Iraq has refused help from foreign volunteers including Russians. According to Echo Moskvi radio station, this was announced today by Iraqi Ambassador to Russia Abbas Halaf. He said that the Iraqi embassy would not be providing the numerous Russian volunteers with entry visas to Iraq. The ambassador added that there have been more than 7 thousand such applications. Moreover, according to Mr Halaf, the Iraqi leadership has asked all those foreign pacifists who have arrived in Iraq to return home as soon as possible.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia