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.

Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Grigory Karasin met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Russian FederationAlexander Ben Zvi.

The Foreign Ministry held a briefing of the Federation Council’s Interim Commission for the Protection of State Sovereignty and the Prevention of Interference in the Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Central Election Commission with the participation of foreign diplomats.

The dialogue between the two countries continues, the senator said.

Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Grigory Karasin met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Argentina to Russia Eduardo Antonio Zuain.

The discussion included preparations for the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament to take place in Vienna in September of this year.

The Federation Council Speaker addressed participants of the 12th Russia – Islamic World International Economic Summit, KazanSummit 2021.

Russian senators took part in a round table discussion on region-to-region cooperation as part of the KazanSummit 2021 forum.

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council met with the President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

The delegation was led by Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Defence and Security Viktor Bondarev.

Organised by the Chinese Women’s Federation, the forum took place in Beijing as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

A video conference of the heads of the legislative bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the people's congresses of the People’s Republic of China’s provinces took place.

The Assembly brings together NGOs from 45 countries.

During the conversation held via videoconference they touched on topical issues of Russia-EU relations.

The Federation Council Speaker chaired a plenary session of the 8th Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus which centred on scientific and technical cooperation in the digital era.

The parties discussed preparations for the World Conference on Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogue.

The Russian-Belarusian Interparliamentary Commission for Interregional Cooperation held a meeting.

A delegation from the Federation Council is on an official visit in Kazakhstan.

Federation Council Speaker summed up the results of the upper house delegation’s official visit to Kazakhstan.