Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a Decree "On Establishing the Science and High Technology Council under the Russian President." The decree is to be implemented by the Main Home Policy Department of the Russian President. The Council is a consultative body. It is to inform the President about the state science and technology policies.
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
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