Russian President Vladimir Putin will chair a regular session of the Russian Security Council, which is due in the Kremlin later in the day. According to the president's press secretary Alexei Gromov, the discussion will focus on state measures to support export of military products and ways of implementing them. The Security Council will listen to a report by Vice Premier Ilya Klebanov.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia