The situation on the Ossetian part of the Russian-Georgian border is undercontrol, and the law enforcement agencies of the republic are monitoringthe situation in frontier villages. President of North Ossetia AlexanderDzasokhov voiced this opinion speaking live on regional TV. He underlinedthat every measure necessary to prevent militants from crossing intoOssetia from Georgia had been taken. Having expressed his concern withgrowing tension in the relations between Russia and Georgia, Dzasokhovremarked that all problems in the relations between the two countriesshould be resolved by means of diplomacy..
Russia has left the list of 33 largest holders of US government bonds, after the country disposed of at least a third of remaining bonds