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  • Friday, February 15th 2019 - 07:21 UTC

    “Venezuela should honor its debts obligations”, Russia reminds Maduro

    “These are international obligations. They must be respected,” Russian Finance minister Siluanov said

    Venezuela should honour its debt obligations to Russia despite the political situation in Caracas, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday. ”Russia hopes that Venezuela, even in case of a change of power in the country, will fulfil its obligations under the debt to Russia, Siluanov told reporters on the sidelines of the Russian Investment Forum in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

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  • Tuesday, December 4th 2018 - 08:41 UTC

    Qatar exits OPEC on January to concentrate as world's largest LNG exporter

    The surprise decision to exit OPEC in January was not driven by politics underlined Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad al-Kaabi

    Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the oil exporting group which is trying to show unity in tackling an oil price slide. Doha, one of OPEC’s smallest oil producers but the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, is embroiled in a row with OPEC members Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Saturday, June 30th 2018 - 15:12 UTC

    FIFA confirms success of the Video Assistant Referee system

    A total of 335 incidents have been checked in the 48 group stage games completed over the last 15 days, reported Pierluigi Collina

    FIFA says stats from 48 games point to success of the Video Assistant Referee system debuting at the World Cup. At a briefing in Moscow on Friday, FIFA Referees' Committee chairman Pierluigi Collina underscored the importance of VAR in guiding refereeing decisions at the Russia World Cup; it’s the first time the technology has been used at the quadrennial tournament.

  • Saturday, May 12th 2018 - 09:30 UTC

    Germany moves closer to Russia: Merkel will visit Putin in Moscow

    Putin and Merkel also discussed the situation in Syria as well as the chancellor's planned working visit to Russia next week, Moscow said.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken with Germany's Angela Merkel and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a bid to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive after the US decision to withdraw, the Kremlin said Friday.

  • Tuesday, May 8th 2018 - 08:42 UTC

    Putin begins his fourth six-year term promising to multiply Russia's' strength and prosperity

    ”As head of state, I will do all I can to multiply the strength and prosperity of Russia,” Putin told a packed room of Russia’s political and culture elite

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was sworn in to a fourth term on Monday, extending his 18-year rule amid promises of continuity in foreign policy and renewed efforts toward building prosperity at home. During his swearing in ceremony at the gilded Andreyevsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, Putin assured Russians that his rule had “revived pride” in the country.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2018 - 16:54 UTC

    FIFA's Infantino visits Putin to discuss World Cup preparations

    This is the first meeting between Infantino and Putin since Vitaly Mutko decidedlast December to step down as head of World Cup Host Organizing Committee.

    With four months to go before the football World Cup, both Russia and FIFA want toavoid any surprises. Hence the meeting on Feb.12 between Russian President VladimirPutin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Kremlin to discuss World Cuppreparations.