UnionStatebudget for 2016 approved in the amount of more than 6 billion Russian rubles.<br>The Union of Belarus andRussiastate should act as a powerful platform for the development of the whole spectrum of mutual cooperation, and to provide effective support to the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union. The main political event of the week took place with the participation of the Presidents ofBelarusandRussia. Following the meeting, the two leaders approved a package of 13 documents on trade and economic cooperation. One of the main topics of discussion is approval of the Union budget. According to Alexander Lukashenko, this summit once again confirmed the exceptional importance of the Union agenda.