Russia and USA

 Canada opposes Russia's return to G8

The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the Group of Eight, a Canadian official said during a background press briefing ahead of the G7 meeting yesterday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, …

Macron and Trump support Russia's return to G8

French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia should be invited to the G7 conference in 2020, according to a senior administration official. A senior …

 Gorbachev stresses need for Russia-U.S. dialogue

The need in dialogue between Russia and the United States is huge now and in spite of the difficulties arising from it each country can play its role in the talks, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said at the meeting …

Russia earns nearly $1 bln thanks to U.S. sanctions

U.S. oil sanctions against Iran and Venezuela increased demand for oil from Russia, which allowed Russian exporters to earn at least $905 million in additional revenues between November and July, according to Bloomberg’s calculations. …