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Merkel comments on Skripal case

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said the immediate priority of European Union leaders discussing the nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy Sergey Skripal in Britain would not be to discuss a potential …

Russian Central Bank: economic growth has taken hold

Russia’s Central Bank has stated the trajectory of slow but steady economic growth, the regulator’s Research and Forecasting Department said in a report. The report added that the shift from moderately tough to neutral …

UK to cut Russian embassy's staff by 40%

London’s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning amounted to a 40% staff cut,Russia's Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko said. He also said that this decision would …

Russia's presidential campaign comes to an and

The pre-election presidential campaign is coming to an end with just two days to go until Russia’s presidential election on March 18. In the most eastern regions of the Russian Federation - Kamchatka and Chukotka - Saturday will …

Ryabkov on Russia's respond to new US sanctions

Moscow would respond to a new set of United States sanctions by expanding its “black list” of Americans, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said. The deputy foreign minister said that …

Crimea celebrates anniversary of joining Russia

Today, Crimea citizens celebrate the fourth anniversary of referendum on reuniting with Russia. The official solemn events will take place in the capital of the Crimea, while folk festivals, historical excursions, festive …

Europa League: Lyon 2 - 3 CSKA Moscow

Lyon's quest to reach the Europa League final at their home stadium is over after CSKA Moscow eliminated Bruno Genesio's men from the round of 16 on Thursday. The Ligue 1 side held the advantage in the tie after winning the …

Ryabkov: Moscow working on new US sanctions

Russia has already started working on retaliatory measures against the new US sanctions, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Thursday in the wake of Washington’s expansion of anti-Russian sanctions, TASS …

US extends sanctions against Russia

The US administration has for the first time applied the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) to impose sanctions against Russian citizens and organizations. The relevant information has been spread by Office of …