The State Duma has ratified an agreement between the governments of Russia and Belarus on joint logistic support of the united military group of armed forces of the two states. The agreement was signed in Moscow in December 2002. It was developed according to the agreements on creating the Russia-Belarus Union State and on ensuring military security in the region. Some 420 deputies supported the ratification with 2 abstentions.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said