Negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Poland Alexander Kwasniewski have started in Warsaw. The presidents were paying special attention to economic and trade relations between Russia and Poland. In particular, they were talking about the possibility of constructing a gas pipeline from Russia to Western Europe via Poland. In addition, Putin and Kwasniewski will consider the development of scientific and technical, cultural and tourist collaboration between Russia and Poland. On January 17 they are expected to sign an agreement on the development of a Russian-Polish tourism partnership. The RTR television reported that the presidents had already completed one-on-one negotiations and other officials joined their discussion.
"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.