Talks have begun between Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and Adjarian leader Aslan Abashidze in Batumi. Rosbalt reports that the fate of journalists who were detained by security forces near Batumi is unknown. According to unofficial reports, Saakashvili was not allowed to bring one of his bodyguards to Abashidze's residence where the talks are being held because Saakashvili was only allowed a maximum of two bodyguards. The building is being patrolled by troops of the Adjarian internal affairs ministry. Overall, the situation in the city is tense.
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