Former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky has denied writing the Crisis of Liberalism in Russia article which was published in the March 29 issue of the newspaperVedomosti with his signature. The television news program Vesti reported that Deputy Justice Minister Yuri Kalinin said an investigation shows that Khodorkovsky did not write the article and, furthermore, did not give the article to his lawyers for publication. At the same time, Kalinin said Khodorkovsky was in complete agreement with what was written in the article. Kalinin also said the investigation into the source of the article would continue. Under law all notes by inmates must be examined by a jail censor.
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