Georgian President pays official visit to Baku. Mikheil Saakashvili has been given an official welcome to Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Georgian President at the square decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
Russian opposition remains firm on its position and gets ready for demonstrations. It has been already announced that the opposition movements were refused sanction to rally in central parts of the capital on March 8 and 9; however, the opposition plans to rally on March 10.
NATO expects continued cooperation with Russia on Afghanistan, counter-piracy and other operations after the election that returned Vladimir Putin to the Russian presidency, its top official said Monday.
On the second day since the presidential election in Russia, videos depicting violations at the polling stations were released on internet. One of the videos shows how a voter puts several ballots in the ballot box.
The United States congratulates the Russian people on the completion of the Presidential elections, and looks forward to working with the President-elect after the results are certified and he is sworn in - the official statement released on the website of the US Department of State says.
Russian riot police today dispersed hundreds of opponents of president-elect Vladimir Putin who had gathered at an opposition rally at Pushkinskaya Square here, detaining several prominent activists and journalists as well.