Yuriy Ushakov

SCO summit opens in China's Qingdao

The two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit is set to kick off in the Chinese city of Qingdao, bringing together the leaders of such member states as Russia, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and …

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Merkel to arrive in Sochi on May 18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a working visit to Sochi on May 18, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said. "Merkel will pay a working visit to Sochi on May 18," TASS cited him as saying. …

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Trump invites Putin to meet in Washington

US President Donald Trump proposed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington when they spoke by phone on March 20, presidential aide Yury Ushakov said. "If everything …

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Putin and Trump to meet tomorrow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Vietnam on November 10, Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said. "The time is being agreed …

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Will Ukraine confiscate Russian gas from Europe?

Kiev's Economic Court has changed the way of enforcing a court decision to recover a fine of $6.7 billion from Russia's Gazprom, extending penalties to all property of the debtor,  the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko said.

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Putin, Aliyev and Rouhani to meet in Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Iran before the end of this year, where a trilateral Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan meeting will be held, Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said. "Actually, it …

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Russia's Sochi hosts CIS summit

Leaders of several former Soviet republics gathered in the Russian city of Sochi today for summits of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EES). Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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Putin and Sigmar Gabriel to meet today

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, the Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said. The meeting will take place in Moscow, Gazeta.ru reported. …

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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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