The top officers of the General Staff consider entry of Russia into the military organisation of NATO to be inexpedient, First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of Russia Colonel-General Yuri Baluyevsky said at a briefing for journalists on Friday. According to him, he "clearly sees that there is no need for Russia to enter the military organisation of NATO". As the General noted, "Russia is a self-sufficient state capable of resolving the problems of national and military security".
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said