Contents tagged with Ushakov

  • Putin's aide: Washington has not asked for a meeting of Russian and US presidents yet

    Washington has not requested a bilateral meeting of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in Osaka, said the Aide to Russian President, Yuri Ushakov, RIA Novosti reports.

    Ushakov answered that "nothing has happened" on this matter.

    Earlier, media sources reported that the US allegedly sent a request to organize a meeting of the presidents of the two countries. According to the RBC news agency, negotiations were proposed to be held at the end of June …

  • Russia donates $6 million of military equipment to Kyrgyzstan

    Russia has given Kyrgyzstan a new shipment of armored vehicles and helicopters worth around $6 million, the Russian Defense Ministry announced, as cited by Interfax.

    At the handover ceremony held at the Russian air base in Kant, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu clarified that Kyrgyzstan would be receiving two multipurpose Mi-8MT medium helicopters and nine reconnaissance and patrol vehicles. He remarked that the helicopters would help with transport and search-and-rescue operations in …

  • Russia gives Kyrgyzstan $30 million and promises further $1.6 billion

    Russia is continuing the Soviet practice of making multi-billion dollar investments into regimes near and far that are loyal to the Kremlin.

    The Russian government has agreed to grant free financial assistance to Kyrgyzstan, announced Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov on Wednesday.

    Kyrgyzstan itself sent the request for financial assistance. Russia agreed to allocate $30 million to support the republic’s federal budget. The decision was made earlier in March, but was not reported on, …