Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact Us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

04/18 09:29   Eyewitnesses claim gunfire near Ukraine's Slovyansk - media
 
04/18 09:27   Results of forex trading on Moscow Exchange on April 17
 
04/18 09:26   Aston to enter Indian, Chinese vegetable oil markets
 
04/18 09:19   Russia, U.S. and EU ready to help stabilize Ukraine economy - Sergei Lavrov
 
04/18 09:19   Russia supports de-escalation in eastern Ukraine at Geneva talks - Ukrainian foreign minister
 
04/18 09:18   Ukraine govt sets October 1 deadline for power decentralization debates
 
04/18 09:16   Russian powdered milk imports soar amid milk shortage
 
04/18 09:06   Bulgaria to demand compensation for opportunity loss if EU freezes South Stream
 
04/18 09:00   RUSSIA AND FSU GENERAL NEWS
 
04/18 09:00   Moscow press review for April 18, 2014
 




 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Putin expresses condolences to Chinese leader...


News headlines


April 22, 2013 15:46

Putin expresses condolences to Chinese leader amid death toll due to earthquake in Sichuan

SOCHI. April 22 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed bilateral relations with Chinese leader Xi Jinping and has expressed his condolences to him amid the powerful earthquake in China's Sichuan province that took many lives.

"V. Putin has expressed once again his condolences to the Chinese leader amid the devastating earthquake, which claimed many lives. V. Putin and Xi Jinping have also discussed the current issues of bilateral cooperation," press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters.

The 6.6-magnitude earthquake shook Sichuan on April 20 at around 8 a.m. local time [4 a.m. Moscow time]. The epicenter of the quake with a focal depth of around 12 kilometers was approximately 100 kilometers from the administrative center of the Chengdu province.

According to the latest data, 164 people died and around 6,700 were injured.

ez jv

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire

April 18, 2014
 
09:06
Bulgaria to demand compensation for opportunity loss if EU freezes South Stream
 
09:00
RUSSIA AND FSU GENERAL NEWS
 
09:00
Moscow press review for April 18, 2014
 
05:00
Russia and CIS political and economic calendar: April 18
 
April 17, 2014
 
21:59
Kyiv, Moscow still have disagreements on military, political status of Ukraine - Deshchytsya (Part 3)
 
21:55
Russia has no wish to bring troops to Ukraine - Lavrov (Part 2)
 
21:54
Rally in favor of united Ukraine held in Donetsk
 
21:50
Kyiv, Moscow still have disagreements on military, political status of Ukraine - Deshchytsya (Part 2)
 
21:50
 
21:43
U.S. to introduce sanctions against Russia if no progress on Ukraine made - Kerry
 
21:39
Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Crimea, position of Crimean Tatar community
 
21:36
Ukraine promises constitutional reform - Kerry
 
21:33
Kyiv, Moscow still have disagreements on military, political status of Ukraine - Deshchytsya
 
21:32
CORRECTION: KYIV AND MOSCOW STILL HAVE DISAGREEMENTS REGARDING UKRAINE'S MILITARY AND POLITICAL STATUS - DESHCHYTSYA
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
Spanish Ambassador to Russia Jose Ignacio Carbajal has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about the situation in Ukraine, the possible third phase of sanctions against Russia, and separatist trend that has lately come to shape in Europe.

more
.
.
Domenico Dispenza, president of the International Group of LNG Importers and former chief operating officer of Eni‘s gas and power division, speaks to Interfax about the group‘s new report on global LNG imports for 2013.

more
.
.
Interfax spoke to Dr. Leonhard Birnbaum, member of the board of management for markets and services at E.On, about the energy balance in Europe and gas’s place in it.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2014   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100