Oct 23 2014 - 14:11
Speaker of the Federation Council of Russia Valentina Matviyenko expressed hope that Tajikistan would join the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU). She reminded that the Eurasian Economic Community had been disbanded, but 56 agreements signed within its framework were still in force, TASS reports. The lawmaker reminded that Russia had given benefits for Tajik migrants. Makhmadsayid Ubaydulloyev, the head of the upper house of the Tajik parliament, noted that Tajikistan had always been keen on integration on post-Soviet space.
Oct 22 2014 - 14:21
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that a gas deal for winter would have been signed with Ukraine in Brussels yesterday if Ukraine confirmed its solvency, Gazeta.u reports.Novak hopes that an agreement will be reached at negotiations on October 29.
Oct 22 2014 - 12:12
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with members of the Youth Public Chamber that there should be no non-citizens in Estonia and Latvia. He emphasized that the rights of Russians should be protected wherever they live, TASS reports.The minister expressed concerns about human rights in Ukraine.
Oct 21 2014 - 14:57
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev considers the Union State of Russia and Belarus a waymark for other countries involved in the Eurasian Economic Union, RIA Novosti reports.
Oct 21 2014 - 13:42
CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha told the 10th International Conference on Terrorism and Electronic Media that the international anti-terrorist coalition was splitting, while terrorist organizations were consolidating, TASS reports.He blamed Obama for breaking the coalition. Al-Qaeda and small organizations were joining ISIS, added Bordyuzha.
Oct 20 2014 - 14:23
Russia has registered 82 cases of illegal imports of unnamed quarantined products from Belarus. Russia warned Belarus that the ban will be imposed on unnamed and unlabeled products on October 20, Gazeta.ru reports.