March 15, 2014 15:26
Ukrainian parliament terminates early powers of Crimea's Supreme Council
KYIV. March 15 (Interfax) - Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has terminated early powers of Crimea's Supreme Council.
A total of 278 people's deputies, out of 296 registered for the meeting on Saturday, voted for the relevant decree.
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November 22, 2014
U.S.', allies' military measures in Korean Peninsula area disproportionate to threat - Russian diplomat
Moscow believes six-party talks on Korean Peninsula denuclearization can be resumed
Russia doesn't view N. Korea's nuclear missile program as direct security threat - diplomat
Moscow not preparing Mogherini visit so far - deputy foreign minister
Talks on Iranian nuclear program may be successful, as Kerry, Zarif decided to stay in Vienna - Russian diplomat
Lavrov may travel to Vienna to join P5+1-Iran talks, no final decision made yet - Russian diplomat
Ukrainian Rada coalition to pass legislation regulating president's impeachment - agreement
Rada coalition members refuse to admit Opposition Bloc
France promises Armenia to help recover bodies of crewmembers of helicopter downed by Azerbaijan
Russia continues MTC with Syria on basis of existing accords - deputy FM
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November 21, 2014
OSCE amends wordings in Karabakh helicopter incident statement after Baku protests
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The name Arkady Rotenberg has been in the news far more frequently than usual in recent months. The billionaire was hit by the first wave of European Union sanctions against Russia, and has already challenged this decision in court. Recently it was reported that the businessman has sold part of his assets to his eldest son. Arkady Rotenberg spoke in an interview with Interfax about whether there was a link between these two developments, the impact of sanctions on his business, his friendship with President Vladimir Putin and many other topics.
Pakistani Ambassador to Russian Zaheer Aslam Janjua has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about prospects for supplying more Pakistani food products to Russia, the quality of such products and invites Russian companies to implement infrastructural projects in Pakistan.