China Leads From The Shadows
While the West tries to preserve the power and the glory of another time, the people with the plans and the determination to reshape the world are in Beijing and Moscow. It has been a gradual, cautious journey from obscurity to the second most important currency in the world. The Chinese yuan achieved that standing at the end of 2013.
Russian companies prepare to pay for trade in renminbi
Russian companies are preparing to switch contracts to renminbi and other Asian currencies amid fears that western sanctions may freeze them out of the US dollar market, according to two top bankers.FT
Russie-Chine: La naissance d'un siècle eurasiatique
Un fantôme hante Washington, la vision inquiétante d’une alliance sino-russe combinée avec une symbiose de commerce et d’échanges de biens en expansion à travers la majeure partie du continent eurasiatique aux dépens des Etats-Unis d’Amérique (US).
Ukraine and Russia in talks to end crisis
Meetings held in Kiev and Brussels aim to end separatist insurgency and gas crisis by the end of the week.
India, South Africa agreements starting to pay dividends
The partnership in BRICS and bilateral agreements betweenIndia and South Africa are starting to deliver dividends, the convenor of the ruling African National Congress' business forum said today.
Gazprom Signs Agreements to Switch from Dollars to Euros
Gazprom Neft had signed additional agreements with consumers on a possible switch from dollars to euros for payments under contracts, the oil company’s head Alexander Dyukov told a press conference.“Additional agreements of Gazprom Neft on the possibility to switch contracts from dollars to euros are signed. With Belarus, payments in rubles are agreed on,” he said.Global Research
Que devrait faire l'Europe dans le cas de la mise en place d'un « Djihadistan » au Moyen-Orient ?
Si les Européens avaient un minimum de colonne vertébrale, ils devraient se préparer à faire face à cette éventualité, plutôt qu'attendre les décisions (calamiteuses) que pourrait prendre l'Amérique.
Russia, China present new joint draft to prevent outer space war
China and Russia have jointly submitted an updated draft international treaty on banning the deployment of weapons in outer space to a UN-sponsored disarmament conference. The US and Israel have repeatedly voted against UN resolutions on the prevention of an arms race in outer space.
EU - Brazil: working together towards a gold standard in privacy protection
On data privacy, like in football, we are playing in the same direction; to score a goal and win the Championship for a gold standard in privacy protection! A combined EU-Brazil team can be a winner.
Spotlight: Premier Li's Europe trip to deepen win-win cooperation
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is to visit Britain and Greece next week -- his third trip to Europe since taking office in March last year and China's latest waltzwith the continent following President Xi Jinping's tour in late March.Peoples Daily
Gas partnership between Europe and Russia
The EU and Russia are tightly connected economically, including in the sphere of gas supplies – Russia is the main exporter for Europe, while the EU is the main consumer of Russian gas. Pavel Zavalny, President of the Russian Gas Society, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Energy, speaks about cooperation between Russia and Europe in the gas sphere. He stressed that Europe remains a basic partner of the Russian Federation.
Russia to offer investments to India for projects, JVs
Russia, keen to move shift funds from Europe after the Ukraine crisis, will offer investments to India for projects and Joint Ventures during the trip of its Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin's visit to Delhi in third week of June.
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