Full video of the briefing by the Ministry of Defense of Russia (Chief of the Main Operations Directorate – the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Lieutenant-General A.V.Kartapolov) regarding the crash of the flight MH 17 in the Ukrainian air space is available on the web-site of the Ministry (with consecutive interpretation into English).
See here illustrations used during the briefing.
The Embassy of Russia conveys its sincere condolences to all who lost their families, dearest and loved ones in the tragedy of July 17 that took lives of 298 people.
On 18 – 21September 2014, the Russian city of Sochi will host the XIII International Investment Forum Sochi-2014. The Forum is supported by the Government of the Russian Federation and is a central platform where investment projects of Russia’s Southern regions are presented. The Forum will feature discussions on a broad number of issues relating to sustainable economic growth and its prerequisites. Among the topics to be discussed at the XIII Sochi Forum are improving public governance and investment climate in the regions, creating advanced development zones and sharing best practices in the implementation of public-private partnership projects.
It is envisaged that the event will bring together public officials, business and experts from 54 countries. Prime Minister of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Dmitry Medvedev will take part in the Forum.
All interested parties are invited to participate.
Additional information on the XIII Sochi Forum and participation therein are available at www.forumkuban.com.