In the event a military action starts in Iraq, the world oil price will fall to $20-22 per barrel, Yury Shafranik, President of the committee for cultural, scientific and business cooperation with Iraq, Chairman of the Union of Russian Oil Producers and former Energy Minister said. The official was quoted as saying the oil price will at first fluctuate within the $12-40 range and then settle at $20-22 per barrel within a year.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War