The Northern Alliance officially confirms its intention to take part in an UN-sponsored conference on Afghan political arrangements, with Berlin for venue, reports the British-based ITN television and radio company. The Alliance really intends to share power with other political forces and ethnic entities in the post-Taliban time, and its conference statement proves its goodwill, remarks the company.
Alexey Navalny returned to Russia on January 17. He was detained upon arrival at the Sheremetyevo Airport. A court arrested Navalny for 30 days