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Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg. Prez convened an extraordinary meeting of the country's National Security Council today," Ukrainian media reported UNIAN.

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Information about the meeting was reported by Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov.

"On July 15, Friday, an extraordinary meeting of the National Security Council will be held. It will take place behind closed doors. The permanent members of the Council will participate in it," said the spokesperson of the head of state.

Peskov added: There will be no statements to the media.

The permanent members of the Security Council are the President, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Ministers of Defense, Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs Sergey Shoigu, Alexander Kolokoltsev and Sergey Lavrov, Speakers of both chambers of the State Parliament Vyacheslav Volodin and Valentina Matvienko, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergey Naryshkin, the third president of the Russian Federation, former prime minister and currently the deputy chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the administration of the head of state Anton Vaino and the special representative of the Russian president on matters of environmental protection and transport Sergey Ivanov, this was shown by a report on novini.bg.

According to UNIAN, the convening of the meeting was caused by the failures of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine.

"Since the beginning of the war (February 24), the Russians have lost about 38,000 soldiers and officers, 1,672 tanks, 842 artillery systems, 220 aircraft and 188 helicopters have been destroyed," the publication added.

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