Bitter Legacy of Burlakov

Oleg Burlakov, a Russian oligarch and former military intelligence officer, has been held hostage to his status for most of his life, running business to increase his fortune.

Sanctions Against Russia Might Lead to Global Crisis, Says Putin

Sanctions, imposed on our country, are bringing to a global economic crisis, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with members of the government on economic issues.

Sanctions Against Russia Might Lead to Global Crisis, Says Putin

Sanctions, imposed on our country, are bringing to a global economic crisis, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with members of the government on economic issues.

Embargo on oil Supplies from Russia Might Lead to European Economy Recession

The oil flow from Russia to European consumers will be stopped already by the end of this year. The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the first person of EU diplomacy Josep Borrelle were in favor of a complete embargo on the energy carrier.

Nord Stream 2 to Supply gas to Northwest Russia

Gazprom has made a decision to use the overland capacity of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline to supply gas to Russians living in the northwest of the country, said the holding company's press service.

Gazprom is turning off Taps

The day before it became known that 10 European buyers of Russian gas have already opened accounts in Gazprombank to pay for the fuel according to a new mechanism, based on the conversion into rubles.

Dependence on Imported Drugs Might be Overcome

The State Duma will consider a bill to reject the WHO recommendations in the near future. Firstly, this organization, clearly pursuing commercial goals rather than caring about Russian citizens, actively imposes foreign drugs, and secondly, the Russian system of drug evaluation and testing is much more serious and thorough.

Rostov-on-Don Dilemma: Subway, Streetcar or Belt Route

The streetcar modernization project is not likely to be implemented in the Rostov region due to the sanctions imposed against Russia, for which an infrastructure budget loan was received. It is necessary to reallocate funds to the project of construction of a road bypass in Rostov-on-Don, said Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin.

Rusagro Unveils Plan to buy Valio

The Rusagro agricultural holding company intends to buy out the Finnish company Valio, which in connection with the Russian special military operation in Ukraine announced its withdrawal from the Russian market in early March.

Global Business Restructuring Under Sanctions

At present, Russian companies with the branches in the so-called unfriendly countries face a host of problems such as the blocking of assets and accounts, the impossibility of chartering ships and insuring shipments.

How Master Criminal and SBU Agent Becomes Victim

Along with true patriots, there have been always traitors to the fatherland. The attitude toward such people should be unequivocally negative and uncompromising. There is no excuse for a person who sold his country for material wealth.

Central Bank: Loss of Half Banks' Capital is not Worst Scenario

According to Deputy Central Bank of Russia Dmitry Tulin, Russian banks have sufficient margin of safety. If they lose up to half of their capital, as Rossiyskaya Gazeta writes, they will be able to continue working. Such a scenario would not be something terrible and unexpected for the Central Bank of Russia.

Sberbank Prevents Attempt to Withdraw Funds from Cards of Russians

A large-scale hacker attack on the cards of Russian citizens, organized from the territory of Ukraine, was stopped, said Stanislav Kuznetsov, deputy chairman of the bank.

Sanctional Debut of Alekperov and Nabiullina

On April 8, Australia published its own sanctions lists related to Russia's special military operation in Ukraine. The list of sanctioned representatives of Russia's top business and political circles can be called groundbreaking.

Russia Avoids Defaulting on its Debt

The sanctions the U.S. has imposed on Russia are designed to give the country the choice between spending foreign currency reserves and defaulting, said White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki.