22. 3. 2011
On the day the Russian president Vladimir Putin visited Slovenia, the Slovene-Russian Business Council was founded at the Slovene Chamber of Commerce. Janez Škrabec, CEO of the company RIKO and an expert in the economic and socio-political situation in the Russian Federation, was unanimously elected as president of this union of Slovene companies and their associations, whose activities encompass not only business matters but also scientific, cultural and similar issues on the territory of the Russian Federation.