Russia's Putin says oil price above $50/bbl is fair
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that coordinated efforts taken by Saudi Arabia, Russia and other leading oil producers have borne fruit and led to oil prices rising to above $50 per barrel, which is a "fair" level, APA reports quoting Dailymail.
07:42 20 October
Putin regrets that disrespect shown for Trump in US
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that US President Donald Trump is worthy of respect and regrets that disrespect for his US counterpart is shown in the United States, APA reports quoting TASS.
00:28 20 October
Putin: Russia ready to move towards universal nuclear disarmament
Russia will be working for universal nuclear disarmament, but it is ready to develop new non-nuclear weapons in response to their emergence in other countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the international discussion club Valdai on Thursday, APA reports quoting TASS.
21:02 19 October
Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak declares Kremlin bid for 2018
The rumors that the prominent Russian TV personality could run for president in 2018 as an "ideal option" of a female candidate against Vladimir Putin have been circulating since the beginning of September, APA reports quoting spoutniknews.
00:24 19 October
Armenians attempt provocation at int’l festival in Sochi
During the 19th International Youth and Students Festival in the Russian city of Sochi, Armenians have attempted a provocation by handing out brochures depicting Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region as an Armenian land, APA’s Russia bureau reported.
18:30 18 October
North Korean official: We won’t negotiate until we can strike US east coast
An anonymous North Korean official has reportedly told CNN that diplomacy to end the current crisis is off the table until the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea can “counter” US aggression - by developing a missile that can reliably strike the US East Coast and urban centers like Washington, DC, and New York City, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:18 18 October
Putin signs decree to implement UNSC sanctions on North Korea
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to implement the UN Security Council resolution against North Korea, APA reported citing TASS.
18:57 16 October
Russian President: "Fight against terror should be free from double standards"
Russian President is addressing participants and guests of the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU) in St. Petersburg, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:24 14 October
Preparation for Tehran meeting of Azerbaijani, Iranian, Russian presidents underway
A tripartite meeting of the Russian, Azerbaijani and Iranian presidents is planned to be held in Tehran by the end of 2017, said Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
14:03 12 October
Putin: Volume of trade between CIS countries has reached $75 billion
Since the beginning of 2017, the volume of trade between CIS countries has increased by 25% to become 75 billion dollars, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at an expanded meeting of the summit of CIS Heads of State, APA’s correspondent to Sochi reported.
19:46 11 October
Putin stresses need to increase effectiveness of CIS
There is a need to increase the effectiveness of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
16:30 11 October
Turkmen president gives Putin Central Asian pooch as gift
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a dog as a gift following the talks on the sidelines of the summit of heads of state of CIS countries in Sochi on Oct. 11, a special correspondent of APA reported from Sochi.
13:39 11 October
Azerbaijani president phones Russian counterpart
The head of state congratulated the Russian president on his birthday, wishing him robust health and success in his presidency.
13:43 07 October
Oil down 2 percent, breaks five-week rally as oversupply fears resurface
Oil futures fell more than 2 percent on Friday, ending Brent crude’s longest multi-week rally in 16 months as oversupply concerns reappeared as producers have started hedging future drilling, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:53 07 October
Trump expected to declare Iran noncompliant with nuclear deal
The Washington Post has reported that White House sources believe US President Donald Trump will not provide certification that Iran is following the 2015 nuclear deal, opening the door for a US exit from the deal and more intense sanctions against the Islamic Republic, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:03 06 October
Saudi King arrives in Moscow for first ever visit
The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, arrives in Moscow for a historically significant first ever visit to Russia, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:01 04 October
Putin says oil embargo against Iraqi Kurdistan to increase oil prices
“The oil embargo against Iraqi Kurdistan will lead to an increase in oil prices, but it is unlikely that anyone will do it”, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russian Energy Week, APA-Economics reports citing to RIA Novosti agency.
17:20 04 October
Venezuela's Maduro Travels to Russia For Energy Talks
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has arrived in Moscow, Russia for this week’s Energy Week festival. Speaking on Venezuelan television, Maduro said he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin about bilateral financial, technological, agricultural, commercial and military cooperation, APA reports quoting Russian media.
05:29 04 October
Convention on Caspian status can be agreed at presidents’ next summit – Turkmen leader
The convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea can be agreed at the 5th summit of the presidents of Caspian littoral states, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said during talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Ashgabat, RIA Novosti reported.
17:31 02 October
Astana talks boost trust between Russia, Turkey - Erdogan
The Astana talks on Syrian reconciliation have increased the level of trust between Russia and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday, APA reports quoting TASS.
04:47 29 September