Russia and Egypt will exclude the US dollar and use their national currencies in the settlement of accounts in bilateral trade, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to Egyptian media.
Russia will lose about 160 billion US dollars in oil export earnings in a year if oil prices are at 45 USD a barrel.
Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense systems.
Oil-rich Azerbaijan's patience over U.S. double standards, constant interference and funding to destabilise countries is running very thin and reconsiders its relations.
State prosecutors in Azerbaijan have raided the offices of a U.S.- government funded and propaganda "free independent media", saying they have a court order to shut down the facility as part of an ongoing investigation into "grave crimes" of “foreign-funded entities.”
Foreigners and stateless persons will be more easily employed in the territory of Azerbaijan, as the country is considering to eliminate work permit in several fields of employment.
When President Barack Obama and U.S. politicians arrogantly slapped economic sanctions on Russia, they have never calculated the serious consequences for the United States. While the US spins disinformation and distraction machine bombards the world, Russia makes preparation for the next decisive steps to hit where it really hurts. Russia is now getting ready to pull the trigger and crash the US dollar system.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai is furious at being kept in the dark over a clandestine deal to free five Taliban leaders in exchange for a captured American soldier and is now even more distrustful of USA, a senior source said.