Discussing the plenary meeting agenda Wednesday, the Russian State Duma Deputies unanimously voted for inviting the defence and foreign ministers and the head of the foreign intelligence service to speak in the lower house Thursday. Sergei Reshulsky /the Communist faction/ made this proposal explaining that three resolutions were to be considered in the State Duma Thursday. The first one deals with the Russian-Georgian relations, the second -with the military bases in Uzbekistan, and the third - with the US air strikes at Afghanistan. According to Reshulsky, heads of the Russian power ministries should participate in the discussion of the above-mentioned resolutions. The State Duma deputies supported this proposal.
"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.