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News Russia Economy: New U.S. Travel Ban Shuts Door on Africa’s Biggest Economy, Nigeria

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
New U.S. Travel Ban Shuts Door on Africa’s Biggest Economy, Nigeria
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/02/world/africa/trump-travel-ban.html

The visa rules will affect nearly a quarter of the people on the African continent, including many hoping to join loved ones already in the U.S. The newlyweds had already been apart for half their ...

News Russia Economy: Russia Invites Serbia To Sign Trade Agreement With Its Economic Union

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Russia Invites Serbia To Sign Trade Agreement With Its Economic Union
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-invites-serbia-to-sign-trade-agreement/30225376.html

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, while visiting the Serbian capital, Belgrade, addressed a special session of the Serbian parliament on October 19. In his address, Medvedev said he expected Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic would sign a free-trade agreement with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union when she visits Moscow on October 25. (NOTE: The headline of this video was changed to clarify that it concerns a proposed free-trade agreement between Belgrade and the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union without Serbia becoming a member of that organization.)

News Russia Economy: Escalation in US-China trade conflict poses structural risks to the global economy, Russia's central bank chief warns

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Escalation in US-China trade conflict poses structural risks to the global economy, Russia's central bank chief warns
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/18/bank-of-russia-us-china-trade-war-poses-structural-risk-to-global-economy.html

The longer the trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues, the bigger chances of this turning into a structural problem for the global economy, according to the Governor of the Central Bank of ...

News Russia Economy: Here’s how Russian media is laughing over the U.S. and ‘Ukrainegate’

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Here’s how Russian media is laughing over the U.S. and ‘Ukrainegate’
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-how-russian-media-is-laughing-over-the-us-and-ukrainegate-2019-10-10

If they are not careful, this could end up exposing a lot of Democratic corruption dating back to the Clinton years. But at least it’s keeping them busy — otherwise they’d return to interfering in the ...

News Russia Economy: Turkey’s S-400 could give F-35s and F-22s a major advantage in a fight with Russia

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Turkey’s S-400 could give F-35s and F-22s a major advantage in a fight with Russia
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/turkeys-s400-f-35s-f-22s-a-boost-against-russia-2019-7

"Russia will sell them to whomever will give them the cash," the source continued, pointing to Russia's weak economy as a potential explanation for making the risky move of selling S-400 systems to a ...

News Russia Economy: Now it’s personal: Georgian TV host unleashes nasty tirade against Putin as tensions with Russia escalate

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
Now it’s personal: Georgian TV host unleashes nasty tirade against Putin as tensions with Russia escalate
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/now-its-personal-georgian-tv-host-unleashes-nasty-tirade-against-putin-as-tensions-with-russia-escalate/2019/07/08/ee0923b8-a172-11e9-a767-d7ab84aef3e9_story.html

Meanwhile on Monday, the travel blockade on all Russian and Georgian flights operating between the countries posed a serious economic challenge to Georgia. The Southern Caucasus country, which has a ...

News Russia Economy: The US looks ready to put troops in Poland permanently, and Russia may have to respond

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
The US looks ready to put troops in Poland permanently, and Russia may have to respond
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-may-respond-to-us-permanent-military-presence-in-poland-2019-6?bcmt=1

Russia has long eyed its western neighbor as a spot for expanding ... allowing Minsk to even squeeze out economic concessions (albeit limited) from Europe and the United States. That said, a new US ...

News Russia Economy: U.S. and Russia Train Together in Arctic, Where They Both Want to Be Top Power

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
U.S. and Russia Train Together in Arctic, Where They Both Want to Be Top Power
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/us-russia-train-together-arctic-1443438

The Russian Federal Security Services' (FSB ... the phrase climate change once in his speech and only portraying melting ice caps as a new economic opportunity. While Moscow has also benefited from ...

News Russia Economy: A Russian journalist was detained. Then others stood up to save him.

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
A Russian journalist was detained. Then others stood up to save him.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/06/10/russian-journalist-was-detained-then-others-stood-up-save-him/

Golunov’s arrest took place even as the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was underway in Russia’s northern capital, and a fracas of this kind serves only as an embarrassing distraction. The ...

News Russia Economy: Brett Velicovich: Don't be fooled, China's outreach to Russia is a desperate cry for help

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Brett Velicovich: Don't be fooled, China's outreach to Russia is a desperate cry for help
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/brett-velicovich-china-russia-trump-tariffs

In a futile effort to compensate for China’s losses by developing economic ties with new global partners, Chinese leader Xi Jinping recently met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Both leaders ...

News Russia Economy: President Donald Trump Asked to Meet Vladimir Putin on Sidelines of Upcoming G20 Meeting, Russian Media Claims

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-meet-vladimir-putin-g20-meeting-1423780

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow hinted on Monday that Trump could meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping during next month’s G20 meeting. Trump has met with both Putin and Xi previously, but ...

News Russia Economy: 'Start Here': US flexes muscle in Middle East, Russia investigates jet crash, American economy needs migrant workers

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/start-here-us-flexes-muscle-middle-east-russia-investigates/story?id=62802761

An aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force were deployed to the Middle East amid "clear indications" Iran is preparing for a possible attack on U.S. forces in the region, officials said.

News Russia Economy: Russia, Syria, Premier League: Your Monday Briefing

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/12/briefing/russia-syria-premier-league.html

Russia remains a driving force ... The victories of the booming economy in Mr. Vajpayee’s era didn’t trickle down to rural voters — a fact that also seems broadly true today, Mr. Vaishnav said. Then, ...

News Russia Economy: Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels en route to Russia

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-pompeo-russia-idUSKCN1SJ06O

U.S. President Donald Trump also has stepped up economic pressure on Iran ... of the United States from the accord with Tehran a year ago. On his first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state, ...