As many as twelve Russian aviation enterprises and design offices will take part in the Dubai-2001 air show which will be held in the United Arab Emirates from November 4-8. Exhibition flights of the Su-37K and MiG-21-903 combat planes and the MiG-AT training airplane will also take place at the world-renowned air show. Military delegations from 78 states and 66 delegations of air companies from 66 countries are expected to participate in the air show's opening ceremony. A Russian delegation led by First Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Military-Technical Cooperation with Foreign Countries Alexander Denisov will arrive to take part in the opening of the show. Russia is participating in the work of the Dubai air show for the fifth time.
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia