Eighty years since assembly of legendary Soviet monument at 1937 World’s Fair in ParisSociety & Culture May 25, 8:15
Putin receives message clarifying intentions of new South Korean presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 7:47
Forest fires raging on over 8,000 hectares in Russia’s Far East and SiberiaWorld May 25, 6:44
Ukraine’s Savchenko says wants to run for president in 2019World May 25, 3:38
Putin venerates St Nicholas's relics in Cathedral of the SaviorSociety & Culture May 24, 21:53
Putin points out Russia’s good relations with EgyptRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 21:30
Ukraine names conditions for Minsk accords' political part implementationWorld May 24, 20:44
Blaze-stricken Siberian areas expecting downpours that may quash firesSociety & Culture May 24, 19:45
Contact Group on Ukraine proposes more areas of disengagementWorld May 24, 19:39
YEREVAN, October 14. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, which will host a session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on Friday. The agenda includes a wide range of issues ranging from counter-terrorism measures to the election of the organization’s new secretary general.
Taking part in the event will be the leaders of all CSTO member-countries, with the exception of Kazakhstan, which will be represented by Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev. Representatives of the partner organizations - the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) - have been invited to the session as well.
The Russian delegation led by Putin comprises Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, representatives of the presidential administration and other agencies.
From Yerevan Putin will travel to India’s Goa where the Russian leader will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 15-16 and where the summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) leaders will be held.