Putin to meet with Iraq’s visiting Vice-President Nouri al-Maliki TueRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 6:49
Russian super-heavy booster vehicle to bring payloads of 70 tns to orbitScience & Space July 25, 5:34
New limits on microloans to kill off most micro lenders in Russia, say expertsBusiness & Economy July 25, 3:45
Lavrov says astonished to watch mass hysteria among US politiciansRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 1:35
Lavrov comments on Syrian de-escalation zone agreementRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 24, 20:15
Iraq calls for closer cooperation with RussiaWorld July 24, 19:09
Russia develops laser-guided automatic landing system for dronesMilitary & Defense July 24, 18:22
Communist propaganda ban not aiming to dismantle Soviet WWII memorials, vows Polish envoyWorld July 24, 18:16
Situation with Siemens won’t affect Russian companies — energy ministerBusiness & Economy July 24, 18:11
“Thanks to your efforts, Afghanistan has travelled a long way on the path of the development of the social and economic sphere, the armed forces. You have done much to carry out the first stage of the election race successfully,” Putin said at a meeting with President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai on Tuesday. “I hope that the second stage, the elections, would be completed and your successor would do his best to develop cooperation between our states.”
Karzai, in turn, thanked Putin for cooperation.
Runoff presidential elections in Afghanistan will be held on June 14. Candidates include former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah and former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. The winner will be the candidate who scores the simple majority of votes.