Jan 17, 2017

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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Jan 9, 2017

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

Jan 5, 2017

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

Jan 3, 2017

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

Dec 21, 2016

Putin puts off his annual press conferences

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

Dec 20, 2016

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

Dec 15, 2016

EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

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

Dec 15, 2016

Nazarbayev to share more powers with government and parliament

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev orders to shift toward a “more liberal” political system

Dec 15, 2016

Putin, Abe to hold summit on Thursday

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Dec 7, 2016

Moscow to continue developing relations with Italy after referendum

Russia’s Foreign Ministry: Moscow will continue developing relations with Italy regardless of the political situation after the Sunday’s vote

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Nov 14, 2016

Nov 16, EEU prime minsters to discuss Customs Code

Prime Ministers of the EEU member states are to hold a meeting in Moscow hoping to agree on remaining issues over the Customs Code

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Nov 10, 2016

Moscow Court upholds decision to block LinkedIn

A Moscow city court uphelds an earlier decision to block the LinkedIn social networking website

Nov 10, 2016

Kremlin and Beijing officials at head of Interpol

For the first time Chinese and Russian officials get elected as the president of Interpol and the vice president for Europe respectively

Nov 9, 2016

Putin congratulates Trump on winning the US election

The Kremlin also expresses hopes to lift Russian-US relations out of the current crises state

Nov 7, 2016

Medvedev explains how to reach USD200bln in Russia-China trade turnover

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev: “the trade turnover between Russia and China could reach $200 billion by 2020”

Oct 24, 2016

Russian foreign and economic development ministers to visit Italy soon

According to Russian Ambassador to Italy Sergei Razov “this is a clear political signal for business cycles”

Oct 21, 2016

Moretti: Renzi proves Italy and Russia have strong relationship

CEO of Leonardo-Finmeccanica Mauro Moretti: Renzi expressed not just words, but proved Italy and Russia keep strong ties

Oct 20, 2016

Valovaya: Its time to restore dialogue

At the Fifth Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona, Minister of Integration and Macroeconomics of the EEC Tatiana Valovaya called for a joint EU-EEU conference

Oct 18, 2016

Normandy Four agrees to meet on October 19

Ukrainian presidential press service: Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande agreed on Normandy Four meeting on October 19 in Berlin

Oct 12, 2016

Lavrov and Kerry will discuss Syria with region’s players on October 15

Russian Foreign Ministry: “foreign ministers of Russia, the US and some key countries of the region will held a meeting in Lausanne on October 15 ”

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