Jun 18 2013 - 19:32
Russia is selling the most modern arms to Azerbaijan, media report. According to former Azerbaijani minister of defense Dadash Rzayev, the arms that Russia is selling to Azerbaijan have not been used in the country itself yet.
Jun 18 2013 - 18:04
Russia has banned some 100 thousand foreigners from entering its territory because they have not left Russia in time, the Russian Federal Migration Service reports.
Jun 18 2013 - 16:48
US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President François Hollande issued today a joint statement calling on Azerbaijan and Armenia to increase their efforts to resolve the conflict over Nagorno-Karabkh.
Jun 18 2013 - 16:00
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov calls for dialogue between the Syrian government and the rebels.
Jun 18 2013 - 13:29
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said today that the stage-by-stage principle for settlement of the Iranian nuclear program proposed by the six mediators should have a special role in the peace process. It would allow sanctions against Iran to be lifted and cooperation with the international society to deepen.
Jun 18 2013 - 12:15
Zurab Abashidze, envoy of Georgian prime minister for relations with Russia, has commented on Russia’s readiness to consult air links announced by spokesman of the Russian Foreign ministry Alexander Lukashevich yesterday.He said that Russia and Georgia had regular charter flights between Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Tbilisi and Batumi. The envoy expressed hope for negotiations started soon. It would reduce ticket prices.
Jun 18 2013 - 11:20
Iskander-M missile systems with a range of over 400km have been deployed in Armenia, Radio Svoboda reports.7.3-meter missiles are capable of passing any existent anti-missile systems.Russia and Armenia signed an agreement in August 2010 to send military equipment and vehicles to Armenia. Russia will realize the five-year plan for modernization of the Armenian Army passed in late 2010 by Sargsyan. Armenia focuses on high-accuracy and long-range weapons.
Jun 18 2013 - 10:32
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said that presidents of Armenia and Russia had discussed gas problems and formed a working group to formulate gas prices. He noted that the minimal prices of gas totaled $189, but 30% of custom fees increased the sum to $270. Armenia wants its strategic partner Russia to help compensate the custom fees.