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Rotenberg loses sanctions suit against Nordic banks

老虎机技术打法Boris Rotenberg, a Russian businessman under U.S. sanctions over the Ukraine conflict due to his close ties with President Vladimir Putin, on Monday lost a discrimination lawsuit he filed in a Finnish court against four Nordic banks.

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, to hold Moscow peace talks

Libya's warring leaders were due to hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that would stabilize the North African country.

Germany plans to hold Libya summit on Jan 19: participants

Germany plans to hold a summit aimed at plotting a path to peace in Libya on Jan. 19, two participants in the preparatory negotiations said on Monday,

Russia says civilians can flee Syria's Idlib via three new checkpoints

老虎机技术打法Russia's Defence Ministry said in a statement late on Sunday that civilians could leave what it calls a de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib Province via three new checkpoints.

Heads of warring Libyan sides to meet in Moscow: Russian foreign ministry

Russia's foreign ministry said the heads of Libya's two warring factions will hold talks in Moscow on Monday, the Interfax news agency reported.

German chancellor Merkel says Berlin will host Libya peace talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Libyan peace talks will be held in Berlin, as Turkey and Russia appealed to the north African nation's warring factions to enter a ceasefire.

Putin: Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be finished by year-end or Q1 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hoped the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed by the end of the year or in the first quarter of 2021, after sanctions imposed by the United States delayed construction.

German Chancellor urges all parties to back Iran nuclear deal

老虎机技术打法German chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday repeated a call for all parties to respect the Iranian nuclear accord, despite Iran's decision to intensify its enrichment of uranium and moves by the United States to impose economic sanctions.

Russia oil transit via Belarus has not been interrupted: official

老虎机技术打法The transit of Russian oil through Belarus has not been interrupted despite an energy row between the countries, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Sorokin said on Saturday.

Russia's Putin: Russians fighting in Libya do not represent the state

老虎机技术打法Russian President Vladimir Putin, asked on Saturday whether mercenaries known as the Wagner Group, were fighting in Libya, said that if there are Russians in Libya, they are not representing the Russian state, nor are they paid by the state.

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