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Putin sworn in as president for fourth term

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(Moscow) - Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s president for a fourth term at a ceremony in the Kremlin, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years. “I consider it my duty and my life’s aim to do everything possible…

UAE-Russia ties discussed

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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, discussed with President of Russia Vladimir Putin ties of friendship and co-operation between the…

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…

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…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed- Putin discuss Cooperation

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(Kremlin) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, have discussed bilateral relations between the UAE…

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 & VP congratulate Putin on election win

President & VP congratulate Putin on election win

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a cable, congratulated Russian President, Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential election in Russia. Similar cable was also sent by His Highness Sheikh…
Putin wins Russia's Presidential vote

Putin wins Russia's Presidential vote

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(Moscow) - Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin has claimed victory in Russia's presidential election. Putin tallied 58-59 percent of vote, according to exit polls cited by state television. Communist Party candidate Gennady Zyuganov received…