The Russian stock market opened with a rise in the majority of blue chipstoday. Stock analysts forecasted that the general situation on the Russianmarket would be neutral today and prices would continue growing unless someimportant news emerged. Stocks of the national energy grid RAO UES ofRussia went up 1.2 percent over the first ten minutes of trade and becameleaders of the rise..
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969