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Kadyrov asks to write off Chechnya’s gas debts

Head of the Russian republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov asked the government and Gazprom in his Telegram channel to write off households’ gas debts. He said that the gas distribution network of the republic was …

Russia’s gold reserves hit five-year high

Russia's forex and gold reserves were at $487.8 billion as of April 1 2019, according to figures from the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), the highest since March 2014, The Moscow Times reported. Reserves are now at the level …

Putin: Russia's ICBM Sarmat in final testing phase

The heavy intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat is in the final testing phase. The hypersonic system Kinzhal and laser system Peresvet have entered combat duty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday at a meeting …

Georgia agrees with Gazprom on gas supplies

Georgia agreed with Gazprom to purchase gas, Georgian Economy and Sustainable Development Minister Giorgi Kobulia said. According to Kobulia, the agreement with Gazprom has already been drawn up, and Georgia will buy …

Valentina Matvienko arrives in Baku today

A delegation of the Federation Council led by chairperson of the Federation Council of the Russian Federal Assembly Valentina Matvienko will start its official two-day visit to Azerbaijan today, according to the Federation …