USA and Canada has cancelled joint military exercises with Russia in Alaska because of the Ukrainian conflict. This was announced on Thursday, September 11, newspaper Fairbanks Daily News-Miner with reference to the representative of the United command of the aerospace defense of North America (NORAD) Charles Marsh.
The two-day exercise "Vigilant eagle" (Vigilant Eagle), which were to be held in August in anchorage with the participation of representatives of the self-defense forces of Japan, were cancelled by decision of the Pentagon leadership and the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper. The NORAD representative Ruth Castro reported RIA Novosti, that the preliminary decision to cancel the exercise was taken in March of joining Russia in the Crimea.
The annual exercise "Vigilant eagle" have been held since 2006. Exercises consist of two cycles: one year involved in the combat aircraft, the following year held command and staff and computer exercises. In 2013, the parties worked out the action in the air support aircraft, conventionally captured by terrorists.
In the Macedonian Parliament stormed by protesters, the fight was injured, the leader of the social Democrats, Zoran Zaev. The social Democrats and the party representing the interests of ethnic Albanians voted for the election of the Albanian Talat Haveri the speaker of Parliament. This decision caused the indignation of the nationalists.
The air defense intercepted Israel over the Golan heights aerial target that was moving from Syria. According to residents of the Israeli city of Safed, located in the North of the country, they witnessed the launch of two missiles air defense systems "Patriot" and flash in the night sky — the result of hitting the target.
The U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley called on the members of the UN security Council to put pressure on Moscow. "We need to put pressure on Russia, because Russia continues to cover the Syrian regime — announced Hayley. — All the attention and all the pressure now has to be paid to Russia".
United Airlines reached an agreement with the passenger injured in the violent expulsion from the cabin before departure from Chicago. The amount of compensation was not disclosed. The airline stressed that assumes "full responsibility for what happened.
The men's team of Russia on hockey lost to team Sweden in the match of the Czech stage of the Eurotour. The meeting was held on Thursday, April 27, and ended with the victory of the Swedes in overtime with a score of 4:3 (0:2, 1:1, 2:0, 1:0). The decisive goal in the 65th minute of the match was scored by Gabriel Lindeskog.
In Moscow criticized the study of France on the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. In particular, the foreign Ministry expressed doubt that the samples are received by the intelligence agencies of France on the site of the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria credible.