The Central Intelligence Agency has opened its representation in Afghanistan's Vardak province bordering on Kabul province by the consent of Hamid Karzai's administration, the Online agency said. Originally, 25 people will work in the representation. The aim of the US intelligence officers is to collect and process the data on the possible whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, Taliban spiritual leader Mullah Omar and other Al-Qaida leaders.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia