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Russian Senator Says Extended Sanctions on Moscow Sign of EU’s ‘Inertia’

Russian Senator Says Extended Sanctions on Moscow Sign of EU’s ‘Inertia’

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — European Council President Donald Tusk said earlier 28 EU leaders had agreed at the summit talks in Brussels to prolong restrictions on Moscow for another six months. « The new extension of EU sanctions means no policy and, instead, the willingness to maintain the status quo. No one believes in sanctions anymore. Inertia, » Alexey Pushkov tweeted. Новое продление санкций со ст.ЕС означает отсутствие политики, вместо нее — подтверждение статус-кво.[La suite……]

juin 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Over 3,000 Foreign Fans Use Confederations Cup Free Travel Program in Russia

Over 3,000 Foreign Fans Use Confederations Cup Free Travel Program in Russia

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Over 3,000 foreign football fans have taken advantage of the free transport program available to them so that they may travel between the four Russian host cities and attend 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup matches, the Transport Directorate of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 said Thursday. « A total of 3,017 foreign fans of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 have used a service to get free[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
This is How the War Began: Three Stories of Female Veterans

This is How the War Began: Three Stories of Female Veterans

Leningrad blockade Today St. Petersburg is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, but during the Great Patriotic War it was known as Leningrad, and it stood between the Nazi Wehrmacht and their ultimate goal: the capitulation of the Soviet Union and the extermination of the Russian people. When the war began in Leningrad, Tamara Romanovna Gracheva was just 12 years old. A year later she became an orphan,[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Aerial Spies: How NATO is Searching for Any Loopholes in Russia’s Defense

Aerial Spies: How NATO is Searching for Any Loopholes in Russia’s Defense

The attempt by a NATO fighter aircraft to approach a Russian plane carrying Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday became only the latest episode in a string of similar incidents along Russia’s western borders. On June 21, a NATO F-16 fighter aircraft made an attempt to approach the plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral Baltic waters, but was promptly chased away by a Russian Su-27 warplane. On[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Part Plane, Part Car: Unique Russian Begalet Vehicle to Wow Enthusiasts

Part Plane, Part Car: Unique Russian Begalet Vehicle to Wow Enthusiasts

In an interview with Sputnik, Alexander Begak, director general and aircraft designer at the Russian scientific development and production center Aviation and Space Technologies, touted the creation by his company of Begalet, a sophisticated vehicle which combines the characteristics of an electric car with those of a light plane. Begak described the Begalet as « an electric vehicle that can fly with the soft wing of a paraglider or like a[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
International Monetary Fund Praises Russia for Taking Steps to Diversify Economy

International Monetary Fund Praises Russia for Taking Steps to Diversify Economy

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Dmitrieva – Over the recent years, Russia has undertaken a number of efforts to mitigate the outfall of its recent two-year recession, Western sanctions and the slump in oil prices. This included budget cuts, a tight monetary policy, purging the country’s banking system of weaker players and initiating an import substitution program. « There are a number of fronts that can be done or[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
No Persecution in Russia on Any Grounds

No Persecution in Russia on Any Grounds

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the ECHR ruled Russia’s law banning LGBT propaganda to minors to be discriminatory. In its ruling, the court decided that even though the law’s main objective was to protect minors, its scope is unclear and its application is arbitrary. « As for a specific ruling by some court about the law on LGBT people, I do not remember hearing or reading about such a[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Gazprom Plans $14 Bln 2018-19 Investment Program

Gazprom Plans $14 Bln 2018-19 Investment Program

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s Gazprom energy company plans to invest 850 billion rubles ($14.1 billion) in total annually in 2018-2019, financial and economic policy department head Alexander Ivannikov said Thursday. « We have a total figure for the 2018-2019 investment program in forming the three-year plan, so the figure of 850 billion [rubles] is without breakdown, » Ivannikov told reporters. Gazprom later clarified to Sputnik that the $14.1 billion figure[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Companies From China, Japan, Confirm Participation in East Russia Oil, Gas Forum

Companies From China, Japan, Confirm Participation in East Russia Oil, Gas Forum

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Representatives of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai commercial and petrochemical corporations confirmed their participation in the East Russia Oil and Gas Forum, set to take place in the Russian city of Vladivostok between July 5-6, the forum’s organizers told Sputnik Thursday. « The delegations from such companies as Itochu Corporation (Japan), Marubeni Corporation (Japan), SCG Chemicals (Thailand), Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) and Qingdao[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Russia Looks to Maintain Huge Share of Global Arms Market

Russia Looks to Maintain Huge Share of Global Arms Market

Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation, the Russian Federation’s external-facing arms trading agency, “does not see an upsurge” in sales over the next three years, he told an international audience at the Paris Air Show on June 20, but he expressed optimism that Russia would continue to play a major role in the international weapons market.  “We are quite positive about the future,” he said.[La suite……]

juin 22, 2017 RiANOViSTi
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