Moscow is hopeful that the decision of Thailand to abolish the simplified tourist visa-issuing procedure will not negatively affect the development of bilateral relations including tourism. According to the information provided on Tuesday in the department of information and press of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the simplified procedure of obtaining entry tourist visas directly in Thai airports for citizens of 77 countries including Russia was previously in force. According to the available information, the new procedure might be introduced not earlier than in March 2002.
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