PAK FA offers practically unlimited opportunities to pilot - commanderMilitary & Defense July 22, 11:29
Ukraine's National Broadcasting Board issues fine to Public Radio for 0% Urkainian songsWorld July 22, 5:39
Femen movement activists faces 5 years in jail for trying to frustrate summit meetingWorld July 22, 4:38
Russian Deputy PM dismisses allegations he will arrived in Moldova on warplaneRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 22, 2:46
Russian top diplomat shares his impressions from meeting with US leaderRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 20:31
Lavrov bewildered US special services give no facts of Russia’s meddling in US electionRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 19:46
Putin says USSR collapse had greatest impact on himSociety & Culture July 21, 18:37
Putin expects Russian-European Mars landing mission to crown with successScience & Space July 21, 18:21
Key facts about ExxonMobil and its business in RussiaBusiness & Economy July 21, 18:14
MOSCOW, August 30 (Itar-Tass) - The Kremlin hopes the Belarusian authorities will release shortly Uralkali CEO Vladislav Baumgertner, detained in Minsk.
“Russia hopes it would be done without delay,” Russia's Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Friday.
He called on reporters not to search for any political backgrounds. “This would not be in the interests of Russia and Belarus,” he said.
Ushakov added the conflict between Uralkali and Beloruskali was a commercial dispute.
Uralkali’s Director General Vladislav Baumgertner was detained in Minsk on August 26, and later he was arrested under the investigation into several criminal cases, which Belarus’ Prosecutor General’s Office had opened. The Belarusian Investigative Committee claimed the conflict of interest had affected the republic’s state and public interests, as well as damaged Belaruskali and the Belarusian Potassium Company.
Uralkali is a Russian potash manufacturer.