Residents of Kaliningrad, the westernmost region of Russia, are today celebrating the region's anniversary under the slogan 'Goodwill and Beauty to Kaliningrad'. Kaliningrad appeared on Russia's map on July 4 1946. 400 thousand people will visit the region as honorary guests from the region's twenty-two western twin-towns, as well as a delegation of the Council of Europe, which will present the town with a plaque marking Kaliningrad's success in international cooperation.
Russia has delivered three divisions of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300PM-2 to Syria. These systems differ from the classic S-300