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20th anniversary of Russia's 1998 default

Twenty years ago, on August 17, 1998, Russia announced a technical default on main types of sovereign debt securities to the amount about $72.7 million.  One of the main reasons of crisis was the oil price collapse to $9.1 per …

Ferry line from Crimea to Turkey to be opened again

The ferry line will connect several ports on the  Crimean peninsula to Turkey across the Black Sea, CEO of Crimean Sea Ports Alexey Volkov said, adding that the company is expecting to launch the sea connection by fall. …

 Pashinyan holds phone call with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan have held a telephone call, discussing bilateral issues. "There was a discussion of pressing bilateral issues and …

Russia to opens new visa center in Tbilisi tomorrow

A Russian visa center will open in Tbilisi on August 17, which should speed up processing documents for Georgian citizens, the Interests Section for the Russian Federation at the Swiss Embassy in Georgia said. Two sources in Russian …

Tashmaydan park in Belgrade

Tashmaydan park is one of the most famous places in the capital of Serbia. Saltpeter mines were located in this place during in the times of the Ottoman Empire. In 2010, park was reconstructed thanks to financial support of …

Will dollar be rejected as global currency?

U.S. actions have provoked a number of countries to switch towards trading in national currencies, and Turkey is actively discussing it with Russia, China and other countries," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s …