The director of the Institute of Contemporary State Development, Dmitri Solonnikov, believes that "Russia must participate in international conferences in which the important question of how to follow the movement of world capitals is discussed, but Russia is being 'expelled' from that format" .
The Spanish geopolitical analyst Enrique Refoyo believes that "the US government continues to want to handle the legal war, as a way to tense the situation on a small scale but with constant and progressively growing actions."
"We have seen how the US ordered the expulsion of Russian diplomats and intended its European allies to do exactly the same," says the analyst.
Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated in a meeting on military issues that Russia opposes the militarization of space.
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Is a star wars approaching? US prepares to militarize space
"Russia has always consistently opposed and opposes the militarization of space. At the same time the development of the situation requires that we pay greater attention to the strengthening of the orbital group, as well as the space and rocket industry as a whole," Putin declared.
Meanwhile, Germany chooses to buy gas from Russia and not from the US, the president of the Bundestag (German parliament) economy and energy committee, Klaus Ernst, said on December 4.
"As long as Russian gas is much cheaper and greener than American gas produced by fracking, Germany will continue to buy it, there is a broad consensus, even in the German Bundestag, that we want Russian gas and we want to maintain relations with Russia," Ernst said.
Moscow and Belgrade cooperate in the defense sector and Russia helps Serbia maintain its defensive capacity. This was reported by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of the meeting he had with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, in Sochi, on the Black Sea coast.
In another order, the US concluded the ratification of the entry of North Macedonia into NATO, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his Twitter account.
At the conference on the preparations for the meeting in the "Normandy Format", the President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, approved three scripts for the reintegration of Donbas. The scripts were prepared by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka was visited by a high person from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Wu Jianghao, The Chinese diplomat, former ambassador to Sri Lanka, held talks with the president of the island State, Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The interlocutors agreed to continue the strengthening of trust mutual and in raising the level of bilateral collaboration.
These and other topics in the program Point.