Russia's Security Council Secretary Vladimir Rushailo was hospitalizedafter a traffic accident in the outskirts of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskytoday. The accident occurred at 8:37 a.m. Moscow time on the circle roadaround the city. According to preliminary information from the EmergenciesMinistry of Russia, 3 people were killed and 7 were hospitalized as aresult of the accident. Kamchatka Regional Governor Mikhail Mashkovtsev isamong the hospitalized people. Doctors consider the condition of Rushailoand Mashkovtsev satisfactory. The circumstances of the accident are beinginvestigated..
The Americans came to realise that they would have to either leave the region or weaken their presence there. It is Russia that is filling the vacuum now