Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov commented on the state defense order at the opening of a government meeting today. He announced that the defense order was being formed according to decisions of the Russian President made after talks on the program of upgrading Russia's armed forces in the next ten years. Kasyanov stressed that while elaborating on the state defense order it is important to correspond it to the general strategy for the armed forces. In addition, the Prime Minister urged to coordinate the work of the defense industry and the financing of some projects.
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.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18