During the Russian President's visit to Bishkek an agreement on restructuring Kyrgyzstan's debts to Russia is expected to be signed, Kyrgyz Finance Minister Bolot Abildayev declared, Rossiya (Russia) television reported. The minister said this was to be done within an agreement with the Paris Club of creditors and Russia had been the first of its members, which decided to write off two thirds of a $59.6m debt.
Putin is to arrive in Kyrgyzstan on a one-day visit on December 5.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
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It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War