Speaking at a plenary session of the Russian-Ukrainian business forum in Kharkov, Russian President Vladimir Putin reported a 12-percent rise in bilateral turnover over the past nine months of the year in comparison with the same period last year. He also made a point of the borders between the two countries becoming ever more transparent for mutual investment and certain parameters of economic cooperation being superior to those between some European Union nations. Still, he was regretful of the fact that Ukraine was only second to Germany in economic dialogue with Russia.
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