Vladimir Zorin, Minister of Nationalities Policy, believes that theproposal of Anatoly Kvashnin, head of the General Headquarters of theRussian Armed Forces, on a possible withdrawal of the federal forces fromChechnya is timely. Earlier, Kvashnin proposed to withdraw the federaltroops from those districts of Chechnya where local administrationsguaranteed security in their districts. "However difficult the situation inthe republic is, we can state that Chechnya has entered a stage ofpost-conflict settlement", Zorin stressed at a press conference in Moscowtoday. The current moment requires "new approaches in the tactics andstrategy", the Minister noted..
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year