The Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Damascus organized a New Year event for Russian and Syrian children, TASS reported on December 31.
Moscow will continue to support Syria’s national sovereignty restoration – these are words the Russian president Vladimir Putin used to congratulate his Syrian colleague Bashar Asad on December 30 with New Year in a cable, kremlin.ru site reports citing the congratulation text.
April 4, 2011.
On April 1st, 2011, Nezavisimaya Gazeta published an article by Mr. Sergey Karaganov entitled “Not de-Stalinization, but a modernization of consciousness. The proposal of the Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights is a real path to national reconciliation.”
On December 27, the Syrian government requested the UN Secretary General and the Security Council in a message regarding deals and coordination of actions between the international coalition forces led by the United States and the terrorist group Islamic State (an organization banned in Russia), TASS reports.