LUKoil President Vagit Alekpyorov and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko discussed the possibility of founding a consortium of Russian oil and gas companies, based on petrochemical production facilities of Belarus. LUKoil Press Service reported that the parties also discussed the prospects for cooperation between the oil company and petrochemical companies of Belarus and considered short-term plans for the further analysis of specific mutual projects. Additionally, possible participation of LUKoil in the capitals of a number of petrochemical plants in Belarus was discussed.
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