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Russia is Considering Banning Smartphones in the Army

The Russian Ministry of Defense is considering banning the use of "modern means of cellular communication" at all levels in the armed forces, including in military units and governing structures, reports Dnevnik.

World » Russia | February 16, 2018, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1855

Russia Deploys Nuclear Capable Missile System in Kaliningrad

Russia said on Tuesday that it had the right to put weapons anywhere it chose on its own territory after reports that Moscow had deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad drew criticism from its neighbors and NATO, Deutsche Welle reports.

World » Russia | February 7, 2018, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 2107

Russia Marking 75th Anniversary Of Bloody Battle Of Stalingrad

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend ceremonies in the city formerly known as Stalingrad as it marks the 75th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles in World War II.

World » Russia | February 2, 2018, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3083

Two Popular Russian Journalists got into a Fight During a Radio Broadcast Because of Stalin

Two popular Russian journalists got into a fight during a radio broadcast, which was live on YouTube, BNT reported.

World » Russia | February 2, 2018, Friday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1914

Russia's Putin to Meet Palestine's Abbas on February 12 in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Feb.

World » Russia | February 1, 2018, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 2742

Russia has Thwarted an Attack Planned for Election Day

Russia's Federal Security Service reported killing a suspected member of the Islamic State group preparing a terrorist assault in the city of Nizhny Novgorod on the day of the presidential election next month, news agencies said.

World » Russia | February 1, 2018, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1997

The US Published the 'Putin' List of 210 Names of Politicians and Oligarchs

A total of 114 Russian politicians and high-ranking civil servants, as well as 96 oligarchs, have entered the list of people about whom it is believed that their power or wealth is related to President Vladimir Putin.

World » Russia | January 30, 2018, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2093

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Freed After Being Arrested During Protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released after he was arrested Sunday during anti-Kremlin protests in Moscow, according to his official Twitter account.

World » Russia | January 29, 2018, Monday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2244

Russian Police Seek Forced Entry to Opposition Leader Navalny's Office

Russian police arrived at the Moscow headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Sunday morning and started to try to force their way in by using an angle grinder, Kira Yarmysh, a spokeswoman for Navalny said, Reuters reported.

World » Russia | January 28, 2018, Sunday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2412

Children in the Crimea Learn to Place and Dispose of Mines

On the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula, unusual school activities were held - children were taught how to handle mines, Nova TV reported.

World » Russia | January 25, 2018, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2173

Lavrov: The Rusophobia of the West Today is Unprecedented

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that "the rusophobia of the West" is even worse than it was even during the Cold War and warned that Moscow had "red lines" to be respected.

World » Russia | January 22, 2018, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 2381

Roscosmos is Considering the Commercialization of the Russian ISS Segment

Roscosmos is considering the commercialization of the Russian space segment of the International Space Station (ISS).

World » Russia | January 19, 2018, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3142

Russia Accused the Ukrainian Authorities of Preparing for a New War

Russia accused the Ukrainian authorities of preparing for a new war after the parliament in Kiev passed the law on the reintegration of Donbass, defining the armed conflict in the eastern part of the country as "a temporary Russian occupation," the BNR re

World » Russia | January 19, 2018, Friday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2926

Private Armies will be Legalized in Russia

A bill on the legalization of private military companies will be submitted to the Russian parliament.

World » Russia | January 18, 2018, Thursday // 12:27 | Viewed: 3253

Religious Propaganda in Russia Pushes People to the Supernatural

Over the last decade, people in Russia have begun to believe that there is life after death, and that "dead relatives can influence the living," Kommersant introduces findings from a study of the Levada Center.

World » Russia | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 3059

A Surprising Contraction of the Russian Economy in November 2017

Russia's economy shrank surprisingly in November 2017, mainly as a result of declining industrial production, BNR reported.

World » Russia | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 3426

Vladimir Putin: Russia is Ready to Hand Over to Ukraine the Ships and Aviation from Crimea

Russia is ready to surrender to Ukraine the warships and air transport from Crimea, but they are in a desolate state and Moscow is ready to allow Ukrainian specialists to use non-transport ammunition, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, according to RI

World » Russia | January 12, 2018, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 3226

The Kremlin will Lift Electoral Activity with Selfies and Family Games

The Kremlin has prepared recommendations for Russian regions to introduce games that could boost the presidential election on March 18, RBK said, citing sources in power and documents drafted by the presidency.

World » Russia | January 11, 2018, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 2680

Kremlin Says Russia has Enough Troops in Syria to Address Attacks

Russia has enough forces remaining in Syria to withstand possible attacks on its bases, a Kremlin spokesman said on Tuesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Russia | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 2839

Russia is Considering Creating its Own Cryptocurrency in Order to Avoid Western Sanctions

Russia will probably seek to create its own cryptocurrency, the BNR reports referring to the Financial Times.

World » Russia | January 3, 2018, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2965

Putin Signed the Increase in the Minimum Wage

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law on raising minimum wage (MLP) to the minimum living level, transmits news.

World » Russia | December 29, 2017, Friday // 15:37 | Viewed: 4219
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