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Crimea to be special economic zone with tax breaks
Moscow will make Crimea a special economic zone with tax breaks to attract investors, Russian Prime Minister has announced at a government session in Crimea’s capital Simferopol.

31.03.2014 09:47

Ukraine needs $35bn in aid to ‘stay afloat’ – Finance Minister
​A second-wave of revolution, a missing President, and a treasury that is nearly empty, Ukraine is on the brink of bankruptcy. Kiev’s finance minister said it needs $35 billion in aid by the end of 2015.

24.02.2014 11:51

​Russia’s emergency loan to Ukraine on hold until govt forms
Moscow says it would postpone further payments of the promised $15 billion loan to Kiev and is waiting to see the direction of the newly formed government, according to President Putin and Prime Minister Medvedev.

30.01.2014 07:49

Terrorist leaders considered alive until proven dead - Medvedev
Answering a question about reports that the top Chechen terrorist Doku Umarov is dead, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev noted that law enforcers have not yet obtained solid proof of this.

23.01.2014 07:32

Russia pivots towards industry, not reliant on oil - Medvedev
​There is more to the Russian economy besides oil and mineral exports, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. He also promised productivity will grow 50 percent in the next five years, which followed a severe bout of stagnation in industrial output.

10.12.2013 11:10

Go for broke: Ukraine’s risky EU trade deal
Tough admission standards could keep Ukraine’s trade integration with the European Union on hold, and if the process is dragged out long enough, it may be forced back into the arms of its ex-Soviet ally, Russia.

01.11.2013 12:02

Russia and China strengthen trade ties with $85 billion oil deal
The world’s fastest-growing energy market China and world’s biggest oil producer Russia have strengthened their business ties on Tuesday after signing 21 trade agreements, including a new 100 million ton oil supply deal with China’s Sinopec.

22.10.2013 07:39

Medvedev opposes ethnic enclaves in Russian cities
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has told the congress of the United Russia party that state officials must oppose ethnic enclaves in Russian cities to prevent both the growing crime rate and the surge of xenophobia.

07.10.2013 07:24

Russian economy slows from EU-US pressure - PM
As Russia’s economy loses steam, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has made an official excuse for the slowdown, saying the contracting EU and US are largely to blame. He says Russia should now build an "intelligent" state focusing on value in the workforce.

27.09.2013 08:55

Medvedev: Russia's top priority in S.Ossetia war was to defend our citizens, interests (RT EXCLUSIVE)
After the Georgian army launched a full-scale attack on the capital of South Ossetia in August 2008, then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered Russian troops to intervene, the hardest decision of both his political career and life.

03.08.2013 22:49

PM Medvedev reaches 1 million ‘likes’ on Facebook
The Facebook page of the premier of the Russian government has reached the landmark of 1 million ‘likes.' Dmitry Medvedev said the result is due to Russians' genuine interest in the work of their government.

08.06.2013 06:03

Russia has to react as NATO moves closer to its borders - Medvedev
Russia cannot see NATO expansion towards its borders as positive, as under certain circumstances the possibility of military confrontation remains, the Russian PM has said at the Euro-Arctic Council’s forum.

04.06.2013 09:51