Ukrainian and Russian naval forces intend to organise joint exercises as part of the Channel of Peace-2003 project. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this was announced by representatives of the Ukrainian naval forces in Kiev.
According to official sources, these joint exercises are in no way related to the war in the Persian Gulf. 100 marines from both countries are expected to participate in the Channel of Peace-2003 event in the Black Sea on April 21-23.
"Russia and Turkey - From Cooperation to the Union. Why not? " - new article written by a well-known entrepreneur, politician (formerly a member of the Federation Council from Krasnodar and a PACE member), public figure Farhad Akhmedov - was published this week in several leading Russian media, and it claims to be a sensation which highlights various essential issues.