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Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

The first day of the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, timed to mark its 15th anniversary, started in Tashkent today. It will be hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov. The heads of …

Moscow and Beijing to expand cooperation in fight against terrorism

Moscow and Beijing to expand cooperation in fight against terrorism

The deputy head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Igor Zubov stated after the meeting with Chinese colleagues in Beijing that Russia and China have agreed to expand cooperation in the fight against international …

Rosneft CEO to take part in talks between Putin and Xi Jinping

Rosneft CEO to take part in talks between Putin and Xi Jinping

Russia and China will discuss cooperation in the energy sector and in aerospace during President Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing on June 25, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said. Putin's delegation will …

 Is China interested in EEU?

Is China interested in EEU?

China and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) may begin negotiations on a cooperation agreement in the near future, the Ambassador of Russia to China, Andrei Denisov, said. The leaders of Russia and China signed an agreement on the conjugation of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road Economic Belt in May 2015 during the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping to Moscow. The diplomat stressed that cooperation in this area is built on two stages. "The first stage is the collective level - the interaction between the EEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission with China," RIA Novosti cited him as saying.

Russia considers building hyperloop to China

Russia considers building hyperloop to China

Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering the Elon Musk-proposed Hyperloop concept to connect China with the Russian Far East and may propose the idea to Beijing. "The Russia-China intergovernmental council will convene in a …

 Bloomberg: China and India may buy Rosneft

Bloomberg: China and India may buy Rosneft

Russia is considering selling part of Russia’s Rosneft to China and India, Bloomberg reports. Russia is seeking buyers for 19.5% of state oil champion Rosneft OJSC and would prefer a joint deal with the two nations leading the …

 Putin to visit China on June 25

Putin to visit China on June 25

Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in China for an official visit on June 25 upon the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Kremlin press service said. "The leaders of two …

Xi Jinping to visit Uzbekistan

Xi Jinping to visit Uzbekistan

Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping, at the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will pay a state visit to the country on June 21, 2016, UzReport writes. During the meetings and talks at …

Russia decreases investments to US debt

Russia decreases investments to US debt

Moscow decreases its investments in supporting the US economy. Russia moved from 16th to 17th place in the list of largest holders of the US debt bonds. According to the US Treasury, the volume of Russian investments in US Treasuries …

 Miller allays China fears about delay of Power of Siberia construction

Miller allays China fears about delay of Power of Siberia construction

The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) believes the construction of the gas pipeline Power of Siberia will be completed on time by …

Vladimir Petrovsky: Caspian region is important element of Silk Road

Vladimir Petrovsky: Caspian region is important element of Silk Road

The development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the SCO is important because the Caspian region is an important element of transport routes between the East and the West, including the Silk Road, The chief researcher at the Center for …

Chinese company may build toll road in Kuban

Chinese company may build toll road in Kuban

CITIC Construction, a Chinese company, has announced that it is interested in the construction project of a toll road going from the Apsheronsky district to Sochi. The authorities of the Krasnodar Territory are holding …

Egyptian Ministry of Aviation consider bomb threat of EgyptAir board false

Egyptian Ministry of Aviation consider bomb threat of EgyptAir board false

An EgyptAir flight to China was forced to make an emergency landing in Uzbekistan after the airline received a call claiming that there was a bomb on board, the Egyptian Ministry of Aviation said. They said the plane had been evacuated …

Assad: defeat of terrorism inevitable as there are Russia, Iran and China

Assad: defeat of terrorism inevitable as there are Russia, Iran and China

Syrian leader Bashar Assad thanked Russia, Iran and China for their support.  "The defeat of terrorism is inevitable as there are such countries like Russia, Iran and China that back the Syrian people and are …

Sargsyan meets with China’s Executive Vice Premier of State Council

Sargsyan meets with China’s Executive Vice Premier of State Council

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with China’s Executive Vice Premier of the State Council, Zhang Gaoli, yesterday in Yerevan. Armenia could play a definite role in the promotion of trade …

Margvelashvili invites Xi Jinping to Tbilisi

Margvelashvili invites Xi Jinping to Tbilisi

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili invited China's President Xi Jinping to Tbilisi. He made this invitation at the meeting with Vice Premier of the Chinese State Council Zhang …

Kvirikashvili meets with Vice Premier of China’s State Council

Kvirikashvili meets with Vice Premier of China’s State Council

The Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and China’s Executive Vice Premier of the State Council, Zhang Gaoli, discussed bilateral economic cooperation at today's meeting in Tbilisi. …

 Russians regard US as enemy and Belarus as friend

Russians regard US as enemy and Belarus as friend

Russians think of the US, Ukraine, and Turkey as enemies, according to a survey conducted by the Russian Levada Analytical Center.   72% of the respondents believe the US is the biggest enemy of Russia. 48% deem Ukraine as …

SOCAR and CNPC agree on cooperation

SOCAR and CNPC agree on cooperation

Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the oil-gas and petrochemical spheres. The document was signed by SOCAR President …

Ilham Aliyev meets with Senior Vice Premier of State Council of China

Ilham Aliyev meets with Senior Vice Premier of State Council of China

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by the member of the Standing Committee of Central Politburo of the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China, Senior Vice Premier of the State Council …

People#039s Bank of China pumps $14.5 billion into market

People's Bank of China pumps $14.5 billion into market

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) conducted 95 billion yuan ($14.5 billion) in seven-day reverse repurchase agreements (repo), a process in which central banks purchase securities from banks with an agreement to resell them in the future. …

How long oil prices will be on the rise?

How long oil prices will be on the rise?

According to trading at the London Stock Exchange ICE, today the Brent oil price reached the level of $50 per barrel for the first time since the beginning of November 2015. The WTI crude is also becoming more expensive in trading in New York: …

 Yuan renews historical minimum

Yuan renews historical minimum

The People's Bank of China lowered the yuan official rate by 225 pips to 6.5693 yuan per dollar, fixing it to the lowest since March 2011. Earlier, the State Council of China and the People's Bank of China expressed …

China#039s communists: Chechnya is the exle of the fight against terrorism

China's communists: Chechnya is the example of the fight against terrorism

During at today's meeting with a Chinese delegation the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that the republic's authorities are ready to share their experience with the international community to combat terrorism. …

President Aliyev: Azerbaijan interested in having more Chinese companies involved in its economy

President Aliyev: Azerbaijan interested in having more Chinese companies involved in its economy

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by special envoy of the President of the People's Republic of China, member of the Politburo of the Communist Party, Secretary of the …

Crimea may form partnership with Chinese provinces

Crimea may form partnership with Chinese provinces

Crimea intends to form a partnership with two regions of China, the speaker of the Crimean parliament, Vladimir Konstantinov, said after paying a visit to China on May 16-18th as the head of the …

Georgia wins case to trademark its wine in China

Georgia wins case to trademark its wine in China

Georgia is promoting and protecting the name and quality of its national alcoholic beverages from misuse and imitation in China, Agenda.ge reports. Georgia’s Ministry of Economy announced Georgian wine and other alcoholic …

Moscow State University settles in China

Moscow State University settles in China

The Chinese government absorbs the best world experience of education and university life, Sadovnichy says

Zero Hedge: Consequences of rejecting the dollar on the oil market

Zero Hedge: "Consequences of rejecting the dollar on the oil market"

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US reconsiders criteria for manipulation on currency market

US reconsiders criteria for manipulation on currency market

The US Treasury Department named China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Germany to a forex manipulation monitoring list, ForexLive reports. The Treasury laid out three criteria for manipulation: a current account surplus that is larger than …