Jul 23 2014 - 18:37
Unfortunately, on the bazaars of Russia, along with hight-quality and legitimate products, dubious products also can be found. Amongh the latter are products supplied from the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, in particular, canned vegetables and jams made in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the labels, they were produced and packed in Stepanakert - Khankendy, an Azerbaijani city, the administrative center of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which in Soviet times was named after, Stepan Shaumyan, and when Azerbaijan gained its sovereignty, was returned to the city got back its historical name.
Jul 23 2014 - 17:11
In Makhachkala, the XII Inter-regional agro-industrial exhibition-forum "Dagprodekspo 2014" will be held from 6 to 9 November, reports the Dagestan Ministry of Trade, Investment and Business.The organizers of the event are the Dagestan Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the Republican exhibition center "Dagestan-EXPO", with the participation and support of the Administration of the republic's Head and Government, ministries and agencies, and the administration of Makhachkala, reports the portal IuGA.
Jul 23 2014 - 16:59
The Minister for Open Government Mikhail Abizov suggests that the Federal Migration Service should create mobile applications for migrants, through which they could receive notification or service offers."We have a very high level of spreading the means of communication among migrants, especially in Moscow. We need to think carefully about the creation of high-quality applications for mobile devices," RIA Novosti quotes Abyzov.Through this application, the Minister says, foreigners in Russia could receive various notifications and service offers.
Jul 23 2014 - 11:15
Prisoners of Russian jails will take part in cleaning the territory of Sochi, including Krasnaya Polyana, after the Winter Olympic Games and construction of a bridge over the Kerch Strait, said Oleg Korshunov, deputy head of the Russian Federal Sentence-Execution Service, Kommersant reports.200 prisoners have already started work. Convicts of high-security prisons will not be sent for work.
Jul 23 2014 - 10:44
Russian Minister for Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev said after talks with his Turkish counterpart Nihat Zeybekci that Turkey has started talks on formation of a free trade zone with the Customs Union. Aydin Sezer, a Turkish economist, ex-head of the Department for Foreign Contacts of the Main Free Zone Directorate of the Turkish Commerce Agency, clarified that Ulyukayev's declaration did not mean a lifting of customs barriers between Turkey and the Customs Union. Turkey has a free trade agreement with the EU, being part of the European customs space since 1996. It cannot unilaterally declare the formation of a free trade zone with Kazakhstan, Belarus or Russia unless these countries sign a free trade agreement with the EU.
Jul 22 2014 - 17:36
The Bank of Russia has honoured Ingushetia's ancient Christian church Tkhaba-Yerdy with a special coin. The coin, 5000 of which were issued, bears an image of the church.