Russian President Vladimir Putin commissioned Defense Minister SergeyIvanov to carry out comprehensive military exercises in Russia's Far East.At a meeting with the command of the Pacific Fleet, he stressed theimportance of tactical exercises and interaction with neighboringcountries. The President said that the implementation of a comprehensiveand consistent national naval policy was one of the government'spriorities. The main aim of this policy is to strengthen the navalpotential of the country..
"Russia and Turkey - From Cooperation to the Union. Why not? " - new article written by a well-known entrepreneur, politician (formerly a member of the Federation Council from Krasnodar and a PACE member), public figure Farhad Akhmedov - was published this week in several leading Russian media, and it claims to be a sensation which highlights various essential issues.