Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov met Malaysian Ambassador to Russia Yahya bin Baba in connection with his coming departure. They focused on the bilateral issues and coming political contacts. The sides confirmed mutual interest in the development of bilateral relations on different levels of the agenda of Russian-Malaysian cooperation. Losyukov pointed out the Ambassador's major contribution into the development of all-round cooperation between Russia and Malaysia.
Alexey Navalny returned to Russia on January 17. He was detained upon arrival at the Sheremetyevo Airport. A court arrested Navalny for 30 days