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Woman killed in household gas blast in northwest Russia

Six people injured and one killed in a household gas blast in the northwestern Russian city of Vologda, a spokesperson for the regional emergencies service department said on Sunday, TASS reports. "A household gas blast has taken …

Cosplay festival kicks off in Stavropol  

The Stav Comic Fest kicked off today in Stavropol - those who like to wear the costumes of characters from cartoons, TV series and computer games gathered in the youth space Loft. According to the organizers, the festival has become the …

Putin congratulates Temirkanov on his 80th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated artistic director of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic Society Yuri Temirkanov on his jubilee. The head of state noted that the maestro’s talent immerses the audience into the magical …

Public bus burned down on Don

A public bus following the route Azov-Rostov, burned down in Azov. When the fire started, the driver released the passengers and tried to cope with the fire on his own, but failed. When rescuers arrived at the site of the …

Russia proposes UN resolution to preserve INF treaty

Russia has submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly in support of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The resolution follows the United States' decision to withdraw from the landmark agreement of the final days …

 Bank of Russia raises key rate to last year level

The Bank of Russia Board of Directors decided to raise the key rate by 0.25 pp to 7.75% per annum today. The regulator said in a press release that the decision taken is proactive in nature and is aimed at limiting inflation risks that …