June 10, 2007 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin used an address to an international economic forum to call for a revolution in world economic relations.
June 10, 2007 -- Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev today reacted cautiously to a Russian proposal for the United States to share use of a radar station in Azerbaijan to counter a potential threat from Iran, and North Korea.
June 10, 2007 -- Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev today proposed building a canal between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea to ease Central Asian trade with world markets.
June 10, 2007 -- An informal summit of presidents from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is taking place in St. Petersburg today.
At previous marches, police have made arrests (RFE/RL)
June 9, 2007 -- Hundreds of Russian opposition activists marched through St. Petersburg today as an international economic forum showcasing Russia opened in the city.
June 9, 2007 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the United States today to halt moves to deploy parts of a missile-defense system in Europe pending negotiations on the issue.
Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha spoke to RFE/RL ahead of U.S. President Bush's historic visit.
June 9, 2007 -- The Russian air carrier Aeroflot has signed a deal with U.S. manufacturer Boeing to purchase 22 Dreamliner midsize aircraft.
Boris Berezovsky (epa)
June 9, 2007 -- Russian prosecutors said today they will try ex-oligarch Boris Berezovsky in absentia.
June 9, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The Russian official considered a possible successor to President Vladimir Putin said today his country would be one of the world's top five economies by 2020.
More than 6,000 politicians and business managers from around the world have gathered in St. Petersburg for the 11th annual international economic forum.
June 8, 2007 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. missile-defense interceptors could be located in Turkey, Iraq, or on sea platforms.