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Russia sets new gas production record

Russian energy companies have increased natural gas production by about 5% over the past year, bringing it to record 725 billion cubic meters, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at a meeting with Russian President …

Syrian kaleidoscope

Actions of the United States and its constantly changing position cause serious concern among main players in Syria

Putin, Merkel exchange views on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged views on Syria in a telephone conversation and voiced their readiness to back a political process there in close cooperation with the …

 Date of Russia-EU -Ukraine gas talks revealed

Vice President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic revealed the date of trilateral gas talks between Russia, the European Union and Ukraine. "Pleased that the 2nd round of political trilateral talks with …

Russia's state workers to see their wages indexed

Russian state workers will see their wages indexed against inflation by 4.3% on October 1, the country's Labor and Social Protection Minister Maxim Topilin said. "No one abolished the need to keep up public …

Kremlin: Russia and WADA reach understanding

Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had reached an understanding on the handover of data from the former Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Russia was due to hand over …

 Iranian diplomat to discuss Syria in Moscow

  Senior Aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived to Moscow to take part in consultations with Russian representatives on January 9-10, the Iranian Embassy in Russia said. …

Avalanches cut Georgia off Russia

Traffic of all types of vehicles along the Georgian Military Road has been stopped on the Vladikavkaz - Verkhny Lars section in connection with bad weather conditions on the territory of Georgia, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency …

U.S. Senate blocks bill on new anti-Russia sanctions

The U.S. Senate have prevented consideration of a bill on new sanctions against Moscow and Tehran over helping the Syrian government. The bill called 'Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act' seeks to …