Russian will soon be pumping more oil to China - some 365 million tons over a period of 25 years. President Vladimir Putin announced the deal at the Saint Petersburg economic forum.
Tumbling emerging market currencies, including the Russian ruble, have caused Moscow to publicly wish for the "demise" of the greenback from global finance. Lars Halter examines how realistic such a wish actually is.
After the recent Singapore summit between North Korea and the US, Russian President Putin has issued an invitation to Kim Jong Un. A senior official met with Putin hours before the World Cup opening ceremony.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a four-nation visit to Africa. In Senegal he met with the president before heading to Rwanda.
After their recent informal bilateral meeting, Indian PM Modi and Russian President Putin reaffirmed commitments to increasing bilateral strategic and economic ties in the face of growing geo-political pressure.
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