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Russian, Chinese parliaments to strengthen economic cooperation

MOSCOW: Russia and China plan to strengthen cooperation at the inter-parliamentary level, particularly regarding the work “on conjunction of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the One Belt, One Road project,” Russia’s Federation Council (uppers house of parliament) Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko said Monday. The role of parliamentary diplomacy is becoming increasingly important now, she said. “The Sino-Russian inter-parliamentary cooperation is ... Read More »

Egypt’s GASC buys 230,000 tons wheat from Ukraine, Russian, French

ABU DHABI: Egypt’s state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), has bought 230,000 tonnes of Ukrainian, Russian and French wheat in a tender for Oct. 21-31 shipment, it said on Friday. Egypt, one of the world’s biggest importers of wheat, bought 55,000 tonnes of Ukranian wheat from Venus, 55,000 tonnes of Russian wheat from Glencore, 60,000 tonnes ... Read More »

Russian railways may acquire privatize Greece companies

ATHENS: Russian Railways (PZD) is still in talks with the Greek government on the possibility of submitting bids in the privatization of related Greek state companies, Russia’s railway boss Vladimir Yakunin said on Wednesday. Talking to the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Yakunin said these companies included Greek train operator TRAINOSE, rolling stock repair and maintenance company ROSCO and ... Read More »

Hungary’s Graboplast wins HUF 500m order from Russia

BUDAPEST: Hungaryʼs Graboplast, one of the leading manufacturers in the interior floor decoration market, won a contract worth more than HUF 500 million to supply the Russian NST group with specialty flooring for 2,000 school gyms, the manufacturer told Hungarian news agency MTI today. The news agency noted that Graboplast had revenue of HUF 17.5 billion in 2014, with exports to ... Read More »

Russian, US astronauts successfully reached ISS for landmark yrs long stay in space

LONDON: Russian and American astronauts have successfully reached the International Space Station for a landmark year-long stay in space. Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko and US astronaut Scott Kelly, along with Russia’s Gennady Pedalka, blasted off from Kazakhstan in a Soyuz capsule on Friday. Kornienko and Kelly will spend a year in space in order to gain insights into changes experienced ... Read More »

US, Russian astronauts spend 1 year on space station

BAIKONUR: The capsule carrying an American and a Russian who are to spend a year away from Earth docked Saturday with the international space station. Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, about twice as long as a standard mission on the station. The Soyuz space capsule, also carrying Russia’s Gennady Padalka for ... Read More »

Ukraine Customs nabs Russian smugglers with illicit cigarettes

KIEV: Ukraine Customs officer nabbed Russian smuggler who smuggled lot of cigarettes. Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks.The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland from where they were supposed to ... Read More »

1.5 trillion yuan project: China plans 7,000km rail link with Russia

BEIJING: The municipal authorities of China have planned to build a 7,000 kilometer long railway between Moscow and Beijing at cost of 1.5 trillion yuan (242 billion dollars). The railway will be 7,000 kilometers long. The railway will run through Kazakhstan, and the travel time will make up only two days, Bloomberg reports, citing a statement from the Chinese government ... Read More »

Canadian border service agency ban Russian film, opposing agenda

TORONTO: A Russian made documentary film claiming to expose a homosexual campaign to undermine Western morals has been banned by Canada’s Border Services Agency. American anti-homosexuality crusader Peter LaBarbera has just been notified personally of the decision by the CBSA, formerly Canada Customs, because his copy of the 2014, hour-long film was seized as he crossed the border this spring. ... Read More »

Russia imposes export duty on wheat of 15% of its value plus 7.5 euro

MOSCOW: Russian government imposes export duty for Russian wheat will total 15% of its customs value plus 7.5 euro but not less than 35 euro per ton as of February 1, 2015, says a resolution that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed. “The imposition of this export duty is called upon to stabilize the situation on the domestic market of grain,” ... Read More »

$35b agri products imports: Dar seeks plan to grab Pak share in $16b Russian imports

ISLAMABAD: Russia has been importing food items worth $35 billion particularly Europe, and current EU curbs on imports is creating a space of $16 billion which should be captured and exploited through the exports of Pakistan products. “Pakistan want definitely needs a handsome share in this available market”, declared Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while chairing a meeting here. Mr Dar ... Read More »

Russian tycoon Timchenko says not interested in buying Bashneft

MOSCOW: Gennady Timchenko Russian tycoon said on Tuesday he was not interested in buying mid-sized oil company Bashneft and would not be interested in doing so in the future. The state plans to hold a sale of the Bashneft shares seized from Sistema. A Moscow court has ruled in favor of transferring Bashneft shares owned by Sistema to the state. ... Read More »

Thai police arrest Russian on steroids smuggling

PATTAYA:  A Russian man wanted for smuggling home muscle-enhancing steroids from Thailand has been arrested on Jomtien beach in Chon Buri, the amount of steroids is not disclosed. A team of local police and soldiers from the 14th Army Circle on announced the arrest of Igor Cherkesov, 47, who was wanted on an international arrest warrant for smuggling steroids into ... Read More »

Russia’s Meshkov advises EU to lift sanctions against Moscow over Ukrainian conflict

MOSCOW: Alexei Meshkov Russian Deputy Foreign Minister advised the European Union to lift sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian conflict and promised to waive its counter measures. In August Moscow banned most Western food imports, worth $9 billion a year, in response to U.S. and European Union sanctions over Russia’s role in Ukraine. Meshkov said we do not expect anything ... Read More »

Russia customs offers ‘green corridor’ to India

ARDON: The Russian and Indian customs has agreed to improve bilateral customs and border relations. The Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia has invited India to participate in the ‘green corridor’ project. Also they proposed that the two countries create a list of entrepreneurs or companies whose goods, on a reciprocal basis, will not have to pass customs inspection during ... Read More »