Vladimir Putin ordered Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov to report on the situation in Afghanistan to the president, the prime minister and other participants in the president's meeting with government officials in the Kremlin. The head of state also asked Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov to report the results of his trip to Spain. "You know about my visit to the USA but, if you have some questions, I am ready to answer them," Vladimir Putin told those present.
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