Russian, Indian students creating friendship satelliteScience & Space August 16, 21:46
Zenit St. Petersburg loses 0:1 against FC Utrecht in first leg of Europa League play-offSport August 16, 21:34
Saakashvili plans to return to Ukraine on September 10World August 16, 21:23
Russian diplomat concerned over US and North Korean aggressive statementsRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 16, 20:32
Diplomat says US-made chemical weapons found in Syria prove West’s support for terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 16, 20:14
Russia’s St. Petersburg to host World Travel Awards in SeptemberSociety & Culture August 16, 19:37
Combat aircraft to make up over 50% in Russian state arms seller’s exportsMilitary & Defense August 16, 19:22
Poroshenko orders probe into reports about supplies of missile technologies to North KoreaWorld August 16, 19:08
Over 700 policemen to provide security at UEFA Europa League’s match in Russia's KrasnodarSport August 16, 19:02
“The CIS does exist. We would like the CIS to be more seen in results of its activities, though the existing results are sufficient already,” he said.
“I week ago I participated in a Council of CIS head of states in Minsk,” Kossachev continued. “Among other issues, we discussed a project, where the responsibility is with Rossotrudnichestvo - a program of innovative cooperation among the CIS countries.”
“Now we have 11 projects, which implementation will require $190 million, which are made from investments made by the program participants. Those are medicine, space, communications and biotechnologies.”
Those projects “cannot appear without the program, and the program is impossible without the structure like the Commonwealth of Independent States,” he said. “Thus, no doubt, it is too early to say the CIS is not alive.