January 15, 2014 11:03
Russian officials evaluating fulfillment of Antarctic Treaty
MOSCOW. Jan 15 (Interfax) - Russian Academy of Sciences President Vladimir Fortov, special representatives of the Russian president and Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoy are participating in the Antarctica 2014 international expedition.
"The expedition held under the aegis of the Russian Geographic Society is bound to appraise the fulfillment of the Antarctic Treaty and to define key areas of the long-term state policy for this continent," the Russian Education and Science Ministry press service said on Wednesday.
Russian Academy of Sciences President Vladimir Fortov, Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoy, Russian Presidential Climate Change Advisor Alexander Bedritsky, Russian Presidential Representative for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctica Artur Chilingarov and Deputy Education and Science Minister Marat Kambolov are taking part in the expedition on January 8-18.
The expedition has visited the Russian Vostok research station in Antarctica. A visit to the U.S. station Amundsen-Scott has been planned as well, the ministry press service reported.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
December 06, 2016
Russian, Turkish prime ministers to discuss possibilities to boost economic, humanitarian cooperation
DYNAMIC OF INVESTMENTS AND INDUSTRY IN RUSSIA IN 2016 COULD BE BETTER THAN FORECAST, BUT FOR TRADE WORSE - VEDEV
No disagreements exist with ECHR - Russian Supreme Court chairman
RUSSIAN DELEGATION TO RETURN TO PACE ONLY IF DISCRIMINATORY MEASURES IMPOSED AGAINST IT ARE LIFTED - VOLODIN
Petropavlovsk not planning to bid in Sukhoi Log auction - CEO
Russia to honor intl legal obligations but won't let its Constitution to be eroded from outside - Putin
TVEL expecting 30% growth of revenue from general purpose industrial products in 2016
Russia to extend use of $800 mln state loan to Serbia by three years
Putin urges raising of trust in judiciary
Russian Constitutional Court not trying to avoid enforcement of ECHR judgments, but seeking ways to enforce them - Russian Constitutional Court chairman (Part 2)
Ukrainian army loses 1 soldier in Donbas in past 24 hours
Prosecutor asks court to compel Navalny's attendance at Kirovles proceeding
Russian Constitutional Court not trying to avoid enforcement of ECHR judgments, but seeking ways to enforce them - Russian Constitutional Court chairman
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer has given an interview to Interfax correspondent Alexander Korzun ahead of his visit to Russia on November 23-25, in which he speaks about topics he would discuss with Russian officials, his assessment of ICRC interaction with Russia, and problems that the organization faces in Syria and Ukraine.
Palestinian National Authority head Mahmoud Abbas has given an interview to Interfax ahead of a visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Palestine, in which he speaks about Moscow‘s effort to organize Palestine-Israeli negotiations and prospects of an international conference on the Middle East settlement and expressed hope that Russian President Vladimir Putin will in the near future visit Palestine.
Rose Gottemoeller, who is serving her final days in the post of U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security and who will soon leave for Brussels, where she will take the position of NATO Deputy Secretary General, has given an interview to Interfax correspondent Ksenia Baygarova, in which she speaks about Moscow‘s recent decision to suspend the Plutonium Management and Disposition Agreement.