The Russian energy grid RAO UES has guaranteed that there will be no energy crisis in those regions and republics of Russia where large federal energy companies are operating. However, the RAO UES department for relations with mass media sources stressed that regular energy supplies will depend on coordinated interactions between these energy companies and local authorities, in particular, concerning timely payments for energy supplies and tariff policies. The department reported that only 32 regions and republics out of 89 have guaranteed 100 per cent payments for energy supplies in autumn and winter 2001-2002. In addition, the RAO UES department noted that more than 60 per cent of heating is providing by local companies.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986