The Russia-European Union summit previously supposed to take place in Copenhagen will instead take place in Brussels. According to the Associated Press news agency, the decision was made by Denmark's parliament at a regularly scheduled meeting. The reason for the switching is the protest of the Foreign Ministry of Russia against the so-called World Congress of Chechens to open in Copenhagen today.
Russia's protest against the Chechen congress was passed to the Danish ambassador on October 24. There is certain information that Aslan Maskhadov accused of having organised the latest terrorist attack in Moscow is among the organisers of the Copenhagen gathering. However, Danish authorities say that, according to their constitution, they have no way to ban the so-called congress because it is being organised by private individuals.
Russia will complete the operation of the Soyuz booster rocket already in 2019. It goes about the booster, which Russia currently uses for manned space flights to the International Space Station