As he met with a media audience in the Romanian capital today, Igor Ivanov, Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, called not to whip up apprehensions of tentative US strikes against particular countries. He pointed out current conjectures on the matter, and expressly spoke against any countries and nations identified with terrorism. The anti-terror cause must strictly comply with international legal norms and the United Nations Charter, stressed the minister.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land