- ["On 10 February 1995 the
presidents of 10 CIS states -- Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine --
signed an agreement on the creation of joint CIS air defenses. Its
duration is unlimited" (Rossiyskaya Gazeta,
9 Oct 02).
- The Previous Chairman, Gen
Army Anatoliy Kornukov was released from this
post on his discharge into the armed forces reserve. (ITAR-TASS, 8 Oct
Secretary of the CIS Air Defense
Coordination Committee of the Council of CIS Defense Ministers --- SURKOV, Gennady,
Colonel (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11 Dec 03).