May 10, 2014 18:13
Ukraine allows Russian delegation to pass through air space - lawmaker
MOSCOW. May 10 (Interfax) - Ukraine eventually allowed a Russian official delegation to pass through its air space on the delegates' way back from Moldova's breakaway province of Transdniestria to Moscow after refusing to do so on Saturday, a Russian State Duma deputy said.
The deputy, Alexei Zhuravlyov, told Interfax by phone from the aircraft that was going to take them back home but was still on the ground in Chisinau that the delegates were pondering whether it was worth flying through Ukrainian air space.
"We've come to the conclusion that the Ukrainian authorities contacted their henchmen in the U.S., and we can't rule out the possibility that our plane would be forced to land somewhere in Ukraine," Zhuravlyov said. "We aren't afraid, but it would be wrong to put any advantages into the enemy's hands."
The delegation, which consisted of Duma deputies Zhuravlyov, Sergei Zhigarev, Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky and Mikhail Krotov, an adviser to the Duma chairman, had accompanied Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on a visit to Transdniestrian capital Tiraspol.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 28, 2018
Gornin appointed First Deputy Finance Minister
GROWTH OF INVESTMENT DEMAND IN RUSSIA HAS SLOWED, CENTRAL BANK WILL ANALYZE THIS WHEN ADJUSTING ITS FORECAST - YUDAEVA
LAVROV: SYRIAN FORCES SHOULD BE STATIONED ON SYRIAN-JORDANIAN BORDER, ALL OTHER UNITS SHOULD BE WITHDRAWN FROM THIS AREA
PESKOV DOESN'T RULE OUT THAT PUTIN WILL MEET WITH UAE DELEGATION DURING ITS VISIT TO MOSCOW
MOZAMBIQUE FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER EXPECTING ROSNEFT, EXXONMOBIL CONSORTIUM TO SIGN AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP GAS FIELDS IN MOZAMBIQUE
LAVROV ON REPORTS ABOUT WITHDRAWAL OF U.S. FORCES FROM SYRIA'S AT TANF: I HOPE FOR PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE PLANS
LAVROV: PRESENCE OF TERRORISTS IN AT-TANF CONTRAVENES AGREEMENTS OF RUSSIA, U.S., JORDAN ON DE-ESCALATION AREA IN SOUTHERN SYRIA
SG-Trans to form JV to build, operate railcars with India's Jindal
RUSSIAN, U.S. MILITARY, DIPLOMATS REMAIN IN TOUCH ON SITUATION IN SYRIA'S AT TANF - LAVROV
Inflation risks fell in Russia in April, but still not depleted - Yudayeva
Hezbollah assisting in Russian military effort in Syria - expert
Yakutia head resigns
RUSSIAN CENTRAL BANK NOT RULING OUT ADJUSTMENT TO 2018 RUSSIAN GDP FORECAST, BUT FIGURES WILL BE CLOSE TO CURRENT ESTIMATES - YUDAEVA
INFLATION RISKS IN RUSSIA LOWER COMPARED TO APRIL, BUT STILL NOT DEPLETED - CENTRAL BANK FIRST DEPUTY GOVERNOR YUDAYEVA