The government has entrusted the Russian Energy Ministry and other related agencies to work out the final version of documents on the construction of an oil pipeline to the east by May 1, Russian Energy Minister Igor Yusufov told journalists after a Cabinet meeting. The meeting was devoted to the integrated development of oil and gas fields in Eastern Siberia and the Far East.
The Energy Minister stressed that the construction of a pipeline to the east was one of the priorities in the development of oil and gas fields in Eastern Siberia and the Far East and specified that the route of the pipeline would depend on estimations of oil reserves in this part of Russia. According to preliminary data, the reserves are estimated at 1bn tons.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War