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Interview: Russia Preparing Visa-Free Agreements With Several Countries – Yevgeny Ivanov

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Yevgeny Ivanov, in a special interview with TASS, named the countries with which Russia plans to conclude agreements on visa-free travel and explained how a foreigner can now get a Russian visa.   Against the background of artificially inflated Russophobic hysteria, which was launched immediately after the start of

Russia Included 36 British Representatives in Stop List

Russia has additionally included 36 representatives of the UK in the stop list, including a number of members of the British Cabinet, representatives of law enforcement agencies, and journalists. This is stated by the Russian Foreign Ministry.  “In connection with the anti-Russian course of the British government, which continues to actively apply the mechanism of

Trading | Business | Industry  | 04.01.23

Russia to Limit Disclosure of Oil Exports Information

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has developed a draft government decree on the specifics of disclosure of information by natural monopolies providing services for the transportation of oil and petroleum products through trunk pipelines.  The FAS proposed to temporarily change the procedure and timing of disclosure of information by Transneft. According to the

Finland Failed to Get Financial Compensation From Russia for ‘Hanhikivi’ Project

The International Dispute Review Board (DRB) refused Finland to file financial claims to the Russian “Rosatom” company in the situation with the Hanhikivi-1 NPP, the contract for the construction of which Helsinki terminated this year. This was reported by the Director General of the Russian atomic state corporation Aleksey Likhachev.   The Finnish company, “Fennovoima”, 34

Economics | Trading | Business  | 23.12.22

Kremlin Put New Restrictions for Gazprom

The decree of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, sets for Gazprom restrictions on the purchase of gas from joint ventures with European companies. However, it is not a response to the ceiling of fuel prices, as explained by the Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov. According to Peskov, the document concerning Gazprom is a reaction to the actions

Estonia Froze Russian Oligarchs’ Assets

The Estonian authorities have frozen the assets of Russian oligarchs Andrei Melnichenko (EuroChem company) and Vyacheslav Kantor (DBT logistics company). Now Tallinn, together with the EU, is considering the use of these tens of millions of euros for transfer to Ukraine, as reported by the Estonian broadcaster ERR.   As specified, among the frozen funds there

EU Froze Russian Assets Worth 68 Billion Euros

The EU has frozen Russian assets worth about 68 billion euros, according to Politico, with reference to the data from the EU Commission.  According to the document referred to by the publication, the bulk of the assets are frozen in Belgium — there are about 50 billion euros there. In addition, a significant part belongs

Lancome and Yves Saint Laurent Coming Back to Russia

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has banned the parallel import of perfumes and cosmetics of the Lancome, Redken, Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, and Kerastase brands, as they are ready to resume deliveries to Russia, according to the Ministry’s press service.   “Yes, these brands are included in the exceptions, and,

Russia International | Trading  | 02.11.22

Russia Became Largest Oil Supplier to India

In October, Russia became the largest supplier of oil to India, overtaking the traditional leaders in this indicator, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, as specialists of the industry analytical company Vortexa stated.  “In October, Russia supplied India with 946 thousand barrels of oil per day, which is the highest figure for the month, or 22 per