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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Putin

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(Moscow) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has discussed with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, friendship and cooperation, and ways to strengthen…

Putin ratifies east-route gas pipeline agreement with China

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(Moscow) - Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has ratified a gas supply agreement with China via the so-called Eastern route. "The agreement is aimed at strengthening Russian-Chinese energy cooperation, and defines the main terms of the…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Russian President

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(Moscow) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on ways to enhance cooperation and friendship…

Putin 'can be dangerous': Clinton

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(Berlin) - Russian President Vladimir Putin "can be dangerous" and will always push other political leaders as far as he can, former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton told reporters. "A man like Putin always goes to the limits. He always…

Russian Lawmakers seal Annexation of Crimea

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The Russian parliament’s lower house has endorsed the country’s annexation of Crimea. The Kremlin-controlled State Duma voted to allow Crimea to join Russia following a quick discussion in which members assailed the Ukrainian authorities.…

UAE-Russia Trade Tops US$1.5 bln mark

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In 2012 trade turnover between UAE and Russia reached US$1.5 billion. In the first six months of 2013 trade increased by 7.5 per cent and topped almost US$900 million. Last year the UAE invested US$82 million in the Russian economy, while…

Indian PM Meets Putin

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(Moscow) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Russian President Vladimir Putin hoping to clinch a delayed nuclear power plant agreement and expand Soviet-era military ties. Singh is using one of his last major foreign trips as prime…

BRICS Commit $100 bln to FX Fund

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(St. Petersburg) - The BRICS group of emerging economies will contribute $100 billion to a fighting fund to steady currency markets destabilised by an expected pullback of U.S. monetary stimulus, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.…
Putin Visits Turkey to Boost Trade & Energy Deals

Putin Visits Turkey to Boost Trade & Energy Deals

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(Istanbul) - Russian President Vladimir Putin paid one day visit to Turkey amid tensions between Moscow and Ankara over the Syrian crisis. During the visit, the two countries signed nine deals in trade and energy fields that aim at increasing…
UAE, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Ties

UAE, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Ties

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(Moscow) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has held talks with Russian President, Vladimir Putin on ways to boost the bilateral relations. The…
President Khalifa telephoned by Russian President

Sheikh Khalifa telephoned by Russian President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a telephone call from Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev. During their conversation, both the leaders discussed developments in Syria and the region, as…