Oil prices should be formed taking into account the interests of both oil producers and importers, Russian Energy Minister Igor Yusupov announced at a meeting with the US Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham. The latter, in his turn, voiced US support to the position of Russia concerning justified oil prices. At the same time, he noted that oil prices are regulated by international markets.
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