lie on the surface: this is to try to hamper the absolute defeat of the Iblis State [State of Satan, a term Kadyrov uses to describe the IS] and the restoration of peace in the region," Kadyrov wrote on his Instagram page.
"Some countries have announced plans to deploy forces [to Syria] with the simultaneous launch of airstrikes," the head of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya has said.
Syria says that the Turkish artillery is shelling local settlements, while Saudi Arabia is preparing for the major military exercises in its history involving the Air Force and ground forces of more than 20 Arab countries, Kadyrov said.
Some reports claim that the equipment and personnel are already being sent to a military base in Saudi Arabia, he wrote.
The Chechen leader has not ruled out that this is the preparation for active combat actions in Syria, warning that "with the use of the Air Force and units of several states on the military foothold it is highly likely that accidents could occur that may provoke major conflicts and even armed encounters."
Kadyrov also voiced concerns that "instead of a real fight against international terrorism, the members of the so-called coalition will start sorting out their relationship."
"The authors of wars and state coups in the Middle East have no plans to fully eliminate the IS and strengthen the power of Bashar Assad. But they will have to put up with the fact that the rules of the game are already dictated not in the West or in the United States," Kadyrov stressed.