Apr 1 2015 - 13:12
Russia begins chairing the BRICS on April 1 - a group of countries which also includes Brazil, India, China and South Africa.
Apr 1 2015 - 12:40
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has left the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear energy issue.He will be replaced by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov."The minister left Lausanne on Wednesday, as planned. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov replaces him as the head of the delegation," Gazeta.ru cited a source.
Apr 1 2015 - 11:45
The head of the republic of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, has appointed Marem Arapkhanova as First Deputy Prime Minister of Ingushetia.
Apr 1 2015 - 10:58
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, commented on the results of the latest survey of Levada Center, according to which more than half of Russians (55%) have confidence in him.Kadyrov thanked the citizens of the Russian Federation for the trust, noting that it is an incentive to work with even greater zeal.
Apr 1 2015 - 10:02
NATO has established a new media information office in the capital of Latvia in order to counter alleged Russian propaganda. A crew of journalists is arriving from Afghanistan, where they were working for NATO.The new center is an element in so-called 'hybrid warfare' (a concept used by NATO to describe the current situation in Ukraine), RIA Novosti reports with reference to TeleSur.The staff are arriving from Kabul, where they were deployed to produce audio and visual content in favor of NATO.
Apr 1 2015 - 09:39
Moldova's President Nicolae Timofti will not take part in the V-Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9, presidential press secretary Vlad Turcanu said."The president will not go to Moscow on May 9 - he gave an official answer on this matter. On that day, he will take part in celebrations in Chisinau," TASS cited the press secretary.
Mar 31 2015 - 21:22
Leonid Slutsky, the head of the Russian State Duma committee for the CIS, Eurasian integration and contacts with compatriots, said today that Russian-Azerbaijani relations would survive any upheavals. The MP noted after a joint session of his committee and the Armenian permanent parliamentary commission for foreign relations that he saw anti-Azerbaijani theses appearing in the Armenian press.