According to the minister, this figure is the result of two factors: the Russian population is falling by 750-800 thousand each year, but this is partly compensated for by the annual arrival of 350 thousand immigrants. However, the minister stressed that 'we shouldn't speak of the genocide of the Russian people' - the fall in the population affects all the nationalities of the former USSR. Zorin believes that the reason for the fall is the worsening of the social and economic situation since 1992. He also noted that the figures may be inaccurate, and that the true picture would become clear after the analysis of the results of the Russian Census.
World's most powerful nuclear submarines, Arkhangelsk and Severstal, are to be dismantled after 2020 - their further exploitation is unprofitable
The United States' Head of Diplomacy, or Secretary of State, is an anachronistic, incompetent, meddling, intrusive, insolent and arrogant, rude individual, a brash, foul-mouthed upstart, a conceited, self-important guttersnipe and an insult to the international community, as fit for the job as a pedophile janitor in a grade school.
Pentagon officials said that Russia has developed a very powerful weapon, which Western specialists have already dubbed as the "doomsday weapon"