A delegation of Russian parliamentarians headed by Gennady Seleznyov, speaker of the State Duma, or the lower house of the parliament, will arrive on an official visit in Kirghizia Wednesday. The State Duma deputies are to meet Kirghiz parliamentarians, President Askar Akayev, Prime Minister Kurmanbek Bakiyev in Bishkek, the State Duma press service said. The meetings are to focus on the Russian-Kirghiz cooperation in fighting international terrorism. The State Duma Speaker is expected to make a report revealing the State Duma's attitude to the US planned retribution actions. The official visit of the Russian deputies will last till October 5.
Ukrainian tanks attacked two border regions of Russia at a time. The tanks shelled Russia's Bryansk and Belgorod regions on Sunday, December 10