Iran wants to receive more than 200 million euros in compensation from Peugeot

Iran wants to receive more than 200 million euros in compensation from Peugeot

The Director General of Iran's Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO), Hashem Zareh, stated that the French car manufacturer Peugeot-Citroen PSA should pay Iran compensation amounting to more than 200 million euros. …

UAE is ready to begin ground operation in Syria against Daesh

UAE is ready to begin ground operation in Syria against Daesh

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is ready to begin a ground operation in Syria. According to the Sky News Arabia news channel, the United Arab Emirates has expressed its readiness to take part in a ground operation in the framework of the …

EMERCOM warns residents of Kabardino-Balkaria about danger of avalanches

EMERCOM warns residents of Kabardino-Balkaria about danger of avalanches

The residents of Kabardino-Balkaria have been warned about avalanches. According to the Emergency Situations Ministry in the republic, a danger of avalanches in the mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria exists today from 18:00 to 18:00 of …

Sergey Kovalev to open free boxing school in Sochi

Sergey Kovalev to open free boxing school in Sochi

A free boxing school may appear in Sochi. The professional boxing world champion in the light heavyweight category (up to 79.38 kg) of the WBA, WBO and IBF, Sergey Kovalev, intends to open the school. "For training …

Explosion occurs at office of Crimean Tatars near Kherson

Explosion occurs at office of Crimean Tatars near Kherson

An explosion took place in an office of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars in the Kherson region of Ukraine. This information was confirmed by the main directorate of the police of the country for the Kherson region. "Law enforcers …

Russia to host World Youth Festival

Russia to host World Youth Festival

According to the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, in 2017 the World Festival of Youth and Students will be held in Russia. The agency also noted that Moscow is hosting an international consultation on the issue of holding this event in …

Iran plans to increase gas supplies to Armenia by 500%

Iran plans to increase gas supplies to Armenia by 500%

The director of the National Gas Export Company of Iran, Alireza Kamali, stated today that the country is considering the possibility of increasing gas exports to Armenia fivefold. "Even on the basis of the joint …

Support for cotton production to create 15 thousand jobs in Azerbaijan

Support for cotton production to create 15 thousand jobs in Azerbaijan

More than 15 thousand new jobs will be created in the field of cotton production in Azerbaijan, the press service of the Ministry of Economy reported. In accordance with the instructions of President Ilham Aliyev in …

Putin congratulates Russians on Winter Sports Day

Putin congratulates Russians on Winter Sports Day

Today Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Olympians, athletes and fans on the second anniversary of the opening of the XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic Winter Games, and the Day of Winter Sports. According to …

Dagestan to produce unique anti-aircraft systems

Dagestan to produce unique anti-aircraft systems

State Duma deputy Umahan Umahanov, who is the main shareholder of the 'Podolsk Electromechanical Factory', which was visited by a delegation of Russian Ministry for the North Caucasus yesterday, stated that at the end of …

Chairman of Romanian Chamber of Deputies arrives in Georgia

Chairman of Romanian Chamber of Deputies arrives in Georgia

Today the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania, Valeriu Stefan Zgonya, will arrive in Georgia. The purpose of visit is to hold meetings at the highest level. In two days, Zgonya, together with members of the …

EU urges Turkey to let refugees from Syria pass through border

EU urges Turkey to let refugees from Syria pass through border

EU has urged Turkey to let refugees from Syria pass through the border, the head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini stated. At the moment, there are nearly 35 thousand Syrians on the border, who left their homes as …

World condemns North Korea for launching ballistic missile

World condemns North Korea for launching ballistic missile

Today North Korea announced the successful launch of the artificial satellite 'Bright Star-4'. "On February 7th, at 09.00 (03.30 MSK), the artificial satellite 'Bright Star-4' for monitoring the Earth from space was …

Crimea to host a number of film festivals

Crimea to host a number of film festivals

During the Year of Russian Cinema it is planned to hold a number of film festivals in Crimea. The press service of the Ministry of Culture reported that the plan on preparing and holding the Year of Russian Cinema has been approved by …

Georgian Military Road is no longer accessible for large trucks and buses

Georgian Military Road is no longer accessible for large trucks and buses

Yesterday evening the Georgian Military Road introduced a restricted operation regime, the press service of the Emergency Situations Ministry of North Ossetia reported. "From 22:15 (MSK) travel is prohibited for heavy vehicles and …

Deputy Economy Minister of Iran to visit Moscow

Deputy Economy Minister of Iran to visit Moscow

Today, Iran's Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanai announced that on Monday, February 8th, the Deputy Minister of Economy of the country will visit Russia. The purpose of the visit is negotiations with the Ministry of Finance and …

Skvortsova: Russia is able to ensure its biological safety

Skvortsova: Russia is able to ensure its biological safety

Russians should not worry about the biological safety of their country, the Russian Minister of Health, Veronika Skvortsova, stated. "The experience of developing a vaccine against the Ebola virus has showed that …

Body of man missing in Adjara found in reservoir

Body of man missing in Adjara found in reservoir

The body of a 37-year-old man who went missing five days ago has been found in the Cholokskiy Reservoir located in Kobuleti (Adjara). The body was found by rescuers and local residents during search operations in the River …

Natig Amirov speaks about economic reforms in Azerbaijan

Natig Amirov speaks about economic reforms in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is now taking concrete steps to sign a document designed to encourage the development of non-oil industry, business, improving transparency, including in the financial sector, and further strengthening of public control mechanisms. …

Brick factory costing 1 billion rubles to be opened in Stavropol

Brick factory costing 1 billion rubles to be opened in Stavropol

The company European Standard Ltd. is going to build a brick factory before the end of this year in the Izobilnensky district of Stavropol Territory. Investment in the project has reached 1.118 billion rubles. The company will build a …