The BRICS New Development Bank is not an alternative to the IMF and the World Bank but rather a complement, said Presidential aide Sergey Glazyev. It will address the challenges that Western institutions currently ignore.
Ukraine has every chance of becoming a gas exporter again, as it was in the first half of the 20th century, said US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. He added that the US will certainly help Kiev to achieve the goal.
A British supermarket and co-operative group famed for its commitment to Fairtrade has told its members it will be unable to continue its pledge to stock the products because fierce supermarket competition makes it economically unviable.
The Obama administration has proposed new offshore drilling regulations nearly five years to the day after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig led to one of the worst environmental disasters in recent memory.
The Arctic region has always been very important to Russia. At present, our country is implementing a strategy for full-scale, balanced and complex development of the Arctic, including research, technology and the protection of the environment.
Ukraine’s attempts to cut off water supplies to Crimea caused significant droughts last summer, but now Russia is rushing to compensate for the deficit. The first lines of newly installed water pipes are already feeding the peninsula from artesian wells.
Americans are increasingly looking to solar and wind energy for the future, but most of them still support nuclear energy, a new Gallup poll shows. Overall support for oil and natural gas exploration has dropped, due to divided opinions on fracking.