December 18, 2022, 13:50 – Public News Service – OSN

The president Russia Vladimir Putin will take part in an expanded meeting of the collegium of the Ministry of Defense. This was announced by the journalist of the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Pavel Zarubin in his Telegram channel.

This event will take place next week.

Also in the schedule of the head of state is a trip to Minsk and a personal meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko, the presentation of state awards, as well as a meeting of the State Council on the implementation of youth policy in modern conditions.

Earlier, the Public News Service wrote that the Financial Times published an article, the authors of which reported on the attempts of the head of Sberbank and Chairman of the Central Bank German Gref and Elvira Nabiullina to dissuade Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching a special operation in Ukraine.

It is noted that Gref prepared a report on 39 pages, which listed the risks associated with the outbreak of hostilities.