Photos of the week: fire in a giant migrant camp, Trump's flag hug and a 'river of sheep'Society & Culture October 28, 18:49
Finance ministers of Russia and Ukraine can meet if Kiev's debt is recognized as sovereignBusiness & Economy October 28, 18:48
US-led coalition increase intensity of air strikes near Mosul — Russian General StaffWorld October 28, 18:02
Russian General Staff asks Putin for permission to continue strikes at militants in AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 17:56
Russian tennis chief favors relocating ATP World Tour Finals to Moscow from LondonSport October 28, 17:51
DPR official says Kiev beefs up positions deploying rocket artillery to DonbassWorld October 28, 17:48
Israeli investors arrive in Crimea to assess venues for future investment projectsBusiness & Economy October 28, 17:26
Rosneft sells 11% in Vankorneft to India’s ONGC VideshBusiness & Economy October 28, 17:23
Rosneft files application for buyout of 100% in Bashneft — regulatorBusiness & Economy October 28, 17:20
MOSCOW, November 6 (Itar-Tass) - The Ministry of Education and Science has prepared a president’s draft decree to hold Russia-EU Year of Science in Russia in 2014.
The draft decree has been made public at the disclosure information portal.
The draft decree has been prepared in circumvention of the agreements reached at the 13th Russia-EU summit, which has been initiated and will be held by the EU and Russia.
The summit’s purpose is to demonstrate the achievements in the research and development sector and create conditions for expanding scientific and technological cooperation between Russia and the EU. Russia-EU Year of Science is timed to launching a new framework programme “Horizon 2020” and resuming the agreement on scientific and technological cooperation between Russia and the European Union.
“Due to the need to expand long-term partnership between Russia and the EU countries the Russian government has been instructed to found and approve an organising committee to prepare and hold Russia-EU Year of Science. The government has been also instructed to work out and approve a plan to prepare and hold Russia-EU Year of Science 2014,” an explanatory note says.