On Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting attended by Prime-Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, head of the Kremlin administration Aleksander Voloshin, Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov, head of the Ministry of the Interior Boris Gryzlov and director of the Federal Security Service Nikolai Patrushev.
At the meeting the officials considered different issues of Russian internal and foreign policy, Aleksei Gromov, press secretary of the Russian president informed RIA Novosti.
"Russia and Turkey - From Cooperation to the Union. Why not? " - new article written by a well-known entrepreneur, politician (formerly a member of the Federation Council from Krasnodar and a PACE member), public figure Farhad Akhmedov - was published this week in several leading Russian media, and it claims to be a sensation which highlights various essential issues.