Russia’s Strategic Partnership with Europe Inevitable – PM Medvedev

“Russia has no intention to abandon the European continent, either economically, or politically, or mentally,” Medvedev said in an article published by the Rossiiskaya Gazeta on Wednesday.”The relations could be changing in the future, but the strategic direction will remain inevitable — cooperation, partnership, and, with favorable conditions, even the creation of a unified economic space,” Medvedev stressed. Continue reading

Russia to continue developing Arctic oil, gas resources despite sanctions

What the Russians see is skyrocketing oil prices that aren’t too far away around the corner. They know that this ‘high’ won’t last too long. It also helps them lay claim to the Arctic region and enables them to send the Russian military out to enforce their wish in grabbing hold of the Arctic.


Despite falling prices for raw materials, companies should maintain their investment plans not to lose what is done, Russian Energy Minister said in an interview to the Rossiiskaya Gazeta

MOSCOW, January 22. /TASS/. Russia to continue implementing Arctic oil and gas projects despite Western sanctions and low oil prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview to the Rossiiskaya Gazeta that will be published on Friday, January 23. Continue reading