Several independent gas producers agreed to participate in the reconstruction of the Russian gas-pipeline system, Mikhail Akselrod, a Gazprom Executive Officer, announced at a press conference in Moscow today. However, he did not specify the names of the companies. He also reported that Gazprom was holding negotiations on participation in the reconstruction with Russian oil majors LUKoil, Rosneft and YUKOS.
Earlier, representatives of the Russian gas monopolist Gazprom were quoted as saying that investments of independent gas producers in reconstruction operations should be proportional to the volume of gas they transported via pipelines.
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