Around 250,000 civilians in the east of the city are living under siege with food rations expected to run out soon, according to the UN. "The conclusions of the JIM (Joint Investigative Mechanism) are not definitive, have no legally binding force and can not serve as accusatory conclusions for taking legal decision", Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told the council, according to a copy of his remarks.
Citing Russian media, The New York Times had reported in March Lesin had a falling out with Yuri V. Kovalchuk, a major shareholder of Russian state-owned Gazprom Media. Attorney's Office said in a statement Friday. Lesin, a former media executive and onetime press minister, was credited with the conception of global pro-Kremlin broadcaster Russia Today.
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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation continues to increase its presence in the western border of Russian Federation in what could be considered as the largest troop buildup since the Cold War. The build-up's announcement coincided with a shake-up over whether Spain would allow Russian ships to stop and refuel during their move from northern Russia to the Mediterranean.
Yemen has been rocked by war since the Huthi rebels and allied forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh overran Sanaa in September 2014. And further south, three pro-Hadi fighters died in a rebel missile strike near Bab Al Mandab Strait, a military official said. In a rapid escalation, Washington said the rebels targeted American warships in the Red Sea on October 9 and 12 with missiles that fell short.
He identified the two men as Faruq al-Qatani and Bilal al-Utabi. "He was a senior planner for attacks against the United States, and has a long history of directing deadly attacks against USA forces and our coalition allies", Cook said. The Pentagon had been actively hunting for Qahtani for four years. The Taliban, which ruled the country from 1996 to 2001, sheltered the group's founder Osama bin Laden as he plotted the 9/11 attacks on the U.S.