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Patriarch Kirill arrived in Armenia

Patriarch Kirill arrived in Armenia

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill arrived with a three-day visit to Armenia, where he will meet with the public authorities of Armenia, countrymen, teachers and students of the Yerevan State University, and will underbuild a new Russian Orthodox churches, RIA Novosti reported.

The President of Ingushetia is ready to work with the new head of the republic's Interior Ministry

The President of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov is ready to render any assistance to the new head of the republican Ministry of Internal Affairs Viktor Pogolov in his activities and looks forward to his good work. 

Azerbaijani musicians will perform in Israel

Within the bounds of project "Music of the Silk Road" in Israel will be held the evenings of Azerbaijani music. 

Russia trains its landing on the Black Sea

Marine infantrymen of Russia will do Technical exercises with live firing, the purpose of which is the landing on the occupied by "enemy" coast and its "capture", on the Black Sea in the period of the year and a half months.

The Government of Azerbaijan reported to the deputies for 2009

The Government of Azerbaijan reported to the deputies for 2009

The next plenary meeting of the Milli Mejlis (Parliament of Azerbaijan) today was devoted to discussion of the report of the Government of Azerbaijan on the basis of socio-economic development of the republic in 2009

The head of Armenia's Security Council goes to Moscow

The head of the National Security Council of Armenia, Arthur Baghdasaryan, will leave on Wednesday for Moscow at the invitation of Russia’s Security Council chief, Nikolay Patrushev, …

Georgian parliamentary delegation went to Strasbourg

A Georgian parliamentary delegation left this morning for Strasbourg, where it will participate in the meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe …

Azerbaijan buys helicopters "Sikorsky"

JSC "Azerbaijan Airlines" (AZAL) and the company International Handling Company (IHC - founder of a private airline Silk Way Helicopter Services) concluded to Sikorsky Air

Armenia's Defense Ministry has inspected the territory of Turkey

 Employees of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia held inspections on the territory of Turkey in 8-13 March. According to Armenia Today in the press service of Ministry of Defense of …

Azeri youth forum set up in Georgia

At the initiative of the Congress of Azeris of Georgia (CAG) the Georgia Is Our Homeland Forum of Azeri Youth will be established. 

Two soldiers wounded in Chechen blasts

Two Interior Ministry troops were wounded in Chechnya as a result of explosions, law enforcement agencies said. On Monday morning, in a mountainous wooded area 10 km from the settlement of Bamut in …

Victory Relay rally organized in Sochi

The Glory memorial In Sochi will on Wednesday be the site for an organized rally and Victory Relay program devoted to the 65th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War, the press service of the city administration said. 

Imedi TV boss denies accusations spoof news report was agreed with Saakashvili

The general director of Georgian TV company Imedi has categorically denied the authenticity of the circulation of his telephone conversation with one of the workers of television in which he …

Armenian deputies take tour on South Caucasus Railway

A group of Armenian parliamentarians made a working visit to a number of railway facilities in the republic and were familiarized with their activities, the press service of South Caucasus Railways (SCR) told the News-Armenia agency. 

Ingushetia’s Interior Ministry gets new head

 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the appointment of Major-General Viktor Pogolov as interior minister of Ingushetia. 

Turkmen president receives Russian foreign minister

 Turkmenistan considers Russia as a strategic partner, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov said on Tuesday at the opening of a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, RIA Novosti reported. 

Heavy snow cuts off South Ossetia’s electricity supplies

 South Ossetia has been left completely with electricity due to heavy snow on the Trans-Caucasian highway, which snapped power lines, a spokesperson for the North Ossetian emergencies ministry said, Itar-Tass reported. He said the republic had been without electricity since 0100.

Secretary general of OSCE set his hopes in the Kazakh presidency in the organization.

Secretary general of OSCE set his hopes in the Kazakh presidency in the organization.

Kazakh presidency in OSCE in 2010 gives a chance for overcoming the stagnant tendencies in the organization which are frequently criticized by Russia and other CIS countries. Such opinion was expressed by secretary general of OSCE Marc Perrin de Brichambaut when answering the questions of students of BSU – reports BELTA.

Russia's Lavrov in Turkmenistan for economic talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on a two-day visit on Monday to discuss bilateral economic cooperation issues, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

PACE rapporteur to visit North Caucasus

The PACE rapporteur on human rights in the North Caucasus, Dick Martin, is to visit Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan on March 21-28, ITAR-TASS said, citing a Council of Europe source.