Support The Moscow Times!

Spanish Sign Agreements

ST. PETERSBURG — Russian and Spanish companies signed two cooperation agreements before a meeting between President Dmitry Medvedev and King Juan Carlos I of Spain on Friday.

A memorandum on technical and economic cooperation between Alliance Group and the Spanish company Tecnicas Reunidas was signed in the presence of the head of state and the monarch. Russian Railways and Patentes Talgo signed an agreement on the delivery and maintenance of passenger cars from the Spanish company.

Medvedev praised his country's cooperation with Spain and its partners in dealing with the crisis, saying the Group of 20 "has once again reaffirmed its efficiency as a collective tool for handling the crisis."


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

As we approach the holiday season, please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world’s largest country.