Uzbekistan. The embassy of Palestinian Autonomy is involved in criminal activity, including stealing cars and developing forged documents. Three brothers from the Lakham clan control the embassy. Two of the brothers have earlier undergone arrests in Tunisia for the same crimes.
The official of Palestinian Ministry of culture doctor Nazikh Khatatbe informs the Embassy officials, in addition, deal with selling forged diplomatic passports and registrations for traders of contraband cigarettes.
Besides, the information was received in August the Ambassador of PA to Bosnia Jamal Al-Djardari drives a stolen car. Due to numerous complaints that he as well as his subordinates dare to drive stolen limos he was recalled back home.
Russia. A monument in memory of the crew and passengers of TU-154 aircraft of the "Sibir" air company crashed over the Black Sea was opened October 4, the anniversary of the tragedy, in the city cemetery of Novosibirsk. The monument represents a model of the aircraft tail with 12 steles bearing the crew and passengers' names.
Russia. On October 4, the anniversary of TU-154 passenger liner's crash over the Black Sea, relatives of victims made a mourning tour to the tragedy place by a "Dagomys" motor-ship. Wreaths were floated in memory of 78 died passengers and crewmembers. TU-154 was operating a flight Tel-Aviv-Novosibirsk. About 145 km northwest of Sochi the aircraft crashed. 51 citizens of Israel were among victims.
Russia. An obelisk in memory of fascist victims has been opened in Levokumskoye village, the Stavropolye region, where 60 years ago 286 Jews were shot dead. Chief Rabbi of South of Russia Shertil Shalumov held a mourning service. Together with the residents of Levokumskoye, their fellows-countrymen from other places of Stavropolye commemorated the memory of victims as well.
Russia. Peoples of Russia and Israel "have a common disaster - terrorism", - said Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Aleksiy II during the meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon. The Patriarch called on Ariel Sharon "to make everything possible to reach peace in the Holy Land for pilgrims to visit it again". Patriarch noted, "It is impossible to use religious objects in military aims". He expressed hope the damage caused to the hotel of Russian spiritual mission in Bethlehem as well as to the monastery in Khevron would be compensated. The Russian spiritual mission claims 95 thousand USD from the Israeli government.