The 6th international Russian Industrialist forum will take place in St. Petersburg between September 24 and 27. According to the St. Petersburg Economic Development Committee, over 700 companies from 50 Russian regions and 30 different countries, including Great Britain, the US, Germany, Italy, France, Finland, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, will take part in the forum.
The main topic of the meeting is to be the task of re-equipping Russian industry with modern technology. The framework of the forum will also include a 9th presentation and fair of investment projects, a conference entitled Safe handling of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, a round-table discussion on Supporting small business participation in subcontracting, and a Transport and international transit conference.
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