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Failed Hanoi Summit helps US and DPRK leaders take fresh look at situation

08.03.19 13:54

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un were unable to reach an agreement at a summit held in the capital of Vietnam on February 27–28, and therefore did not sign the final document that has been earlier called Hanoi Declaration.

Experts: Ukrainian presidential election results still unpredictable

05.03.19 12:31

Less than a month remains before the next presidential elections in Ukraine, which are appointed by the country’s parliament on Sunday, March 31. According to some analysts, the main struggle for the presidency will unfold between the current president Petro ...

RIF becoming increasingly important platform for tackling critical issues

27.02.19 23:01

Participants of the Russian Investment Forum (RIF), which took place in Sochi on February 14–15, signed 567 cooperation agreements totaling more than 968 billion rubles. Last year this figure was 794 billion rubles , while the number of agreements was slightly less ...

Krasnoyarsk Universiade participants come to Russia with positive attitude and believe in good result

23.02.19 23:13

The XXIX World Winter Universiade, which will be for the first time held in Russia, in the city of Krasnoyarsk from March 2 to March 12, will have a record number of participants, said Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Universiade-2019 Olga ...

Creation of first genetically edited twins requires more detailed investigation

06.02.19 23:18

An American biophysicist from Rice University Michael Deem played an instrumental role in the experiment by the Chinese scientist He Jiankui , who tried to create children protected from HIV infection by gene modification. This information appeared at the scientific and ...

Difficult Brexit process continues to split society

31.01.19 23:03

The House of Commons of the United Kingdom declared its opposition to leaving the European Union without a deal with Brussels. The corresponding amendment was adopted to the draft agreement on the conditions for Brexit on January 29.

US government shutdown over Trump’s dispute with congress significantly worsens situation in country

17.01.19 23:23

The partial US government shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every week, CNBC reports referring to an anonymous source in the White House.

Expert: Difficult political situation in France requires president’s proactivity

12.01.19 22:15

Tense internal political situation in France requires President Emanuel Macron to take action to restore his own power. This opinion was expressed by Andrew Hammond, an associate at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics, in his article “Macron needs to ...

Territorial dispute settlement to open up new perspectives for Japan and Russia

28.12.18 22:13

Peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo would bring the countries to the new level of cooperation, Japanese Ambassador to Russia Toyohisa Kozuki told RIA Novosti.

Washington’s withdrawal from INF Treaty without alternative project to undermine world stability

23.12.18 23:06

The international community continues to actively monitor the situation around the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty after the US stated their intent to withdraw from the agreement if Russia “will not return to compliance with its terms and ...

Nidhal Guessoum: Experiments with human genome violate moral and ethical standards

18.12.18 22:15

Experiments with the human genome violate law and ethical standards due to the lack of a regulatory framework and evidence of the method’s safety. Such an opinion was expressed by a professor at the American University in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Nidhal Guessoum ...

G20 summit confirms countries’ readiness to seek consensus in global economic policy

10.12.18 23:13

The G20 leaders adopted a final declaration on the results of a two-day summit, which ended in Buenos Aires on December 1.

Refugees’ integration into European society priority issue in crisis overcoming

29.11.18 21:11

Leaders of some Central and Eastern European countries refused to support the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which should be signed in Moroccan Marrakesh in December.

Russia’s interaction with ASEAN countries has great potential for further development

24.11.18 15:15

International observers and political analysts continue to discuss the outcome of Vladimir Putin’s state visit to the Republic of Singapore, where he participated in Russia – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and the XIII East Asian Summit on ...

US sanctions push Iran to provocative steps and heighten tensions

15.11.18 23:30

Sanctions, which seek to block a country’s trade altogether, amount to economic warfare against civilians and therefore measures must be taken to protect them during such actions, said Idriss Jazairy, the UN Special Rapporteur on the effect of sanctions on human rights, in connection with Donald Trump’s resumption of the ...

Results of US Congress elections to determine vectors of further state policy

02.11.18 19:35

Less than a week remains before the US midterm congressional elections scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th. During the vote, 35 of 100 senators, 435 congressmen, and 39 state and territory governors will be elected.

Experts: Moving Australian embassy to Jerusalem to be sensitive issue

29.10.18 23:46

The possibility of moving the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will be considered by December 2018. The relevant statement by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared on the official website of the country’s government on October 16.

Only a few issues remain to be resolved for Brexit agreement, but they are not easy

17.10.18 13:42

The United Kingdom and the European Union will be able to reach agreement on the terms of Britain's exit from the EU . This opinion was expressed by Britain’s Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt at EU foreign ministers talks in Luxembourg on October 15.

EEF demonstrates Asia Pacific countries’ desire to expand partner relations with Russia

26.09.18 23:53

175 agreements for a total of 2.9 trillion rubles were signed during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok attended by more than 6,000 delegates from 60 countries and 1,300 media representatives. This statement was made by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian ...

Western sanctions against Russia cannot replace real diplomacy

17.09.18 15:55

The US’ sanctions policy against Russia, China and other EU trading partners significantly affects Europe and makes Germany react to Washington’s actions, said German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas in his speech at the annual conference of the heads of the German diplomatic missions abroad.

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