Russia sent early Wednesday a transport plane carrying humanitarian aid for victims of hurricane Katrina in the United States, a spokesman for the Russian emergencies ministry said.
The plane, which took off from Ramenskoye airport near Moscow, carried 17.5 tons of drugs and was headed for Little Rock, Arkansas, the Interfax news agency quoted the ministry spokesman as saying.
Russia last week sent two planes to the United States carrying tents, food rations and blankets for Katrina victims, the AP reports.
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