Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov believes that Russia's Vneshtorgbank and the Czecho-Slovak Trade Bank have concluded an important agreement on cooperation in pre-export financing of Czech commodities and services supplies to Russia. Asked by journalists on Tuesday, Kasyanov stressed that this sets a mechanism for the insurance of export risks. To him, without financial backing trade cannot go on. Usually, governments undertake such risks. Russia and Czechia have opted for a different way: market scheme. It stimulates private enterprise and supports export, stressed Kasyanov.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year