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Russia May Facilitate Visa Regime for Georgian Citizens

This issue will be discussed during the meeting of Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze and Russia’s deputy foreign minister Grigory Karasin Nov.19 in Prague. “The Russian side hinted that it is going to facilitate the visa regime for our citizens,” Abashidze told reporters Nov.18. …

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Gazprom Lowers its Production Forecast in 2015


In the new quarterly report, the Russian gas giant Gazprom has once again updated its estimate of production for the current year. The Company lowered its production forecast by 4% from 444.6 billion cubic meters (announced in August) to427 billion cubic meters. The initial production target for 2015 was 485.36 …

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Russian Energy Minister Novak due in Iran by late October

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will visit Iran on Oct. 21 – the day of a meeting between Russian and other oil producers with officials from OPEC in Vienna, a ministry spokeswoman said on Friday rouiters reported . Attemping to increase bilateral trade to $10 billion a year from $2 …

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Russia to Resume Gas Supplies to Ukraine from October 12

Gas deliveries to Ukraine will resume on Monday, Russia’s Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller said, adding that an advance payment for this month’s gas will be made by Kiev on Friday, October 9. Russian gas will be pumped into Ukraine’s underground storage facilities. Ukraine has already accumulated 15.7 bcm of gas, …

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Russia’s Gazprom Starts Gas Supply to Azerbaijan

Russia's Gazprom Starts Gas Supply to Azerbaijan

Russia’s Gazprom started supplying gas to Azerbaijan on September 29. The average volume of supplies totals about 6 mln cubic meters, says the information of Gazprom. Gas is supplied in accordance with the purchase-sale agreement signed for a five year period in September of this year with possible extension of …

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Russia and Iran buddy up in New York

Russian President Vladimir Putin  expressed the hope that he could travel to Tehran soon, and reiterated broadening of bilateral ties in economic, scientific and strategic areas. In a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani  on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly in New York. ‘Iran’s right of making peaceful use …

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Putin Speaks Fourth Term of Presidency with CBS Journalist

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is uncertain if he will use his right to run for the fourth term of presidency. Putin spoke on this matter during his interview with an American journalist from CBS News Charlie Rose. When asked how long Putin would like to stay in power, …

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Russia’s VTB Posts August Net Profit, Narrowing Year-to-Date Loss

VTB Bank, Russia’s second-largest lender, remained profitable in August thanks to a higher net interest margin, the bank said Monday. VTB said its net profit for August was 0.4 billion rubles ($6.1 million), which helped lower its year-to-date losses to 14.6 billion rubles. In August last year, when the ruble …

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