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Putin to pay working visit to Sevastopol

Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a working trip to Sevastopol on August 18 where he will visit a new school and the Chersonesos Taurica open-air museum, the Kremlin press service reported on Thursday. The head …

 Russia’s average mortgage rate to decline to 10%

The average interest rate on Russian mortgage loans is expected to fall to 10% by the end of the year from around 11% currently, CEO of the country’s second biggest lender VTB Bank, Andrei Kostin, said at a meeting …

Dalai Lama: Russians are great nation

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said Russians are a great nation, speaking with the Russian newspaper Kommersant in New Delhi after his first-ever joint conference with leading Russian neuroscientists and philosophers. …

Chizhov: Brexit to bring EU independence

The European Union after Brexit will independently take decisions in the military-political sphere, Russia's Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said. According to him, many European leaders came to the …

Gazprom increases exports to Turkey by 22%

Gazprom scaled up natural gas deliveries to prospective gas consumers of the Turkish Stream pipeline project from January 1 to August 15, 2017, the Russian gas holding said on Thursday. In particular, Russian natural gas deliveries are …

 Saudi Arabia oil exports decline slightly in June

Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports in June fell slightly to 6.889 million barrels per day (bpd), 35,000 bpd lower than the May level, official data showed. OPEC's biggest producer also pumped 10.070 million bpd in June, up 190,000 …

World trusts Putin more than Trump - survey

Russian President Vladimir Putin is more trusted than US President Donald Trump to do the right thing for the world among citizens of numerous U.S. allies, including Japan, South Korea and seven European …

Chief of Russia's General Staff to visit Turkey

Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov will visit Turkey to discuss the Syrian crisis, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. He did not specify the exact date …