Cockpit of Russia’s new spacecraft to have three touch screensScience & Space March 29, 8:36
Konchalovsky's 'Paradise' gets Best Film, Best Director at Russia's Nika movie awardSociety & Culture March 29, 7:29
US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of Montenegro’s accession to NATOWorld March 29, 5:24
Putin’s popularity in Russia ‘unfaltering’ — US pollsterRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 5:19
Lavrov says he plays football once a week, goes rafting every yearSport March 29, 3:59
UK prime minister signs formal Brexit letter to Brussels — official photoWorld March 29, 1:26
Some 20 Topol-M, Yars mobile ICBM systems take part in massive Central Russian drillsMilitary & Defense March 28, 23:10
Russia clinches last-minute 3-3 draw with Belgium in friendly football match in SochiSport March 28, 21:40
Washington-based National Symphony Orchestra members excited to perform in RussiaSociety & Culture March 28, 21:36
BISHKEK, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Kyrgyzstan and Russia reached an agreement to develop a joint programme promoting the Central Asian republic’s accession to the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Economy Minister Temir Sariyev said on Wednesday.
The agreement was reached at a meeting between Russian and Kyrgyz presidents Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambayev in Russia’s Winter Olympics host city, Sochi, on February 8.
“The heads of state agreed that soon the two countries would set up a working group chaired by the first deputy prime ministers to develop a programme helping Kyrgyzstan to join the Customs Union,” Sariyev said.
The Kyrgyz authorities decided to join the Customs Union in spring 2011. In six months the republic filed an official application to join the organisation.