Russian President Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with Grigory Rapota, the Secretary-General of the Eurasian Economic Community /EurAsEC/, on Monday, Presidential Press Secretary Aleksei Gromov told RIA Novosti. According to him, Putin and Rapota "discussed EurAsEC organizational and legal issues and priority trends of EurAsEC activity." In addition, they considered the processes of Russia's interaction within the World Trade Organisation and the Eurasian Economic Community and coordination and improvement of these processes. The Eurasian Economic Community includes Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia and Tajikistan.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
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