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Putin Needs 'Phone Call' to End War in Syria, UK's Hammond Says

It is Russian President Vladimir Putin who can bring the civil war in Syria to an end, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

World » Russia | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 13:58 | Viewed: 7376

Syria Kurds' First Foreign Office to Be Opened in Moscow

A representative office of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) of Syria is to be opened in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday.

World » Russia | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 5546

Russia Detains Suspected IS Cell Plotting Attacks in Moscow, St. Petersburg

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained seven suspected members of the Islamic State group who allegedly planned terrorist attacks in Moscow, St.

World » Russia | February 8, 2016, Monday // 21:43 | Viewed: 5518

Lavrov Warns of EU's 'Dangerous' Behavior Toward Russia

EU member states are increasingly complaining of the EU's policies of unilateral decision-making, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

World » Russia | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4236

Russia’s Brisco Plans Tours to Bulgaria to Make up for Ban on Travel to Egypt, Turkey

Russia’s Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) has said that travel agency Brisco will launch charter flights to Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts in the summer to compensate for lost sales of package tours to Egypt and Turkey, TASS has reported.

World » Russia | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 6733

South Stream Gas Pipeline Project Remains Halted, Kremlin Says

The Kremlin has dismissed a Bulgarian media report of a possible resumption of talks over the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline project in the coming weeks.

World » Russia | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 21:23 | Viewed: 4705

Alleged Nemtsov Murderer Dadayev Indicted

Russia's prosecuting authority has indicted Zaur Dadayev, the person who it believes killed opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in February.

World » Russia | December 29, 2015, Tuesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 5262

Russia Introduces New Currency Exchange Rules

Russia's central bank has announced that anyone exchanging more than RUB 15 000 into another currency will have to provide an ID document, an address document, and information about nationality and date of birth.

World » Russia | December 28, 2015, Monday // 09:40 | Viewed: 6985

Russia Calls for Mutual Sharing of Information on IS Group with U.S.

Russia is ready to share information with the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group on the location of militants in Syria and expects the same in return, a senior Russian military official has said.

World » Russia | December 25, 2015, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 3777

Russia to Keep Trying to Resolve Trade Dusputes with EU, Ukraine – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Moscow will continue making efforts to resolve existing disputes in its trade relations with the European Union and Ukraine, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing Russian news agencies.

World » Russia | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 3512

Russia to Impose Retaliatory Economic Sanctions on Ukraine Jan 1

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree imposing trade barriers on Ukraine in response to Kiev joining Western sanctions against Moscow.

World » Russia | December 21, 2015, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 3975

Downing of Russian Warplane by Turkey Was ‘Hostile Act’, Putin Says

The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey had been a “hostile act, not an act of unfriendliness," Russian  President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.

World » Russia | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 4402

Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Vessel in Aegean Sea to Avert Collision

A Russian patrol ship has fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing vessel to avert a collision in the northern Aegean Sea, the Defence Ministry in Moscow said on Sunday.

World » Russia | December 13, 2015, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4353

Blast at Moscow Bus Stop Injures Four

A bomb exploded at a bus stop in central Moscow on Monday, leaving four people injured, Russian media report.

World » Russia | December 8, 2015, Tuesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 3163

Russia Will Respond to NATO Membership Invitation to Montenegro, Kremlin Says  

Russia will have to react to NATO’s invitation to Montenegro to join the Alliance, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.

World » Russia | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 5505

Putin 'Not Planning to Meet Erdogan' at Paris Climate Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has no plans on meeting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of high-level climate talks in Paris (COP21) starting today, Putin's press secretary has said.

World » Russia | November 30, 2015, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 7173

Russia to Suspend Visa-free Travel Regime with Turkey from 2016

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that Russia will suspend its visa-free regime with Turkey from the beginning of next year.

World » Russia | November 27, 2015, Friday // 18:52 | Viewed: 4692

15 People Killed, 10 Others Injured as Russian Helicopter Crashes in Eastern Siberia

Fifteen people were killed and ten others are in intensive care after a Russian Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the Krasnoyarsk territory in Eastern Siberia on Thursday.

World » Russia | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3522

Surviving Pilot Says Turkey Issued No Warning Before Shooting down Russian Warplane

The rescued pilot surviving pilot of the Russian warplane downed by Turkey has said that no warnings of airspace violation were issued by Turkish Air Force.

World » Russia | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 3490

Putin: Turkish Leadership Purposefully Pursues Islamisation of Country

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the current Turkish leadership has purposefully pursued the Islamisation of the country for a number of years.

World » Russia | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3995

One Russian Marine Killed During Search for Pilots of Downed Su-24 in Syria

A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has come under attack during a search and rescue operation tasked with saving the two pilots of the downed Su-24 in Syria, the Russian military said on Tuesday.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 3123
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