Vladimir Lepekhin

EEU and Armenia: who needs who more?

Armenia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved the economic standards of targeting countries, the list of target countries, criteria for evaluating the performance of economic activity of diplomatic missions of the Republic of Armenia in …

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Astana hosts 17th SCO Summit

The 17th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) opened in Astana today. It will focus on the SCO development, the fight against terrorism and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan, while the central event is the formal …

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Eurasian Economic Union’s summit opens in Bishkek

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Kazakh capital Bishkek to take part in summits of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The meeting of the EEU, …

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EEU and CSTO summits start in St Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his working trip to St Petersburg held talks with the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, following which a package of bilateral documents will be signed. …

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CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary in Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, is hosting the anniversary 25th summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) today. A meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council has started in the framework of the summit.The foreign …

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Will Nagorno-Karabakh conflict see 'Kazakhstan Autumn'?

Upcoming visits of the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Azerbaijan and Armenia will serve to strengthen the work of mediators on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, the director of the EurAsEC Institute, a member of the Zinoviev …

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Kazakh President takes birthday congratulations

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 76th birthday today. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Kazakh counterpart on his birthday and discussed with him the schedule …

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Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

The first day of the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, timed to mark its 15th anniversary, started in Tashkent today. It will be hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov. The heads of …

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 Is China interested in EEU?

China and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) may begin negotiations on a cooperation agreement in the near future, the Ambassador of Russia to China, Andrei Denisov, said. The leaders of Russia and China signed an agreement on the conjugation of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road Economic Belt in May 2015 during the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping to Moscow. The diplomat stressed that cooperation in this area is built on two stages. "The first stage is the collective level - the interaction between the EEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission with China," RIA Novosti cited him as saying.

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Astana hosts fourth EEU Supreme Council

The heads of state of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) member countries are meeting in Astana today. The meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is attended by the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Belarusian …

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Azerbaijan becomes SCO dialogue partner

Azerbaijan has signed a memorandum on granting it the status of dialogue partner in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The document was signed in Beijing by the SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov and Azerbaijan’s ...

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 Pre-election campaign starts in Kazakhstan

The pre-election campaign of candidates for deputies of the Majilis has started in Kazakhstan.The political parties of Kazakhstan have started their pre-election campaigns today. Six of the seven parties officially registered in the republic will …

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