Belarus-Russia

Lukashenka, Putin make no mention of loan request after talks

The Belarusian and Russian leaders had a face-to-face meeting before attending a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Belarusian-Russian Union State...

Lukashenka to have face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on March 15

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Vladimir Putin will have a face-to-face meeting in St. Petersburg on March 15, ahead of a session of the Supreme State Council of the Belarusian-Russian Union State, according to the Kremlin press office.

Governor of Russia’s province of Omsk to visit Belarus

  A delegation of Russia’s southwest Siberian province of Omsk, led by Governor Viktor Nazarov, is expected to stay in Belarus between March 10 and March 13.

Prominent Russian TV journalist draws parallels between politics in Belarus, Russia

  Prominent Russian TV journalist Pavel Selin drew parallels between the political situation in Belarus and Russia while meeting with members of Belarusian public in Minsk on February 21.

Belarus pays for Russian natural gas at $160.5 per 1000 cubic meters, says First Deputy Prime Minister Syamashka

  Russian natural gas costs Belarus $160.5 per 1000 cubic meters this year, First Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka said Thursday, speaking at a meeting of the Energy Efficiency Department of the State Committee for Standardization.

Russia\'s upper parliamentary chamber ratifies gas price agreement with Belarus

  Russia's Federation Council (upper parliamentary chamber) on Wednesday voted to pass the ratification bill for a gas price agreement with Belarus, according to the news agency RIA Novosti.

Moscow may encourage Belarus to improve relations with EU

Belarusian and EU diplomats held a number of meetings lately in an apparent effort to cool tensions…

Belarus asks Russia for $2 billion in loans

Belarus has asked Russia for $2 billion in \"cheap loans\" and the request has not been turned down...

Belarus and Russia expected to sign nuclear safety agreement

  Belarus and Russia plan to sign an interstate agreement on nuclear safety, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday with reference to a December 15 directive of the Russian Government.

Medvedev wants Belarus, Russia to «breathe new life» into five companies

  Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev suggested on Wednesday that Belarus and Russia "breathe a new life into five companies" through joint efforts.

Russia refuses to hold further oil talks with Belarus

Belarus had wanted to hold another round of the oil talks at the end of last week or the beginning of this week...

There has not yet been agreement for Russia to supply 23 million tons of oil to Belarus in 2013, Russian deputy prime minister says

  There has not yet been an agreement for Russia to supply 23 million tons of oil to Belarus in 2013, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters on Saturday.

Belarus won’t compensate Russia for controversial exports

Belarus does not agree to transfer $1.5 billion to the Russian budget as compensation for its alleged move to export diesel fuel made of Russian crude under the guise of solvents...

Russia to supply 4.8 million tons of oil to Belarus in fourth quarter, Russian deputy energy minister says

Russian oil deliveries to Belarus in the fourth quarter of 2012 will total about 4.8 million tons, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Fedorov told reporters in Moscow on Monday...

Russian oil deliveries to Belarus said to have decreased by 22 percent in October

Russian oil deliveries to Belarus in October totaled 1,347,000 tons, or 22 percent less than in September, reported Russia’s Fuel and Energy Dispatch Center (TsDU TEK).