18.10.13 10:09 Politics
Dwelling on the incident involving Greenpeace activists that occurred in Russia’s exclusive economic zone on September 18, including the attack on the oil drilling rig Prirazlomnaya, Lukashevich said that the Netherlands, as the flag ship, presses for the release of the ship Arctic Sunrise and its crew.
18.10.13 10:08 Politics
Yulia Timoshenko is serving her sentence for abuse of power while signing a gas deal with Russia in 2009. “Of course, if the parliament passes that law, I will sign it,” the presidential press service quoted Yanukovich as telling reporters in Donetsk.
18.10.13 10:04 Econiomics
“Lithuanian Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič has received an invitation from Aleksander Medvedev, Gazprom's CEO, to discuss Lithuania’s proposals and coordinate positions for taking further steps,” a spokesman for the Lithuanian Energy Ministry said on Thursday.
18.10.13 10:03 Econiomics
He expressed the hope that the two sides would manage to specify Russia’s claims to the quality of Lithuanian dairy products, which had led to a ban on their import to Russia starting from October 7, 2013.
18.10.13 10:01 Politics
Last week the UN Security Council for the last time prolonged the powers of the ISAF, which has been fighting Taliban under NATO's command since 2001.