A constitutional act on the Russia-Belarus Union will be prepared by November 5, Boris Pastukhov told journalists. He is the chairman of the State Duma (the lower chamber of Russian parliament) committee for affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States and contacts with compatriots. Before mid-November the draft will be circulated among the supreme bodies of the Union and, according to Pastukhov, will "get approval from the Union parliament". The constitutional act is to give shape to the state system of the Union and its legal foundations, said Boris Pastukhov.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said