Russia's attitude to NATO's possible expansion will depend on the level of Russia-NATO relationship by the moment of taking the decision on the expansion, informed sources in Moscow told RIA Novosti. However, Moscow's attitude "will not be positive", the sources stressed. "NATO's expansion is a mistake, a set-back of the old way of thinking. There is no military need of the Baltic States joining NATO, it is a political step only," the sources said.
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