According to various estimates, at present, there are some 300-500 foreign mercenaries in Chechnya, the first deputy chief of the Russian General Staff, Colonel-General Yury Baluyevsky, reported at a Friday briefing. According to him, today Chechen separatists are doing their best to leave their forces intact. However, the local and mostly international developments have changed - the whole world is now fighting against terrorism. Today, Khattab (a Jordanian terrorist) has no possibility to find a shelter abroad - any state will do everything possible to extradite him to that country where he committed his crime, the General said.
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