Operations connected with transferring functions of the fire-fighting department to the Emergencies Ministry should be completed soon, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov reported at a meeting of the Emergencies Ministry's leadership in Moscow. He also urged for better coordination between the two services for preventing emergency situations. In general, the PM stressed Russia needs a more effective civil defense system and, in particular, a better system of communication restoration in case of emergencies and a more effective system of informing residents about emergencies.
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