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    01:42 26.05.2018

    Russian Blockchain Developers Best of the Best in the World - Analyst

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to the founder of Universa Blockchain Alexander Borodich about the challenges of Russia's digital transformation and prospects of country's "blockchainization".

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    Last update: 01:21 26.05.2018
    01:21 26.05.2018

    Russia Has Significant Opportunity to Advance Financial Tech Services - Analyst

    On the sidelines of Russia's SPIEF in St. Petersburg, Sputnik spoke to Global Financial Services Industry leader for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Bob Contri about the challenges and prospects of Russia's emerging financial digital market.

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018
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    Last update: 23:02 25.05.2018
    23:02 25.05.2018

    Russia to Continue Ensuring Economic Growth - Putin

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Russian authorities will continue efforts to ensure a sustainable growth of the Russian economy aiming to join the list of Top-5 global economies, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
    Last update: 21:57 25.05.2018
    21:57 25.05.2018

    Russia Interested in Developing Hi-Tech Industry Cooperation With Japan – Putin

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russia is interested in developing cooperation with Japan in the hi-tech sector, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

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  • Banners with the emblem of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)
    Last update: 21:03 25.05.2018
    21:03 25.05.2018

    Saudi Investors to Continue Dialogue With 15 Russian Companies After SPIEF

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has agreed to continue a dialogue with at least 15 Russian companies in light of the results of meetings at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), SAGIA's deputy governor for investment, Sultan Mofti, told Sputnik on Friday.

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  • A view of the Italian Senate, in Rome (File)
    Last update: 20:14 25.05.2018
    20:14 25.05.2018

    Italy's Lega Hopes to Get Enough Gov’t Posts to Pursue Economic, Migration Agenda - Member

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Italy’s eurosceptic Lega party expects to get enough ministerial posts in the new government to implement key points of its election program, with regard to anti-Russia sanctions, immigration and EU economic policies, Paolo Grimoldi, a secretary for the party in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, told Sputnik.

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  • Visitors attend the 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo which showcase the latest Chinese technologies in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Last update: 17:56 25.05.2018
    17:56 25.05.2018

    US-China Trade Frictions Indicate 'New Normalcy' in Bilateral Ties – Economist

    Speaking to Sputnik on the sidelines of the ongoing 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Chinese businessmen specifically underscored the importance of boosting economic ties between Moscow and Beijing.

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  • A damaged missile is displayed during a news conference by members of the Joint Investigation Team, comprising the authorities from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine, who present interim results in the ongoing investigation of the 2014 MH17 crash that killed 298 people over eastern Ukraine, in Bunnik, Netherlands, May 24, 2018
    Last update: 17:49 25.05.2018
    17:49 25.05.2018

    It Was 'Certainly' Not Russian Missile That Downed MH17 - Putin

    There are different versions of the MH17 crash, but nobody takes them into account, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

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  • Lenta hypermarket in Novosibirsk
    Last update: 17:01 25.05.2018
    17:01 25.05.2018

    Russia Studies UK Experience of Introducing Excises on ‘Harmful Products’

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Russian Finance Ministry may replicate the UK experiment of introducing excises on so-called "harmful products" such as sugary drinks, the Russian Finance Ministry told Sputnik on Friday.

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  • Work at the block separation unit for the gas distribution station. Construction of the pipeline from GDS Vladivostok on Russian island is part of preparations for the 2012 APEC summit in Vladivostok
    Last update: 15:22 25.05.2018
    15:22 25.05.2018

    Russian Pipeline Systems Have No Rivals in Europe - Putin

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russian pipeline systems have no competition on the European market according to the price of gas for consumers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

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  • Banknotes (rubles, euros, US dollars) and Russian 5 and 10 kopecks coins. (File)
    Last update: 15:17 25.05.2018
    15:17 25.05.2018

