Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin is expected to pay an official visit to Russia on November 18-20, the Moldovan Embassy in Moscow told RIA Novosti on Tuesday. The Moldovan President discussed the preparation for the forthcoming visit with Russian Ambassador Pavel Petrovsky in Kishinev last night. An interstate agreement on friendship and cooperation is to be signed following the results of the Moldovan President's talks in Moscow. The forthcoming visit by Vladimir Voronin is his fourth trip to Moscow as head of state.
The head of the Voronezh region, Alexander Gusev, confirmed the death of Major General Vladimir Zavadsky.