Valery Glazkov, chairman of the Inter-R Alliance of Trade Unions of Norilsk Nickel, addressed personnel of trade unions suggesting that they stop a hunger strike and start negotiations with the company's management, the press service of Norilsk Nickel reported. According to Glazkov, the personnel of the trade unions should participate in the conference of the staff of Norilsk Nickel for settling the collective labor dispute. This conference is scheduled for March 12, 2003. Glazkov is going to participate in it.
Following the summit in Riga on November 30, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg explained how the alliance could respond to Russia's 'new aggression against Ukraine.'