Northern Alliance-Taliban fighting has come close to the Tajik frontier, reported Russian borderguard contingent PR. An active skirmish was underway four kilometres off the frontier around 4:00 p.m., local time, yesterday, along the stretch guarded by the Pyanj unit. Ten blasts - presumably, air bomb - came at about the same time ten kilometres off the Zorkul checkpoint of the Ishkashim unit. The frontier situation remains fairly calm, despite all, the borderguard press service said to RIA Novosti.
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