Russian President Vladimir Putin has kept a few officials close during his lengthy rule over the country.
Moscow deploys its first regiment of Avangard, capable of carrying nukes at 27 times the speed of sound, a decision that President Vladimir Putin has boasted puts his country in a class of its own.
Russia's defence ministry said at least 14 sailors were killed by toxic fumes from the blaze on a naval research submersible but did not specify how many crew members were aboard.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 25 Daesh militants and six regime soldiers were killed during the regime operation, that was backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu at Tarabya Palace in Istanbul.
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