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On 19 May, at a summit of the CIS countries, no agreement was signed on a free trade zone which would guarantee Ukrainian exporters easier access to the Russian market (and the markets of the other CIS member states) and would ban the…
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On May 18, President Dmitri Medvedev took part in a press conference with 800 Russian and foreign journalists in the Skolkovo Centre for Innovation, which is currently under construction. The President’s first large press conference…
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On 12 May, the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov took part in a meeting of the Arctic Council, during which the member states concluded the first legally-binding agreement governing cooperation in the region, and announced…
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12 May saw the first meeting in Sochi of the All-Russian National Front (ARNF), an electoral platform set up by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on the basis of the pro-regime United Russia party. In turn, it was announced on 16 May that…
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On 14 May, President Dmitri Medvedev sent an identical message to the heads of the NATO member states, in which he reminded them of the Russian positio towards plans to develop an anti-missile defence system for the alliance. Russia…
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On 13 May, in line with with government regulations about the disclosure of data by monopoly providers of transport services, Gazprom for the first time published information confirming the views of experts that the costs of…
Analyses | | Jadwiga Rogoża
Putin’s declarations are actions of spin, aimed at promoting United Russia, the party he leads, before December’s elections, in the face of falling support for it. However, above all Putin is seeking to demonstrate that he is the…
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On 21 April, the Russian government adopted draft amendments to the budget for the year 2011. The current state of the energy market is very favourable for Russia as it has increased the country’s budget revenue, which the authorities…
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On 28 April, the government of Russia decided to raise the export duty on petrol by 34% and introduce a general ban on exports of fuel until the end of May. This decision was caused by the lack of petrol in many regions of Russia,…