The parliament of Moldavia has ratified a quadrilateral government agreement between Russia, Bulgaria, Moldavia and Ukraine on the transit of nuclear fuel and spent nuclear fuel as of November 28, 1997. The agreement stipulates the transportation of nuclear fuel from Russia to Bulgaria and spent nuclear fuel from Bulgaria to Russia. It envisages special security measures for the transportation of nuclear cargo.
HMS Defender of the British Navy entered the territorial waters of Russia on June 23. Russian border guards opened warning fire on the British destroyer. UK said it did not happen