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    US Imports From Russia Are Back To Pre-Crimea Sanctions Levels

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  While the US is pondering what to do about Moscow’s amassing of military troops and equipment on the eastern border of Ukraine among Moscow’s demands for NATO to commit to a legal agreement not to position troops or equipment in either the Ukraine or Georgia, Russian exports to the US have quietly[…..]

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    Russia And Iran To Sign 20 Year Cooperation Deal

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis A combination of Chinese and Russian infrastructure development will help replace decaying assets due to the countries sanctions problems and ensure that Iran’s huge mineral oil and gas assets – it owns 12% of global reserves – continue to supply Central Asia and China.  Tehran and Moscow are about to complete their[…..]

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    Russia Overtakes Switzerland In Chocolate Exports

    As Russia-familiar connoisseurs will know, the country manufactures pretty tasty chocolate, mainly as it uses higher cacao amounts – 75% being common – than US or EU brands. As a result, Russia has broken into the world’s top 10 chocolate exporters for the first time, surpassing Switzerland’s famed chocolatiers in the value of chocolate exports[…..]

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    The Russia-Ukraine-United States Issue And The Implications Of US Sanctions On Moscow

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Even drastic sanctions imposed by the West will be absorbed and can be rectified by Russia. So what happens next? The on-going issue concerning Ukraine is back in the spotlight with US and Russian Presidents Biden and Putin having discussed the issue last night. At the crux of the matter is the[…..]

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    Vietnamese President Visits Moscow, Trade Deals Signed

    The Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has been in Russia, meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and helping both countries make comprehensive analysis on their bilateral achievements and sketch out future plans to further accelerate bilateral ties across different sectors.

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    Putin-Modi Summit In Delhi Likely To Have An Extensive Asian Impact

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Updated, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 with post-summit details of the discussions and initiatives the countries will be working on. Start reading from the top for the summit preamble and expectations and scroll to the end for additional post-summit subject matter and an overview of the summit contents, including new initiatives announced concerning[…..]

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    Russia Prepares For 2022 Africa Summit As Trade & Investment Increase

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia, like China, sees the same trade opportunities as AfCFTA makes a difference  Russia is preparing for the second Russia-Africa summit, which is now scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A coordination council has been established under the aegis of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum (RAPF). The announcement comes[…..]

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    China Calls For Improving Bilateral Trade & Investment Legislation With Russia

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Lack of progress is impeding trade and infrastructure development China’s Li Zhanshu, the head of the National People’s Congress and a member of the seven-strong Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee, has called for increased legislative support and better integration with Russia in a virtual meeting last week attended by Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko,[…..]

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    Russia Targets Increasing Trade With Nigeria

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  The third Nigeria-Russia Business Forum in Lagos has just completed, with trade volumes between the two countries having doubled in three years to US$600million, the Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Prof Abdullahi Shehu has said.

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    Russia Makes Breakthrough With Covid Nasal Spray

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, the team responsible for the Sputnik V vaccine, have stated they have completed the second phase of clinical tests of a nasal form of the coronavirus vaccine, and that ‘no side effects’ had been reported. President Putin has also said that he was[…..]

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