Pilot project on digital ruble to be expanded in 2024 — Central Bank Governor

SOCHI, September 29. /TASS/. The testing of the digital ruble is going as planned, the Russian Central Bank’s Governor Elvira Nabiullina told a forum, adding that the regulator is preparing to expand the project in 2024 attracting new participants and widening its functions.

Next year's Paralympic Games in Paris to let Russians in as neutrals

MOSCOW, September 29. /TASS/. Russian athletes will be able to take part in the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris under a neutral status, the press service of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) reported.

Russian parliamentary delegation to visit China in late 2023 — first deputy speaker

MOSCOW, September 29. /TASS/. A delegation of the Russian parliament’s lower chamber, the State Duma, will visit China in late 2023, the chamber’s First Deputy Speaker Ivan Melnikov has said.

Putin Instructs Wagner Group’s Ex-Chief of Staff to Form Volunteer Units

During a meeting in the Kremlin, the Russian leader particularly praised the seasoned officer's military experience, stressing that he knew how to effectively organize the combat work of a military unit.

Russia to Discuss Extension of Karabakh Peacekeeping Mission With Baku - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The possibility of extension of the Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh will be discussed with Azerbaijan, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated on Friday.

International universities to create Eurasian Association of Life Sciences Universities

MOSCOW, September 27. /TASS/.

Russia to Invest $54Mln in Development of AI Technologies in 2024

Russia's GDP Grows by 2.5% Year-on-Year in January-August

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's GDP grew by 2.5% in January-August in annual terms, and separately in August the growth accelerated to 5.2% year-on-year, the Economic Development Ministry said on Wednesday.

Russia's State Duma Plans to Back Bill Allowing LNG Exports From Arctic Areas

Russian authorities budget around $54.05 mln for AI development in 2024 — PM

MOSCOW, September 26. /TASS/. Russian authorities have allocated about 5.2 bln rubles ($54.05 mln) in the federal budget for next year for the development of artificial intelligence technologies, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Tuesday.