CIS

Putin names main threats for CIS member-countries

Putin names main threats for CIS member-countries

The main security threats for the CIS member-countries are organized crime, drug trafficking along with corruption and external forces’ influence on the internal political situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at …

 Putin: CIS must coordinate special services’ anti-terror efforts

Putin: CIS must coordinate special services’ anti-terror efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pointed to the need for close coordination of special services’ activities for effective fight against international terrorism and extremism. "Close coordination of …

 Kazan to host meeting of Council of CIS prime ministers on May 26

Kazan to host meeting of Council of CIS prime ministers on May 26

The meeting of the CIS Council of Prime Ministers will be held in Kazan on May 26, and the CIS summit will be held in Moscow in September, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said. "The …

Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation to attend CIS Interparliamentary Assembly#039s anniversary events

Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation to attend CIS Interparliamentary Assembly's anniversary events

An Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation led by the speaker Ogtay Asadov is on a visit to St Petersburg to attend the 46th Plenary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS) and …

 Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

NATO and other international organizations should be able to monitor the joint drills of Russia and Belarus Zapad-2017 that are scheduled for the fall of this year, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. …

Lavrov comments on Russia#039s #039neo-Imperial#039 plans

Lavrov comments on Russia's 'neo-Imperial' plans

Assertions that Russia is attempting to revive the Soviet Union are fiction, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, reaffirming that Moscow does not harbor imperial ambitions. Stressing Russia's respect …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian#039s visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Today a traditional meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassadors of the CIS countries was held in Moscow. During it, participants discussed security issues. In addition, Russian Foreign …

CIS remains a guarantee of security and development of its member states

CIS remains a guarantee of security and development of its member states

The Commonwealth helps to consolidate the Eurasian model, Rasim Agayev convinced

Andrey Kushnirenko: Sanctions stimulated substitution of existing trade flows in favor of CIS countries

Andrey Kushnirenko: "Sanctions stimulated substitution of existing trade flows in favor of CIS countries"

Director of Economic Cooperation Department of CIS Executive Committee on integration prospects

 Eurasian integration becomes powerful symbol of CIS strengthening

Eurasian integration becomes powerful symbol of CIS strengthening

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We were predicted a quick death, but common sense has prevailed, Vladimir Dzhabarov

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

The traditional annual research by VCIOM on the attitude of Russian citizens to the former Soviet Union countries was presented today in Moscow. On the year of the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Public Opinion …

25 years since USSR collapse

25 years since USSR collapse

Today marks 25 years since the signing of the Belavezha Accords, which declared the Soviet Union effectively dissolved and established the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A quarter of a century ago, on December 8, 1991, the …

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

The oil is running out and the need to diversify its streams of economic sustenance is more vital now than ever

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

The 71st session of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers will be held in Moscow today. The session will be attended by defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as …

Matviyenko reelected CIS Interparliamentary Assembly speaker

Matviyenko reelected CIS Interparliamentary Assembly speaker

Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko was reelected as head of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Interparliamentary Assembly Council, the upper house press service …

Russia becomes first in increase in number of foreign students

Russia becomes first in increase in number of foreign students

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Foreigners consciously choose Russian education

Eleonora Mitrofanova: Russia must protect Russian language in CIS

Eleonora Mitrofanova: Russia must protect Russian language in CIS

Russia must protect the Russian language and the right of Russian-speaking population to speak their native language in the countries of the former Soviet Union, the ambassador-at-large of the Russian Ministry for Foreign …

CIS Premiers released from routine

CIS Premiers released from routine

A routine agenda was eliminated; only deep and significant issues remained.

Russia takes over UN Security Council presidency

Russia takes over UN Security Council presidency

On October 1, Russia took over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council. The first session of the UN Security Council (UNSC) under Russia' rotating presidency is due to be held on October 3, when the work program for the month will be agreed upon...

 Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijan took the 37th place in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, issued by the World Economic Forum, according to the report posted on the Forum’s website. The research covered 138 countries. Azerbaijan ranked the …

Umakhanov: Azerbaijan holds referendums and elections at the highest level

Umakhanov: Azerbaijan holds referendums and elections at the highest level

The Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council, Ilyas Umakhanov, said that in terms of organizational bases of holding both referendums and elections everything has been at the highest level for decades in …

 Yerevan to host Forum of Eurasian Partnership

Yerevan to host Forum of Eurasian Partnership

The first International Forum of Eurasian Partnership will be held on 13-16 October, 2016, in Armenia’s capital Yerevan.  The forum will promote bilateral and multilateral economic cooperation between the business communities …

Ilyas Umakhanov to Vestnik Kavkaza: referendum in Azerbaijan will be held at a high level

Ilyas Umakhanov to Vestnik Kavkaza: referendum in Azerbaijan will be held at a high level

The Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov will lead the observation mission of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly in the forthcoming constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan. The senator told Vestnik …

President Ilham Aliyev gave tough response to Armenian President`s provocative remarks

President Ilham Aliyev gave tough response to Armenian President`s provocative remarks

Armenia tries to create a new reality by artificially changing the administrative borders and illegally resettling in that area

Ilham Aliyev: everyone are tired of Armenia#039s provocations

Ilham Aliyev: everyone are tired of Armenia's provocations

During the limited-format meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State, which was held in Bishkek on September 16, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan complained about Azerbaijan, referring to the events that took place on the …

Putin: CIS to be preserved as full-fledged international organization

Putin: CIS to be preserved as full-fledged international organization

National leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) want to preserve the union of post-Soviet states as a full-fledged international organization, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday, Sputnik reports. …

Putin blames Kiev for Crimea events, stresses Russia did not annex region

Putin blames Kiev for Crimea events, stresses Russia did not annex region

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia had not annexed Crimea and that Kiev’s actions had been the root cause behind Crimea’s reunification with Russia, TASS reports. Russia did not annex …

Ilham Aliyev ends visit to Kyrgyzstan

Ilham Aliyev ends visit to Kyrgyzstan

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has ended his visit to the Kyrgyz Republic where he attended a meeting of the CIS coutries leaders, Trend reports. A guard of honor was arranged for President Ilham …

Kazakhstan urges CIS countries to stimulate economic growth

Kazakhstan urges CIS countries to stimulate economic growth

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev called for active measures to stimulate economic growth in the region at the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) summit in Bishkek. Kazakh leader stressed that right …