The reason why it was decided to hold Syrian peace negotiations in  Astana

The reason why it was decided to hold Syrian peace negotiations in Astana

The stability of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Kazakhstan

Vitaly Churkin taken to hospital shortly before death

Vitaly Churkin taken to hospital shortly before death

The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, had become ill in his office at Russia's UN mission, Russia's deputy UN ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said. According to him, …

Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin passes away

Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin passes away

Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin died at the age of 64, just a day before his 65th birthday, in New York on Monday. "A prominent Russian diplomat has passed away while at work. We'd like to …

Turkmen Foreign Minister to arrive in Moscow tomorrow - source

Turkmen Foreign Minister to arrive in Moscow tomorrow - source

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov will arrive in Moscow on February 21, a diplomatic source in Moscow said. According to the source, Meredov will participate in a meeting of the Inter-governmental Commission for …

Vehicle with Russian servicemen blown up in Syria

Vehicle with Russian servicemen blown up in Syria

Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. The vehicle was blown up as a vehicular column of the Syrian troops was …

 Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov will hold a meeting with the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev this week, the press service of the Kazakh government said. The …

Turkey interested in Russian S-400 missile systems

Turkey interested in Russian S-400 missile systems

Turkey is interested in purchasing Russian S-400 missile systems, talks on possible supplies are underway, CEO of Rostec state corporation, Sergei Chemezov, said on the sidelines of the IDEX 2017 international defense …

 New Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia appointed

New Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia appointed

Sergey Kozlov was appointed Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia and the Russian permanent representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. The corresponding decree was signed today by the president of Russia …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian#039s visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Russian Abdula Abdulzhalilov won bronze at European Judo Open

Russian Abdula Abdulzhalilov won bronze at European Judo Open

Russian judoka from Dagestan Abdula Abdulzhalilov won a bronze medal at the European Judo Open, which was held on February 18-19 in Rome. The competition was attended by 257 wrestlers from 36 …

US confirms Russian ambassador routinely wiretapped

US confirms Russian ambassador routinely wiretapped

The US secret services confirmed that Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak was routinely wiretapped, when the scandal involving the former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn broke out, the Russian Foreign …

 Russia to mark 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Stalingrad

Russia to mark 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Stalingrad

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the executive order on celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the victory by the Soviet Army in the Battle of Stalingrad against Nazi German troops. "Considering the fact that …

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

A week before the US national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times …

Russia and Iran start construction of TPP in Hormozgan

Russia and Iran start construction of TPP in Hormozgan

Russia and Iran started construction of a thermal power plant 'Sirik' in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan - the ceremony of laying the first stone will be held today. The event will be attended by the Russian Energy …

Syria receives over five tonnes of humanitarian aid

Syria receives over five tonnes of humanitarian aid

The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation has provided 5.2 tonnes of humanitarian aid to over 5,600 Syrian citizens in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The center reported that …

Kaspiysk to host 2nd WorldSkills Russia

Kaspiysk to host 2nd WorldSkills Russia

The 2nd WorldSkills Russia championship of young professionals of Dagestan kicks off in Kaspisk next week. According to the official website of the Committee on Freedom of Conscience, Cooperation with …

Iran Strives for Strategic Partnership With Russia, Iran#039s Parlament Chair says

Iran Strives for Strategic Partnership With Russia, Iran's Parlament Chair says

Tehran is aimed at creating strategic partnership with Moscow in the Middle Eastern region, Iranian Parliament Chair Ali Larijani said Sunday. Larijani stressed that Tehran and Moscow had no differences on key issues …

Parking places in Krasnodar to switch on cashless payment on February 28

Parking places in Krasnodar to switch on cashless payment on February 28

The work on remastering parking places in Krasnodar will begin on February 28. After that it will be possible to pay for parking only by cashless payment,  the press service of the administration of Krasnodar informed. …

Priebus: Top levels of the intel community assured me no collusion between Trump c and Russia

Priebus: Top levels of the intel community assured me no collusion between Trump camp and Russia

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday denied that members of President Trump's campaign had contact with Russia before Trump's victory, The Hill reports. "The New York Times last week put out an article with …

Yury Kudryavtsev heads Karachai-Circassian Border Guard Service

Yury Kudryavtsev heads Karachai-Circassian Border Guard Service

The head of Karachay-Cherkessia, Rashid Temrezov, wrote today in Instagram about becoming acquainted  with the new head of the republican FSB Border Guard Service, Major General Yury Kudryavtsev. Kudryavtsev was presented to Temrezov by the …