President Vladimir Putin has not asked US President Donald Trump to lift sanctions imposed on Russia, said the Russian President's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, as cited by TASS.
On March 30, Trump suggested before a phone conversation with Putin that the Russian leader would ask him to lift U.S. sanctions, AFP reported. "He's been asking for it for two years," Trump said.
When asked by reporters whether Putin had asked for the sanctions to be lifted, Peskov said: "No, it's not so."
The crew of the Russian nuclear submarine K-266 Orel (Eagle), which is equipped with cruise missiles, has been put under strict quarantine, reports the Russian news outlet Bi-Port
The reason for this is the contact of one of the submariners with a person infected with coronavirus.
"The entire crew of the nuclear submarine Orel, which is based in the Northern Fleet, has been put under quarantine. The reason for the quarantine was the contact of a civilian specialist who visited the submarine …
Rosneft has the right to expect that the US will fulfill its promises and lift the sanctions against Rosneft's subsidiaries after the sale of all assets in Venezuela, said Rosneft’s spokesman Mikhail Leontiev as quoted by the news outlet Prime.
Earlier, Rosneft announced that it is terminating all its operations in Venezuela and selling all its assets to the company wholly owned by the Russian government. In exchange, the Russian government transferred to Rosneft 9.6% of its own shares.
In the coming days, a second flight with medical equipment to fight coronavirus will arrive in Venezuela from Russia, President Nicolas Maduro said in a speech published on the TV channel VTV.
"In the coming days, at the request of President Putin, a Russian military plane with all the equipment will arrive," Maduro said. According to him, three flights, including one from Russia, have already arrived in the country this week.
Earlier, Russia sent to Italy 14 Il-76 aircraft with medical …
Wealthy Russians have long been deceived in Western countries for their own money, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova wrote on her Facebook page.
"You've been fooled for years for your own money. You've been fooled and paid with gold for ruin, for the illusion," she said.
According to her, "very rich" Russians informed her about the medical collapse in London amid the situation with coronavirus and asked for help with returning to Russia. In this regard, the representative …