Alexander Lukashevich

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  • U-2S
Primary function: High-altitude reconnaissance. Speed: 410 mph. Dimensions: Wingspan 105 ft.; length 63 ft.; height 16 ft. Range: 7,000 miles. Crew: U-2S, one; TU-2S, (trainer) two.

    U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia

    After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory.


  • ** FILE ** In this Tuesday, April 10, 2012, file pool photo, from left: Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov meet in Moscow. Bogdanov said Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, that President Bashar Assad is losing control over Syria and his opponents may win, the first acknowledgement by Assad's main ally that he faces a likely defeat. (AP Photo, pool, file)

    Russia backtracks on statement about Assad's fall

    Russia's attempt to backpedal after a top diplomat said Syrian President Bashar Assad is losing control of his country reflects the dilemma Moscow faces as opposition fighters gain ground.


  • Russia slams Kyoto Protocol

    Russia supports Canada's decision to pull out of the Kyoto Protocol, says its foreign ministry, reaffirming Friday that Moscow will not take on new commitments.


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