Bahrain and Russia are set to open a new era in trade relations, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, said as he arrived in Moscow yesterday (April 27).
Russia said the chances of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad staying in power were growing "smaller and smaller", as fighting on Sunday in southwestern Damascus shut a main highway from the capital.
Assad has long counted Mosco
Russia will join economic sanctions against Iran, Interfax news agency quoted a decree from the new President, Dmitry Medvedev, as saying on Thursday. It was unclear from the report which sanctions the decree referred to.
A Kremlin spokes
Dmitry Medvedev was sworn in as president in a solemn ceremony in the Kremlin's throne room on Wednesday, ushering in an unprecedented period of dual rule with his predecessor Vladimir Putin, who becomes prime minister.
Medvedev, a 42-year
Russia's next president Dmitry Medvedev pledged to uphold Vladimir Putin's policies on Monday after a big election win.
Displaying the double act that will be at the helm in Russia, Medvedev's first public appearance after results were rel
Russians voted for a new president on Sunday in an election expected to deliver a victory to Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin's chosen successor and another blow to Moscow's already tarnished democratic image.
Opinion polls predicted an