Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States keep arriving in Moscow to take part in the jubilee summit of the commonwealth of 12 former Soviet republics. Following the presidents of Belarus and Ukraine President Saparmurat Niyazov of Turkmenistan and Moldovan leader Vladimir Voronin have arrived in Moscow Thursday. The summit will be held on November 30 and is devoted to the 10th anniversary of CIS formation. The participants in the meeting are expected to discuss the results of cooperation over the past decade and adopt a declaration in connection with the CIS jubilee.
The groups of the Armed Forces of Russia blocked the town of Lisichansk from the south, an official representative for the Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said