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International Municipal BRICS Forum Aims To Consider Best Practices Of Moscow

The International Municipal BRICS Forum will be held in the Russian capital on August 27–28.…

KazanForum Participants Express Support For Idea Of Multipolar World

Countries of the Islamic world support the idea of multipolarity and seek to contribute to…

What Is The Uniqueness Of BRICS Games 2024 In Kazan?

From June 11 to 24, Kazan will host the BRICS Games, an international multi-sport event…

Vladimir Putin Becomes President Of Russia For The Fifth Time

Vladimir Putin took office as President of Russia after taking the oath of office in…

Russian Scientists Have Learned To Capture Biometrics Using Brain Imprints

Scientists at the Trapeznikov Institute of Management Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences have developed a way to identify people by their brain activity. The researchers have trained artificial intelligence, conducted an experiment involving volunteers and, with a probability of 75 per cent so far, concluded that each person’s brain waves are unique. The experts found that the human brain generates unique electrical signals, which are recorded using an electroencephalograph. “Unique to such an extent that they form a…

Tourist Flow Between BRICS Countries May Significantly Increase In 2024

Within the framework of the Russian BRICS Chairmanship, the first online meeting of the Contact Group on Tourism was held. In addition to the permanent members of the association, new BRICS members Egypt, UAE and Ethiopia took part. This is reported by the official website of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. “We are actively working to promote interesting tourist destinations in the BRICS countries,” said Nikita Kondratyev, Director of the Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation and…

Russian Universities Analyse BRICS, BRICS+ Countries Interaction

The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and St. Petersburg University together with BRICS Research Institute (Durban University of Technology) organised a series of events dedicated to BRICS. The 7th International Conference on Business Management in the Digital Economy and a dialogue on entrepreneurial ecosystems of the BRICS club countries were held in St. Petersburg. TV BRICS is the media partner of the event. The conference included an open lecture on “BRICS Club Countries: Challenges and Opportunities”, specially designed…

Russian Foreign Ministry: BRICS Moves Forward, Creating Important Precedent

Sergey Ryabkov, after graduating in 1982 from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs), worked in various diplomatic positions in the central apparatus of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and abroad. Since August 2008, he is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Among others, he is in charge of bilateral relations with the countries of the Americas and Russia’s participation in BRICS. He holds the diplomatic rank…

Priorities And Goals Of Russia’s BRICS Chairmanship

On 1 January 2024, Russia took over the baton of presidency over the enlarged BRICS, which already includes 10 states. Egypt, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia have been added to the previous line-up. The motto of the Russian BRICS Chairmanship is “Strengthening Multilateralism for Equitable Global Development and Security”. It traces the directions that will be on the agenda: The main task of the Russian Chairmanship is to support and strengthen the role of BRICS as a credible centre…

Sputnik Roundtable Discusses Russia-African Relations

Sputnik news agency and radio broadcaster held a roundtable Moscow – Johannesburg – Cairo – Addis Ababa – Eldoret on the theme: “Russia – African Union: topical issues of cooperation”. Among the participants were Beyene Petros, Director General of the Policy Studies Institute (PSI) (Ethiopia); Mahasha Rampedi, African Times Editor-in-Chief (South Africa); Frank Masese, Director of Linkages and collaboration at Eldoret University (Kenya); Mostafa Ahmed, Senior Researcher at Al Habtoor Research Centre (Egypt); Alexander Shchipin, Head of Information, Sputnik Africa in Ethiopia; Valens Maniragena, Senior Lecturer…

Development of BRICS Cinematography To Be Main Topic Of ‘Spirit Of Fire’ Festival’s Business Programme

The programme of the XXII International Debut Film Festival “Spirit of Fire” includes business sessions and educational events. The event, which will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk from 23 to 26 March, is included in the plan of Russia’s presidency in BRICS in 2024. TV BRICS is the international media partner of the festival. The main theme of the event’s business programme is “The Special Language of BRICS National Cinematography”. The planned discussions will focus on the development of the film…

International Community Condemns Terrorist Attack At Crocus City Hall Near Moscow

On Friday, 22 March, terrorists opened fire with automatic weapons at the Crocus City Hall concert hall in the Russian city of Krasnogorsk. There was an explosion and a fire started in the building. Emergency services arrived at the scene and people were evacuated. Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked doctors and wished recovery to the injured. They continue to provide medical and psychological assistance. According to the latest official data, 115 people have died. Words of support to the Russians…

Russian Foreign Ministry: Further BRICS Expansion Should Be Postponed Until Kazan Summit

Discussion of further BRICS expansion should be postponed until the summit in Kazan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Russia’s BRICS Sherpa Sergey Ryabkov said in an interview with TASS. “We should provide countries interested in rapprochement with BRICS with a platform where they can work in practical terms without feeling bypassed and as if they are being built into this rhythm of interaction. And how the issue of further expansion will be resolved should be postponed, at least for the judgement…

Vladimir Putin Leads In Russian Presidential Election

Voting in the presidential election has ended in Russia. It started on Friday, 15 March, and lasted three days. The last polling stations closed in Kaliningrad at 20:00 (21:00 Moscow time). Four candidates competed for votes in the first round of the election. Following the results of processing 99.67 per cent of the protocols, the incumbent head of state, self-nominated Vladimir Putin, is in the lead with 87,32 per cent. Nikolay Kharitonov, a member of the presidium of the CPRF Central…

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