Situation with Russian, US diplomatic missions stabilized — TillersonWorld September 20, 7:07
Russia has no doubt that US can do something destructive to North Korea — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 6:21
ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
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.