Russia and Belarus

Eight died in car accident in Russia's Pskov region

Eight people died in Russia’s Pskov Region in a major road accident, which involved a minibus and a truck, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. "At 00:29, a car accident involving a Mercedes minibus and a Volvo truck …

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Putin receives Lukashenko in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding talks with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, who is in Russia on a working visit. "Current issues of Russian-Belarusian …

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Kremlin comments on Belarus-U.S. convergence

Moscow does not consider Belarus and the United States rapidly becoming closer, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on the recent visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Minsk, where he …

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U.S. offers Belarus all the oil it needs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Minsk that Washington can provide it with all the oil it needs. After a meeting with Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei in Minsk, Pompeo suggested that the U.S. could …

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Mishustin starts his visit to Kazakhstan

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has started his first foreign visit. He arrived in Kazakhstan late Thursday. The PM will take part in the session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Almaty and hold …

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The hottest energy conflict right now

Belarus has just bought two cargoes of Johan Sverdrup, the recently commissioned Norwegian oilfield and is in talks with several oil-producing countries from the Soviet Union to ramp up crude imports in the upcoming weeks. As Oil Price …

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Belarus to import oil from Norway

Belarus oil company BNK will import crude from Norway’s Johan Sverdrup field via Lithuania’s Klaipeda port this month because of a supply row with Russia, Belarus state company Belneftekhim that controls BNK said. It …

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Russia and Belarus stop oil talks?

Russia and Belarus will apparently not step up negotiations on the conditions for pumping Russian oil through the country, Kommersant writes citing sources familiar with the …

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