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BRICS Youth Summit opened in Kazan

BRICS Youth Summit opened in Kazan

The BRICS Youth Summit, gathering more than 300 delegates, has opened today in Kazan. As part of its presidency of the BRICS association, Russia is launching a "youth dimension" interaction of the five largest countries in

Lavrov not to attend P5+1 talks in Vienna

Lavrov not to attend P5+1 talks in Vienna

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will not attend talks of Iran and the six international negotiators on Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna in the next two days, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said. "I …

BRICS states to coordinate youth policy

BRICS states to coordinate youth policy

Sergey Pospelov, head of the Russian Federal Agency of Youth Affairs, said that ministers of youth affairs of BRICS states (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) will sign a joint action plan on youth policy in Kazan, within the framework …

Nazarbayev to participate in SCO and BRICS summits in Ufa

Nazarbayev to participate in SCO and BRICS summits in Ufa

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to participate in the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The meetings will be held in Ufa on July …

19th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum opens

19th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum opens

The problems of the global economy, attracting foreign investors to Russia, the search for new sources of growth in conditions of western sanctions, anti-crisis measures and issues of monetary policy will be the main topics for discussion on the first day of the 19th Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

First BRICS parliamentary forum to be held in Moscow

First BRICS parliamentary forum to be held in Moscow

The first parliamentary forum of BRICS is opening in Moscow on Monday. It will bring together more than 100 participants - heads and members of BRICS top legislative bodies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, who may start the establishment of the BRICS Parliamentary Assembly.

Russian sanctions: to extend or lift?

Russian sanctions: to extend or lift?

The Russian prime minister said that Russia will make a decision on either prolonging responsive measures against some countries or not prolonging them.

Patrushev: West turns Ukraine into agrarian appendage

Patrushev: West turns Ukraine into agrarian appendage

The Russian Security Council Secretary, Nikolai Patrushev, said at the annual meeting of representatives of the security of BRICS member states that the Western countries are removing barriers for the penetration of Western capital into Ukraine under the pretext of providing financial assistance to Kiev.

Russia and China to cooperate in information security sector

Russia and China to cooperate in information security sector

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia and China were speaking against improper use of information and communication technologies. The minister reminded that the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping, had visited Moscow not long ago and signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in information security, TASS reports.Russia and China cooperate within the framework of SCO, CSTO and BRICS. Lavrov said that countries should treat each other equally in order to cooperate in information security successfully.

Will Russia economize on international organizations?

Will Russia economize on international organizations?

The experts interviewed by Vestnik Kavkaza disagreed on today's proposal by Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov to review Russia's participation in various international organizations. The Minister stressed that the government should leave the "most important in terms of the political and economic component of the foreign policy organizations."

Russia will not gain reconciliation at G7 without settlement of Ukrainian crisis

Russia will not gain reconciliation at G7 without settlement of Ukrainian crisis

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned that Moscow will not be admitted back to the G7 until the Ukrainian crisis is settled. Responding to the diplomat, the Spokesman of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, noted that the organization was pointless without Russia, China and India. He added that the developments in Ukraine had unmasked the international diplomacy, the system of international relations and the international law.

BRICS headed by Russia

BRICS headed by Russia

Russia begins chairing the BRICS on April 1 - a group of countries which also includes Brazil, India, China and South Africa.

Poll: Putin returns status of great power to Russia

Poll: Putin returns status of great power to Russia

According to a survey conducted by the Levada Center, Russians believe that, over his years in power, Putin has managed to return a respected status as a great power (49%) to Russia, to stabilize the situation in the North Caucasus (34%) and to keep the country from disintegration (33%).