The next, tenth, session of the Economic Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take place in Moscow on December 10th. The items to be on the session's agenda were discussed on Thursday at the 33rd meeting of the commission for economy, subordinate to the Commonwealth's Economic Council, which was held in the Moscow branch of the CIS Executive Committee. The commission considered, in particular, the draft concept of the agrarian policy, the expenditures on creating and developing the CIS joint system of air defence, the execution of the common budget of the CIS member-countries and also listened to the information about creating conditions for the organisation of joint leasing activity in the CIS.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia