Vladimir Putin has just arrived in the White Sea port of Arkhangelsk, Northern Russia. Straight from the airport, the Russian president headed for Severodvinsk to attend the inauguration of the new nuclear submarine Gepard. According to the presidential press service, Putin will watch the hoisting of the St. Andrew Ensign on board the submarine cruiser, which is moored by the Sevmash machine-building plant, and talk to the crew in the Gepard's wardroom.
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