Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent his greetings to participants in a conference of the International Association of Athletics Federations /IAAF/ and the 17th congress of the European Athletic Association /EAA/. The letter of greetings reads in part that "combining entertainment and accessibility, athletics is duly called the queen of sports. I'm sure, the conference will have a positive impact on the development and popularisation of athletics both in Russia and in the whole world."
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
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