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Russian media played the Monica Lewinsky

. Russian pranker Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vova) and Alexey Stolyarov (Lexus) has published on its YouTube channel a recording of a conversation with former White house employee Monica Lewinsky.

On the video, I hear that female voice talking with the interviewee, which introduced Greta Thunberg.

Lavrov: Russia and Serbia keep historical memory about the Second world war

Russia and Serbia together keep the anti-fascist tradition and historical memory about the Second world war, wrote to Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the guest book of the memorial complex to the liberators of Belgrade.

"Eternal memory to Soviet and Yugoslav soldiers who fell in the struggle against Nazism. Russia and Serbia agree on the preservation of historical memory about the Second world war and anti-fascist traditions" - wrote the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Putin spoke about the decision to take the Kosovo airport "Slatina" in 1999

Russian President Vladimir Putin, remembering the events of 1999, when the half-battalion of the Russian airborne troops had taken the airport "Slatina" in Kosovo, said that he had asked the opinion about the possibility of this operation, and he said that if appropriate, it is necessary to carry it out.

The twelfth of June 1999 was carried out March to Pristina. It was an operation of the consolidated battalion of the Russian airborne troops, part of an international peacekeeping contingent in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Ugljevik city). The aim of the operation was taking control of the airport "Slatina" early British unit of NATO peacekeepers. It is known that in may 1999, the mayor of Yunus-Bek Yevkurov received from the higher military command of Russia's top-secret task: in a group of 18 fighters of the GRU of the General staff of Russia secretly to enter Kosovo and Metohija, to take control of the airport "Slatina" and prepare for the arrival of the main forces of the Russian contingent.

Serbian veterans presented medals in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory

The veterans of the national liberation struggle in Yugoslavia on Wednesday presented the medal in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The solemn ceremony dedicated to celebration of day of Russia held at the Russian centre of science and culture "Russian House" in Belgrade. The jubilee medal "75 years of Victory in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945" awarded by Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Botan-Kharchenko. Awards were given to two former fighters of the people's liberation army of Yugoslavia.