Lavrov says Russia-Belarus relations developing in working modeRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 21, 21:48
Condolence book in memory of Churkin opened at Russia’s Permanent Mission to UNWorld February 21, 20:53
Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash detained in Vienna at Spain’s requestWorld February 21, 20:40
UN secretary-general offers Lavrov condolences on Churkin’s deathWorld February 21, 19:53
OPEC does not see problems regarding growth of Russian oil exportBusiness & Economy February 21, 19:46
Kremlin to bake 100,000 pancakes for MaslenitsaSociety & Culture February 21, 19:23
Production of Mercedes Benz cars to start in Russia in 2019Business & Economy February 21, 18:43
UN Security Council holds a minute of silence in memory of Russia’s deceased envoyWorld February 21, 18:30
Russia and US might launch joint operations against terrorists in Raqqa — ministerWorld February 21, 18:17
ST PETERSBURG, May 23 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday has offered hope for business to return to its normal routine, former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told reporters.
“Putin’s speech has lowered risks and offered hope for Russian and foreign businesses to return to their normal routine,” he said.
Kudrin said he shared Putin's words about the necessity to break Russia's dependance on the oil and gas sector and to ensure additional growth through industry modernisation.
However, Kudrin noted that a theme of structural reforms had not beent highlighted in Putin's speech.