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The Chinese have invested in the tourist industry of Caucasian Mineral Waters

The Chinese have invested in the tourist industry of Caucasian Mineral Waters

March 9 in the administration of Pyatigorsk there was the signing of the quadripartite agreement to invest 7.5 billion rubles in the construction of tourist and recreation facility "Sana". According to  report from the municipality of the city, in the signing participated the administration of Pyatigorsk, investor and general contractor of the project the Chinese company Norinco International Cooperation Ltd., initiator and project management company - Pyatigorsk company "Energy" (President Vladimir Isaev), Investment and Consulting Company «AV», and nonprofit company "Association of Builders of Russia."

Medvedev: state boundary should be reinforced.

Medvedev: state boundary should be reinforced.

“Border services of Federal Security Service of Russian Federation together with other departments should reinforce the technologies of security of state boundary” Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on the meeting with the head of border services of FSB Vladimir Pronichev – reports RIA Novosti.

Echmiadzin and Sergiyev Posad became sister cities.

Echmiadzin and Sergiyev Posad, that are the spiritual centres of Armenia and Russia, became twin cities. Agreement between them was signed today during the visit of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill in Armenia, Armenia Today reports.

Russia is not going to take part in "Nabukko"

Russia doesn't show an interest for participation in the project of building of gas main "Nabukko", the head of Ministry of Foreigh Affairs of Russia said, RIA Novosti reports.

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. 

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 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 …

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. 

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.

PACE supports Kazakh proposal on OSCE summit.

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) supports the initiative of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to hold an OSCE summit this year, KazTAG said.

Russia calls Georgian TV 'war' report 'provocation'

A Georgian TV report about the "invasion" of the country by Russia was of a provocative character and damaged security and stabilty in the region, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday, RIA Novosti reports.

Landslides expected in Krasnodar territory.

A landslide warning was declared for south Russia's Krasnodar Territory on Monday by emergency services, reports.