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 Kremlin comments on extension of anti-Russian sanctions

Kremlin comments on extension of anti-Russian sanctions

The extension of sanctions against Russia won't have a positive impact on the global economy, the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted. "We don't think that the extension of sanctions against Russia …

 G7 countries want to extend anti-Russian sanctions

G7 countries want to extend anti-Russian sanctions

The G7 leaders have stressed that sanctions against Russia will remain in place until full implementation of the Minsk peace agreement on Ukraine, pointing out, however, that maintaining constant dialogue with Russia is crucial to the peaceful …

G7 foreign ministers urge to fight terrorism and restore Syria

G7 foreign ministers urge to fight terrorism and restore Syria

The foreign ministers of the G7 countries issued a joint statement following the two-day meeting in Hiroshima, one of the main points of which was a call to fight against international terrorism. "Now we are working on a plan …

Steinmeier: Russia's return to G8 may begin next year

Steinmeier: Russia's return to G8 may begin next year

Today, there are still no conditions for the return of Russia to the G8, but the discussion of this issue is possible next year, the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview with Zeit. …

Steinmeier: We never wanted to exclude Russia from G8 forever

Steinmeier: We never wanted to exclude Russia from G8 forever

A successful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis and Russian cooperation with the West on Syria could lead to its return to the ranks of the G8, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier stated in an interview with Bild. …

Kiev asks G7 to pay for Russian gas

Kiev asks G7 to pay for Russian gas

According to sources close to the negotiations between Ukraine and the countries of G7, a request for the G7 to pay for Russian gas was announced at one of the meetings. "There was a meeting of the G7. The Minister of Finance of …

Hiroshima to host G7 foreign minister talks

Hiroshima to host G7 foreign minister talks

Hiroshima will host G7 foreign ministerial talks next year, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Fumio Kishida, and Japan's Deputy Prime Minister, Taro Aso, said. "Hiroshima is a city befitting as a location to pronounce …

US approves extension of anti-Russian sanctions

US approves extension of anti-Russian sanctions

Spokesman of the US State Department John Kirby said today that Washington approved the extension of anti-Russian sanctions until January 31, 2016, by the EU, Interfax reports. White House Spokeman Josh Earnest noted that the EU

Prospects of the ruble

Prospects of the ruble

As of 8.10pm at the Moscow Exchange, the dollar rate was fixed at 56.25 rubles, the euro at 63.34 rubles. Alexander Arshavsky, an associate professor of the RANEPA M.A. Limitovsky Chair of Corporate Finances, Investment Projecting and Assessment, said that the demand for currency had risen due to the need to pay for corporate sector external debt, oil prices had fallen. In his opinion, no additional demand for currency will be seen due to the dropping tourism flows.

Putin's spokesman says G8 cannot solve world problems

Putin's spokesman says G8 cannot solve world problems

Russian President Vladimir Putin's Spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that neither the G7 nor the G8 could solve the world's problems effectively. In his words, Putin was cooperating in more productive formats, RIA Novosti reports.

Obama has no political solution to anti-Russian sanctions

Obama has no political solution to anti-Russian sanctions

US President Barack Obama said at a press conference after the G7 summit in Germany that sanctions had no political solution, their extension was a matter of technical debates, RIA Novosti reports.Obama expressed commitment to supporting Ukraine and fulfilling the Minsk Agreements.

G7 can turn into G12 or G14

G7 can turn into G12 or G14

Helmut Schmidt, the former German Chancellor, has proposed adding several countries to the current summit of the G7.