Terrorist group «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for organizing yesterday’s terrorist attack in Kabul – one of the bloodiest in Afghanistan since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001, writes in Thursday newspaper «Kommersant».
The explosion occurred Wednesday morning at the entrance to the most secure area of Kabul, where the embassies and the presidential Palace. Killed at least 90 people and another 380 were injured. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the incident «another ominous bell signaling the West about the need to abandon double standards» and to coordinate «all external players».
The Ministry of defense confirmed that Russian military to inform about the impact of missiles «Caliber» to the terrorists in Syria. The spokesman of Pentagon said that the us military supports a mechanism to prevent conflicts with Russia, to ensure the security of its armed forces. «A channel of communication to prevent conflict situations were involved before impact, and there was no danger for us troops» – quotes its words of news Agency RIA Novosti.
The founder of the «news Agency» the terrorist group «Islamic state» Ryan Meshaal was destroyed the day before in Syria in an attack by coalition air forces under the leadership of the USA on positions of extremists in the city of al-Mayadin, province of Deir al-Zour, in northeast Syria. During the RAID killed the daughter of Meshaal, reports RIA Novosti.
«Khrushchev and oranges» – is the title of an article in «Rossiyskaya Gazeta», where it is reported that in the center of Jerusalem offers a renovated Sergius metochion belonging to Russia.
This was reported to journalists by Sergey Stepashin, Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian society (IOPS) ceremony on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of the Foundation of the town Church is scheduled for July 18 – the day of memory of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
«It will be a Russian pilgrimage area in the heart of Jerusalem: a budget hotel, halls for exhibitions, a Museum, a stunning archive that has managed to maintain since the XIX century», – quotes the edition of words Stepashin.
Putin explained to journalists the reasons for Russophobia that swept the Western world, said on Thursday «the Independent newspaper».
«This is due to the adoption of a multipolar world that is not like monopolists. Russia is fighting for their legitimate interests. Our partners have begun to try to contain Russia and its legitimate aspirations to pursue its national interests. They are used to economic restrictions that don’t work – the effect is zero. This causes irritation, the desire to aggravate the situation. We do not give a reason, but it is trying to find the blue. Must come to the realization that it is counterproductive and hurts everybody. This realization has come a change for the better» – said Putin at a meeting with heads of news agencies in the framework of St. Petersburg international economic forum.
«Who stole democracy in America?» – is the title of an article in Pro-Kremlin newspaper Izvestia, in which Russian political analyst Edward Lozansky says about the political crisis in the United States.
«One theory is that American democracy was kidnapped by Russia, failing to win trump over Clinton. Its proponents believe that between Donald trump and Vladimir Putin supposedly there is a conspiracy, and because trump is subject to impeachment, and Putin referred to a number of the main enemies of America. You can laugh and sneer at schizophrenia, covering a fairly wide range of American politicians and the media, but such irresponsible and dangerous rhetoric can lead to very sad results,» the expert predicts.
«Trump has called into question one of the most important aspects of American foreign policy – spreading American democracy around the world, Recalling the sad results of this approach: millions of killed and wounded, including thousands of Americans, endless flows of refugees trillion plus the cost of taxpayers.
His promise to review the feasibility of a crusade of democracy aroused the fierce resistance of the establishment, since this process involved a huge ideological and financial resources,» writes Lozansky.