Russian President Vladimir Putin had a meeting with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambaev, Thursday, in Sochi. Vladimir Putin said that Russian-Kyrgyz relations are “growing” adding that there are always “topical issues” that require “prompt discussion”. The Russian leader also welcomed Kyrgyzstan's joining the Eurasian Economic Community by saying that the “intensification of economic... Еще ties with other members of the association” has been recorded. However, there is a need to “take a closer look” at some issues, concluded Russian president. Almazbek Atambaev expressed his hope to “resolve as many of [bilateral] issues as possible” during the rest of his presidential term, which concludes later this year.