Emelianenko-Mitrione bout postponed due to American’s illnessSport February 19, 4:06
OSCE unable to identify perpetrators of cyber attacks against it - secretary generalWorld February 19, 4:02
Russian biathletes win gold in relay at 2017 IBU World Championships in AustriaSport February 18, 18:30
Putin signs decree on recognition of documents given to Donbass peopleRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 17:26
Sberbank CEO says no repeat of crisis in the short termBusiness & Economy February 18, 17:24
Judging by certain statements at Munich Conference, "cold war" is still not over — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 15:19
Bout’s lawyers will challenge Court of Appeals’ decision in Supreme Court on February 21Russian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 7:16
Turkish Minister reproaches NATO for not fulfilling obligations on its south-eastern flankWorld February 18, 7:12
Moody's upgrades outlook on Russia’s sovereign rating to stable from negativeBusiness & Economy February 18, 2:37
MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. Russia will back the candidacy of Christine Lagarde for her second term as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday.
"Russia will back the candidacy of the current head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde at the upcoming vote for the managing director of the fund in 2016. As Russia’s envoy to the IMF I support Christine Lagarde’s candidacy for a second term as the managing director of the fund. I assume we will continue a constructive and open dialogue with the IMF," Siluanov said.
According to the minister, Christine Lagarde has shown to be "an effective leader in a challenging period both for the global economy and for the fund itself."