Russia opens Tourism Promotion Office in UAE

Russia opens Tourism Promotion Office in UAE

(Dubai) – In the pursuit of enhancing its competitiveness in the tourism sector, Russia has opened its national tourism promotion office, Visit Russia, in the UAE. The opening ceremony was held at the Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah in the presence of Sergei Korneev, the Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, Gocha Buachidze, […]

US-Russia Seal Landmark Deal on Syria Weapons

US-Russia Seal Landmark Deal on Syria Weapons

(Geneva) – The United States and Russia unveiled an ambitious plan to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons by the middle of next year and left the door open to sanctions if Damascus failed to comply. The landmark deal was hailed by the West, but rejected by rebels who warn that it would not halt the bloodshed […]

Russia-GCC Business Forum Kicks Off in Sharjah

Russia-GCC Business Forum Kicks Off in Sharjah

(Sharjah) – High profile delegations from Russia and GCC led by senior government officials and business leaders are in in Sharjah to take part in the three-day Russia-GCC Business Forum that got under way at Expo Centre Sharjah. During the forum meetings, the delegation including several high-ranking ministers, senior officials, owners & CEOs of major […]

World leaders hail Obama Victory, pledge Cooperation

World leaders hail Obama Victory, pledge Cooperation

World leaders have hailed President Barack Obama’s sweeping re-election, with allies pledging to deepen cooperation with the United States on fighting the world economic slump and maintaining security across the globe. Congratulations poured in from across the world, including fellow UN Security Council members Britain, China, France and Russia as well as its Middle East […]

Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

(Moscow) – After years of negotiation, WTO finally announced inclusion of Russia in the Organization. With its formal accession, Russia becomes the 156th country to join WTO, an organization that sets global trade rules and enforces trade agreements. Until now, Russia was the largest economy in the world that was a not a WTO member. […]

Russia, China join UN demand for Syria peace

Russia, China join UN demand for Syria peace

(United Nations) – Russia and China have joined the Security Council in voicing support for U.N.-Arab League envoy ‘s bid to end violence that has brought Syria to the brink of civil war. Western diplomats said the agreement on a statement voicing the “gravest concern at the deteriorating situation in Syria” should be a wake-up […]

Russia offers to back Annan’s Syria plan at UN

Russia offers to back Annan’s Syria plan at UN

(Moscow) – Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov during a news conference with his Lebanese counterpart said that Russia is ready to support United Nations resolution endorsing Kofi Annan’s plan for settling the Syrian crisis, signaling it is prepared to raise the pressure on its old ally. Annan met twice with Syrian President, Bashar-ul-Assad and made […]

Putin wins Russia’s Presidential vote

Putin wins Russia's Presidential vote

(Moscow) – Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin has claimed victory in Russia’s presidential election. Putin tallied 58-59 percent of vote, according to exit polls cited by state television. Communist Party candidate Gennady Zyuganov received about 18 percent, whereas Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Sergei Mironov and Mikhail Prokhorov were in single digits. At a massive rally outside the […]

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