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Presidential election kicks off in Turkmenistan

Presidential election kicks off in Turkmenistan

Today, on Feb. 12, polling stations opened at 07:00 (UTC/GMT+5) for voting in the presidential election in Turkmenistan. In total, 2,548 polling stations, including 39 at the Turkmen diplomatic missions in foreign countries, opened for voting. …

Participants of Troline World Cup thanks Baku for good conditions

Participants of Trampoline World Cup thanks Baku for good conditions

The 1st Trampoline &Tumbling World Cup of the new Olympic cycle will be held in Baku on February 18-19th. Recently, the control training and rehearsal of the opening ceremony of the tournament was held in the National gymnastics …

Now the US has to prove it means business with Turkey

Now the US has to prove it means business with Turkey

The two countries are ready to restore their old ties

EU urges Trump not to turn his back on global banking rules

EU urges Trump not to turn his back on global banking rules

Europe doesn’t see any reason to relax rules meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial meltdown

Leyla Aliyeva opens ‘Live Life’  exhibition in Berlin

Leyla Aliyeva opens ‘Live Life’ exhibition in Berlin

Live Life exhibition, initiated the organization of the International Dialogue for Environmental Action, opened in Berlin

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iranians marked on Friday the anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution with nationwide celebrations and mass rallies. At the Tehran rallies, demonstrators chanted traditional slogans against the United States and Israel, …

Merkel to attend Security Conference in Munich

Merkel to attend Security Conference in Munich

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend the 53rd Munich Security Conference, which will be held Feb. 17-19, the MSC press release says. Thus, Merkel will join the ranks of high-ranking politicians gathered in …

Will Russian economy start to grow?

Will Russian economy start to grow?

Russia's economy may grow 1.1% this year and 1.5% next after contracting in 2016, a Bloomberg survey of 39 economists shows. Earlier, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said that Russia's economy could …

Will US abandon New START Treaty?

Will US abandon New START Treaty?

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that it is premature to speak about extending the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) until the discussion between the parties is held. Yesterday, sources inside …

Russia marks Day of Diplomatic Worker

Russia marks Day of Diplomatic Worker

Russia is marking the Day of a Diplomatic Worker. The date was set on October 31, 2002, by the Russian President Vladimir Putin and is celebrated annually on February 10. The date was chosen upon the discovery of the …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: there is no limit to perfection in Russian-Azerbaijani relations

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: there is no limit to perfection in Russian-Azerbaijani relations

The Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, positively commended on the Russian-Azerbaijani contacts, answering a question of Vestnik Kavkaza about how the Russian Federation sees its ties with Azerbaijan. …

America#039s strategy against ISIS takes shape

America's strategy against ISIS takes shape

The world is not interested in another crusading global war on terrorism

Russia has no plans to build Turkish Stream blindly

Russia has no plans to build Turkish Stream blindly

Russia has no plans to begin construction of the second line of the Turkish stream in Europe without any guarantee and approval from the European Commission. "Of course, no one will build it blindly, because it is associated with …

 Russia lost $26 billion on oil and gas exports

Russia lost $26 billion on oil and gas exports

Russia is making less money on oil and gas exports, according to the data published today by the Federal Customs Service. In 2016, the revenues from oil and gas exports declined by 17.7% (compared to 2015) and amounted to $73.676 billion. …

Will state stop to be threat to competitive economy in Russia?

Will state stop to be threat to competitive economy in Russia?

Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) proposed the Russian President Vladimir Putin to decrease the level of the state’s participation in the economy, including through reducing the market share of state and municipal …

Is Iranian nuclear deal under threat?

Is Iranian nuclear deal under threat?

Moscow and its five partners in the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement oppose steps that put into question the Iranian nuclear deal's viability, the head of the ministry's Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Mikhail …

Trump and Erdogan hold first phone conversation

Trump and Erdogan hold first phone conversation

US President Donald Trump reiterated support for Turkey "as a strategic partner and NATO ally" during a phone call with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the offices of both leaders …

Will Russia overtake Europe in 33 years?

Will Russia overtake Europe in 33 years?

The International consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) presented the report titled 'The Long View: How will the global economic order change by 2050?', where its experts said that Russia will become the leading European …

 Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

The history of the Caucasus as the homeland of ancient civilizations on the territory of the Russian Federation is very well represented in the Russian State Historical Museum, the Director of the State History Museum, Alexey …

China is Russia#039s friend at 77%

China is Russia's friend at 77%

The majority of Russians consider China a strategic partner (50%) and a friendly state (27%), while only 10% of the respondents consider it the economic or political opponent, and 5% - the enemy, a public opinion poll conducted …