The office of Tajikistan's Security Council announced on Monday that the country's power structures had been placed on high alert with security being stepped up at all the nation's essential facilities. Police presence on roads leading to the south of Tajikistan has been increased. The Security Council announced that additional measures had been taken in connection with the US strikes against terrorist bases in Afghanistan.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia