On Sunday a large-scale exercise of the Russian Interior Ministry's forces has begun under commander-in-chief Vyacheslav Tikhomirov. The press service of the interior forces of the North Caucasian military district reports that a training assembly of this scope is held for the first time ever. The goal is: acting out operations against bandit formations. Focus will be on teamwork between different units of the interior and other power departments, the press service reports.
U.S. Justice Department is acting behind the scenes to have Assange extradicted from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, and prosecuted in the U.S.