We consider that holding an international conference this year would give a new impulse to the normalization of the situation
But India is also clearly looking for a way to ensure its role of a major and notable international player. In that respect, good ties with Russia could serve well.
Sport is a loyal and good comrade
As I told you from the beginning that main efforts must be concentrated within the government,
I wish you a happy New Year, ... I wish you happiness, all the very best. I want you to know that Russia highly appreciates what you are doing.
Today's meeting was extremely important and brought exceptional results, ... The talks have shown that the long-term national and geopolitical interests of Russia and India coincide.
Italy is among the top countries in economic relations with Russia. Thanks to your initiative, relations between the regions of Russia and Italy are developing at an intense pace,
Well I also want to say something to that topic. I am astonished that our internal law-making is of such great interest to foreign governments.
If the Georgian leadership doesn't take concrete actions to destroy the terrorists, and bandit incursions continue from its territory, Russia will take adequate measures to counteract the terrorist threat, in strict accordance with international law.
In this instance we are facing bands of international terrorists,
Any unbiased observer understands that attacks of international terrorist organizations in Iraq, especially nowadays, are targeted not only and not so much against the international coalition as against President Bush,
The remaining bandits will try to kill and to threaten in order to intimidate people, in order to frustrate the dynamic political process.
You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab you by your special place.
We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them.
To pay more is the easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to the problem are many.
Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism.
It was a terrible event (that) is of course a sign of a much broader problem called international terrorism,
In that case, this would give an additional impulse to international terrorists and to their activities, and could lead to the spread of terrorism to other parts of the world.
Russia knows directly what terrorism means,
We all know how complicated the internal political events in Germany are becoming, ... Nevertheless, you have found time to come here.
In Russia, they say that time cures, but we cannot forget. We must not forget.
This is the first time in contemporary history that Russia has allowed a foreign partner into gas production on a gigantic field, which will be exploited for decades.
The strengthening of our statehood is, at times, deliberately interpreted as authoritarianism.
There is a long-felt need to confer legal status onto the activity of Cossack units, ... Today, the Cossack movement is reviving.
Even only a short time ago, a meeting of this type bringing together the leaders of Russia and NATO member states, especially bearing in mind the format in which we meet today and its quality, would have been simply unthinkable.