On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's largest gas field called Zapolyarnoye. The ambient temperature in the area was -33°C. Mr. Putin was dressed casually, in a sweater and thick jacket. Upon arrival, Russia's president went straight to the comprehensive gas preparation facility. Mr. Putin examined the gas torch, drying and regeneration facilities, and the control centre. After that, the Russian leader visited the residential area of the gas field, which is currently under construction. He took a look at the dormitory, which will soon accept residents. The president also visited the construction site of a sports club.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987