- Sputnik International
Get the latest news from around the world, live coverage, off-beat stories, features and analysis.

Main news of June 10

© RIA NovostiMain news
Main news - Sputnik International
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


* Russia's interests will be almost unaffected by new UN Security Council sanctions against Iran, the Russian foreign minister said

* Georgian ex-premier Zurab Nogaideli and ex-defense minister Irakly Okruashvili said they would come together to oppose President Mikheil Saakashvili

* The Ukrainian defense minister told his NATO counterparts that Ukraine was willing to continue constructive cooperation with the Western military alliance

* Hamas harshly condemned new UN Security Council sanctions against Iran and accused the international community of double standards

* A South Korean rocket, launched from the Naro space center, exploded two minutes after take-off, Yonhap news agency said


* Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers have carried out a record-breaking 23-hour patrol with a planned flight range of 18,000 kilometers (over 11,000 miles), an Air Force spokesman said

* The European Court of Human Rights declared illegal a ruling by a Russian court in 2004 to dissolve the Moscow branch of the Jehovah's Witnesses


* Russia produced more oil and less gas than Saudi Arabia in 2009 and is now the world's biggest oil producer, a Russian business daily said

To participate in the discussion
log in or register
Заголовок открываемого материала