Seven parties to participate in Syrian talksWorld January 22, 9:54
Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
GORKI, June 18 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is planning to visit the Far East soon to inspect the facilities of the 2012 APEC summit.
“All APEC facilities should be finished soon. Given the importance of the forthcoming events, I am planning to fly to the Far East soon and hold a meeting of the state commission for social and economic development of the Far East,” Medvedev said at a meeting with Russian vice-premiers on Monday.
He also promised that the state commission would discuss the state of the region’s infrastructure.
The prime minister demanded that a company that built a road for the forthcoming APEC summit to compensate the actual damage.
“Enormous money has been paid,” Medvedev emphasized.
“The actual damage and perhaps the missed profit should be recovered. Naturally, forfeit penalties fixed in the contract should also be imposed. There’s no need to be soft,” Medvedev told the vice-premiers.
He said he would personally take a ride on the road that collapsed as a result of heavy rain.