The presidents of Russia and Poland, Vladimir Putin and Aleksander Kwasniewski, have presented two countries' state awards to ten scholars, five of them Russian and five Polish. Among the Russian awardees were Yury Osipov and academician Alexander Andreyev, the president and vice president of the Russian Academy of Sciences respectively. Congratulating Andreyev on his award, the Russian president said it hopefully was "the first step towards a Nobel Prize that you certainly deserve."
A terrible accident occurred on a ski lift in Gudauri, Georgia when a malfunctioning elevator accelerated to a high speed and started crushing passengers
Turks and Greeks are two people that lived side by side for centuries; they mixed, bonded ad were tied to each other with many historical and cultural bonds