• Russia's September GDP Up 1.1 Percent

    Russia's economy grew by 1.1 percent year-on-year in September, compared with zero growth in the previous month, a senior Economy Ministry official said on Monday.

  • Syria Applies for Free Trade Zone With Russia

    Syria this month applied for the creation of a free trade zone with Russia, Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Likhachyov told news agency TASS on Friday.

  • Russia's First Arctic Base Opens for Business

    Russia's plans to militarize its Arctic territories gained pace on Wednesday with the opening of a new military base on Wrangel Island, Alexander Gordeyev, a spokesperson for the Eastern Military District told the RIA Novosti news agency.

  • Russia Expands Western Food Import Ban

    Russia's European food import ban on Tuesday will be expanded to include animal fat and meat byproduct imports, Russia's food safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Monday, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported.