Konstantin Kosachev

Why did Russia’s rating grow?

According to Reuters, ratings agency Fitch revised its outlook on Russia’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings to positive from stable. Fitch, which also affirmed Russia’s rating at “BBB-”, said …

Lavrov and Tillerson  hold meeting in New York

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis and the settlement of the situation in Ukraine. The meeting between Lavrov and …

Kosachev: Russian-US relations to only worsen

Chairman of the Russian State Duma International Affairs Committee, Konstantin Kosachyov, said there could be no improvement in Russia-U.S. relations after the new sanctions and says relations will only worsen. …