Tyvan Coal is not Bargaining Chip

The leadership of the Tyva Republic has raised claims against Kaa-Khem, the largest colliery in the region. The industrial companies are now obliged to sell the coal at a practically fixed price which is no more than 2,200 roubles ($30.23) per tonne.

Ukrainian and US Intelligence Agencies Prepared Hopeless Operation to Trap Wagner Group Fighters Since 2019

Preparations for the operation to lure 33 Russians to Belarus for their subsequent abduction started in 2019. It failed most likely through the fault of the Ukrainian presidential administration. Preparations for the operation to lure 33 Russians to Belarus for their subsequent abduction started in 2019. It failed most likely through the fault of the Ukrainian presidential administration.

VIM-Airlines Employees Cannot Recover Back Pay for Fourth Year Due to Investigation Committee’s Decisions

The video in which representatives of VIM Airlines’ workforce are warning the company's bankruptcy manager that they are going to start protest actions was published on the Internet. They see no other way to draw the attention of the authorities and the public to their problem.

Equatorial Guinea Fails in Talks With Russian Wagner Group

Equatorial Guinea had planned to involve Russia in providing security in the country, but failed to reach a deal as it also wanted possible assistance in a coup against the incumbent President.

Research and Industrial Centres to Be Built in Siberia

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu's initiative to build new cities is being discussed in Siberia. It might work out if Kremlin decides to go ahead with the plans to launch major investment projects in the region.

Fresh Faces on Political Stage After State Duma Election

The elections to the 8th State Duma lower house of Parliament and regional government bodies ended in Russia on September 19. Representatives of 14 political parties competed for deputy mandates on the federal list. Two parties nominated candidates for the State Duma elections for the first time.

Equatorial Guinea's Government Delegation is Holding Talks in Moscow

According to flight tracking services, the Boeing belonging to the government of Equatorial Guinea arrived in Moscow. It is usually used by the country's leadership.

Planes With Wagner Group on Board Fly to Mali Back in August

The posts saying that members of the Wagner Group paramilitary organisation were deployed from Syria to Mali in August this year have emerged on the Arabic Twitter.

Russia is Suitable Partner for Mali – Le Monde

Le Monde published an article about the delicate situation involving French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the newspaper sources, he phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin to make an odd statement that “Paris is not leaving the Sahel.”

Integrity Journalism Award may be Launched in Russia

The Moscow Post online newspaper is well-known for its investigative reporting which often attracts a large audience. It has become recently known that its Public Council is planning to establish the Integrity journalism award. Details are published below.

Worst Krasnoyarsk Road is Turning Into High-Quality Highway

The repairs of the Yepishino - North-Yenisei road, located in the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory are about to be finished. For many years, this road was considered the most extreme in the area despite the fact that it is badly needed by major industrial enterprises. For example, there are the largest gold mining assets of Polyus [the largest gold producer in Russia and one of the top 10 gold mining companies globally by output.]

Reuters: Wagner Group to Save Mali From Islamists

Reuters news agency quoted its sources as saying that Russian mercenaries from the Wagner Group “private military company” would enter Mali under an agreement with the local government.

France is Losing its Vassals

Guinean President Alpha Condé, who had been in power since 2010, was overthrown in a military coup on 5 September 2021. He is known for his strong ties to France.

France’s Withdrawal From Africa is ‘Admission of Defeat,’ Says Political Analyst

The actions of the former metropolitan country, which is trying to keep its influence in Africa, indicate that the absolute collapse of Françafrique in the region is coming soon, said Russian political scientist Aleksandr Bovdunov.

Far East to get Closer

The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF,) with around 4,000 participants from 60 countries, was held on Russky Island in Vladivostok from 2 to 4 September. This year it focused on new opportunities for the Far East in a changing world.