US Dollar’s Days Are Numbered as BRICS Meet

A summit of major emerging BRICS economies in Brazil is the latest sign of the decline of the US dollar as the standard global currency for reserves and trading, James Rickards, author of Currency Wars told RIA Novosti. </p>

// Jul. 16, 2014 - 00:40 GMT

BRICS Bank Not Answer to Global Economic Woes

A new development bank from the worlds key emerging economies highlights a worrying go-it-alone attitude that will not resolve global monetary woes, an economist told RIA Novosti. </p>

// Jul. 15, 2014 - 23:34 GMT

John Tefft’s Nomination as Ambassador to Russia Reflects Obama's Policy

John Teffts candidacy as the US Ambassador to the Russian Federation squares with the interests of both internal and foreign policy of US President Barack Obamas administration, Joseph Dresen, a program associate at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Kennan Institute told RIA Novosti. </p>

// Jul. 15, 2014 - 18:24 GMT

Americans "arrested" Roman Seleznyov without legal instruments - witness

US continues to ignore international law, procedural standards, diplomatic conventions and multi-lateral agreements. Roman Seleznyov was literally kidnapped by the US from the Maldives. We spoke to a witness to get a clearer picture of what actually happened.

// Jul. 15, 2014 - 16:16 GMT

New Development Bank Tops BRICS Agenda in Brazil

A much-anticipated global development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions will top the agenda of this weeks meeting of the BRICS five major emerging economies in Brazil, analysts told RIA Novosti. </p>

// Jul. 15, 2014 - 01:48 GMT

Russia Should Respond to UK Sanctions Symmetrically

Russia should respond symmetrically to the fact that some members of the Russian delegation who planned to attend the Farnborough International Airshow, were denied entry to the United Kingdom, Director General of the Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade Igor Korotchenko told RIA Novosti.

// Jul. 14, 2014 - 22:21 GMT

Dmitry Kiselev: “Western behavior borders on schizophrenia”

Director General of the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency on sanctions, Western values and real liberals

// Apr. 05, 2014 - 19:13 GMT

Young British Girl’s Ice-Skating Plea to Gorbachev Returns to Sender

One item was very different from the others at a recent exhibit on Soviet participation in the Winter Olympic Games. Amid Central Committee documents and photos of gold medal-winning athletes was a letter written in a child's scrawl.

// Mar. 07, 2014 - 22:33 GMT

Russia’s Best Bet in Ukraine? Sitting on the Fence (for Now)

Since Ukraine exploded last week in a blaze of lethal violence and collapsed leadership, some ominous predictions have been circulating about Russias plans for its neighbors future. </p>

// Feb. 26, 2014 - 23:10 GMT

Ethnic Russian Rage Excites Secession Talk in Ukraine’s Crimea

A Russian mayor for a Russian town,⢢ == chanted the lively and irate crowd clogging the center of Sevastopol, a warm water port on the Black Sea. Except that Sevastopol is, in actual fact, in Ukraine.

// Feb. 26, 2014 - 03:25 GMT