A total of 15 avalanches have recently been registered in the Republic of North Ossetia, with no casualties reported. According to a North Ossetian Ministry of Emergency Situations official, snow banks have been cleared out since morning, including those near the Roksky tunnel on the Trans-Caucasian highway in the South-Ossetian direction. Traffic on the road has been suspended owing to the danger of avalanche. An operational team, which includes a road-repair crew and three anti-avalanche service's units, has been set up. Its total strength is 46 persons, it has 16 vehicles, and 12 cannons. The two cars that remained stuck near the tunnel have been pulled out of the snow. The press service for the Russian Border Service's North Caucasian Regional Board said that the Nizhny Zagomag and Verkhny Lars checkpoints on the Russian-Georgian border were functioning normally, despite the heavy snowfalls and a danger of avalanche.
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