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2009-05-12 07:45:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urged Japanese business leaders in Tokyo Tuesday to invest more in Russia's energy resource development. Putin, noting Moscow was ready for a dialogue with Japanese companies, said the first phase of a huge oil pipeline project in Serbia to is finished and Russia is seeking Japanese investment for the project's second phase, the Kyodo news agency reported. The former Russian president indicated early completion of the pipeline project would be possible...

2008-09-29 09:00:49

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Yoo Cheong-mo] Moscow, Sept. 29 (Yonhap) - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak [Yi Myo'ng-pak] and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, agreed at a Kremlin summit Monday to accelerate two-way cooperation in energy, resources and industrial technologies, upgrading their bilateral relations from a comprehensive partnership to a strategic partnership, Lee's aides said. In the first tangible and unprecedented...

2008-09-17 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Sept 17 (Interfax) - Russia has been invited to attend an oil summit that will take place in London this December, British Ambassador to Russia Tony Brenton said. The ambassador noted that he sent an invitation to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to take part in the summit on Wednesday morning. High energy prices result in economic instability, which causes damage to suppliers, Brenton, whose mission as ambassador to Russia is coming to an end, told Kommersnat newspaper in an...

2008-09-03 09:00:02

By Vladimir Isachenkov Associated Press MOSCOW -- Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will respond calmly to an increase in NATO ships in the Black Sea in the aftermath of the short war with Georgia but promised that "there will be an answer." Meanwhile, President Dmitry Medvedev sternly warned the West that it would lose more than Moscow would if it tried to punish Russia with sanctions over the war with Georgia. Russia has repeatedly complained that NATO has too many...

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