Vladimir Putin has greeted the Russian Antarctic research expedition on their reaching the South Pole. The Kremlin press service said that on Tuesday Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with State Duma vice-speaker Artur Chilingarov. He is a member of the expedition to the South Pole. Chilingarov reported that the expedition has reached the South Pole and gave details of the feat. The Russian president greeted the Russian expedition and wished more successes in the new year.
US military analysts are concerned about the appearance of a new Russian sniper rifle known as T-5000
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign