Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Poland in mid January, 2002, President Aleksander Kwasniewski of Poland told a Moscow news conference Monday. The upcoming visit is going to be an extremely important event, according to President Kwasniewski, since it will be the first, over the last eight years, official visit to Poland by a Russian president. We are set on making it rich in content, Aleksander Kwasniewski said emphatically.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987