Deputies of the lower house of the Russian parliament expressed their solidarity on Wednesday with the Russian president's position on the struggle against international terrorism. Lawmakers, at an evening plenary session on Wednesday, adopted in general a resolution concerning the military operation being conducted against international terrorists on the territory of Afghanistan. According to Konstantin Kosachev, deputy head of the international affairs committee of the State Duma, the lower house supported the view that the form of Russia's participation in appropriate international efforts should be defined proceeding from its national interests. The resolution was carried by 268 votes to 101, with two abstentions.
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