None of the hostages seized Saturday by an unidentified terrorist at the Mamara Hotel, in downtown Istanbul, has been injured. Reportedly, there are three Russian citizens among the hostages. The terrorist, a Chechen national, has been forced to surrender to the Turkish police, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports. On Saturday morning, the man took about 20 people hostage, demanding of the local authorities an opportunity to make a public statement on Chechnya. He reportedly had a Kalashnikov on him. No other details have yet been revealed.
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
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