Ukraine has become embroiled in another arms scandal after a cargo plane carrying tonnes of weapons, allegedly from North Korea, and destined for Ukraine has been seized during a refueling stop at Bangkok airport.
President Medvedev has addressed a major international media forum now underway in Moscow. He spoke on freedom of speech, and the issues of Russia’s relations with its neighbors and partners in the post-soviet space.
A group of North Koreans could face execution for disclosing information on the whereabouts of Kim Jong-Il to South Korean media. Several were arrested and charged, South Korean reports and sources say.
Russia's opposition leaders shouldn't view their failure to win recent local elections as being a funeral for democracy, President Medvedev said during meetings with opposition representatives from Russia’s parliament.
The BRIC countries will soon become a significant economic and political force, believes India’s Foreign Minister. He says this will lead to considerable reorganization of international multi-lateral institutions.
“Fashion is a science of appearances” – this has been proven by doctor of political sciences, and daughter of the President of Uzbekistan, Gulnara Karimova, who’s unveiled her latest collection at Russian Fashion Week.