May 3 2015 - 18:30
According to today’s statement of presidential envoy to the Crimean Federal District, Oleg Belavenets, federal funds that are be invested in the development of the Crimea within the next years could allow it to change its look drastically.
May 2 2015 - 18:26
Putin has ratified a Russian-Chinese gas deal.
May 1 2015 - 17:12
Russia's agricultural surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor has declined to allow 18.3 tons of kiwifruit to pass from Iran to Dagestan at the Yarag-Kazmalyar Crossing Post. The phytosanitary certificate presented was false, violating the law on quarantine rules, RIA Novosti reports. After an inspection, the consignment of fruit was returned to Iran.
May 1 2015 - 14:02
May 1st is a holiday of spring and labor, which is celebrated in many countries and especially in Russia. Moscow traditionally will meet it with mass demonstrations and meetings in the city center. In total, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, about 300 events will be held today at 50 sites, and the largest of them will hold parades of the trade unions and parliamentary parties.
Apr 30 2015 - 21:59
Brent oil has reached a price of $66.18 per barrel, almost making it to the level of $66.71 per barrel of December 11, 2014, as seen at the ICE, London Exchange. As of 8.51pm, the dollar was worth 51.518 rubles. As of 8.45pm, the euro was worth 57.739 rubles. The dollar will cost 51.14 rubles on May 1, the euro 57.16 rubles.
Apr 30 2015 - 21:15
Bloomberg has called the Russian ruble the best currency of April. The agency said that, as of 6.00pm, its value in ratio to the US dollar rose by 12.8%, compared to its value a month earlier. This makes it the best currency among 170 others monitored by the agency, RBC reports. The Ukrainian hryvnia was rated second. It gained 10.3% in April. The euro gained 4.4%. 103 world currencies appreciated, including 16 out of 23 currencies of developing countries.
Apr 30 2015 - 21:05
The RAS Kovalevsky Marine Biology Research Institute and the RAS Marine Hydrophysical Institute have received 54.1 million and 54.7 million rubles respectively for Q2 2015 from the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations. The sums amount to a third of their annual funds, Gazeta.ru reports.Both institutes have been registered as federal state scientific centers of Sevastopol, they are part of the Federal Agency's structure.Until now, the institutes had not been financed for four months due to unset status.
Apr 30 2015 - 20:39
The head of Karachay-Cherkessia, Rashid Temrezov, has met with the Chairwoman of the Federation Council of Russia, Valentina Matviyenko. They discussed economic issues and the social sector of the region, prospects of agricultural development and food prices, Interfax reports.