Russian human rights activist Sergei Kovalev, 67, is in intensive care after a heart bypass operation in Germany. His aides said his condition was satisfactory, given the seriousness of the operation. (Interfax, May 26) Meanwhile, Nobel laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 78, has been discharged from a Moscow hospital after treatment for a mild heart attack. (Itar-Tass, May 26)
Moscow: No Missile Sales to Syria.