The Russian State Duma (lower parliamentary house) passed Friday the fourth final reading of the federal budget for 2002. According to a RIA Novosti correspondent, with the required 226 votes 280 deputies supported the budget, 106 voted against and 3 abstained. The document will be submitted to the Federation Council (upper parliamentary house) for consideration and then to the president for signing.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18
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.