On December 12, 2014 President Vladimir Putin met with permanent members of the Security Council to discuss in detail the situation in southeast Ukraine following the recent efforts to settle the conflict.
The meeting’s participants expressed grave concern over the continued extremely serious humanitarian situation in Lugansk and Donetsk.
The President briefed the meeting on the results of visits to Uzbekistan and India, describing them as productive and positive in terms of future opportunities for developing cooperation.
Taking part in the meeting were Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
“>, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko
Chairwoman of the Council of Federation
“>, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov
Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office
“>, Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev
Secretary of the Russian Federation Security Council
“>, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev
“>, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu
“>, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev
Deputy Secretary of the Security Council
“>, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortniko
Director of the Federal Security Service
“>v, SPYMASTER: Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov
Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service
“> and permanent member of the Security Council Boris Gryzlov
permanent member of the Security Council
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