Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko told Izvestia
newspaper that Moscow opposes EU sanctions against Turkey, arguing that such steps would only aggravate the long-standing conflict in the region.
The agreement on the use of local currencies instead of the dollar was signed by Anton Silwanov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Minister of Finance, and I Gan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, on 5 June 2019, "Izvestia
In an interview given to Russia's Izvestia
newspaper published on Monday, Aksyonov said that there are close relations between the Republic of Crimea and Syria, and that several economic cooperation memos and joint business programs have been signed.
According to the Russian newspaper "Izvestia
" that the system includes a radar to detect the drone aircraft in particular.
daily reported the S-300PM-2 system is equipped with a more advanced radar station, an improved target illumination and guidance station (firing radar) and a mobile command post.
"Kabul is upbeat on participating in the upcoming conference", Russia's Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov told Izvestia
daily, following a discussion with Afghanistan's Deputy Foreign Minister Nasir Ahmad Andisha on Thursday.
Pro-Kremlin paper Izvestia
said Russia currently has 10 warships and two submarines in Syrian waters, saying this amounted to Moscow's biggest military presence there since it became involved in the conflict in 2015.
Russian-Turkmen high-level talks may be held in Sochi on August 15, Russian Izvestia
newspaper reported Aug.
The Netherlands and France hinder Bulgaria's entry into the Schengen zone, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said in an interview with the Russian newspaper Izvestia
, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.
Analysts believe that Russia is planning to introduce Islamic banking to avoid Western sanctions, according to Novye Izvestia
Responding to reports by Russian newspaper Izvestia
and other Russian media outlets, spokesperson for the Egyptian presidency Alaa Youssef denied that bilateral discussions are taking place that would lead to the establishment of a Russian military base in Egypt, state-run Al-Ahram reported Monday.