Russian tennis-player Marat Safin again won the international tennis ATP tournament in Lyon, France, Thursday. Safin easily beat his rival Israeli Naom Okun in the second round 6-3, 6-4. Croat Ivan Lubicic beat French Julien Benneteau 7-5, 7-5 in another Thursday match at Lyon covered courts. The prize fund of the Lyon tournament totals 800,000 dollars.
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