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Beijing increases imports from Russia sharply

Beijing increases imports from Russia sharply

China has spent more than $6 billion on Russian energy products, increasing purchases by 75% compared to last year's level, Bloomberg reports. It is noted that the total volume of liquefied natural gas supplies in China has …

Gas supplies from Russia to Finland to be cut starting May 21

Gas supplies from Russia to Finland to be cut starting May 21

Finland's Gasum has informed that imports of natural gas from Russia will be cut on Saturday, May 21, at 7:00 am local time (coincides with Moscow time), according to a respective statement published on the Finnish state-owned gas …

Russia records 5,089 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 5,089 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 5,089 over the past day to 18,283,706, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Friday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%. As many as 2,081 people were …

Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense chiefs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member-countries will discuss new challenges and security threats at a meeting on May 24, the CSTO press service said on Friday. The meeting to be held by video conference …

Russia’s gas revenue may top $100 bln - report

Russia’s gas revenue may top $100 bln - report

Russia may receive a record $100 billion for gas supplies to Europe this year against the backdrop of surging prices for the blue fuel, claims a columnist for the French newspaper Les Echos, citing data from Citi analysts. …

Dollar drops below 60 rubles on Moscow Exchange

Dollar drops below 60 rubles on Moscow Exchange

The dollar fell below 61.4 rubles on the Moscow Exchange for the first time since January 2020. As of 10:04 Moscow time, the dollar fell by 0.53 rubles to 61.38 rubles. The euro fell by 0.15 ruble to 64.25 rubles. As of …

Gazprom Neft diverting exports to new markets

Gazprom Neft diverting exports to new markets

Gazprom Neft is diverting supplies of oil and oil products to Asia's emerging markets amid European Union and United States sanctions, Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov said at the New Horizons marathon held by Russia's Znanie …

UK sanctions Russian airlines

UK sanctions Russian airlines

Britain said on Thursday it was introducing new sanctions against the Russian airline sector to prevent state-owned Aeroflot, Ural Airlines and Rossiya Airlines from selling their unused landing slots at British airports. The British …

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 4,927 over the past day to 18,278,617, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%. As many as 2,117 people were …

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed by phone on Thursday the prospects for resuming the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear …

Dollar falls below 62 rubles on Moscow Exchange

Dollar falls below 62 rubles on Moscow Exchange

The dollar fell below 62 rubles on the Moscow Exchange for the first time since January 2020. As of 11:48 Moscow time, the dollar fell by 2.31% to 61.98 rubles. By 12:01 Moscow time, the dollar accelerated its decline to 61.89 rubles …