Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on Friday in order to attend a round of talks with high-profile Chinese officials including President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping. Putin was greeted by a military parade and a Chinese military orchestra that performed the Russian song “Katyusha”. The Russian leader shook hands with Chinese officials... Еще before entering the Great Hall of the People. The Russian and Chinese presidents are expected to discuss a range of issues related to the Russian-Chinese comprehensive partnership, as well as strategic cooperation, including the implementation of large-scale joint projects in energy, transportation and industry. The presidents also plan to discuss issues on the international agenda, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in the Asia-Pacific region in general, as well as the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.