May 24 2015 - 21:55
According to today’s post on Facebook written by Konstantin Kosachev, head of the Committee for International Affairs of the Federation Council, the second place of Russian singer Polina Gagarina on Eurovision-2015 defines the attitude the ordinary Europeans to Russia.
May 24 2015 - 11:50
The US State Department on Saturday expressed "deep concern" about a new law of the Russian Federation "on unwanted foreign and international organizations" and demanded compliance of obligations to freedom of speech on the part of Moscow.
May 23 2015 - 14:47
Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs Alexei Pushkov said that the withdrawal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could lead to the collapse of the army and the country's occupation by militants.
May 20 2015 - 16:54
The Donetsk Oblast of Ukraine is negotiating children's summer trips to the Stavropol and the Krasnodar Territories of Russia, as stated by Donetsk Foreign Minister Alexander Kofman, RIA Novosti reports.He clarified that Donetsk had 300,000 children, 15,000 children aged 10-14 could visit the Russian regions in the summer.Russian Ombudsman for Children Pavel Astakhov had earlier said that he could organize summer trips for children from Donetsk.
May 12 2015 - 19:23
The Russian Foreign Ministry said that no personnel of the Russian embassy in Kathmandu were injured by the recent 7.3-point earthquake. The embassy and the Rossotrudnichestvo office were not damaged by the earthquake, TASS reports. The Russian embassy continues to monitor the situation.
May 10 2015 - 14:04
The alliance between Russia and China, according to the chairman of the international affairs committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Alexei Pushkov, is built in response to the expansion of the US and NATO."The US and NATO lined up the world for themselves for 20 years. In response to the expansion of the western alliance, an alternative alliance is being built by Russia and China," RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.
May 10 2015 - 13:59
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin further steps to resolve the crisis in Ukraine and the role of the world organization in the process. The Secretary General also thanked the Russian leader for the invitation to the celebration of Victory Day.
May 7 2015 - 21:14
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has apologized to the population of Volgograd and Russia for the pain Germans had done in the past. He called Volgograd a city of reconciliation and expressed confidence that visits to memorials of WWII would convince people to never repeat the war, Interfax reports.Steinmeier emphasized that the end of the war 70 years ago was liberation of Germany from the Nazi regime and violence.