MOSCOW, February 5 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's Foreign
Ministry expressed its satisfaction over the release of the
Faina with Russian crewmembers on board that was captured by
Somali pirates in September last year.
"If this has really happened, then we express our
satisfaction that the Russians on board the vessel will be home
soon," Foreign Ministry spokesman Igor Lyakin-Frolov said.
Lyakin-Frolov said that the Russian Ministry had provided
the "necessary cooperation available to it to free the Russian