Source Pravda.Ru

Putin to consider social expenditures

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov will have a working meeting in Sochi today. The main issue to be discussed will be additional expenditures on social needs using funds saved on presidential elections.

As reported earlier, in the course of his vacation, Putin is planning to hold several working meetings and international negotiations. Yesterday the President met with Russian Central Election Commission head Alexander Veshnyakov. Putin is expected to have a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart on August 18.

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump regime "sought options to strike Iran," falsely saying it may pursue a course no previous US leadership considered. More on this below.

The WSJ on US War Plans Against Iran

In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.

China Warns Against Travel to US and Canada