Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov has confirmed the Russian government's readiness "to actively help the Afghan people." While opening a cabinet session on Wednesday, the Premier said that it would consider "the logistical support for this humanitarian action." Kasyanov recalled that Russia had already sent to Afghanistan a few cargo planes with various humanitarian cargoes and was reconstructing the Russian diplomatic mission in this country.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea