Apr 3: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to meet with Belgium’s Crown Prince Philippe
RF, NATO to discuss coop'n on ABM in Brussels Wed - A roundtable meeting on Russia and NATO cooperation on anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system is to be held here on Wednesday
RF, Austria FMs to discuss coop'n, Japan, Libya situation - RF Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich pointed out, "The Austrian Minister will focus on preparations for Austrian President Heinz Fischer's official visit which is planned for May. The sides will also analyze the state of bilateral relations and the course of preparation of a number of intergovernmental agreements".
US Rep Levin: Sees Barriers To Russian WTO Entry
US lawmaker sees difficult vote on Russia trade - Russia rights record expected to color trade debate; Obama administration strongly backs Russia's WTO bid; WTO entry requires Congress vote on trade relations
US abandons didactic manner in Russia-US relations: The United States abandoned the didactic manner towards Russia that is one of the main positive results in ‘the reset’ of bilateral relations, chairman of the State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Konstantin Kosachev told reporters here on Tuesday.
Russia,US may ease visa regime – MP: Russia and the United States may ease or even cancel visa regime soon, Konstantin Kosachev, the head of the State Duma's international affairs committee said on Tuesday.
Russia, U.S. may ease visa regime 'in foreseeable future' - lawmaker
Despite continued talks, opium trade still tests Russia-U.S. relations - By Kathy Lally
Russia and Kazakhstan signed a new program for cooperation in the field of peaceful use of nuclear power
Head of the Caucasus Department of the Russian FM: “D. Medvedev is involved in NK issue himself” - Andrey Kelin, the head of the Caucasus Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has gave a big interview to the radio-station “Russian voice” about the situation in Caucasus and Russian role in it.
Head of Caucasus Muslims may not come to Armenia - “No invitation has been addressed to Allahshukur Pashazade to attend the meeting either from the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill II, or the state, which will host this meeting,” Caucasus Muslim Office International Relations Department head Mugaddes Payizov told Azerbaijani Trend news agency.
Medvedev appoints Karachai-Cherkessia, Kabardino-Balkaria IM
Medvedev to chair econ modernization panel session Wed
Two suspected militants killed in operation in Ingushetia – source: "Preliminary reports indicate that a group of militants was spotted on the outskirts of the village of Alkun on Wednesday morning. Two of them were killed in an exchange of fire," the source said.
Yandiyev brothers suspected of Domodedovo terrorist act arrested
Russian court issues arrest warrant for suspected accomplices of Domodedovo bomber
The trap shuts - In an exclusive interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta (RG), the head of Ingushetia, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, talks about the preparations for and the course of the special operation in the village of Verkhny Alkun.
Moscow police searching for Moldovan woman possibly preparing bomb attack - "A 20-year-old woman who could presumably be involved in preparing a future bomb attack in Moscow arrived at the Vnukovo Airport from Moldova on Tuesday," the source said.
Russia halts major meat smuggling route - Russian police have stopped a major channel of illegal meat imports from Brazil and Argentina, officials said on Wednesday.
Reuters PRESS DIGEST - Russia - Mar 30
RIA Russian Press at a Glance, Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Officials earn more than their constituents - Regional officials are being paid one-and-a-half times the average salaries in their regions, while in some constituent territories, this gap reaches 2.5 times. The figures are based on research by the FBK Company, which presented its ratings of the authorities’ “detachment” from their constituents.
Transportation Ministry simplified charter flight rules
Threat to railway liberalisation? - . The committee has reportedly suggested setting a price range for cargo transportation, and prefers government regulation to further development of "artificial" competition in the industry.