Russia's Putin to meet Deputy PM Novak on Tuesday -Kremlin

Russian President Putin and Energy Minister Novak attend a meeting with Secretary General of OPEC Barkindo on sideline of the Energy Week International Forum in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled on Tuesday to meet Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak who oversees Moscow's ties with oil-producing group OPEC, a Kremlin spokesman said without elaborating.

OPEC+, which groups OPEC producers and others including Russia, plans to ease its current oil output cuts by 500,000 barrels per day in January.

OPEC+ is due to meet online on Jan. 4 to discuss output policy.

(Reporting by Dmitry Antonov; writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; editing by Jason Neely)