    France Wants to Become Leader in Foreign Investment in Russia - Macron

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - France wants to become the leader of foreign investment in Russia, winning the top spot by beating Germany, French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

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  • 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: 15:16 25.05.2018
    15:16 25.05.2018

    Macron Calls On Putin to Be Flexible in Int'l Affairs 'Like in Judo' (VIDEO)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, are addressing participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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  • Barzah Research and Development Center after being struck by U.S. and coalition operations in Damascus, Syria
    Last update: 15:14 25.05.2018
    15:14 25.05.2018

    Syria May Need Over $400Bln to Be Rebuilt, Relies on Russian Aid - Minister

    Syria may need more than previously estimated $400 billion for its reconstruction efforts, and is expecting to cover cost with the help of internal sources and foreign aid, including from Russia, Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Samer Khalil told Sputnik on Friday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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  • Worker repairs a part of a unit of the Tehran oil refinery, in Tehran, Iran. (File)
    Last update: 14:18 25.05.2018
    14:18 25.05.2018

    EU Attempt to Further Invest in Iran Amid US Sanctions Impossible for Energy Giants - Total

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The EU attempts to continue investments in Iran despite the US decision to re-impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic are impossible for energy giants as they need access to the US banking system, Total President and CEO Patrick Pouyanne said Friday during an Energy session of the SPIEF.

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    Last update: 13:53 25.05.2018
    13:53 25.05.2018

    Rosneft, Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum Agree on Potential Cooperation in Africa

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russia’s Rosneft said on Friday it had signed a memorandum of understanding on potential cooperation in implementation of projects in Africa with Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum Limited.

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  • A banner with the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum emblem. File photo
    Last update: 13:41 25.05.2018
    13:41 25.05.2018

    'Window to Foreign Investors': Finnish Businessman Touts Skolkovo Start-Up at SPIEF-2018

    The 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) kicked off on May 24, in an annual three-day event that gathers business representatives and top politicians. Speaking to Sputnik, Pekka Viljakainen, Senior Advisor to the President of the Skolkovo Foundation, has lauded the SPIEF in light of burgeoning Russian-Finnish relations.

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  • An Oka jackup floating drilling rig prospecting a shelf oil and gas field in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russian Far East
    Last update: 13:24 25.05.2018
    13:24 25.05.2018

    Sanctions Policy May Lead to Record High Oil Prices, Commodity 'Super-Cycles' - Rosneft CEO

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The policy of sanctions and ultimatums being used in the oil and gas markets may lead to commodity "super-cycles" — decades-long periods when the price of a certain commodity spikes and then falls — and record high oil prices, Russian energy giant Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said at the SPIEF on Friday.

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    Last update: 13:24 25.05.2018
    13:24 25.05.2018

    OPEC-Non-OPEC Meeting in June to Address Figures for Possible Oil Output Increase – Novak

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The meeting of the Joint OPEC-non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) in June will address the figures for the possible increase in the oil output within the Vienna deal among other issues, Russian Energy Minister Novak said on Friday.

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  • Alexis Rodzianko, President & CEO of AmCham Russia, during a session New economic structure of Russian regions: where are the sources of productivity at the Russian Investment Forum (RIF-2018) in Sochi
    Last update: 12:00 25.05.2018
    12:00 25.05.2018

    AmCham Expects US Companies' Revenue in Russia to Continue Growing in 2018 - President

    ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russian-US economic cooperation, including revenue of the US businesses which operate in Russia, is expected to continue growing in 2018 despite the tense political environment, Alexis Rodzianko, president and CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Russia, said on Friday.

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    Last update: 11:34 25.05.2018
    11:34 25.05.2018

    OPEC-Non-OPEC Conformity With Output Cuts Deal Reached Over 150% in April - UAE Minister

    ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 other major oil producers reached a conformity level with oil production cuts under the Vienna deal of over 150 percent in April, Energy and Industry Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Suhail Mazroui told Sputnik on Friday.

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