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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: 3281

Russia Protests to Turkey over Downing of Su-24 Warplane

Russia has lodged a formal protest with Turkey over the downing of its Su-24 jet, TASS reported on Tuesday.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 2962

Sergei Lavrov Cancels Turkey Visit after Downing of Russian Warplane  

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has cancelled his visit to Turkey scheduled for Wednesday following the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish Air Force jet.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 2947

Russia Considers No Branch of Turkish Stream or Gas Hub in Bulgaria

Russia doesn’t not consider the construction in Bulgaria of a gas hub or a branch of the planned Turkish Stream pipeline, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.

World » Russia | November 20, 2015, Friday // 20:33 | Viewed: 5587

Russia's Putin Denies Turkish Stream Has Lost Momentum

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project hasn’t lost momentum but needs elaboration due to the large number of legal, technical and economic issues which the two sides have to resolve jointly.

World » Russia | November 13, 2015, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 4032

Terrorist Act Remains ‘Possible Reason’ for Russian Plane Crash in Egypt - PM Medvedev

A reason for last month’s crash of the Russian passenger plane in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula could be a terrorist bombing, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.

World » Russia | November 9, 2015, Monday // 21:13 | Viewed: 3452

Russia Brings Back 11,000 Tourists from Egypt in 24 Hours

About 11,000 Russian tourists have been evacuated from Egypt over the past 24 hours in the aftermath of the deadly Russian plane crash, according to official data, TASS reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | November 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:14 | Viewed: 3045

Putin Suspends Russian Flights to Egypt on FSB Advice  

Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to suspend all commercial flights to Egypt until an investigation determines the causes of the deadly Russian A321 plane crash, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | November 6, 2015, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3039

Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity

Gazprom has cut in half the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, Interfax reported.

World » Russia | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 4387

Russia MPs Allow Use of Military in Syria

The Russian Federation Council has voted to approve the use of the country's army in military operations abroad, RIA Novosti agency has said.

World » Russia | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2885

Putin Says Russia Seeking to Set Up Regional Anti-IS Network

Russia is trying to establish "some kind of a coordination network" to cooperate with Middle Eastern countries in the fight against Islamic State, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

World » Russia | September 28, 2015, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 2747

Lavrov: Russia Flying Military Supplies, As Well As Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Russian aircraft are delivering military supplies to Syria as well as humanitarian aid, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

World » Russia | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 21:45 | Viewed: 3069

Bulgaria’s Overfly Ban on Syria-Bound Russian Cargo Planes ‘Incomprehensible’, Moscow Says

Bulgaria’s ban on Syria-bound flights of Russian aircraft carrying humanitarian aid will lead to an increase in the number of refugees from the war-torn country, Moscow said on Thursday.

World » Russia | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 19:15 | Viewed: 3975

Too Early to Speak of Russian Airstrikes on IS, President Putin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday it is early to speak about a possible participation of the country in military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 21:53 | Viewed: 3114

Putin Says Assad Ready to Hold Early Elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad is ready to call in a snap parliamentary vote to allow a "healthy" opposition to join power.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2504

Russia, Belarus, Serbia to Hold Joint Military Drills

Military exercises involving troops from Russia, Serbia and Belarus are due this year, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 4571

Russia Says It Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days

Russia has destroyed some 597 tonnes of food products illegally imported from blacklisted countries since August 6, statistics show.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3383

Russia Expands Food Imports Ban to Five European Countries

Moscow has added five European countries to its food imports ban list introduced in response to Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

World » Russia | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 3801

Russia Might Have to Lower 2015 GDP Outlook - EconMin

Russian Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow might have to review its current economic growth forecast after the country's Q2 gross domestic output contracted more than expected.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2124

Gazprom Puts EUR 11.4B Overall Price Tag on Turkish Stream Pipeline

The construction of the first branch of the proposed Turkish Stream gas pipeline will cost EUR 4.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3296

US Expands Russia Sanctions by Adding Gazprom Field

The United States on Friday announced an expansion of the list of sanctions imposed on Russia by including a oil and gas field.

World » Russia | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 235080
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