Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Putin’s Overhaul Gets Initial Approval in Russian Parliament

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 23, 2020
The lower house of parliament gave initial approval to President Vladimir Putin’s plan to make major changes to the constitution, widely seen as an effort by the Russian leader to extend his 20-year rule. Legislators in the State Duma rose for a standing ovation after voting 432-0 for the proposal, which Putin unveiled in a […]

FG, Russian government to partner in reviving Ajaokuta Steel Company — Minister

by Chuks Azotanion October 19, 2019
The Federal Government says it is partnering the Russian government to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this at an interactive session with Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy in Abuja on Friday. He further said that the main feature of President […]


by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 23, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Israel is a Russian-speaking state and that the two countries share a common history and extensive family ties. Israel is home to the world’s largest population of Russian Jews, a large portion of whom emigrated there from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s. About 17% of Israel’s […]