According to preliminary estimations, the volume of oil production in the Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous region will amount to 192m tons in 2002, Khanty-Mansiysk regional governor Alexander Filipenko declared at a press conference organized by RosBusinessConsulting today. Among the main tasks for the next year are "efficient works with natural resources," the governor added. He also admitted the fact that the situation in the region depends on world oil prices. "It would be stupid to ignore this factor," Filipenko emphasized.
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