* U.S. Closer to Starts FTA Negotiations with Russia The U.S. Senate has voted an historic decision: U.S. will start negotiation on a trade agreement with Russian Federation. Kindly follow the link for more. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Russia Promotes Glonass through CIS Russia insists on the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to join Glonass, Russia’s global positioning system. Check for more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Guatemala Signs Convention on Tax Transparency Guatemala signs the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. Please find more here.