Bank of England stays mum on reports about denying Maduro’s gold withdrawal request
The Bank of England has refused to comment on media reports that it turned down the Venezuelan government’s request to pull $1.2 billion worth of gold out of the bank, a BoE spokesperson told …
Moscow court upholds arrest in absentia of wanted UK financier
The Moscow City Court upheld the arrest in absentia of Hermitage Capital Founder William Browder on Wednesday on charges of forming a criminal syndicate, TASS reported from the site.
"The ruling of …
Putin considers it possible to increase trade turnover between Russia and Japan to $30 bln
Russian President Vladimir Putin considers it possible to increase the trade turnover between Russia and Japan in the coming years to $30 bln.
«If we talk in general, the cooperation between …
Russia interested in peace treaty with Japan on basis of 1956 Declaration - Putin
Russia has confirmed interest in signing a peace treaty with Japan on the basis of the 1956 Declaration, President Vladimir Putin said after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on …
Russian media watchdog unblocks 2.7 mln IP addresses belonging to Amazon
Russia’s media watchdog (Roskomnadzor) has unblocked 2.7 mln IP addresses belonging to Amazon, says a statement from the watchdog, TASS reported.
"Roskomnadzor experts have figured out that the …
World oil market enters new year without optimism
Early in the year the world oil market witnessed a sizeable growth of oil prices as compared to the lows of December's second ten-day period, when the price for Brent benchmark oil was below $50 per …
Japan’s economy minister praises cooperation with Russia
Tokyo and Moscow are successfully implementing a plan for economic cooperation proposed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Hiroshige Seko …
US threats to German companies have nothing to do with free trade rules — Russian diplomat
US threats to impose sanctions on companies taking part in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to deliver Russian gas to Europe bypassing transit nations are inadmissible and have nothing to do with …
Trump cancels US delegation’s visit to Davos over government shutdown — White House
US President Donald Trump decided not to send the US delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEC) in Switzerland’s Davos due to the ongoing government shutdown, White House spokesperson Sarah …
Putin advises EU nations to get Brussels’ guarantees of non-interference into TurkStream
The European Union should provide its members, willing to receive Russian gas via the TurkStream pipeline, with guarantees of non-interference into this project, Russian President Vladimir Putin said …