The Moscow city administration is planning to hold a Moscow Days programme in Berlin from July 2 to 5. The opening ceremony will take place in Berlin's central concert hall and will feature a delegation from Moscow headed by Yuri Luzhkov, the mayor of Moscow, as well as Klaus Wowereit, the mayor of Berlin. The two mayors will open a science and industry exhibition and an exhibition on architecture and town planning in Moscow in Berlin's city hall. Luzhkov and Wowereit will also hold a joint round-table discussion devoted to using Moscow and Berlin's scientific and economic potential to strengthen economic ties.
The Moscow Days will also include a book fair and a video conference called Moscow - Berlin, which will be devoted to educational issues. The conference will beheld on July 2 and will feature around 600 Russian and German students.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea