The Kremlin says an offensive will be the worst case scenario after peace talks failed.
Russia has warned Turkey against attacking Syria after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that an operation will begin soon. – EPA pic, February 19, 2020.
It came as Syrian aid workers issued an urgent call for a ceasefire and international help for nearly a million people fleeing the regime onslaught in the country’s northwestern Idlib province – the biggest wave of displaced civilians in the nine-year conflict.Read more: TheMalaysianInsight
Russia bans Chinese citizens over virus concernsDecision was made because of worsening of epidemic in China. FMTNews Russia
Vietnam PM lauds anti-corruption accord with RussiaHANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Monday (Feb 17) congratulated the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the Russia n Presidential Anti-Corruption Directorate on their expansion of anti-corruption cooperation.
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra to present 20th-century masterpieces from Russia | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 – The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) is set to present masterpieces by two of Russia ’s renowned composers, Alexander Scriabin and Sergei Rachmaninoff, this weekend at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP), KLCC. The concerts, themed The Russia n Affair, will feature works...
WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll nears 1,900 | The Malaysian InsightThe global body says the disease is largely contained in China and panic buying and travel bans are unnecessary.
Turkey orders hundreds of arrests over Gulen links | The Malaysian InsightTens of thousands have been arrested over past 3 years in bid to eradicate movement led by US-based preacher.
Pompeo closes Africa tour with warning about ‘empty promises’ | The Malaysian InsightThe US secretary of state seems to be referring to China, Africa's top trading partner.