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Astana to Host SCO Summit on June 8-9

Astana to Host SCO Summit on June 8-9

The Kazakh capital is expected to host the two-day summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) due to start on Thursday

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Moscow confirms Putin-Trump phone talk on Saturday

Moscow confirms Putin-Trump phone talk on Saturday

Kremlin spokesman: Putin’s first phone conversation with US President Donald Trump could take place on Saturday

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Time for Constitutional reform in Kazakhstan

Time for Constitutional reform in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan to put constitution reforms up for nationwide discussion in a shift toward a “more liberal” political system

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Lavrov: Astana talks aim to consolidate Syria truce

Lavrov: Astana talks aim to consolidate Syria truce

Russia’s Foreign Minister also said that Russia invites representatives of the United Nations and the new US administration to Syria talks in Astana

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Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

The federal law on news aggregator has entered into force as from Jan. 2017 and essentially equates major news aggregators to mass media

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EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

The new Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code to come into force soon, even though Kyrgyz president refused to sign the document

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Digital services in Russia: new VAT rules

Digital services in Russia: new VAT rules

From this year, foreign digital service providers engaged in online sales of electronic content to Russian consumers to pay VAT

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Putin puts off his annual press conferences

Putin puts off his annual press conferences

President Vladimir Putin has decided to postponed his 12th annual press conference by a day

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Japan PM to visit Russia yearly next year

Japan PM to visit Russia yearly next year

Japan PM Shinzo Abe aims to visit Russia early next year to speed up talks on a peace treaty and resolve the territorial dispute

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EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

EU Council President: that was clear that the sanctions would be extended for an additional period

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