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Can the Saudis broker a lasting peace in the Middle East?

Can the Saudis broker a lasting peace in the Middle East?

Why Trump must abandon his promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem

Will United Nations be reformed?

Will United Nations be reformed?

The global community needs to reform the United Nations in order to make it more effective, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said at the opening ceremony of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. "It …

Putin on reasons of anti-Russian sentiment in the West

Putin on reasons of anti-Russian sentiment in the West

Russophobia in the West is related with the emergence of a multi-polar world, which monopolists do not like, Russian President Vladimir Putin  said at a meeting the chiefs of the leading news agencies. "I …

Joseph Murphy: Shah Deniz-2 is the most complicated project in oil and gas industry

Joseph Murphy: Shah Deniz-2 is the most complicated project in oil and gas industry

The Shah Deniz-2 project has become one of the most complicated in the history of the world oil and gas industry, BP vice president for the Southern Gas Corridor, Joseph Murphy, said at the opening of the CASPIAN OIL & GAS …

SPIEF 2017 kicks off in St. Petersburg

SPIEF 2017 kicks off in St. Petersburg

The 21st annual International Economic Forum (SPIEF) kicks off in Russia’s city of St. Petersburg at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Center and will last for three days. This year, the SPIEF is held under the slogan …

China-EU Summit aims to raise global growth

China-EU Summit aims to raise global growth

Ensuring that Europeans and Asians work together is key to development

Putin to hold large-scale talks on sidelines of SPIEF-2017

Putin to hold large-scale talks on sidelines of SPIEF-2017

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 dubbed 'Achieving a New Balance in the Global Economic Arena' will kick off in St. Petersburg on June 1. Russian president Vladimir Putin will hold short …

Russian economy wants dollar to be cheap

Russian economy wants dollar to be cheap

According to a survey conducted by the Gaidar Institute among heads of Russian industrial enterprises in March, 52 rubles per dollar is the exchange rate of the national currency, which is optimal for the Russian industry. …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: EU self-sufficiency is gone

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: EU self-sufficiency is gone

The weakening of US influence on European politicians has not yet been noticeable, European diplomacy has not shown signs of independence for some time, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said, answering …

 Russia proposes to form super-OPEC

Russia proposes to form super-OPEC

Russia proposed to work out new principles jointly with OPEC and non-OPEC nations to continue cooperation even after the current oil output cut deal expires, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. "It is …

24th International Caspian OilGas 2017 exhibition kicks off in Baku

24th International Caspian Oil&Gas 2017 exhibition kicks off in Baku

The 24th International Caspian Oil and Gas exhibition, Caspian Oil&Gas 2017, and the 7th Caspian International Power and Alternative Energy Exhibition have kicked off in Baku today. Azerbaijan's president Ilham …

7 actions needed to save Christians in Middle East

7 actions needed to save Christians in Middle East

Barnabas Fund calls for U.K. to address threat of 'elimination' faced by faithful

Is Europe arguing with US?

Is Europe arguing with US?

Europe needs to step up its presence on the international stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today after meeting India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin.

Russia wants #039ironclad guarantees#039 on Turkish Stream

Russia wants 'ironclad guarantees' on Turkish Stream

Russia counts on the European Union's ironclad guarantees on the Turkish Stream pipeline project's second leg, given the disappointing experience of the South Stream project, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei …

Why will low inflation not save Russian economy?

Why will low inflation not save Russian economy?

The excessively rapid decline in inflation is not a healthy process, it will be rather a problem for Russia's economy, the head of Sberbank German Gref said during a broadcast on the Rossiya 24 TV channel. According …

 Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

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Storm killed 16 people in Moscow and the Moscow Region on May 29, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said. "Eleven people were killed in Moscow and three others in the Moscow Region," TASS cited Petrenko as saying.

Children’s decade declared in Russia

Children’s decade declared in Russia

The Children’s Decade, which will be declared in Russia in 2018-2027, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decree, will become a very important period, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Olga …

Azerbaijani army holds massive live-fire drills (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani army holds massive live-fire drills (VIDEO)

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Rocket and artillery units of the Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces are holding live-fire drills, the country's Defense Ministry said in a message. Under the Armed Forces preparation plan for 2017, the exercises of rocket and …

G7 summit proves Russia#039s return not needed

G7 summit proves Russia's return not needed

The results of the latest Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy showcase that Russia's return to a format is generally not needed, Russia's Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said. …

 Russia’s Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival with Loveless

Russia’s Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival with Loveless

Russian film director Andrey Zvyaginstev has won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize for his bleak family drama Loveless.  The Award Ceremony of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival was held on Sunday. …