The Russian position on the Kashmir issue remains unchanged. This dispute should be settled by peaceful means on a bilateral basis laid by the 1972 Simla agreement without any outside interference, Russian foreign minister Igor Ivanov told the Indian Hindu newspaper. He noted that Moscow welcomes the steps by the Indian government aimed at reducing tension in Kashmir. Igor Ivanov expressed the hope that India and Pakistan will find strength to continue their steps to normalise bilateral relations and resume the full-fledged negotiation process on the basis of the Lahor agreements that would enable both states to settle disputable issues.
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