Russian Vice Premier Valentina Matviyenko is to participate in the sixth meeting of the joint Russian-Austrian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation on Wednesday. Matviyenko is the Russian co-chairman of the commission. Economics and Labour Minister Martin Bartenstein is the Austrian co-chairman. The participants in the meeting are to discuss the economic situation in Russia and Austria and bilateral trade and economic relations. They will also consider the possibility of opening a joint enterprise producing offset paper in Bashkiria and carrying out an energy conservation concept in the Bashteploenergo system. A protocol is to be signed following the results of the meeting.
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.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18