May 30, 2013
Former Soviet republics are anxious about further escalations in Afghanistan after the NATO 2014 withdrawal. Such fears were made public at recent meetings of their foreign and defense ministers in Bishkek on May 27
May 15, 2013
The security services of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states will be closely monitoring the movement of mercenaries from CIS nations fighting in Syria, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov said on We
May 8, 2013
Aeroflot shows interest in flying to Bangalore, while Indigo and Spice Jet are looking to use Moscow as a hub for the CIS
May 6, 2013
April 18, 2013
Uzbek President Karimov urged Russia to play an “indisputably important role” in resolving urgent global issues, including preserving geopolitical balance and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons
April 18, 2013
The world’s largest luxury goods retailer is planning to open a store in Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The company is also looking for a logistics partner to operate an online store for Russia
April 17, 2013
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is concerned that poorly upheld border controls could slow down the process of introducing visa-free travel between Russia and Europe
December 10, 2012
In contrast to many previously unproductive summits, the just concluded CIS Summit at the Turkmen capital Ashgabat promises to carry forward cooperation among the member counties to a new level
October 11, 2012
The study compared office rental markets in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and the Kazakh cities of Astana and Almaty
September 6, 2012
Issues related to connectivity and visa regimes need to be looked into to further improve the trade ties
January 27, 2012
The Customs Union formed by the three former Soviet Republics of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, moved a step forward to their complete integration with the creation of a Common Economic Space (CES) on January 1
November 18, 2011
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday he did not rule out the Eurasian Economic Union, a new entity meant to promote further cooperation with the Asia-Pacific region, would be formed in 2015.
October 11, 2011
This year marks the 20th anniversary since the Soviet Union’s collapse. Is it possible to create “Euroasian Union” on the basis of former Soviet republics as Vladimir Putin calls for?
September 2, 2011
The quadrilateral meeting of heads of state of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Russia ended adopting a joint statement pledging to strengthen regional trade and to fight terrorism and narco trade.
July 28, 2011
Dr. Reddy's acquires prescription business of JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals in Russia and other CIS markets.
May 13, 2011
NATO, in defiance of Russia’s interests, is becoming a more active geopolitical player in the south of the CIS.