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 Moody’s changes Russia’s GDP growth outlook

International rating agency Moody’s has cut its Russia’s 2019 gross domestic product growth forecast to 1.2% from 1.6%, the agency said in the Global Macro Outlook 2019-2020 report. The 2020 forecast was kept at 1.5%. …

 Canada opposes Russia's return to G8

The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the Group of Eight, a Canadian official said during a background press briefing ahead of the G7 meeting yesterday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, …

Lavrov urges Germany to prevent JCPOA collapse

Russia and Germany should try to save JCPOA despite U.S. attempts to destroy it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the meeting with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Moscow. Noting …

 Russians celebrate National Flag Day

The National Flag Day of the Russian Federation is celebrated on August 22 every year in accordance with the presidential executive order "On National Flag Day in the Russian Federation," dated August 20, 1994. The white, blue …