Thursday, December 2, 2021
Trade turnover between Russia and Israel in January-July 2021 increased by 50% even amid the restrictions of the pandemic, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Russian media reported. The Russian leader noted the great potential for increasing trade. High-tech industries are among...
The US Treasury is ready to work with the US Congress on "holding Gazprom" accountable for activities that violate US sanctions, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Adewale Adeyemo said at a hearing before the US Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Russian media informed. One of the senators criticized the...
Russia intends to invest $1 billion in the Armenian economy in the near future, according to Dmitry Volvach, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, speaking at a press conference on the sidelines of the Eighth Armenian-Russian Interregional Forum on Tuesday, TASS reported. "In mutual trade, we are...
After meeting with U.S. officials on Friday, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Overchuk told reporters that the two nations are displeased with their existing situation of ties, Sputnik reports. Following a recent meeting with U.S. officials, the deputy Prime Minister stated that trade turnover between Russia and the U.S. may...
According to Kommersant, the European Union is taking a stand on the Arctic and asking that it be acknowledged as a full-fledged participant. The EU's first demand is a total ban on coal, oil, and gas production in the Arctic and surrounding areas. Russia has challenged the EU's Arctic claims....
China is persistent in  stockpiling  nuclear weapons while making no guarantees about how it will use them. According to US high official  for nuclear nonproliferation Jeffrey Eberhardt, the increasing supply is becoming more difficult to hide from the rest of the world, reports Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Eberhardt has urged Beijing and Washington to collaborate...
Migration flows to the Russian Federation have been "feminized," according to analysts, Nezavisimaya Gazeta writes. Women are increasingly getting involved in migratory work. Previously, women generally followed their spouses, and migrant work was traditionally regarded as "masculine," but today there are a large number of unmarried women who see...
Following the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, Beijing and Taipei reached diametrically opposed conclusions. Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to reunite China and Taiwan, while Taipei has said that it would protect itself and that no one can compel it to follow Beijing's suggested path. The balance...
Washington has revived the Office of Sanctions Coordination, a position created by Obama in the State Department. US President Joe Biden nominated James O'Brien to the position of US Sanctions Policy Coordinator. This department is of particular importance to Russia since it will be in charge of all aspects...
The desire of certain American lawmakers to drastically decrease the number of Russian diplomats in the United States is purely emotional, according to Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov. Earlier, a bipartisan group of US senators demanded that Biden take urgent steps to expand the number of staff at the US...