Press review: Ripples from Barcelona terror attack and risks from China's shale revolutionPress Review August 18, 13:00
Georgia asks Ukraine to extradite ex-president SaakashviliWorld August 18, 12:11
Russian planes to be equipped with ‘nervous system’ for monitoring airframe flawsScience & Space August 18, 11:39
Muscovites bring flowers to Spanish embassySociety & Culture August 18, 11:13
Police detain third suspect in Catalonia terror attacksWorld August 18, 9:49
Syrian army encircles terrorists near strategic city of AkerbatMilitary & Defense August 18, 9:05
Spanish police confirm four terrorists shot dead in CambrilsWorld August 18, 5:56
Citizens of 18 countries suffered in Barcelona terror attackWorld August 18, 3:07
Russian cosmonauts successfully complete spacewalkScience & Space August 18, 2:37
MOSCOW, May 29 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Astana to attend a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at the level of heads of states. Together with the Belarusian and Kazakh leaders, Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev, Putin plans to sign the agreement on the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union, due to begin to function in the Customs Union space from January 1, 2015.
The Kremlin sees the upcoming signing of the agreement between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan as a landmark integration event. "Signing the agreement is a historic event from the point of view of the development of integration processes in Eurasian space," presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said.