NATO does not intend to interfere in the Libyan events, though a real civil war is going on there, NATO’s Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says. Still, he adds, any further developments are possible, and NATO countries are getting ready to defend themselves if this turns out to be necessary.
The Russian skier Aleksander Bondar has won the European Cup in freestyle cross-country skiing near Murmansk in northern Russia. There were a total of seven races.He came first in two and was sixth in one. It is the first time that a Russian competitor has won this award.
Russia and Poland are close to allowing free border crossing to residents of their adjacent border areas. These areas would include the entire Russian region of Kaliningrad. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told this to the media Monday after discussing the matter with Kaliningrad Governor Nikolai Tsukanov.
Sponsors have been found to provide three hospitals with new medical equipment after Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin participated in a fundraising event, Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said on Monday.
Russia is setting up a $10 billion fund to boost investments from foreign companies into the national economy, the Financial Times newspaper reported Monday.
Russian girls have won the European track-and-field championships in Paris. The have grabbed five gold medals out of the six, and they boast a total of 15 different medals. The French proved the second-best, with the Germans coming in third.
Alexander Sokolov of Russia has won the silver medal at the European air gun competition in Brescia, Italy. Peter Szidi of Hungary won the competition, with Italian Niccolo Campriani grabbing the bronze medal.
A Moscow nightclub has held an event entitled “Putin Party. I want the Prime Minister” regardless of earlier warnings by the prime minister’s press secretary that the government would seek legal advice on the possible illegal use of Putin’s name.
One person died and three were injured as six cars collided on the highway linking Russia’s two largest cities.
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