Today Ukrainian leader Leonid Kuchma intends to spend all the day at Chernobil nuclear power plant, in the atomic scientists town of Slavutich. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov is to be there, too, almost all the day long. They arrived at the power plant in connection with its closing. This way the president explains the fact the he is not going to attend special sitting of Supreme Pada, devoted to the investigation of the circumstances of journalist Georgy Gongadze disappearance.
Benjamin Netanyahu has started a conflict with the Palestinians to stay in power. It is fraught with a civil war