President George Bush of the United States met with Kremlin Staff Chief Dmitry Medvedev in the White House, Washington, Tuesday.
Earlier on the same day, Medvedev met with the US Government Chief of Staff, Andrew Card, and National security Adviser Condoleezza Rice.
"We analyzed the whole scope of Russia-US relations at those meetings," Medvedev told the Russian media. "In my opinion, the talks and the analysis were productive, and let's hope, positive." He explained that he visited Washington as a member "of the so-called strategic group, which has functioned for the past year and includes representatives of the Russian and US administrations." Apart from the White House, Medvedev visited the US Department of State, where he met with Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War