Poland's president is coming to Moscow on a short visit. His plane is scheduled to land Sunday night at Vnukovo-2 airport near Moscow. An agreement on the Polish president's visit to Moscow was reached during Aleksander Kwasniewski's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Kiev on August 23. The two countries' leaders went to Kiev to take part in the festivities held to mark the tenth anniversary of Ukraine's independence. According to the Kremlin press service, on Monday Russia's president Vladimir Putin and Poland's president Aleksander Kwasniewski will take part in the ceremony opening Days of Polish Science in Russia. Then they will have a meeting in the Kremlin. In the evening, the Polish president will lay wreaths at the monument to Moscow's defenders in Leningradsky highway, where the nazi troops' advance towards Moscow was stopped in 1941.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea