The Northern Alliance began Thursday to lift its troops to the south of Afghanistan. According to a RIA Novosti correspondent referring to the SPA agency of Saudi Arabia, an army group formed in Shindand, western Afghanistan, is heading for Kandahar and the Helmand province where the local Pashtun tribes have been fighting against the Taliban for three days now. These Pashtuns are only armed with small arms and grenade launchers and have no armored vehicles or artillery at their disposal.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said