Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday met in the Kremlin with representatives of Russia's Association of Entrepreneurial Organisations. Taking part in the meeting are 18 representatives of the association. Opening the meeting, Putin said that in two weeks' time the State Council of Russia will meet to examine problems facing small and medium-sized businesses. The president also noted that two-thirds of manpower in the country are employed in small and medium businesses, which account for more than 50 per cent of GDP.
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