Russian border guards have on several occasions detected the movement of Chechen fighters across that Russian-Georgian border. In connection with this, Russia has requested that Georgia either increase its efforts to restore order in the border zone, or agree to joint anti-terrorist operations. The Georgian authorities maintain that they are able to deal with illegal armed bands or individual fighters, who are located mainly in the Pankisi Gorge, without any outside help.
The Associated Press news agency yesterday announced that Chechen field commander Ruslan Gelaev had left Georgian territory with a group of fighters and is currently in Russia
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities