Uzbekistan and Russia maintain stable direct contacts on the level of heads of states and corresponding departments as regards the situation in Afghanistan, said Vyacheslav Trubnikov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, while speaking Thursday at a State Duma plenary session. According to the agreement with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov, a special representative of the Russian Defense Ministry has been sent to Uzbekistan. Trubnikov said about the Uzbek-American agreement on the terms of the US troops' stay in Uzbekistan signed on October 8 that the Russian Foreign Ministry did not "regard as reasonable to negatively gauge the totally legitimate decision of the Republic of Uzbekistan leadership". According to him, this decision is not at odds with the commitments undertaken by Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year