Jul 24 2014 - 14:08
The Moscow-Astana video conference on post-Maidan outlines of Eurasian integration started with a report by Radik Murzagaliyev and Dmitry Mikhaylichenko. Murzagaliyev told Vestnik Kavkaza that the events in Ukraine would not affect the attitude of Russia's southern neighbours towards Eurasian integration. He reminded that the integration idea belonged to Kazakhstan.
Jul 24 2014 - 10:21
The Russian FSB Border Directorate in Dagestan and the State Border Service of Azerbaijan are starting joint maritime drills in the Caspian Sea today. An S001 patrol ship of the Azerbaijani coastal guards arrived at Makhachkala Port on Monday. The Azerbaijani delegation is headed by Deputy Commander of Costal Guards Gajiali Gajiyev. Two Brilliant-project ships and two military motorboats will escort the S001 to sea.
Jul 23 2014 - 19:56
Chinese investors have offered an alternative to the bridge across the Kerch Strait. They found it useful to run under the strait a tunnel junction with railways and highways, says Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Yevgenia Bavykina.She calls the Chinese proposal very interesting. Investors explain that the project involves not only laying an underwater tunnel, but also the construction of port infrastructure solutions.
Jul 23 2014 - 18:43
Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, held at the initiative of the latter, has called for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, says the Kremlin press service.
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 - 17:53
Georgian MP from the ruling coalition "Georgian Dream" Levan Berdzenishvili opposed the initiative of his colleague George Baramidze from the party "United National Movement" to ban broadcasting of Russian TV channels in Georgia at legislative level."Maybe they will want to ban books, too? When I was the director of the National Library, they presented to me such a proposal, saying that some books should not be read and need to be banned. Such bans are incompatible with the European prospects," News-Georgia quotes Berdzenishvili.
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 - 15:25
Georgy Baramidze, a member of parliament of Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement, proposed banning of Russian TV channels in the country. The parliamentary majority said they were not planning to discuss the issue, Interfax reports.