IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano confirmed that he had received a request from the Russian Federation for the analysis of the risks associated with nuclear safety in Syria in the event a military action is launched against the country. The agency is currently considering the request.
"I have to inform the Board of Governors that the Russian Federation has sent the letter asking the IAEA to conduct the analysis of risks in case of a possible military strike against a miniature reactor, a source of neutrons and other facilities in Syria," said Amano, speaking at the opening session of the IAEA Board of Governors on Monday.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said