An exhibition of Russian icons of the 16th-17th centuries from the collection of the Tretyakov Gallery has opened in Barcelona. The exposition which features 52 icons has opened in La Pedrera, one of Barcelona's most famous buildings, which is an architectural site of Catalonian Modernism. Spanish amateurs of painting will for the first time examine the works by Russian icon-painters of the schools of Moscow, Novgorod, Tver, Yaroslavl and Pskov.
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