Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that Libyan arming rebels by France is a "brutal breach" of UN Security Council resolution, adopted in February 2011, Reuters. Official sources in Parissaid Wednesday that French planes parachuted into the mountains south of Tripoli Libyan small arms for the rebels, who have received otherwise, and 100 million dollars in a fund of support.
Addendum to contract for the START nuclear disarmament, which joined to the text Friday at the second reading of the Russian State Duma, has the possibility to cancel the contract if the U.S. missile defense threaten Russia’s security interests. It is expected that final approval for ratification by a Russian deputies at the third reading of the 25th January. The contract reduces strategic nuclear arsenals of both countries about a third.