The BRICS group is still young as an organization, but has already proven its effectiveness. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are coordinating their policies on key international issues ever more closely, and are playing an active part in shaping a multipolar world order and developing modern models for the world’s financial and trading systems.
Net buying of gold by the Russian Central Bank was the highest in the first quarter of 2019, reaching 55.3 tonnes and bringing the country's gold reserves to 2,168.3 tonnes, the fresh statistics of the World Gold Council (WGC) showed
Replacement missiles for the S-400 anti-air missile system sold to China by Russia last year have been sent, according to media reports. Some of the system’s missiles and other equipment were damaged in a storm in the English Channel in December 2017