Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will meet Royal Dutch Shell's CEO Jeroen van der Veer on Saturday to discuss possibilities for the company's expansion in Russia, Putin's spokesman said on Friday.

They will talk through the perspectives of the company's activity's expansion in the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov said. A Shell spokeswoman confirmed that the meeting would take place but declined to comment on its agenda. (Reporting by Gleb Bryanski, editing by Simon Shuster)