Kazakh foreign minister denies talks on sending troops to SyriaWorld June 23, 8:05
Russian fighters scrambled 14 times in past week to intercept foreign aircraft — ministryMilitary & Defense June 23, 6:17
EU summit participants show unity on anti-Russian sanctions — MerkelWorld June 23, 4:11
Moldovan parliament refuses to hold no confidence vote in Foreign Minister Andrei GalburWorld June 23, 2:03
Google.ru’s temporary ban should serve as reminder to others — lawmakerBusiness & Economy June 23, 1:59
Russian lawmaker slams EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Moscow as absurdRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 0:32
IOC spokesperson confirms Bach’s words about possible sanctions on RussiaSport June 22, 23:27
Germany-Chile Confederations Cup encounter in Kazan ends with 1-1 drawSport June 22, 23:12
Putin praises Moscow International Film FestivalSociety & Culture June 22, 21:49
MOSCOW, June 25, 2:10 /ITAR-TASS/. The Federation Council (FC) upper house of the Russian parliament, on Wednesday will examine an agenda item concerning a revocation of consent to the use of the Armed Forces in Ukraine's territory.
Prior to the House plenary session, the theme is to be discussed at a joint meeting of the FC's three committees, those on defence and security, on international affairs, and on constitutional legislation. The joint meeting will be held behind closed doors, a member of one of the committees said.
In all, the agenda of the 357th plenary session of the upper house of parliament includes about 40 items.
These include, in particular, a draft address by the FC to UNESCO with a call to condemn the Ukrainian authorities' arbitrariness with regard to Russian journalists. The FC will also draw the attention of the International Organization of Journalists to numerous instances of violation of the rights of the media in Ukraine. The House members also plan to ratify the RF Treaty with Kazakhstan on Goodneighbourliness, and an agreement with Armenia on the deliveries of natural gas.