Sep 25 2014 - 11:56
Russia has a letter with questions about the Malaysian Boeing-777 crash in Donetsk. Oleg Storchevoy, deputy head of the Federal Agency for Air Transportation, the Russian representative investigating the crash, sent the letter to the international commission investigating the accident, RIA Novosti reports.
Sep 24 2014 - 14:44
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a council for development of the program for social support that Russians studying abroad should be ready for any developments in the context of sanctions. He noted that the Russian economy was generally fine and stable, the budget had a surplus, though the economic growth rate was below expectations, RIA Novosti reports.The prime minister emphasized that a competitive economy was the priority.
Sep 23 2014 - 10:15
Hajimurat Gatsalov, the mufti of North Ossetia, told Vestnik Kavkaza at the 6th Majlis of the Muslim Directorate of the European Part of Russia that Muslims wanted peace and stability in Russia. In his words, the resolution on Ukraine passed at the Majlis was an expression of the solidarity of Russian society in the context of foreign threats.
Sep 19 2014 - 12:32
Ingush Leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov will make his first hajj to Saudi Arabia. His visit will last two weeks. Muftis will escort the official, RIA Novosti reports.Ingush Prime Minister Abukar Malsagov will be the acting head of Ingushetia.220 Ingush pilgrims left the Magas Airport today on their way to Medina. Ingushetia will send a total of 1620 pilgrims, including 38 escorters.Ingushetia was given a quota for 1400 pilgrims this year but a total of 1620 will fly this year, about 80% of them making the first hajj.
Sep 17 2014 - 13:29
Soviet and Russian film director Yuri Kara has proposed a ban on screening any American film in Russian cinemas in response to sanctions, RIA Novosti reports.In his opinion, it would encourage Russian cinema to make more films. The director added that Russia lacked films about national heroes.Yuri Kara is famous for such films as “Tomorrow was the War,” “Master and Margarita” and “Thieves in Law.” He is also an authorized representative of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Sep 11 2014 - 21:26
Today the international society has faced the reality of a new threat in the Middle East – the terrorist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. In recent months it strengthened its positions in Iraq and began providing state factions such as taxation and law-enforcement. Vestnik Kavkaza interviewed experts on the threat from the ISIL for the region, Russia, and its neighbors.
Aug 29 2014 - 14:14
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Seliger Forum today that Kiev was not planning to let its soldiers who are surrounded at Olovaysk leave. Putin called it a big mistake and warned that there would be major casualties, RIA Novosti reports.Putin compared the situation in the east of Ukraine with the fate of Russian cities in the Great Patriotic War.