The session of the Russian-Japanese intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation has completed in Tokyo. The session resulted in the signing of bilateral memorandum by Russian vice-premier Viktor Khristenko and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Makiko Tanaka, who headed the delegations of their countries. "We believe that Russian-Japanese relations will develop successfully," Makiko Tanaka said while signing the document.
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