• Terminator
    Last update: 16:57 28.05.2018
    16:57 28.05.2018

    By the End of This Century Robots Could Become Self-Aware - Futurist

    Sputnik spoke with Michio Kaku, an American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science at the 2018 International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Pills
    Last update: 15:31 28.05.2018
    15:31 28.05.2018

    Tech Gap Between Russia, States With Advanced Pharma Industries Closing – CEO

    Dmitry Morozov, chief executive officer of the closed joint stock company (CJSC) and leading Russian innovative biotechnical company BIOCAD, has spoken to Sputnik about the country’s brand new medical technologies.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Aluminium: Rusal veut entrer en bourse en Amérique du Nord
    Last update: 06:26 28.05.2018
    06:26 28.05.2018

    Deputy PM: Russia Developing Support Measures for Aluminum Industry

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – The Russian authorities are developing measures aimed at supporting the national aluminum industry, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told Sputnik.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Chinese and US flags. (File)
    Last update: 17:46 27.05.2018
    17:46 27.05.2018

    'Trade Wars Between US and China Can No Longer Continue' – Trade Specialist

    Following the second round of talks on economy and trade, the US and China are aiming to strengthen mutual trade cooperation. Sputnik has spoken with Vice President of the Chinese Metallurgical Group Xu Xiangchun and general director of the Chinese Corporation Chengtong Holdings Group, Zhou Liqun about the recent development.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London (File)
    Last update: 01:45 27.05.2018
    01:45 27.05.2018

    Deloitte CIS: Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Change Employment Practices

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to the managing partner of Deloitte CIS, Ian Colebourne, about the introduction of digital technologies in consulting firms.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • The Moscow International Business Center, Moscow City.
    Last update: 23:59 26.05.2018
    23:59 26.05.2018

    'Sanctions Not Absolute Ban on Business': AmCham CEO on Investment in Russia

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to the CEO of US Chamber of Commerce in Russia, Alexis Rodzianko, about the prospects of foreign investment in Russia.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Participants in the Holi Mela Festival of Colours held at the Indian Culture Center in Moscow
    Last update: 23:11 26.05.2018
    23:11 26.05.2018

    'Friendship Without Culture Not Correct': Sammy Kotwani on Russian-Indian Ties

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to Honorary President of the Indian Business Alliance Sammy Kotwani about cultural relations between the two countries and the upcoming cultural events in Russia.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Italian and EU flags
    Last update: 19:08 26.05.2018
    19:08 26.05.2018

    Europe to Criticize New Italian Gov't in Case of New Accords With Moscow - Lega Lawmaker

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The new Italian cabinet will face a wave of critical statements across Europe if it signs agreements with Russia, Paolo Grimoldi, a member of the Italian parliament representing the Lega party, told Sputnik on Saturday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Offshore gas production
    Last update: 17:18 26.05.2018
    17:18 26.05.2018

    OPEC-Non-OPEC States to Ease Oil Production Restrictions Within Month - Novak

    ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-cartel producers, which are part of the oil output cut agreement, plan to work out parameters for easing the oil cuts within a month, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told the RBC broadcaster Saturday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Advisor to the President of Russia, Deputy Chair of the Organizational Committee, Executive Secretary Anton Kobyakov during the final press conference of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
    Last update: 16:42 26.05.2018
    16:42 26.05.2018

    550 Deals Worth About $38Bln Signed at SPIEF-2018 - Russian Presidential Adviser

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - A total of 550 agreements worth more than 2.36 trillion rubles ($38 billion) have been signed at the 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Anton Kobyakov, the Russian presidential adviser said Saturday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Chairman of the Board of Directors, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
    Last update: 15:40 26.05.2018
    15:40 26.05.2018

    Saudi Energy Minister Says Had Meetings With Heads of Rosatom, LUKoil at SPIEF

    ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Falih said Saturday he had held meetings with LUKoil head Vagit Alekperov and Rosatom Director General Alexei Likhachev on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • The emblem of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)
    Last update: 13:31 26.05.2018
    13:31 26.05.2018

    UK Will Hardly Introduce Sanctions on Russian Sovereign Debt - Senior Official

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom will barely make a decision to introduce sanctions targeting the Russian sovereign debt, as such developments are not within the framework of the official position of London, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Russian troops during exercises at the Kanchaveli advanced outpost. Respublika South Ossetia
    Last update: 13:15 26.05.2018
    13:15 26.05.2018

    Pullout of Russian Forces Is Out of Agenda - South Ossetian President

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The pullout of Russian forces from South Ossetia is out of the agenda, the military forces of the two states have elaborated a joint security approach, South Ossetia’s President Anatoly Bibilov told Sputnik in an interview.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Motorcycle of the Kortezh (Cortege) project
    Last update: 10:54 26.05.2018
    10:54 26.05.2018

    Russia Could Start Producing Kortezh Project Motorcycles in 2019 - Rostec

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russia could start producing motorcycles of the domestic Kortezh (Cortege) project in 2019 at the earliest, CEO of the Rostec state corporation Sergey Chemezov said Saturday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of France Emmanuel Macron, second, left, during Russia-France Business Dialogue held as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Left: President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF) Pierre Gattaz.
    Last update: 09:06 26.05.2018
    09:06 26.05.2018

    Putin Backs Spanish Integrity Amid Russian Meddling Claims in Catalonia

    MADRID (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected as "nonsense" accusations of his government’s role in last year’s Catalan independence bid as he spoke in support of Spanish integrity at the meeting with journalists on Friday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • На фондовой бирже. Архив
    Last update: 05:38 26.05.2018
    05:38 26.05.2018

    Russia Developing Friendly Environment for Digital Economy Growth - Putin

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russia is trying to develop certain preferential conditions for the development of its digital economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of France Emmanuel Macron, second, left, during Russia-France Business Dialogue held as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Left: President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF) Pierre Gattaz.
    Last update: 05:27 26.05.2018
    05:27 26.05.2018

    2018 SPIEF Plenary Session: Putin Outlines Main Acute Global Issues

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday took part in a plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), during which he spoke on challenges of the world economy, as well as key foreign policy issues.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • A view of the Italy's energy giant Eni Spa headquarters in San Donato, in the outskirts of Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 4, 2007
    Last update: 04:56 26.05.2018
    04:56 26.05.2018

    Eni CEO Debunks Rumors Exiting Joint Rosneft Ventures Over Sanctions

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Italian Eni did not make a decision to leave joint ventures with Russia's Rosneft because of sanctions, reports about this are pure speculations, company's CEO Claudio Descalzi told Sputnik Friday.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • May 25, 2018. President of Russia Vladimir Putin during Russia-France Business Dialogue at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
    Last update: 04:39 26.05.2018
    04:39 26.05.2018

    Counter-Sanctions Bill Will Not Affect Foreign Investors in Russia - Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin assured foreign business representatives at a meeting on the sidelines of SPIEF on Friday that they should not be concerned about the draft law on responsibility for compliance with Western sanctions against Russia since the problem had been resolved, a participant of the meeting told reporters.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
  • Russia’s energy giant Gazprom Neft plans to drill its first exploratory well in Iraq next year, the chief executive of the company’s Middle East branch told the Gazprom corporate magazine, published Friday.
    Last update: 02:14 26.05.2018
    02:14 26.05.2018

    Blockchain System Can Minimize Transaction Costs in Energy Sector - Expert

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to Secretary General of the World Energy Council, Christoph Frei about the prospects of energy sector's digitalization.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018