The 21st annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will kick off on June 1 and last for three days. This year’s event will be focused on bringing balance to the global economy. SPIEF 2016 was attended by more than 12,000 participants from over 130 states, including heads of state and CEOs of major international corporations.
Serbian Minister of Economy Goran Knezevic said that Russian companies using the most advanced technologies are interested in establishing special economic zones in Serbia, in addition to the ones that exist already.
Vladimir Putin and Sigmar Gabriel discussed Russian-German relations on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov said that representatives of foreign businesses showed special interest in digital economy, offered a number of projects in this sphere at the Friday’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of SPIEF.
Representatives of foreign business circles focused on the discussion of their ideas on improvement of their projects in Russia at a Friday meeting with President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russian Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov said.
The federal program for the development of Russian space launch centers for the period of 2017-2025 may be adopted as early as by September, the head of Roscosmos State Space Corporation Igor Komarov said Friday.
The abuse of power in global politics leads to problems like the situation around North Korea, adding that Pyongyang defends itself from external pressure, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Russia's next-generation Federation piloted spacecraft will depart on from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan in 2022, State Space Corporation Roscosmos said Friday.
Russia promises to limit itself to the expulsion of five Moldovan diplomats from the country and not to take additional punitive actions in response to an "unfriendly" move by the Moldovan government, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said Friday.
Western sanctions in the coming years will remain sensitive for the Russian economy, slowing down the country's economic growth by about 0.5 percentage points per year, head of Russia's Civil Initiatives Committee Alexei Kudrin said Friday.
The leaks that showed US Democratic Party manipulations during last year's presidential election were proven correct, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Cybersecurity will appear in the Russian curriculum this year, Russian Education Minister Olga Vasilyeva told Sputnik on the sidelines of the SPIEF.
The Russian Ministry for the Development of the Far East plans to sign four deals with China during the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in September, worth a total of $3 billion, Minister for the Far East Alexander Galushka told Sputnik on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Russia's oil company Rosneft and Iraqi Kurdistan signed a series of agreements on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday reiterated his call on the West to work together to combat terrorism, saying that Moscow will not wait until terrorists from Syria arrive in Russia.
The Russian Far East Investment and Export Agency (API) and the Russian Export Center (REC) have signed an agreement on cooperating of Russian exports to Asian countries during the SPIEF.
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Friday the US media to stop interfering into internal politics of Russia, speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Russia and the West should unite to counter terrorism and to stop proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Russia is not so much defending Syrian President Bashar Assad through its actions in Syria, but rather the Syrian statehood, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Portugal seeks to expand trade with Russia and neighboring markets and establish Russian-Portuguese joint ventures in a number of economy sectors, Portugal’s Minister of Economy Manuel Caldeira Cabral told Sputnik on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Russia's President Vladimir Putin have met with President of Republika Srpska and the Prime Minister of Iraq's Kurdish Autonomous Region on the sidelines of the SPIEF.