Posts Tagged ‘NATO’

In Libya, NATO acted in breach of international law – official

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

NATO’s arbitrary interpretation of the UN Security Council Libya resolution proved conducive to innumerable international law violations in the North African country, the Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has told a Security Council meeting. Read more…

NATO neutralizes 2 pirate mother ships off coast of Oman, Somalia

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Comments off

NAIROBI, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) — NATO’s counter piracy taskforce said on Monday it has successfully neutralized two ocean going dhows that had been pirated over the past three days off the coast of Somalia and Oman. Read more…

Russia: NATO ignored Libyan rebels crime

Thursday, December 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 29, 2011

Photo: EPA  

NATO has been ignoring crimes by the former Libyan rebels, says a report on injustice and violations around the globe published by Russia’s Foreign Ministry. Read more…

Libyan scenario – Model for resolving future conflicts :Cynical example

Friday, December 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 23, 2011


Moscow believes that attempts by NATO representatives to portray the Libyan scenario as a model for resolving future conflicts can only be described as cynical, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich stated on Thursday, December 22, 2011

Russia has repeatedly mentioned NATO’s numerous violations in Libya and has called for a probe into NATO’s compliance with the UN Resolution 1973. However, NATO is not in a hurry to do this. © Photo: Read more…

In Libya, death and disappearance still stalk the land

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

People are vanishing in broad daylight in Libya, as the country’s new rulers continue to settle accounts with their opponents. Widespread insecurity means the families of the kidnapped can do no more than hope that their loved ones are still alive.
­Libya’s conflict is over, and the man who stood in the way of Western-style democracy is dead. Yet atrocities against Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists continue. The images emerging from Libya are disturbing.
A fighter of Libya’s new regime inspects a body in a field in Sirte on October 22, 2011 (AFP Photo / Philippe Desmazes) Read more…


Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011
Iran suspends trade transactions with UAE
U.S. insists on Syrian president’s ouster

Arab monarchs demand Damascus stop “killing machine” Read more…

LIBYA WAR 2011:Killing of civilians by NATO must be investigated – Churkin

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 20, 2011

Vitaly Churkin. Photo: EPA    

On Monday Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, demanded a full investigation into civilian deaths in Libya from NATO air strikes. Read more…

Libyan in(ter)vention: False facts fatal for Gaddafi

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

Libyan men inspect the destroyed shrine of revered cleric Sidi al-Hammali in Sirte’s main cemetery (AFP Photo / Joseph Eid)

Sanctions against Syria and looming prospects of an intervention into the country are drawing ever more parallels with the war in Libya. But as it turned out, the “facts” used to wage a “humanitarian war” on Tripoli, underwent almost no verification. Read more…

Sea alert: Russian warships head for Syria

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011

 Heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov (image from

Moscow is deploying warships at its base in the Syrian port of Tartus. The long-planned mission comes, providentially, at the very moment when it could help prevent a potential conflict in the strategically important Middle Eastern country. Read more…

Nuke carrier leads US strike force into Syrian waters + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011
French fig-leaf: Sarkozy wants Syria
EU rejects French call for intervention in Syria

USS George H.W. Bush. (AFP Photo/US Navy)

Nuclear aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush has reportedly anchored off Syria. As an Arab League deadline to allow observers into the country passes with no response from Damascus, the possibility of intervention in Syria seems to be growing. Read more…