Moscow, the capital of Russia, and a large far-eastern city of Vladivostok will be linked by a paved road by 2008, first deputy transport minister Igor Slyunyayev announced at a press conference in Moscow today. He noted that the total sum of necessary investments is estimated at 20 billion rubles ($678 million).
US military analysts are concerned about the appearance of a new Russian sniper rifle known as T-5000
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign