Vice-Premier Ilya Klebanov highly assesses organisation of work to raise the sunken Kursk nuclear-powered submarine. According to him, methods of subsea work have been excellently arranged on the Kursk site. "Cooperation between Russian and foreign specialists is clearly productive", he noted. Conduct of the lifting operation and its final stage are the best illustration. At the present moment, Klebanov is found aboard the heavy nuclear missile cruiser the Petr Veliki.
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said during a meeting with journalists that Kyiv could be Russia's ultimate goal in the special military operation in Ukraine