Putin condemns #039cynical and inhuman#039 terror attack in Manchester

Putin condemns 'cynical and inhuman' terror attack in Manchester

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed deep condolences to UK Prime Minister Theresa May over the deadly terror attack at the Manchester Arena, the Kremlin press service said. "We strongly …

Moody#039s forecasts Russia’s GDP growth at 1.5% in 2017-2018

Moody's forecasts Russia’s GDP growth at 1.5% in 2017-2018

International rating agency Moody's expects Russia’s GDP to grow annually by 1.5% in 2017 and 2018, the agency said in a press release. "Moody's forecasts that real GDP growth will increase by 1.5% per year in 2017 …

Matviyenko: anti-corruption fight is Russia#039s state policy

Matviyenko: anti-corruption fight is Russia's state policy

Fight against corruption in Russia regardless of rank is not a timeserving trend, but a long-term state policy, Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said. "We see a thorough and difficult job to …

Putin to meet with FIFA chief in Krasnodar

Putin to meet with FIFA chief in Krasnodar

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting of the Council for developing physical culture and sports today in Russia’s Krasnodar, the Kremlin press service said. The meeting will focus on measures aimed …

BSEC final declaration draft signed in Istanbul

BSEC final declaration draft signed in Istanbul

Participants of the Council of Foreign Ministers’ session within the Black Sea Cooperation Organization (BSEC) have agreed on a final declaration draft that will be adopted at the organization’s Istanbul-hosted summit, the Russian …

 Russia and Turkey sign agreement removing trade restrictions

Russia and Turkey sign agreement removing trade restrictions

Russia and Turkey have signed a joint agreement on lifting mutual trade restrictions on the sidelines of the BSEC summit today. The document was signed by deputy prime ministers of the two countries - Arkady Dvorkovich …

 Man responsible for killing Russian pilot in 2015 sentenced

Man responsible for killing Russian pilot in 2015 sentenced

Alparslan Celik, the man who took responsibility for murdering one of the pilots of Russia's Su-24 jet downed by Turkey in Syria in 2015, has been sentenced to five years, Celik's lawyer Murat Ustundag said. …

Russia#039s Economic Development Ministry expects more aggressive key rate reduction if OPEC deal extended

Russia's Economic Development Ministry expects more aggressive key rate reduction if OPEC deal extended

Russia expects the Central Bank to pursue a more aggressive policy regarding the reduction of its key rate if the oil production cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC nations is extended, Russia’s Economic Development minister …

Government predicts 20 years of stagnation in Russia

Government predicts 20 years of stagnation in Russia

This week, the government and the administration of the Russian president will start uniting the results of work of the Economy ministry and other agencies on the single action plan until 2025, the proposals of the Center for Strategic Research …

Russian PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Istanbul

Russian PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Istanbul

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today during his official visit to Istanbul, the press service of the Russian government said. …

 Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are  the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

A Dolgan people developed in the territory of Taimyr after the Eastern Siberia merged with Russia, Elizaveta Alexandrova, an analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza said during a live broadcast of the Peoples of Russia program on Vesti.FM. …

Turkmenistan, Russia expand business regional partnership

Turkmenistan, Russia expand business regional partnership

Tatarstan’s President Rustam Minnikhanov met with a Turkmen delegation headed by Chairman of the Mejlis Committee on Legislation and Norms Serdar Berdimuhamedov in Kazan, Tatarstan’s presidential …

BSEC summit kicks off in Turkey

BSEC summit kicks off in Turkey

Summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) kicks off in Turkey. The event, timed to the 25th anniversary of the organization, will be held in Istanbul on May 21-22. Today, the meeting of the BSEC countries …

Safe Republic to be created in North Ossetia

"Safe Republic" to be created in North Ossetia

Collective security system called "Safe Republic" will be created in North Ossetia. According to the press service of the region's government, it will include four areas: automatic recording of violations of traffic rules, …

System of a Down’s frontman to compose music for Russian movie

System of a Down’s frontman to compose music for Russian movie

A famous American rock musician of Armenian origin, soloist of the rock band System of a Down, Serj Tankian, believes that he fulfilled his cherished dream: he writes music for the movie The Legend of Kolovrat, Izvestia reports, citing the …

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

On May 26, on the eve of the All-Russian Library Day, the Stavropol Regional Library arranges an Open Day. The motto of the event is "Read with us! Read by yourself!". Interesting excursions, book expositions, presentations …

Koleso organizes exhibition in Nalchik

Koleso organizes exhibition in Nalchik

An exhibition of the Association of Artists of the South of Russia, Koleso, will open in the Tkachenko Museum of Fine Arts in Nalchik on May 22 , the administration of the association reports. For 16 years, Oleg Kalaytanov, together …

What Syrian-peace negotiators in Geneva must learn from Russia

What Syrian-peace negotiators in Geneva must learn from Russia

Unless this latest round acknowledges battlefield reality, the UN-sponsored talks will continue their slide into irrelevance

Risk of storm in Karachay-Cherkessia

Risk of storm in Karachay-Cherkessia

The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for Karachaevo-Cherkessia issued an emergency warning in connection with an unfavorable forecast for the next 24 hours. The emergency department reports of heavy rains with a …

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

The national cinema industry had not enough time to develop in the Russian Empire, since only nine years passed from the premiere of Stenka Razin to the October Revolution. During this time the cinema did not go beyond a creation of a few movie …