Days of Russia" have been held as part of the Argentine provinces' fair organised in a municipal exhibition complex in the centre of Buenos-Aires. Celia Fischer, a well-known philologist and teacher of the Salvador University (Buenos-Aires), gave a lecture on the influence of Fyodor Dostoyevsky on the world literature. Historian and publicist Igor Andrushkevich reported on the panorama of Russian culture. The programme of the event included a concert of Lilia Boyarinova who sang Russian lyrical songs. After the closing of "Days of Russia" Georgy Todua and Vasily Borisenko, counsellors of the Russian Embassy in Argentine, gave a lecture on present-day Russian-US relations.
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