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This Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin will welcome heads of state and government from countries around the Pacific Rim to Vladivostok for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
The Kremlin built an entire new complex of buildings on an island near the port city in preparation for the summit at a cost of around 12 billion ( billion).
Having already tamed horses, tigers and whales, his latest macho PR stunt involved leading endangered cranes on their flight south for the winter. Sieben Jahre Moskau-Korrespondent von SPIEGEL ONLINE. Autor des Buchs "Generation Putin - Das neue Russland verstehen".
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Following the meeting, UNMAS conducted an online survey which garnered over 80 responses across the range of stakeholders.
Almost all the plenary sessions were rated as excellent or good by 80-90% of respondents and the side events received particularly positive feedback.
Here, Putin will shake hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao and probably also with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who will represent President Barack Obama.
But on his way east to the summit, Putin stopped at the Arctic Circle on Wednesday to fulfill a mission for which the Kremlin says he prepared assiduously for a year and a half: helping to save an endangered species of crane.
From 7 to 10 February 2017, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) convened the 20th International Meeting of National Mine Action Programme Directors and United Nations Advisers at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.
Asma Hamadi, a Libyan civil society representative, spoke about the empowerment of women and their contribution to the reduction of the threats posed by small arms and light weapons in Libya.
The first half of the meeting focused on the relevance of mine action in the contexts of international humanitarian law, peace processes, stabilization, protection, and the Sustainable Development Goals.
'Putin Should Winter with the Cranes' For Masha Gessen, journalist and author of a book critical of Putin, titled "The Man without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin," the Kremlin's stunt has also proved costly.
She lost her position as chief editor at Vokrug Sveta ("Around the World"), the Russian equivalent to National Geographic, after she refused to send a reporter to cover Putin's flight with the cranes despite pressure from the magazine's directors.