It will be hard for Russia to sustain economic growth under intensifying Western sanctions, the head of Russia's biggest bank Sberbank Herman Gref said Friday in a live interview with the Rossiya-24 television channel.
Russia’s Security Council, chaired by President President Putin, is set to discuss ways in which Russia could cut itself off from the global internet network in case of an emergency, Russia’s business daily Vedomosti reported, citing its sources among communication and internet providers as well as non-commercial organizations.
UEFA and FIFA, the two international federations responsible for governing association football (soccer) in Europe, will create a working group to decide the fate of Crimea’s football clubs by the middle of October, UEFA vice president Hryhoriy Surkis said.
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The Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE) is introducing several new degree programs this academic year. In an interview with Rossiya Segodnya, the university’s Vice Principal, Leonid Bragin, talks student exchange programs, dual degrees and teaching in English.
Rossiya Segodnya spoke to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov about the second humanitarian convoy to Ukraine, hopes for UN participation in the resolution of the conflict, and Russia’s interaction with and attitudes toward proposed changes to the functioning of the Security Council.