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Russian Governor Believes ‘Booming Villages’ Are Result of Sanctions

The Governor of Vladimir Region Svetlana Orlova called for Western nations not to hurry with lifting their sanctions against Russia

China, Belarus Russians’ Favourite Countries – Poll

A survey by independent pollster Levada Centre revealed that the majority of Russians are kindly disposed towards Belarus and China (79% and 78%)

Economists Evaluate EU Losses over Russia Sanctions at $60 Billion

French economists have estimated the shortfall in profits of the 37 countries that imposed trade sanctions against Russia at $60.2 billion

New German Foreign Minister Calls for Better Russia Relations

New German Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel is interested in maintaining positive relations with Moscow

Lavrov: Russia Is Interested in Normal Relations with US and EU

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that Russia is interested in normal relations with the United States and European Union

Austria’s Vice-Chancellor: Anti-Russia Sanctions Should Be Phased Out

Austria’s Vice-Chancellor and Minister of the Economy Reinhold Mitterlehner called for the gradual lifting of sanctions against Russia

Senior European Official Reflects on Positive Changes in Russia

Secretary General of the Council of Europe said that over the last 20 years positive changes have taken place in the country

CNN: Sanctions Have Fuelled a Russian Food Revolution

Restrictions on foreign food by Russia and economic sanctions imposed by the EU have sparked off a culinary revolution in the country

Lavrov: Russian Economy Is Standing on Both Feet

Lavrov claimed that phasing out imports has paid off for Russia

A Cold Dip for Climate Change

The story of how one extreme swimmer helped Russia and the US reach an agreement

EU Gives €83,000 to Support Russian Villages

The European Union has allocated €83,000 to support Russian villages, according to Vygaudas Ušackas, head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia

US Has Exhausted Its Options for Sanctions Against Russia – Bloomberg

The US has almost no means left to put pressure on Russia with sanctions, Bloomberg reported

Five Countries Extend Sanctions Against Russia Following EU

Five countries, including Ukraine, supported the EU’s decision to extend the sanctions against Russia

Belgrade Will Never Impose Anti-Russia Sanctions – Serbian Ambassador

Slavenko Terzić, Serbia’s ambassador to Russia, reaffirmed today that Belgrade does not intend to act against its own interests and impose sanctions against Russia

FT: Italian PM Talked EU Leaders Out of New Anti-Russia Sanctions

Matteo Renzi, prime minister of Italy, has reportedly persuaded leaders of Germany, France and the UK to not implement new sanctions against Russia

Alexander Turov on Franco-Russian Economic Cooperation

Russia's trade representative in France tells Rambler News Service about the trial of former Yukos shareholders, Crimean wines and the likelihood of sanctions being lifted

Russia and Europe Venture to Mars

Russia and Europe launched the ExoMars spacecraft destined to reach the Red Planet this October

Yuri Stetsenko on German-Russian Economic Cooperation

Russia's trade representative in Germany, believes that relations between the two countries have reached a turning point

Pobeda Launches Chocolate Factory in Europe

Russian confectionary company Pobeda has opened the first Russian chocolate production facility in the European Union, Vedomosti reported Wednesday