144m people live in Russia now, Chairman of the State Statistics Committee of the Russian Federation Vladimir Sokolin reported in an interview with the 'Podrobnosti' (Details) program live on the RTR television. According to him, the population of Russia is decreasing. "We are born, get older and die like other people. And we should understand that Russia is a typical European country, i.e. we are an old nation, and our population is decreasing like in any other European country," Sokolin added.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
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