12:15 NATO in Baltics 'Dubious'
Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said NATO's expansion into the Baltic States is of dubious merit and, although Russia is not bothered by it, it fears NATO air patrols over the former Soviet republics could accidentally spark confrontations.
12:10 Monkey Family Robinson Gets Fright
Two of six monkeys that were transferred from the Leningrad Zoo to an island in the middle of the Yelagin Island's Central Park of Culture and Rest in early July tried to escape their temporary home early this month.
City news archive for August' 2004
City news archive for 2004 year.