Putin bans ‘unfriendly’ investors from selling key energy stakes

This general view taken on July 8, 2018, shows the Kremlin and Moscow State University (back) in Moscow, Russia. (MLADEN ANTONOV / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday banning "unfriendly" investors from making transactions with their shares in strategic Russian enterprises and projects until the end of the year. […]

Moscow ready to consult Baku, Yerevan on border controls, lines

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart at the foreign ministry headquarters in Iran's capital Tehran on June 23, 2022. (ATTA KENARE / AFP) BAKU – Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday expressed Moscow's official readiness to consult Azerbaijan and Armenia on delimitation and […]