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22.01.2020

BRICS open to new member states joining the club, says Russia’s deputy FM

The BRICS group of emerging economies, which is comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, is open to welcoming new member countries, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

Russia is focused on activities on the BRICS+ platform, which “makes it possible for interested countries to find ways to...

The BRICS group of emerging economies, which is comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, is open to welcoming new member countries, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

Russia is focused on activities on the BRICS+ platform, which “makes it possible for interested countries to find ways to...

22.01.2020

Vladimir Putin presents constitutional amendments

Russian President Vladimir Putin introduced a bill to amend the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The bill provides for amendments to article 22 of the Basic Law: all of them relate to Chapters 3-8, that is, they can be adopted by the Federal Assembly with the approval of two-thirds of...

Russian President Vladimir Putin introduced a bill to amend the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The bill provides for amendments to article 22 of the Basic Law: all of them relate to Chapters 3-8, that is, they can be adopted by the Federal Assembly with the approval of two-thirds of...

22.01.2020

Russia keeps filling coffers with bullion

Last week, acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Russia’s economic policy includes the “gradual de-dollarisation of the economy” amid what he said was an “increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration” and Washington’s “outright abuse” of the dollar’s status as a world reserve currency.

Russia managed to...

Last week, acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Russia’s economic policy includes the “gradual de-dollarisation of the economy” amid what he said was an “increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration” and Washington’s “outright abuse” of the dollar’s status as a world reserve currency.

Russia managed to...

22.01.2020

Universe’s humblest creature bites China’s stock markets

China’s stock market fell to two-week lows and its currency retreated from six-month highs on Tuesday as worries about a new virus that has killed four people so far grew, after authorities confirmed it spread through human contact.

A new virus broke out just ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday...

China’s stock market fell to two-week lows and its currency retreated from six-month highs on Tuesday as worries about a new virus that has killed four people so far grew, after authorities confirmed it spread through human contact.

A new virus broke out just ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday...

22.01.2020

China finds oil in Asia’s deepest onshore well, nearly 9,000 meters underground

The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has found crude oil and natural gas in the deepest well drilled in Asia’s onshore, striking hydrocarbons in a pre-salt layer for the first time in China.

The discovery was made in the Tarim oilfield in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang in a well deep 8,882...

The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has found crude oil and natural gas in the deepest well drilled in Asia’s onshore, striking hydrocarbons in a pre-salt layer for the first time in China.

The discovery was made in the Tarim oilfield in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang in a well deep 8,882...


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