At hearings in the U.S. house of representatives, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of state rose Gottemoeller again accused Russia in violation of the Treaty on intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF). According to her, the U.S. gave Russia «more than sufficient» evidence of such violations. In Moscow the arguments of Washington is not considered convincing, writes the newspaper «Kommersant».
Previously Mrs. Gottemoeller assured that Washington hopes to resolve differences with Moscow through diplomatic channels. Answering the question about possible sanctions against Moscow, she said: «the U.S. is considering a number of appropriate measures — diplomatic, economic and military – in response to violations of Russia’s and consult on the matter with its allies».
Montenegro’s accession to PATO will not go unanswered by Russia. In the Kremlin commented on the statement of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about the decision to start negotiations with this country, informs «the Russian newspaper».
«On many different levels always Moscow, it was noted that the continued expansion of PATO, military infrastructure PATO to the East, of course, can not but lead to retaliatory action from the Russian side in terms of providing security interests and maintain parity of interests», – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. To specify the possible response he did not, calling it «premature.»
Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the limitation of state purchases of foreign medication. As informed RIA Novosti, said Minister of industry of Russia Denis Manturov. The relevant government resolution has already been published on the website of the Cabinet.
«The customer must reject all submissions containing proposals for the delivery of drugs originating from foreign countries (except member States of the Eurasian economic Union), provided that the participation in the definition of supplier submitted at least two bids that meet the requirements of the procurement documentation and shall include proposals for the supply of drugs, countries of origin which are member States of the Eurasian economic Union» – it is told in help document. According to the authors of the document, it is aimed at the development of domestic production of medicines.
The Kremlin has not learnt yet another investigation of the blogger Alexei Navalny, as are busy preparing the presidential address to the Federal Assembly, which the President will speak on December 3, reports news Agency TASS. We will remind that on the eve of the Fund of struggle against corruption, Navalny founded, published the results of its own investigation, which claims to have exposed a number of criminal schemes, organised by members of the family of the Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, who was in collusion with criminals from the village Kushchevskaya.
About 70 pieces of American military equipment were delivered to Romania from Germany on Tuesday, in December, the armoured vehicles will be also sent to Bulgaria and Lithuania, said the representative of military Department of the USA Jeff Davis. Just a part of the European Activity Set is planned to transfer in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe about 12 thousand units of equipment, particularly tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and artillery, according to the RIA Novosti news Agency.
The Rosselkhoznadzor imposes from December 7 special phytosanitary regime to prevent the importation of products of unknown origin, including products subject to the food embargo, the Republic of Belarus. This writes in Wednesday newspaper «Izvestia» with reference to spokeswoman Julia in a few words. Talking about the exotic fruit that are delivered through Belarus to Russia. Special mode means confirmation of authenticity of phytosanitary certificates issued in Belarus.
The newspaper «Komsomolskaya Pravda» publishes in the «culture» of the revelation of Joseph Kobzon: the singer for the first time admitted that razed with Lyudmila Gurchenko has occurred through his fault – he cheated on wife with her best friend.
«Lucy went to shoot and left his closest friend Tanya Bestaeva (the actress of the Mossovet Theatre. — ed.) to look after her daughter Masha. Bestaeva was insanely beautiful, with a satin skin. And we went to Ruza, in the composers House, to celebrate the New year. Sent Masha’s parents, and they left. When Lucy returned, her friends told us about. She called – and Mat-peremat: so-and-so. I hung up the phone. It gives me a telegram: «leopard change his spots. The bone». I called her the Bone. I answered her: «What was, will remain so. Humpback». And all we got divorced», – confessed Kobzon in an interview.