Will Ukrainian Chernozems be sold to foreigners?
Selling agriculture lands in Ukraine was legally banned in 2001. The adoption of the law back then was considered as a temporary measure; however, the ban was regularly prolonged and has been valid …
Sea part of Nord Stream 2 pipeline is 60% ready
The sea part of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is ready by almost 60%, Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy CEO of the Russian gas holding said in an interview with the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Monday.
"The readiness …
Restoration of ancient Palmyra bas-reliefs begins in Syria’s Damascus
Experts from the National Museum of Damascus have begun restoration of ancient Palmyra bas-reliefs, partially destroyed by the militants of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, outlawed in …
US citizens may lose income due to ban on investment in Russian economy
The initiatives to introduce sanctions against investments in the Russian economy tabled in the United States may deprive US citizens of significant income, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on …
Oil prices rise in response to the U.S.-Iran tensions in the Gulf
A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, …
Russian energy minister says cooperation with UAE on hydrocarbons is "promising"
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has discussed with CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber issues of bilateral cooperation in production of hydrocarbons and …
A new extension of OPEC+ deal and its promises
The geopolitical storm around the U.S.-Iran tensions, which made global oil prices highly volatile, has slightly abated. In late June-early July it was the future of the OPEC+ deal that sparked great …
Oil transportation via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline resumed
The Azerbaijan State Oil Company (SOCAR) has resumed oil transportation via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline, the head of the public relations SOCAR department Ibragim Akhmedov told TASS on …
Gazprom says new year 2020 will be "fun"
In early July, pipe installation under Nord Stream – 2 in the Baltic sea exceeded 61 per cent. And now the threat of US sanctions is less critical for the project. There is no doubt that in case …
OPEC + countries agree to extend deal; difficulties may arise with charter and fees
OPEC + countries have agreed to extend the transaction to reduce oil production until April 2020, difficulties in today's negotiations may arise with the charter and cash contributions of the …