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After December 7, the British government will suspend granting of privileged visas to foreign investors, which allowed rich people to reside in the United Kingdom.
The Voice of America writes that, initially, the condition for obtaining a Level 1 visa was an investment of at least two million pounds sterling ($ 2.5 million) in the UK. This also gave such persons the right to bring family members to the country for an initial term of more than three years with the possibility of renewal, and …
Moscow has again increased its investments in the United States government bonds after the several months’ break, according to the U.S. Treasury data, published on Friday, November 16.
"In September, Russia's investments in the U.S. national debt amounted to $ 14.419 billion, in August - $ 14.097 billion," said the report.
At the same time, Russia is more intensively investing in U.S short-term government bonds and less - in Treasury securities with a maturity of more than one year. Short- …
Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Syromolotov stated that Moscow is ready to give a tough response in the event of the UK cyber-attack on Russian infrastructure facilities, RIA Novosti reports.
“Great Britain has been Russia’s enemy since Ivan the Terrible, acting to the detriment of the country. If they are making such declarations, then they will probably try it out, but we’ll defend ourselves and the response will be quite severe,” said the deputy foreign minister.
The Svea Court of Appeal has re-authorized the seizure of Gazprom’s assets in order to collect $2.6 billion in favor of Naftogaz Ukraine.
On Thursday, the Swedish court removed the temporary suspension of the fine enforcement measures, which had been introduced in June at Gazprom’s request, Reuters reports.
The Russian gas company asked to have the original ruling of the Stockholm Arbitration Institute revoked on the basis of external interference in the process. Citing a “world renowned …
The UK has followed Switzerland and the Netherlands in the seizure of Gazprom assets.
Despite the appeal filed at the Swedish Arbitration Institute and the suspension of the enforcement of the $2.6 billion fine in favor of Naftogaz Ukraine, the London Commercial Court has authorized the freezing of Gazprom’s assets in the UK, TASS reported, citing the Ukrainian company’s press service.
The order to take interim measures was issued on Monday: in the next 48 hours, Gazprom must provide Naftogaz …
On the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018),Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak said that he does not consider it likely that the British government will place sanctions on Russian sovereign debt.
“It is not London’s official position. I don’t see any threat, and I don’t think they will do it,” RIA Novosti cites Storchak as responding when asked whether the threat of London placing sanctions on Russian state debt was real. On May 21, the …
Nerve agent Novichok, which was used to poison former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, was explored in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and at least one more western country, reports the German newspaper Der Spiegel.
The publication emphasizes that these countries could have studied Novichok only to develop an antidote for it.
In 2006, the U.S. Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) assured the Allies that his …
Missile and air strikes have been conducted at targets in Syria by the US, UK and France. The Assad regime facilities, specifically those which were used for manufacturing of chemical weapons, have been targeted.
According to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford the targets were chosen “to mitigate the risk” of hitting Russian forces. "We specifically identified the targets to mitigate the risk of Russian forces being involved," General Dunford stated at the press …
In an interview with NTV channel, Russian Prosecutor General Yury Chaika said that the Prosecutor General's Office (GPO) intends to publicly release materials from its correspondence with London that ostensibly indicate that the UK Interior Ministry had prior knowledge regarding a threat to the life of former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko. It also plans to release materials suggesting that information concerning businessman Boris Berezovsky is of a false nature.
"We will hold a press …
At a session of the executive council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on April 4, Russia will present “a clear proposal” which will facilitate the Skripal case investigation, Russia’s permanent representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin told Rossiyskaya Gazeta in an interview.
“It is a simple, clear proposal, aimed at facilitating the investigation of the incident in Salisbury. I would not like to disclose it now, but believe me, it will be a good proposal, …