Alexander Pankin

Russia believes in possibility of SWIFT alternative

Russia believes in possibility of SWIFT alternative

Russia cannot rule out that an alternative to the SWIFT payment system could appear, based on new technologies, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin said. "Given the fast development of digital currencies and blockchain, it is …

Russian Foreign Ministry: there is no alternative to CIS

Russian Foreign Ministry: there is no alternative to CIS

The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS member countries has started in Moscow. Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin said that there is no alternative to CIS. "The Commonwealth of Independent …

"Nord Stream-2 to be finished despite U.S. sanctions"

"Nord Stream-2 to be finished despite U.S. sanctions"

Russia will finish construction of the Nord Stream-2 natural gas pipeline in spite of the U.S. sanctions, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin said. "We are sure that construction of the Nord …

Alexander Pankin appointed Russian deputy FM

Alexander Pankin appointed Russian deputy FM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has relieved Alexey Meshkov of his duties as Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and appointed Alexander Pankin to this position. The decrees to this effect were …