Late Friday, Prime Minister Lionel Jospin of France sent to his Russian counterpart, Mikhail Kasyanov, a letter of condolences on the crash of a Russian passenger jetliner en route from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk. Jospin's message reads, in part: "At these moments of pain and mourning, I express to you my most sincere condolences on behalf of France's government and people." The French Premier also sent his condolences to the families and friends of the crash victims.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year