Russian border guard Dmitry Rodionov, 26, was killed in a clash with armed drug couriers on the Afghan-Tajik border, the press service at the Russian Frontier Service in Tajikistan reported on Friday. At 1:45 a. m., local time, on a border sector guarded by the Panj border unit, the Russian border guards located six armed drug couriers crossing the river. During the arrest, the couriers opened fire at the Russian soldiers. In the course of the shooting, one courier was killed, the rest were eliminated during the retreat.
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