Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted that Russia will fulfil all the commitments it assumed within the OSCE on the withdrawal of troops and arms from Transdniestria. At a news conference in Moscow, the Russian president stressed that the Moldovan leadership "is aware of Russia's intention to fulfil its commitments." According to Putin, Moscow and Chisinau are coordinating the measures Russia is taking on this problem.
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