Russian border-guards have prevented armed smugglers from crossing the Tajik-Afghan border. According to the Russian border guards' press service, the incident took place on Wednesday at a stretch of the border guarded by the Moskovsky detachment. At noon a border patrol detected four armed smugglers who had crossed the frontier with three horses. The intruders used armed resistance when border-guards were trying to detain them. After a skirmish the smugglers gave up their horses with the load and hid in the reeds. 3 sacks of heroin with a total weight of 81 kg and a Kalashnikov rifle with 19 cartridges were found at the scene. According to the press-service, the Russian border guards at the Tajik-Afghan border have confiscated over 2,500 kg of narcotics (including over 2,300 kg of heroin) since the beginning of the year.
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