• President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during the signing of joint documents following the BRICS leaders meeting
    Last update: 15:28 09.07.2015
    15:28 09.07.2015

    BRICS Development Bank to Bankroll Large-Scale Energy Projects - Putin

    Vladimir Putin said that BRICS Bank has various opportunities for development ahead.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • The BRICS summit is taking place in Russia's Ufa on July 8-10.
    Last update: 14:52 09.07.2015
    14:52 09.07.2015

    BRICS to Boost Counter-Terrorism Efforts With UN Playing Central Role

    According to the newly adopted BRICS Ufa Declaration, member states condemn terrorism in all its forms and are determined to build up cooperation in preventing and countering international terrorism.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Signing of joint documents following the BRICS leaders meeting
    Last update: 14:51 09.07.2015
    14:51 09.07.2015

    Reforming Global Financial System Remains Priority for BRICS

    BRICS countries are brought closer together by their consistent joint efforts in favour of reforming the international monetary and financial system, according to Ufa Trade Union Declaration.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Dilma Rousseff at a BRICS leaders expanded meeting
    Last update: 14:37 09.07.2015
    14:37 09.07.2015

    BRICS Must Increase Representation in International Organizations, Such as IMF

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that it is essential for BRICS countries to increase its representation in the international organizations, including the International Monetary Fund.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Russian Ufa prior to SCO/BRICS summits
    Last update: 10:47 09.07.2015
    10:47 09.07.2015

    BRICS Bank to Approve First Infrastructure Projects in April 2016

    First BRICS Bank projects will come in to force in April 2016, according to the bank head.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin meets with President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Dilma Rousseff
    Last update: 09:40 09.07.2015
    09:40 09.07.2015

    Emerging Market Power: Russian, Brazilian Presidents Discuss Nuclear Energy

    The two leaders had “a very long and informative” discussion, according to the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Participants in the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting, Meeting of the Board of Governors of the BRICS New Development Bank
    Last update: 09:13 09.07.2015
    09:13 09.07.2015

    BRICS Has No Plans to Add New Members at Present

    BRICS is not planning to expand at the moment, but potential members may be welcomed, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Delegates of the countries members of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) sign the creation of their new development bank during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014
    Last update: 01:42 09.07.2015
    01:42 09.07.2015

    BRICS New Development Bank to Help All Emerging Economies – CEO

    BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) will start by giving financial support to the five founding countries and gradually extend support to all emerging markets, the president of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Last update: 00:44 09.07.2015
    00:44 09.07.2015

    Putin Talks Energy, Investment, Trade at Meetings With BRICS, SCO Leaders

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin held marathon talks with leaders of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries on Wednesday to discuss a range of issues from nuclear energy and integration to investment and trade, on the sidelines of a summit in the Russian city of Ufa.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • A plaque for the Rosneft Oli Company is seen outside the company headquarters in Moscow, Russia.
    Last update: 17:59 08.07.2015
    17:59 08.07.2015

    Moscow, Delhi Agree to Deliver 10 Mln Tons of Oil to India Annually

    Russia's oil giant Rosneft and India's Essar Oil signed a 10-year contract for deliveries of 10 million tonnes of oil to India every year, Rosneft said in a statement Wednesday.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Posters reading We vote en masse, no the agreement'' are seen under a Bank of Greece sign in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015.
    Last update: 17:23 08.07.2015
    17:23 08.07.2015

    Greece Cannot Join BRICS Bank Now – Russian Economic Development Minister

    Athens cannot join the BRICS bank at the moment, Russia's economic development minister said.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • The BRICS member states will suggest to the United States to speed up the ratification of the International Monetary Fund reform.
    Last update: 16:50 08.07.2015
    16:50 08.07.2015

    BRICS to Ask US to Speed Up Ratification of IMF Reform - Russian Minister

    The BRICS member states will suggest to the United States to speed up the ratification of the International Monetary Fund reform, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Wednesday.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Opening of International Media Centre in Ufa
    Last update: 16:49 08.07.2015
    16:49 08.07.2015

    BRICS Summit Marks Transformation of Old World Order Into New Reality

    This week's summit of emerging economies in the Russian city of Ufa has marked the ultimate transformation of the old world order into a new multi-polar reality, where the BRICS is emerging as a powerful financial and political voice.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting in Ufa, July 8, 2015.
    Last update: 16:26 08.07.2015
    16:26 08.07.2015

    India Becoming a Full-Fledged SCO Member - Putin

    India is entering the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as a full-fledged member.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin (right) and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping during their meeting in Ufa.
    Last update: 16:06 08.07.2015
    16:06 08.07.2015

    Putin: Russia and China Will Overcome All Odds Working Together

    By joining forces Russia and China will overcome all odds and resolve all the problems facing them, President Vladimir Putin told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Russian and Chinese flags
    Last update: 15:42 08.07.2015
    15:42 08.07.2015

    Russia, China to Play Major Role in Brazil-Chile Transport Corridor

    Russia and China will become important participants in the construction of a Brazil-Chile transport corridor.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Journalists at the International Media Centre, which opened to cover the SCO and BRICS summits in Ufa.
    Last update: 15:07 08.07.2015
    15:07 08.07.2015

    BRICS Business Council Boosts Cooperation Among Members - Chinese Delegate

    The Chinese delegation's chairman praised the BRICS Business Council for helping companies that do business together.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Ufa prior to SCO/BRICS summits
    Last update: 14:14 08.07.2015
    14:14 08.07.2015

    2015 BRICS Meeting to Cement Russia’s Political Influence in the World - French Media

    The heads of Brazil, India, China and South Africa will meet under the leadership of Vladimir Putin in Russia’s Ufa for the seventh annual BRICS summit that kicks off today.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors with NDB Board of Governors
    Last update: 12:46 08.07.2015
    12:46 08.07.2015

    Russia's Finance Minister Appointed BRICS Bank Supervisor

    The Russian government has appointed Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov supervisor for Russia at the new Development BRICS Bank, according to a statement published on the official website Wednesday.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping
    Last update: 12:15 08.07.2015
    12:15 08.07.2015

    Putin to Meet China’s Xi at BRICS Summit in Ufa

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit and the 7th BRICS summit, which are to be held from July 8-10 in Ufa, Russia.

    2015 BRICS, SCO Summits in Russia's Ufa