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IMF lowers forecast for Russian GDP growth in 2022

IMF lowers forecast for Russian GDP growth in 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised upward the outlook for Russia’s GDP growth in 2023 from 2% to 2.1%, IMF said in its report released on Tuesday. At the same time, IMF lowered the forecast for Russian GDP growth in …

Kazakhstan restores energy system after breakdown

Kazakhstan restores energy system after breakdown

Kazakhstan’s energy system is fully operational again after a breakdown earlier on Tuesday, the government said. "Kazakhstan’s energy system has been restored," the government said in a statement. "Timely …

Austrian Foreign Minister to visit Armenia

Austrian Foreign Minister to visit Armenia

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg will visit Armenia in early February, the Austrian Foreign Ministry informs. "The visit will be a good opportunity to strengthen our excellent bilateral relations and allow us to …

NATO not to deploy troops in Ukraine

NATO not to deploy troops in Ukraine

NATO will not deploy troops in Ukraine. This was stated in an interview of NATO's Secretary General with CNN. "NATO will not deploy combat units in Ukraine", RIA Novosti quoted him. Let us remind you …

Nurmagomedov defeated coronavirus

Nurmagomedov defeated coronavirus

Russian athlete, ex-champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Khabib Nurmagomedov is healthy again, the representative of the athlete said. According to him, Nurmagomedov ended the quarantine after he had …

Johnson intends to negotiate with Putin

Johnson intends to negotiate with Putin

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was ready to discuss the Ukrainian issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Russia's goal is to keep NATO away from its borders. If so, it's hard to imagine anything more …

Belarus to strengthen border with Ukraine

Belarus to strengthen border with Ukraine

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that the republic was strengthening the state border with Ukraine. “Unfortunately, it’s not easy for us with Ukraine. And we have to quickly create an appropriate …

"Security guarantees": what does the West want from Russia?

"Security guarantees": what does the West want from Russia?

At the end of 2021, Russia sent its proposals on security guarantees to the US and NATO. The draft documents containing many points, among other things, require the refusal to include Ukraine in NATO, further non-expansion of the military bloc, …

Sending troops to Ukraine considered unlikely in Britain

Sending troops to Ukraine considered unlikely in Britain

The British Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, stated that the Kingdom’s government was unlikely to join in sending British troops to Ukraine to carry out combat missions. "As the Minister of Defense has already said, the …

Combat readiness inspection kicks off in Russia’s south

Combat readiness inspection kicks off in Russia’s south

Military units of Russia’s Southern Military District were put on high alert within a combat readiness inspection, the District’s press office told journalists Tuesday, adding that over 6,000 servicemen were dispatched to proving …