Russia's Foreign Ministry holds that the accords on further reduction of the nuclear arsenals must be "first, radical - 1,500-2,200 nuclear charges; second, controlled; and third, irreversible, that is to say, the strategic offensive arms will not be reduced only 'on paper'", says the statement by spokesman for the Ministry Alexander Yakovenko. Alexander Yakovenko dwelled on this question, commenting on the reports about the US strategic plans in the nuclear sphere, including unilateral cuts in nuclear arms and the reports that the other day the White House reaffirmed that many warheads, bombs and intercontinental missiles from among those which are to be cut in accordance with George Bush's statement will not be destroyed but will be kept in reserve.
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