Moscow plans to run International Youth Games of the CIS countries, the Baltics and Russia. The budget of the Russian capital has already assigned target funds for these ends. The games scheduled for June 14-24, 2002 will include 16 sports. All the largest sports complexes and stadiums of Moscow will be involved. Sportsmen under 17 will be allowed to compete in the games. Collective applications to participate in the competitions should be filed till March 1, and individual ones till May 25, 2002. Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov has been elected chairman of the Games' organising committee.
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