The speaker of the Federation Council (Russian parliament's upper house) will be re-elected in December, according to Valery Goreglyad, head of the Federation parliamentary group. Yegor Stroyev, the incumbent speaker was re-elected as governor of the Orel region in late October. According to the law regulating the Federation Council's formation, governors and heads of regional legislatures have no right to be members of the Federation Council. They must give up their seats by January 1, 2002.
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.