Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov will have a working meeting in Sochi today. The main issue to be discussed will be additional expenditures on social needs using funds saved on presidential elections.
As reported earlier, in the course of his vacation, Putin is planning to hold several working meetings and international negotiations. Yesterday the President met with Russian Central Election Commission head Alexander Veshnyakov. Putin is expected to have a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart on August 18.
The massive explosion at the port of Beirut occurred due to the detonation of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which was seized in 2014 from the ship Rhosus