All articles tagged "G8"

Russia intends to make ruble global reserve money – Medvedev Russia intends to make ruble global reserve money – Medvedev

18 May, 10:39 PM 1 comment

At the upcoming G8 summit Russia will propose making its currency, the ruble, a viable global reserve currency, President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, G8, Silvio Berlusconi, ruble, Russia, currency

Russia joins in condemnation of hardline Iran Russia joins in condemnation of hardline Iran

29 Jun, 10:52 PM

After warmly welcoming Iran’s re-elected president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose allegedly fraudulent victory incited mass protests in the country, Russia nevertheless gave its support to a G8 ministers’ statement denouncing Tehran’s harsh treatment of protesters.

Tags: Iran, G8, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Russia skeptical of G8 environmental aspirations Russia skeptical of G8 environmental aspirations

9 Jul, 10:42 PM 7 comments

Russia is unlikely to be able to cut greenhouse gas emissions, set at the latest G8 meeting.

Tags: environment, G8, Arkady Dvorkovich

Life hectic at G8 summit, relations tense behind the scenes Life hectic at G8 summit, relations tense behind the scenes

9 Jul, 08:43 PM 13 comments

Russia President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Italy on Wednesday, July 8, for the L’Aquila Group of Eight summit meeting, the second G8 summit of his career. His plane landed at a military air base outside Rome and he, like the other world leaders, was taken by helicopter to the town of Coppito, on the edge of L’Aquila, and received by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Tags: G8, Dmitry Medvedev, summit



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