Jan 28 2015 - 21:46
Chechen Leader Ramzan said concluding a teleconference on economic development and social stability in 2015 with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that Russia will get through the economic upheaval and will not forgive the U.S. for it, as stated on his Instagram account. Kadyrov stated that he had never seen behaviour more cynical and unethical than the U.S. conduct. He said that the government was doing all it could to support the Russian economy.
Jan 28 2015 - 21:34
A PACE monitoring mission will visit Crimea to study the humanitarian situation and protection of human rights, said Stefan Schennah, the head of a subdivision. The topic of the mission’s budget will be raised on Thursday, RIA Novosti reports.
Jan 28 2015 - 20:33
Russian President Vladimir Putin has received Special Iranian Envoy Ali Akbar Velayati and discussed bilateral relations, regional and international problems, TASS reports.
Jan 28 2015 - 20:23
The EU's anti-Russian sanctions may be extended from March to September 2015, according to a draft resolution on Ukraine that the EU Foreign Affairs Council will discuss tomorrow, TASS reports.Moreover, new names will be added to the sanctions list along with new restrictions. The chief diplomats will order the European Commission and the External Action Service to come up with proposals for the blacklist within a week. Any concessions for Russia will only be given depending on its fulfillment of the Minsk Agreements.
Jan 28 2015 - 20:17
North Ossetian Prime Minister Sergey Takoyev will visit Baku on February 2-4 to sign an intergovernmental agreement on trade-economic, science-technical and cultural cooperation, AzerTAG reports.
Jan 28 2015 - 18:15
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has called for consolidation of all authorities in the country. He reminded that the president, government and parliament had created a good mechanism in 2008 to overcome the crisis, TASS reports.Medvedev urged them to put political differences aside.