August 14, 2019 05:00
INTERFAX RUSSIA AND CIS BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS
Interfax daily English-language bulletin on key economic events in Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and worldwide
Issue No. 150, August 14, 2019
The issue comprises all news dated August 14, 2019
December 15, 2019
Beginning of Putin-Zelensky dialogue can be viewed as positive result - Peskov
Events due in Moscow, Russia, CIS and Baltic countries on December 16, 2019
GAS TRANSIT VIA UKRAINE NOT POSSIBLE UNLESS EXPEDIENT FOR GAZPROM COMMERCIALLY, ECONOMICALLY - PESKOV
No fateful breakthrough reached in Paris on implementation of Minsk agreements but no one seriously expected it either - Peskov
PESKOV: PREMATURE TO TALK OF MEASURES IN RESPONSE TO WADA DECISION
PESKOV: OUR ATHLETES' BEING STRIPPED OF RIGHT TO COMPETE UNDER RUSSIAN FLAG UNACCEPTABLE, WILL BE INCLUDED IN CAS APPEAL
RUSSIA TO DO EVERYTHING UNDER INT'L SPORTING LEGISLATION TO PROTECT ITS ATHLETES, FLAG - PESKOV
KREMLIN BELIEVES RUSSIA WILL APPEAL WADA DECISION ON RUSADA AT CAS - PESKOV
RUSSIA EXPECTING IDLIB TO BE FREED FROM TERRORISTS AND SAFETY FOR SYRIAN AND RUSSIAN MILITARIES - PESKOV
RUSSIA NOT HIDING ITS CONCERN ABOUT IDLIB TERRORISTS ISSUE STILL UNRESOLVED, BUT SEES NO ALTERNATIVE TO COOPERATION WITH TURKEY IN THIS RESPECT - PESKOV
WE HAVE BIG DOUBTS ABOUT TRUMP BEING ABLE TO INFLUENCE ANTI-RUSSIAN SENTIMENTS IN U.S. - PESKOV
DEMONIZATION OF RUSSIA IN U.S. IS TO DO WITH U.S. DOMESTIC SITUATION, NOT RUSSIA ITSELF - PESKOV
TRUMP, PUTIN HAD SEVERAL POSITIVE CONVERSATIONS WHERE NICE WORDS WERE SAID BUT REALITY OF BILATERAL RELATIONS IS HARSH AND COLD - PESKOV
THANK GOODNESS, RUSSIA, U.S. STILL TALKING AT DIPLOMATIC, MILITARY LEVELS, THIS IS POSITIVE, KEEPS THEM FROM FALLING FURTHER INTO SINKHOLE OF DIFFERENCES - PESKOV
Cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC countries, foremost Russia, has lasted for three years already and in this time the oil market has seen shakeups that have threatened to cause a split within OPEC and jeopardized the fate of the OPEC+ agreement to curb oil production in order to balance the market. OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo spoke with Interfax on the sidelines of the 16th annual meeting of the Valdai Club in Sochi about how decisions are made and OPECСs position regarding geopolitical events that have hit oil markets.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman, who will leave his post in early October, has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about exchanges at the highest level between Moscow and Washington, a possibility of RussiaСs return to G8, as well as his vision of the future of U.S.-Russian relations.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about the U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty on that is expected on August 2, about Russia‘s response to the U.S. and NATO possible deployment of missiles banned by the treaty, and about whether the Cuban Missile Crisis may repeat itself.