On Wednesday the last, fourth trainload of armoured machines, belonging to a limited continent of Russian troops stationed here, set out from Transdnestria (a self-proclaimed republic in the territory of Moldova) to Russia. Valeri Yevnevich, commander of the Russian forces in Transdnestria, told RIA Novosti that Russia began withdrawing the armour last November 9 and is through with it on Wednesday, thus fulfilling before time one of the agreements of the Istanbul summit of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Under this agreement, Russia is to pull out its armaments and personnel from Transdnestria by 2002.
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