The construction of its first rail bridge from Russia to China, connecting the two countries across the Amur River has just been completed. Construction of the 2,200-meter bridge between Nizhneleninskoye in Russia and Tongjiang city in China began in 2014, underlining Russia’s move to develop ties with China. The two sides jointly worked on the[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has made his first trip to Russia, and is in the Far Eastern Port city of Vladivostok at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. North Korea shares a border with Russia, which along with China has lomg maintained the integrity of the North Korean[…..]
Sources from the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade have apparently stated that financial experts will start testing blockchain and cryptocurrencies in Kaliningrad Oblast, Kaluga Oblast, Perm Krai and Moscow. The authorities aim to create regulatory sandboxes in the above regions to test innovative technologies that are currently out of scope of the existing[…..]
The final procedures for the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) to ratify a free trade agreement with Serbia is due to be signed in October 2019, member of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Veronika Nikishina said at the international conference “From Idea to Reality: 25th Anniversary of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Eurasian Initiative.” currently being held[…..]
Russia has budgetted US$86 billion from 2019 to 2025 to develop the Arctic, according to Nikolay Korchunov, Russia’s representative in the Arctic Council. Russia already has the largest economic status in the Arctic, with the region accounting for about 10% of Russia’s total GDP and close to 20% of all Russian exports.
Chinese private investors are interested in involving Crimea in the implementation of Belt and Road projects.
Washington has just passed a law making the White House legally bound to investigate Russian President Putin.
Trade turnover between Russia and the EU grew by 20 percent in 2018, said Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov in a meeting with European businesses.
Russian car dealers Avilion and Panavto, official trade partners of the Aurus automobile line, will start taking pre-orders for the vehicles.
Russia is planning its first privately owned cosmodrome in the Nizhny Novgorod region following the US privatization of space exploration.