The government of Russia tends to believe that "removal of Russian peace-keepers from Abkhazia is fraught with total loss of control over the republic's situation," said deputy head of the Russian government apparatus Alexei Volin on Friday, commenting on yesterday's decision of the Georgian parliament to withdraw CIS peacekeeping from Abkhazia. In Volin's opinion, this action is likely to turn Abkhazia into "a zone of chaos and a threat to the entire region."
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