Ukraine has agreed in principle to send its anti-chemical and biological warfare units to Iraq. This was announced to journalists yesterday in Kiev by Yevgeny Marchuk, the chairman of the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council. According to Marchuk, the Ukrainian soldiers will not participate directly in any military action in Iraq. They are expected to be deployed in one of the Persian Gulf states.
Last Sunday Washington sent an official request to Kiev to consider sending the Ukrainian units to Iraq. US State Department representatives suggest that the Ukrainian troops will take part in rebuilding Iraq after Saddam Hussein's regime is overthrown.
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