Russia and Italy

Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

On Tuesday, May 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi held a telephone conversation. This is stated in a message posted on the Kremlin website. The main topics of the talks were energy security …

Germany and Italy agree to pay for gas in rubles

Germany and Italy agree to pay for gas in rubles

The authorities of Germany and Italy allowed their companies to open accounts in rubles in order to continue paying for Russian gas without violating sanctions against the Russian Federation, Reuters reports, citing sources. According …

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia has decided to expel 24 diplomats of the Italian Embassy in Moscow as part of its retaliatory measures, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "Yes, this is true," she told journalists …

Italy’s Eni ready to pay for Russian gas in rubles - report

Italy’s Eni ready to pay for Russian gas in rubles - report

Italian energy giant Eni SpA is poised to comply with Russian demands and open a bank account in rubles, after the European Union softened its stance in a standoff with the Kremlin over crucial gas supplies. According to people familiar …

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

The services listed on the billboard outside Rotondaro Costruzioni, an estate agency and builder, are written in Italian and Russian, as are the details of the properties advertised for sale in the window display., The Guardian writes. …

Italy to close ports for Russian ships

Italy to close ports for Russian ships

Italian ports will be closed to Russian ships from April 17, and the ban will also apply to ships that have changed flags after February 24, Stampa reports. "From tomorrow, Italian ports will be closed to Russian ships, the ban …

Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats

Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats

Italy has expelled 30 Russian diplomats because of security concerns, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday, and Russia was set to retaliate. Italy summoned Russia's ambassador to the foreign ministry on Tuesday to tell him …

Iveco stops sales in Russia

Iveco stops sales in Russia

The Italian vehicle manufacturing company Iveco has decided to stop selling its products in Russia due to the actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine. This was announced by Iveco CEO Gerrit Marx in an interview with Bloomberg. …

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italy’s opposition center-right Brothers of Italy party addressed the government asking to recognize the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for the issuance of COVID certificates, a statement by lawmakers Lucia Albano and Riccardo Zucconi said. …

Mishustin: Russia’s economy stays open for foreign partners

Mishustin: Russia’s economy stays open for foreign partners

Russia continues to develop investment and technological partnership with other countries, with its economy staying open for foreign partners, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Sunday. "It is especially important in …

Russia resumes flights with eight countries

Russia resumes flights with eight countries

Starting from June 28, Russia formally resumes flights with the United States, Italy, Belgium, Bulgaria, Jordan, Ireland, Cyprus, and North Macedonia on a reciprocal basis. Air traffic with these countries was suspended in 2020 amid the …

Russia expels naval attache in Italian Embassy

Russia expels naval attache in Italian Embassy

Moscow has retaliated to Rome’s decision to expel Russian diplomats from Italy by declaring an Italian naval attache persona non grata, the Russian Foreign Ministry noted in a statement Monday. "On April 26, Italian …

Italy may reopen to Russian tourists this summer 

Italy may reopen to Russian tourists this summer 

Italy will begin accepting Russian tourists this summer as it eases coronavirus restrictions, Italian Ambassador to Moscow Pasquale Terracciano said Tuesday. Terracciano made the promise days after officials in Rome announced …

Italy's Berlusconi Tests Positive For Coronavirus - Tajani

Italy's Berlusconi Tests Positive For Coronavirus - Tajani

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is self-isolating at home, his deputy at the helm of the Forza Italia party said Wednesday, Sputnik reports. "The …