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Two thirds of Russians take interest in achievements of science

Source : RT / 20 Sep 2014

Nearly two thirds of Russians take a keen interest in achievements in the present-day science, especially in medicine and biology, according to a public opinion poll result made public on Wednesday.

 

Russians support return of death penalty to fight extremism and crime

Source : RT / 19 Sep 2014

Sixty-three percent of Russians think it is acceptable for society to use capital punishment for crimes such as pedophilia, murder and terrorism, recent research has shown.

 

Turkey to develop economic relations with Russia amid sanctions

Source : AA / 17 Sep 2014

Turkey is to increase its exports to Russia in the face of toughened Western sanctions against the country over the Ukrainian crisis, Turkey's Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said.

 

Russia, Iran plan to use national currencies in bilateral trade

Source : Itar-Tass / 10 Sep 2014

Russia and Iran plan to use their national currencies in bilateral trade, Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Tuesday.

“Trade will be organized on the basis of our currencies,” he said after the 11th meeting of the Russian-Iranian intergovernmental commission.

 

Russia to build two nuclear plants in Iran

Source : World Bulletin / 03 Sep 2014

Russia will build two new nuclear power plants in Iran, says the head of Iran's nuclear energy institution.

Semi-official Fars News Agency on Saturday quoted Ali Akbar Salehi, the chairman of Iran Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI), as saying that Moscow and Tehran would soon sign a deal for the construction of the new nuclear plants in southern coastal province, Bushehr.

 

Food embargo against West to benefit Russia’s economy- Putin

Source : RT / 15 Aug 2014

Russia’s food ban against many Western products will help Russia strengthen its domestic food market, President Putin said Thursday.

“Most important- we will develop our own production and will restrict low quality Western goods,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said addressing Crimean parliament members in Yalta on Thursday.

 

Russia, Egypt looking to create a free trade zone - Putin

Source : RT / 13 Aug 2014

Egypt and the countries of the Customs Union are looking into creating a free trade zone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Black Sea city of Sochi.

 

Russia sanctions, Iraq conflict slow Turkish exports

Source : Hurriyet Daily News / 01 Jul 2014

Turkey’s exports were $12.54 billion in July, remaining flat compared to the same month of last year, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly has said, as political fallout and the Iraq conflict have taken their toll on the country’s trading partners.

 

Russia calls off launch of newest space rocket Angara

Source : Reuters / 28 Jun 2014

Russia was forced to abandon Friday's debut launch of its first new space rocket since the Soviet era when the Angara booster cut out during a final countdown watched by President Vladimir Putin via video link from the Kremlin.

 

Russia takes the fifth place in the number of billionaires

Source : The Moscow Times / 13 Jun 2014

The number of households whose wealth exceeds $1 million in Russia has grown by 18.5 percent in 2013, reaching 213,000 last year, the Boston Consulting Group said in a report.

 
 

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