‘No Losses’ in Cyprus – Russia

MOSCOW, April 17 (RIA Novosti) – Russian state-controlled and private companies have not sustained any losses due to the financial crisis in Cyprus, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday.

That refers to all “state structures and even a significant number of private companies,” he said in his address to the lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma. Continue reading

Brazil to open talks on buying Russian missiles

Brazil agreed Wednesday to open talks with Russia on buying surface-to-air missile batteries.

The deal was reached in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer, with negotiations due to start in March, the foreign ministry said. Continue reading