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Nadezhda Seile: Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku to be step forward

Nadezhda Seile: Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku to be step forward

The judge of the international category Nadezhda Seile, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, said that the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, which will start tomorrow, will be remembered for the …

Russia#039s influence reaches 86%

Russia's influence reaches 86%

A poll conducted by the Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) said that most of the respondents (86%) consider their country the most influential state in the world. Last year, this opinion was held by three quarters of citizens. …

 Russian finance ministry plans to buy FX bypassing Central Bank

Russian finance ministry plans to buy FX bypassing Central Bank

The treasury - which is a part of the Russian finance ministry - may start independently buying foreign currency on the market without the central bank involvement from 2018, the head of the treasury, Roman Artyukhin, …

Europe to say #039yes#039 to Nord Stream 2

Europe to say 'yes' to Nord Stream 2

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will likely approve the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project: the decision could be announced after Germany’s general elections in September. "EU officials …

 Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Netherlands

Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Netherlands

Turkey is suspending high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands after Dutch authorities prevented Turkish ministers from speaking at rallies of expatriate Turks, deepening the row between the two NATO allies, the country's Deputy …

Turkey threatens sanctions against Netherlands

Turkey threatens sanctions against Netherlands

Turkey will "surely have sanctions" against the Netherlands, the Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said today without giving details, as a diplomatic row between the NATO partners over Ankara's political campaigning …

Polad Bulbuloglu nominated for post of UNESCO director-general

Polad Bulbuloglu nominated for post of UNESCO director-general

Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu has become a candidate for the post of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Polad Bulbuloglu’s …

 Russian Finance Ministry to raise VAT, cutting social security tax

Russian Finance Ministry to raise VAT, cutting social security tax

Russia is considering raising value added tax but lowering mandatory social security payments, the country's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said today, speaking at an economic conference in Moscow. Siluanov said …

US oil depreciates OPEC agreement

US oil depreciates OPEC agreement

The cost of Brent crude oil decline bellow $51 per barrel for the first time since November 30, 2016. As of 5:44 (MSK) the prices of May futures for Brent oil fell by 0.70% to $50.94 per dollar on the ICE Exchange in …

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN about the key issues of the Russian-US relations. Peskov, who has been a spokesman and top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin for almost two decades, …

Riots in Batumi: results

Riots in Batumi: results

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili arrived in Batumi (Adjara), where riots happened last night. "Kvirikashvili departed to Batumi, where he will personally learn about the current situation," …

Turkish-Dutch conflict: Ankara vows to retaliate

Turkish-Dutch conflict: Ankara vows to retaliate

The Dutch government's move barring his plane from landing in the Netherlands will not go unanswered and will have consequences, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters at Atatürk International Airport in …

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

The Trump administration’s attempts to isolate Iran politically, especially with respect to the war in Syria, and to intensify military and economic pressure against the Islamic Republic could prove counterproductive for regional …

Row between Turkey and Netherlands escalates

Row between Turkey and Netherlands escalates

The Netherlands barred Turkey's Foreign Minister from flying to Rotterdam on Saturday and President Tayyip Erdogan responded by calling his Nato partner a "Nazi remnant" as a row over Ankara campaigning among emigre Turkish voters …

China’s economic miracle is over

China’s economic miracle is over

The PRC is trapped between the economic and political imperative

Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

This night Jews begin to celebrate Purim - the most fun-filled, action-packed day of the Jewish year.  The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late …

Meeting of Putin and Erdogan makes Russia and Turkey closer

Meeting of Putin and Erdogan makes Russia and Turkey closer

Russia's President Vladimir Putin held a meeting today with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow. Russian President noted that the Russian-Turkish relations are restoring …

Maria Zakharova: Russia played decisive role in ending April battles for Karabakh

Maria Zakharova: Russia played decisive role in ending April battles for Karabakh

Russia will continue its mediatory mission regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said today, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "Russia …

 Russia helps Georgia to get closer to Europe

Russia helps Georgia to get closer to Europe

Dialogue between Georgia and Russia has contributed to a certain extent to the implementation of a successful European project, the Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia, Zurab …

Turkey looks forward to Erdogan#039s visit to Moscow

Turkey looks forward to Erdogan's visit to Moscow

Turkey's expectations from the upcoming official talks between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow are extremely high in Moscow, Turkish political …