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U.S. ready to pay $5 million reward for information about Doku Umarov (Part 2)
17/11/11 8:00AM GMT
MOSCOW. Nov 17 (Russia News) – The U.S. will pay a reward of $5 million for information about the whereabouts of Chechen terrorist…
U.S. willing to pay $ 5 million for information that will help catch a terrorist Umarov
November 17, 2011 12:02
Moscow. On November 17. INTERFAX.RU - U.S. authorities at the request of Russia, and a court decision declared a bonus of $ 5 million for information about the location of the well-known Chechen terrorist Doku Umarov.
"In connection with the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia, at the request of the Prosecutor General of Russia recognizing the so-called" Caucasus Emirate "led by D. Umarov terrorist organization by U.S. Secretary of State has included in its list of the most dangerous terrorists and announced a reward for information about his whereabouts at the rate of $ 5 million, "- said Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor Grin Russia on Thursday for the scientific and practical conference in Moscow on combating extremism and terrorism.
Deputy Prosecutor General said that the leader of Chechen separatists and the North thugs claimed responsibility for several high-profile attacks, including the disruption of train "Nevsky Express", the explosions at the airport "Domodedovo" and in the Moscow metro.
He said that in just the last period at the request of the Prosecutor General by the Russian courts considered extremist and terrorist organizations, 27 - 19.
Russian Air Force to be armed with new non-strategic missile defense radar in 2012
17/11/11 7:50AM GMT
MOSCOW. Nov 17 (Interfax-AVN) – The Russian Air Force will be supplied with the unique non-strategic missile defense system Nebo-M starting next year…
Russian General Staff: Nuclear war could break out due to conflict on Russia’s borders
17 November 2011, 12:52 (GMT+04:00)
General Staff Chief, Army General Nikolay Makarov said that local armed conflicts along the perimeter of Russia's borders may occur more often after the collapse of the USSR. They could even grow into large-scale war using nuclear weapons under certain circumstances, Interfax said.
"I do not rule out that local and regional armed conflicts may escalate into large-scale war, including the use of nuclear weapons under certain circumstances," he said.
Moscow: Growing risk of Russia being pushed into conflict with nuclear arms use
17 November 2011 | 11:31 | FOCUS News Agency
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Moscow. In given conditions Russia might be pushed into a conflict with the use of nuclear arms, said Chief of General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces general Nikolay Makarov, cited by RIA Novosti.
“There are attempts to include Ukraine and Georgia into the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization. Given the situation on our borders, it is clear there is a growing risk of Russia being pushed into various local conflicts,” said the general.
He warned that in some circumstances local and regional conflicts might grow into mass use of nuclear arms.
11/17 12:32 MOSCOW CONTENTED WITH RUSSIAN-U.S. NEW START TREATY, AND THE DOCUMENT ENABLES RUSSIA TO WITHDRAW FROM IT IF NEED BE - CHIEF OF STAFF MAKAROV