Epiphany

Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

Peskov: Trump is not #039our man#039

Peskov: Trump is not 'our man'

It would be a mistake to assume that US President-elect Donald Trump is "our man" rather than that of the United States, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "This is not our …

Russian State Duma ratifies agreement on Turkish Stream

Russian State Duma ratifies agreement on Turkish Stream

Russia’s State Duma has approved ratification of the agreement between Russia and Turkey on construction of two lines of the Turkish Stream pipeline. The agreement was signed in Istanbul on October 10, 2016 and approved at the …

Vyacheslav Matuzov: Those who bet on military solution to Syrian conflict will not come to Astana

Vyacheslav Matuzov: "Those who bet on military solution to Syrian conflict will not come to Astana"

Russian orientalist believes that the split is the main danger to the Islamic Arab world

Moscow commemorates victims of #039Black January#039

Moscow commemorates victims of 'Black January'

Today, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Moscow held a mourning event dedicated to the memory of victims of the tragedy of January 20, 1990 in Baku. Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Russia, Polad Bulbuloglu, addressing …

 Lavrov on positive signs in Syria peace process

Lavrov on positive signs in Syria peace process

Russia has observed positive signs in the Syria peace process and sees a meeting in the Kazakh capital next week as an important step toward establishing a framework for talks taking place in Geneva, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei …

Russia and Turkey carry out first joint air attacks in Syria#039s al-Bab

Russia and Turkey carry out first joint air attacks in Syria's al-Bab

Moscow says nine of its jets joined Turkish air force in 'highly effective' bombing of Islamic State targets

#039Caspian Five#039 to gather for a meeting in Baku

'Caspian Five' to gather for a meeting in Baku

The next meeting of the working group on defining the legal status of Caspian Sea is scheduled for late January and it will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said. …

OPEC Sees Russia Delivering Cuts

OPEC Sees Russia Delivering Cuts

While Its Own Output Declines

Brussels to decide on abolition of EU sanctions against Russia after Moscow complies with Minsk agreements

Brussels to decide on abolition of EU sanctions against Russia after Moscow complies with Minsk agreements

The decision on cancellation of European sanctions against Russia will be taken not in Washington, but in Brussels, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and European Commission Vice President Federica …

Another policeman arrested in Turkey over assassination of Andrey Karlov

Another policeman arrested in Turkey over assassination of Andrey Karlov

Another policeman was arrested in Turkey as part of investigation into the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov. He is currently in Sincan prison in Ankara. …

Russia is developing advanced hypersonic weapons

Russia is developing advanced hypersonic weapons

Russia is developing hypersonic weapons based on principally new materials, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday, TASS reports. "Coming next are hypersonic weapons, which require the use of …

Saudi Energy Minister to discuss oil output with Russia#039s Novak in Vienna

Saudi Energy Minister to discuss oil output with Russia's Novak in Vienna

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Falih said on Thursday he plans to use an upcoming meeting with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in Vienna to discuss monitoring oil output cuts under the …

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Today a traditional meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassadors of the CIS countries was held in Moscow. During it, participants discussed security issues. In addition, Russian Foreign …

Russia, Kazakhstan to discuss Astana meeting

Russia, Kazakhstan to discuss Astana meeting

Russian and Kazakh Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Kairat Abdrakhmanov will meet in Moscow on January 20 to discuss the organizational issues of a meeting on Syria in Astana, Russian Foreign Ministry …

State Duma Committee recommends to ratify Turkish Stream agreement

State Duma Committee recommends to ratify Turkish Stream agreement

The International Affairs Committee of Russian State Duma has recommended to adopt the draft law on ratification of the agreement between Moscow and Ankara on the Turkish Stream pipeline project. Lower house of parliament will discuss …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Moscow seeks constructive progress in relations with Georgia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. "As far as relations with Georgia go, we noted all …

Russia ready to facilitate establishment of unified Syrian opposition

Russia ready to facilitate establishment of unified Syrian opposition

Russia is ready to facilitate the establishment of a unified Syrian opposition, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said. "This is their [opposition's] task. We are ready to facilitate and …

 Baku to strengthen its defense capabilities by latest Russian weapons

Baku to strengthen its defense capabilities by latest Russian weapons

Baku is interested in the latest defense systems and is holding negotiations with Russia on the supply of new weapons, the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. …

Mikhail Bogdanov extends US invitation to Astana talks on Syria

Mikhail Bogdanov extends US invitation to Astana talks on Syria

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that he had extended Kazakhstan's invitation to the United States to take part in the upcoming Syrian talks in Astana to US Ambassador to Russia John …