First Deputy PM: Western investors in Davos believe 2017 will be good year for RussiaBusiness & Economy January 20, 15:49
Kremlin says Syrian army keeps plans to liberate Palmyra from Islamic StateRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 15:43
India plans to install Russian security system at Maharashtra portMilitary & Defense January 20, 15:32
Lavrov on IS destroying Palmyra monuments: barbarians are barbariansRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 15:24
Russia hopes Trump administration will send Mideast expert to Astana talksRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 15:18
Top diplomat: Main task in Syrian settlement is to resume talks, involve armed oppositionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 15:11
Russian expert predicts Trump will adopt more pragmatic approach on Syria policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 15:01
Federation Council may consider ratification of Turkish Stream agreement on February 1Business & Economy January 20, 14:54
Kremlin spokesman: 'Trump is not our guy, he is America's'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 14:52
MOSCOW, December 17, 21:08 /ITAR-TASS/. The real potential of trade cooperation between Russia and Ukraine is not fulfilled completely, even a downward tendency of reciprocal trade flows is taking shape, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a joint statement with visiting Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovich in the Russian capital on Tuesday.
In the previous year the bilateral trade went down 11% to 45 billion dollars and it decreased by 15% this year. “We have discussed the reasons for this decline. We have agreed on several concrete measures to restore the trade volume. We have approved the action plan to settle trade restrictions seeking to ease up protecting and anti-dumping measures.
“I am convinced that its fulfilment will increase the supplies of Ukrainian products manifold in Russia and other Customs Union states. The workload of industrial enterprises will grow sharply in Ukraine and more jobs will be created,” the Russian president said.