The member countries of the Eurasian Economic Community, EurAsEC, held an economic forum in Moscow. EurAsEC is the most successful economic community in the post-Soviet space. Indeed, mutual trade between its member countries, namely Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrghyzstan and Tajikistan, is two times as much an average commodity turnover between separate members of the Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya