May 24 2013 - 18:12
The postal services of Russia and the Georgian breakaway republic of Abkhazia are going to enhance bilateral ties. Mail will be now delivered directly to the republic and not via Georgia as it was before. A corresponding agreement was signed today by the Post Office of Russia and the Abkhazsvyaz company.
May 24 2013 - 17:15
The Russian Consul General in Simferopol, Vladimir Andreyev, has resigned after notorious remarks he made about Crimean Tatars. The official recently said that the Crimean Tatars cooperated with Nazi Germany during the World War II.
May 24 2013 - 16:08
US Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister are going to meet in Paris on Monday in order to discuss the Syrian crisis, Ekho Moskvy cites diplomatic sources as saying.
May 24 2013 - 13:20
Russia will open 11 tolerance centers worth a total of about 1.5 billion rubles in Birobijan, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saint-Petersburg, Tomsk and Khabarovsk.
May 24 2013 - 12:47
The Moscow police have decided to reduce expenses by proposing obligatory deposits for deportation of migrants, RIA Novosti cites Vyacheslav Kozlov, head of the public order directorate of the Interior Ministry.Migrants will be obliged to save money for a ticket back and to have medical insurance. Kozlov noted that identification of migrants costs up to $40 in consulates of their countries. More money is spent to deport them.
May 23 2013 - 19:03
At the International Conference on European Security held today in Moscow, the Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, said the mechanism of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) is dead.
May 23 2013 - 17:56
The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, received in Baku the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Ian Kelly (USA), Jacques Faure (France) and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk.Issues related to the current state and prospects of the negotiations on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict were discussed at the meeting, the official website of the President of Azerbaijan reports.
May 23 2013 - 16:43
Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will pay an official visit to Russia on September 5. This was reported today by the TV channel TRT Haber. The purpose of Erdogan's visit to participate in the G-20 summit, which will be held on September 5-6 in St. Petersburg.The G-20 includes the following countries and entities: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Britain, Germany, the European Union, India, Indonesia, Italy, Canada, China, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the USA, Turkey, France, South Africa, South Korea and Japan.