The interlocutors discussed issues related to Russian-Georgian interaction in a constructive key.

The discussion focused on “Contemporary Challenges to Democracy: Overcoming Division and Building Community”.

Chair of the IPA CIS Council and Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko held the 53rd plenary meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.

The Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs met with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities.

Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Commission on Cooperation between the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the National People's Congress of the People’s Republic of China held a meeting.

The senators noted that the process of organizing and holding the voting was transparent, open, and democratic.

In Ulan Bator Russian senators are meeting with their colleagues from the State Great Khural of Mongolia while taking part in a number of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Russian-Mongolian diplomatic relations.

The senators visited polling stations in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bokhara.

The conversation took place on the sidelines of the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament held in Athens, Greece, on 21–22 October.

The Federation Council Speaker gave a speech at the European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments that is taking place in Athens.

The senator met with the chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Croatian Parliament.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin delivered his welcoming speech during the opening ceremony of the Third Eurasian Women’s Forum.

Federation Council Deputy Speaker Konstantin Kosachev attends the G-20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit in Rome.

The senator believes the work of the Russian delegation that attended the UN General Assembly session has testified to the willingness to cooperate in a dynamic and constructive manner with the partners who share the principles of the UN Charter.

Federation Council Vice-Speaker Konstantin Kosachev meets with Foreign Minister of Vietnam Bui Thanh Son.

First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Vladimir Dzhabarov delivered a report on the subject.

The Speaker of the Federation Council addressed the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in Vienna.

The Federation Council Speaker attends the opening ceremony of the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.

Valentina Matvienko has been awarded the order for her active effort and personal contribution to strengthening the relations of friendship, strategic partnership and alliance between the two countries, according to the Executive Order of the President of Uzbekistan.

The Federation Council delegation led by Federation Council Deputy Speaker Konstantin Kosachev took part in the 42nd AIPA General Assembly.