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 …

Pregradnaya’s pupils suspects in gold and metal cables theft

Pregradnaya’s pupils suspects in gold and metal cables theft

In Karachay-Cherkessia, policemen solved the gold and metal cables theft, a corresponding message was posted on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic. A resident of the village of Pregradnaya reported a …

Putin congratulates Rouhani on #039convincing victory#039 in Iranian presidential vote

Putin congratulates Rouhani on 'convincing victory' in Iranian presidential vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani on the victory in the national presidential election held Friday, the Kremlin's …

WTI oil price just surged past $50 for the first time in 3 weeks

WTI oil price just surged past $50 for the first time in 3 weeks

Most OPEC producers are supporting the Saudi-Russian proposal for an extension of the production cuts until March 2018

Russia-US: secret contacts and classified information

Russia-US: secret contacts and classified information

Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov

Bodyguard bot: Russian scientists invent security guard robot for England fans at 2018 World Cup

Bodyguard bot: Russian scientists invent security guard robot for England fans at 2018 World Cup

A robot named Alantim has been developed by Russian scientists as a bionic bodyguard for England fans arriving in Russia for the 2018 World Cup, RT reports. Moscow Technological Institute (MTI) has released a video of Alantim, a robot …

Russian government expects economy growth to be above world average in 2019-2020

Russian government expects economy growth to be above world average in 2019-2020

The Russian government's action plan until 2025 assumes that the Russian economy will reach the growth rates which are above the world average in the period 2019-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with …