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Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

June 19, 2014 10:22 am0 comments
Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

A gas deal between “Gazprom” and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed on May 21, 2014, during a two-day Shanghai visit of a Russian delegation led by President Vladimir Putin became the biggest contract in the history of post-Soviet Russia. The overall cost of the 30-year agreement is $400 billion […]

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Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

February 21, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

Another EU–Russia summit, which was shortened to just one day, took place on 28 January in Brussels. A new basic agreement between the EU and Russia was one of the main topics on the agenda. The event that was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey […]

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Gay Mountain Wins Gold

February 17, 2014 7:00 pm0 comments
Gay Mountain Wins Gold

It’s a Monday evening and I have just had my double dose of Corrie (guilty pleasure), switching the channel over to watch Benefit Street (don’t judge me, this is only on a Monday, I swear), and one of the best adverts I have ever seen pops up on the box: Channel […]

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‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

February 14, 2014 11:15 am0 comments
‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

A spectre is haunting Russia — the spectre of totalitarianism. While everything seemed set and ready for the first ever Winter Olympic Games in the country; the human rights activists from ‘Pussy Riot’ believe more important issues need the President’s attention, such as the promotion of togetherness and tolerance. ‘Pussy […]

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Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

February 6, 2014 1:02 pm0 comments
Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

The first ever Russian Winter Olympic Games will start in Sochi on 7 February 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that this sporting event will serve to bring nations together and to promote friendship, trust and the spirit of partnership the world over. At the ceremony of presentation by foreign […]

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Official visit of Chinese leader to Russia emphasized importance of two countries’ strategic partnership

April 7, 2013 9:53 pm0 comments
Official visit of Chinese leader to Russia emphasized importance of two countries’ strategic partnership

Representatives of the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China signed more than 30 agreements on cooperation in various fields, during the state visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to Moscow that ended on 24 March 2013. Russia became the first country visited by Xi Jinping as the leader […]

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