Vladimir Putin is disposed towards maintaining a comprehensive dialogue with Indian authorities. The Russian President has congratulated Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the 75th anniversary of his birthday. "The open atmosphere of trust and mutual understanding has been traditional at the recent Russian-Indian summit meetings," Vladimir Putin said. Putin pointed to the Indian Prime Minister's role in it. "I am disposed towards continuing the comprehensive dialogue with you next year," the Russian President stressed.
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