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Lukoil to sign Iran oil deals ‘within months’

Russia’s energy giant Lukoil says it expects to sign oil project development contracts with Iran within the next few months.  Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov was quoted by the Russian media that contracts with Iran could be signed in October and November. “Maybe this will not be a law, but rather ...

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Moscow tests Iskander ballistic missile in Tajikistan drills

Moscow has for the first time test-fired its Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile outside the Russian soil during a drill in Tajikistan, targeting a simulated terrorist camp located 15 kilometers from the Tajik-Afghan border. Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin, an aide to the commander of Russia’s Central Military District, made the announcement on ...

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Iran, Russia sign ‘revised’ oil-for-goods deal

Russia says it has signed a revised contract with Iran over a much-debated and long-delayed scheme to barter crude oil with goods and commodities.    Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying by media that the changes in the contract concerned technical aspects and prices. Iran’s Ministry of ...

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We’re withdrawing from 2015 global climate deal: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that he is pulling the United States out of the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, asserting US withdrawal “represents a reassertion of American sovereignty.” “We’re getting out,” Trump said at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday. “In ...

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Tennis: Murray, Del Potro set up French Open blockbuster

PARIS – World number one Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry. Murray, the 2016 runner-up, reached the third round with a bruising 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over ...

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