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Amnesty International Moscow Office Closed Down

The office of the non-governmental organisation Amnesty International in Moscow has been closed down.

World » Russia | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 6047

Russia Extends Aleppo Ceasefire by 24 Hours

The humanitarian ceasefire in Aleppo kept by the Russian and Syrian armies since Thursday morning has been extended by 24 hours so that civilians and fighters have the opportunity to leave the rebel districts under siege in the city, stated Russian Defenc

World » Russia | October 20, 2016, Thursday // 19:27 | Viewed: 9435

Banner Portraying Russian President Putin Hung on New York Bridge

A banner portraying Russian President Vladimir Putin and a slogan “Peacekeeper” was hung on the Manhattan Bridge in New York.

World » Russia | October 7, 2016, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 11316

Russia 'Not Hindering' Any of UN Top Job Candidates of Bulgaria

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov has said his country does not reject any UN Secretary General candidate outright and will bar none from running in the race.

World » Russia | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3421

Russian MP: Bulgarian Politicians Have No Sense of Humour

Bulgarians who got insulted by a comment that Russia will buy the entire Bulgaria have to differentiate between what is serious and what is not, Russian MP-elect Pyotr Tolstoy has said.

World » Russia | September 26, 2016, Monday // 07:27 | Viewed: 3571

Putin Appoints EU-Blacklisted Official as Spy Chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergey Naryshkin, until now speaker of Parliament's lower house, as head of foreign intelligence service (SVR).

World » Russia | September 23, 2016, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 88190

Russian MP Candidate: We Will Buy the Entire Bulgaria

A lawmaker running on ruling United Russia party's ticket in the Sunday elections has said Russia will buy out the entire Bulgarian state.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 20157

Russia Mulls Setting Up 'KGB-Like' Ministry - Reports

Russia plans the creation of a Ministry of State Security (MGB) in a large-scale institutional restructuring, sources quoted by daily Kommersant have suggested.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3101

Ruling Party in Russia Secures Majority in Parliament

United Russia party of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has gained a stable majority in Parliament's lower house after the general election held on Sunday, official results indicate.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 13655

UN Top Job Race: Russia Not Ruling Out Late Entry

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said Moscow sees as "likely" a late entry in the race for UN Secretary General, in an apparent reference to Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 3254

Russia Elections: Same Parties to Enter Parliament - Exit Poll

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's United Russia party has won by a landslide the elections held in the country on Sunday, but has lost some support, exit polls have suggested.

World » Russia | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2863

Tensions in Kiev, Odessa as Russians Vote in General Elections

Scuffles have broken out in front of Russia's diplomatic services in Kiev and Odessa as Russia goes to the polls.

World » Russia | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 20:17 | Viewed: 3855

US, Russia in Row over Black Sea Interception

Moscow and Washington have traded mutual accusations over an incident with aircraft over the Black Sea.

World » Russia | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3229

Russia’s Innovative Unit at Novovoronezh NPP Releases First Electricity to the Grid

An innovative, Generation III+ power unit at Novovoronezh NPP was connected to the national grid and produced the first 240 MW of electricity, Rosenergoatom, part of Rosatom, announced on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 3689

Putin, Borisov Discuss Joint Energy Projects over the Phone

Cooperation in the implementation of joint energy projects was in the focus of a conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 3815

Turkey to Seek Political Solution to Syrian Conflict in Cooperation with Russia – Erdogan Spokesman

The relationship between Turkey and Russia, the crisis in Syria and the fight against terrorism will be high on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the presidents of the two countries, a Turkish official has said.

World » Russia | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 20:47 | Viewed: 3988

Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions - Reuters

Bulgaria and six other EU Member States of southern and eastern Europe is one of the main targets of Russia’s efforts to end the economic sanctions of the bloc imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters has reported, citing diplomats.

World » Russia | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 6092

Putin Incorporates Crimea into Southern Federal District

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the unification of the Crimean Peninsula with the Southern Federal District, previously known as the North Caucasian Federal District, TASS reports.

World » Russia | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 84302

Russia, Turkey Reach ‘Political Decision’ on Gas Pipeline, NPP Projects

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that Russia and Turkey have reached a political decision of the construction of two key energy projects: Turkish Stream gas pipeline and the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, sputniknews.com reported in Tuesday.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 3523

Erdogan, Putin to Meet in Two Weeks

Turkish officials have reportedly said that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in August, TASS news agency reports.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 3440

Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS.

World » Russia | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 21:21 | Viewed: 3173
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