Austria supports Russia's efforts to enter the World Trade Organisation /WTO/ and believes it is not expedient to be too long with the process, a RIA Novosti correspondent has quoted Austrian Economy Minister Martin Bartenstein as saying at a meeting with Vice-Premier Valentina Matviyenko on Wednesday. The talk was devoted to issues related to the state of economy, the investment and business climate in Russia. Bartenstein also stressed that Austria pronounced for the development of relations between Russia and the European Union since, he said, this met "Austria's strategic interests."
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