Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russian prose writer and dramatist, USSR State Prize winner Vasily Belov on the 70th anniversary of his birth, the presidential press service told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
"Begin a talented and original writer, you found your own subject in literature. Love for your country, people, and care for the preservation of national culture and richest traditions won the deserved recognition of readers and true world fame for you. Dear Vasily Ivanovich, I wish you and your family health, happiness and well-being," Vladimir Putin said.
NATO has no plans to deploy troops on the Ukrainian territory, Jens Stoltenberg said. French President Emmanuel Macron earlier did not rule out a possibility to send Western military forces there