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ECB Under Pressure to Tackle Deflation Threat
ECB chief raises prospect of buying government bonds in an effort to stimulate the Eurozone.
Russia Ready to Continue Nuclear Cooperation With US: Rosatom CEO
Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom head Sergei Kirienko stated that Russia is ready to continue cooperating with the United States and all signed contracts remain in force.
Iran Can Count on Russia for Nuclear Fuel: Former IAEA Chief
Russia has proven to be a reliable partner, and Tehran should consider the recent nuclear agreements with Moscow when evaluating Iran's energy needs, former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Hans Blix believes.
Russia Calls on UNSC to Ban Oil Purchases From Terrorist–Controlled Areas
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that Moscow will call on the United Nations Security Council to impose a formal ban on the purchase of oil from territories controlled by terrorists.
Russia-China Trade Grows 7-10% in 10 Months: Chinese Official
Trade between Russia and China during first ten months of 2014 grew 7-10 percent and was $78.890 billion compared to the same period last year, according to Ling Ji, a senior official in the China’s Ministry of Commerce.
Lavrov: Russia, Saudi Arabia Stand Against Manipulating Oil Market
Russia and Saudi Arabia disapprove of any artificial influence on the oil market, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Yen Rallies Against the Dollar After Record Low
The yen has halted its sharp decline against the dollar, although its longer-term weakness is set to continue.
Ankara Says Daily Russian Gas Supplies to Turkey Decreased
Deliveries of Russian gas to Turkey decreased from 42 billion cubic meters to 27-28 million, according to Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yildiz.
China Completes First Phase of Major Oil Reserve Project: Statistics Bureau
The first phase of the project consists of four reserves, capable of holding up to 12.43 million tons of oil.
EU Launches Trade Facilitation Program to Speed Up WTO Bali Agreement
The European Commission together with other donors will launch the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Support Programme to help developing countries modernise their border procedures.
Moscow Exchange Announces Record Profit for Third Quarter of 2014
The Moscow Exchange enjoys record profits due to increased market volatility.
Firefox Ditches Google as 10-Year Partnership Over
The Mozilla Foundation has opted to replace Google as the default search engine for its Firefox browser in US, China and Russia, choosing instead Yahoo, Baidu and Yandex respectively, ending its 10-year partnership with Google.
VISA Issues Russia Ultimatum, Demands Certain Benefits
The international payment system Visa has put forward the conditions according to which it will agree to continue its operations in Russia.
European Court Rejects UK Bid to Overturn Restrictions on Bankers Bonuses
The UK government previously argued that EU legislation limiting bonus payments to bankers and setting a fixed ratio between bankers pay and bonus payments would inhibit the “harmonious development” of the financial sector.
European Chemicals Giant Ineos to Invest $1Bln in UK Shale Gas Exploration
The European chemicals giant Ineos is going to invest $1 billion in Britain's shale industry and wants to use Grangemouth plant in Stirlingshire.
Moldova Denies Re-exporting Banned European Goods to Russia: Minister
Moldovan Economics Minister Adrian Candu stated that Moscow has no reason to worry about the re-export of European goods to Russia through the territory of Moldova.
Moldova to Submit Repayment Schedule of $400-Mln Gas Debt in Couple Months
Moldovan Economics Minister Adrian Candu stated that Chisinau will hand over its repayment schedule for the $400-million gas debt to Russian energy giant Gazprom.
Russian, Chinese Telecom Giants to Jointly Develop 5G Network: Company
Russian largest mobile phone operator MegaFon said on its official website that the company and Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei have agreed to develop and implement 5G standards in Russia.
Russia May Become First Country to Introduce 5G Mobile Internet
Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei and Russian mobile operator MegaFon have signed agreements aimed at making 5G mobile internet available at the 2018 FIFA World Cup host cities, which might make Russia the first country in the world with a functioning 5G network, company representatives have said.
Russian Social Network Plans to Cooperate With Chinese Mobile Firm
Russia's largest social network VK will cooperate with Chinese mobile company YeahMobi, according to a statement by VK's spokesperson Georgy Lobushkin.
UN Distributes Food Vouchers Worth $450,000 to Donetsk Residents
Obama Will be First US Leader to Visit India Republic Day as Chief Guest
World Must Focus on Issues Like Syria Chemical Weapons, Iran: Ex-IAEA Chief
Protesters Ready for Ferguson Jury Decision on Michael Brown Shooting Case
US-Russia Cooperation Continues Despite Ukrainian Crisis: State Department
Putin: Russian Economy Won't Be Dominated by 'Dollar Dictatorship'
Major New Media Brand ‘Sputnik’ Goes Live November 10
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Putin to Australian PM: Russia Hopes All MH17 Crash Data Will Go Public
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