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.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said