A working group on Russia's joining the WTO will discuss at its regular session, due to take place January 23-24 in Geneva, issues of foreign companies' access to the Russian services market, the Russian Economic Development and Trade Ministry has told RIA Novosti. The attention during the consultations with WTO members will be focused on five basic sectors: financial services, telecommunication and some professional services. As of today, the working group consists of 63 countries.
"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.