Participating from Russia will be staff members of the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Industry, Science, and Technologies, the Finance Ministry, the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Atomic Energy, the Ministry of Education, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a number of entrepreneurs.
Special attention is expected to be paid to the development of connections in the fields of trade, economy, science, and technologies. At the session of the Joint Committee for Cooperation, the rules and procedures of the Workgroup for Trade and Economic Cooperation are expected to be approved. The group is supposed to become the principal instrument of furthering business cooperation between Russia and ASEAN. Also discussed will be the extension of private business contacts.
Ukrainian tanks attacked two border regions of Russia at a time. The tanks shelled Russia's Bryansk and Belgorod regions on Sunday, December 10