Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov is to meet Israeli Vice Premier Natan Sharansky on Tuesday afternoon, the Israeli Embassy in Moscow said. The aim of Sharansky's visit is to report to the Russian leaders on the standpoint of the Israeli government on the present situation in the Middle East, the Israeli Embassy noted. The Israeli Embassy admits the possibility that other Russian top officials will meet Sharansky on Wednesday.
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