Swedish Trade Minister Leif Pagrotsky arrived in Moscow yesterday on an official visit. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed by the Swedish government, Mr Pagrotsky will attend a meeting of the Swedish-Russian committee for economic cooperation and trade, which is headed by Russian Transport Minister Sergei Frank.
The Swedish minister will also meet his Russian counterpart German Gref and another meeting is planned with representatives of Swedish companies operating in Russia. The Swedish minister will be leaving Russia on February 22.
Russia has deployed two armies and three units of Airborne Forces to its western borders as part of a verification check, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said