Today, first joint military exercises of the Russian Army and Bundeswehr,the German Armed Forces, will continue near Ivanovo. The goal of themaneuvers is to study the experience of peacekeeping activities in Bosnia,Herzegovina and Kosovo and to work on joint activities for eliminatinglocal conflicts and peacekeeping in various regions of the planet,including fighting international terrorism.There will be two stages of the maneuvers. On August 11-12, 2002, Germantroopers are visiting the Ivanovo airborne division. On August 21-31, 2002,a platoon of Russian troopers will participate in the second stage of themilitary exercises in Germany..
Riyadh will not make contradictory statements, nor will it ask for explanations, as Moscow does in the case of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov