UN High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers highly appraised the work of UN staffers in Ingushetia. "Humanitarian workers are doing very useful work here," he stated to journalists in Nazran Wednesday. The UN High Commissioner also said that the aim of his visit to the North Caucasus is "to see how people live" in the camps for forced migrants and assess "in what direction to improve the humanitarian work." Ruud Lubbers noted that he deems the issue of future political settlement of the Chechen problem very important.
Officials with the Indian Air Force believe that Russia's fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet does not correspond to required characteristics and is inferior to the American F-35 and F-22
A nuclear-powered submarine of the British Navy surfaced in the ice of the Arctic for the first time in many years