Russia cuts legal ties with Soviet past: Most bizarre old laws will be axed

Follow RT on From banning sofas and soft carpets in offices to seizing property from political emigrants, old Soviet laws have been hampering Russia’s development for decades. But now 20,000 outdated acts will finally be made obsolete. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the so-called ‘regulatory guillotine’ as a measure against the excessive and ineffective […]

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Trump authorized release of oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve if needed to keep markets supplied

Follow RT on US President Donald Trump says he greenlighted the release of oil from the US strategic reserves and ordered pipeline approvals to be streamlined to keep the oil market “well-supplied,” following the attacks on Saudi Aramco. The drone strikes on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing plant in Abqaiq and another oil facility have […]

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