The Uzbek troops deployed near the Afghan border, were put on alert on Sunday evening. At the same time, Uzbek authorities commenced a "partial evacuation" of the population inhabiting the bordering regions. The aforementioned Uzbek activities relate to the recent threats from the Taliban movement. On Saturday, Taliban spokesmen promised to attack Uzbekistan if it provided its territory for the US strikes at Afghanistan. According to the US Defence Department, all the bomb and missile strikes delivered on Sunday night, should be considered, from the legal point of view, as the ones delivered from the US territory.
The US is going to ban exports of Iranian oil to the world market from November 5 of this year. In turn, Iran threatens to block the passage of oil tankers of the Gulf countries through the Strait of Hormuz
The World Cup that is about to finish in Russia has shown that the Western propaganda machine has failed to create the image of Russia as a monster with "many tentacles." By and large, the Russians and the Ukrainians are close to each other