Summing up results of the year 2002, the US Time magazine put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the list of "the most significant" people that had a strong influence on the world events. The list contains 14 names, including those of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf.
Other "significant persons" on the list that Time prints every year are Hans Blix, the head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission, General Tommy Franks, the US Central Command Commander-in-Chief, and Nancy Pelosi, the new leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives of US Congress and the United States' first woman to have been elected to this post.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year