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Medvedev: Russian economy starts to grow

Russia's economy has adapted to external pressures and sanctions, starting to grow, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that these positive trends need to be maintained and strengthened. …

 Russian embargo extended to end of 2018

The Russian government extended the embargo on certain types of food from countries that had imposed sanctions on Russia in line with the presidential decree, according to a document, published on the Russian government’s website. …

Government predicts 20 years of stagnation in Russia

This week, the government and the administration of the Russian president will start uniting the results of work of the Economy ministry and other agencies on the single action plan until 2025, the proposals of the Center for Strategic Research …

81.6% of Russians approve of Putin’s work - poll

A total of 81.6% of Russians approve of President Vladimir Putin’s performance, according to a poll conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). According to the poll, 52.1% say they are …

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Russia may lift the sanctions against the West, the First Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, said in the framework of the Gaidar Forum. "Perhaps it is time to understand that the sanctions or counter …

Putin praises government's performance in 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given a positive assessment of the cabinet’s work in 2016. "Despite all the difficulties, the government’s work has yielded an optimal effect," he said at a …