A fire fighting competition is to take place in Saint Petersburg. According to Alexander Chuprian, acting director of the state fire fighting department, the first ever European competition among fire fighters will take place at the central fire fighting complex in Saint Petersburg on June 28. Firemen from England, Belarus, Italy, Finland and several CIS countries have all expressed their willingness to participate. Mr Chuprian said the complex is one of the best in Europe.
Assistant to the head of Chechnya for the power bloc Apty Alaudinov thanked the Western partners of Ukraine for the weapons supplied to Kyiv. According to him, they are becoming trophy.