A busload of detained young opponents to Israel's Gaza withdrawal escaped from a bus on and fled into a Palestinian area.
The youths were rounded up during the evacuation of the Israeli settlement of Gadid early Friday and were being brought back to Israel when they broke out of the bus near Mawasi, a Palestinian area on the Mediterranean coast, the military sources said. They said soldiers were pursuing the youths.
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign