Russian Ice Hockey Federation to wage ruthless war on doping abuseSport July 26, 19:53
Two Siberian residents jailed for killing three zoo birds in failed barbeque attemptSociety & Culture July 26, 18:43
Moscow slams Western media allegations about alleged Russian support for TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 26, 18:31
Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenshipWorld July 26, 18:25
Russia bolsters military potential in South to respond to emerging threats — defense chiefMilitary & Defense July 26, 16:09
Moscow to frame stance on new sanctions once US bill becomes lawRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 26, 16:03
Kazakhstan hopes to develop its own module for joint space station with RussiaScience & Space July 26, 15:34
EU diplomats move to slap more sanctions on Russia over Siemens turbines furorBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:11
London court binds Ukraine to pay par value of Eurobonds to RussiaBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:05
DURBAN /South Africa/, March 27 (Itar-Tass) – The BRICS states have set up a Business Council, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff said at a working lunch with representatives of the business communities of the five countries.
The Russian members of the Business Council were presented by President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin. The Russian part of the Council also includes VEB head Vladimir Dmitriyev, Rostekh Corporation director Sergei Chemezov, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin and director general of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriyev.
"The business Council will help develop effective plans for multi-party investment and business cooperation in various areas in accordance with the BRICS long-term strategic cooperation program," Katyrin said. He believes interaction in power engineering and the promotion of green technologies have particularly good prospects.