Lavrov: Trump confirms plans to improve ties with Moscow

Lavrov: Trump confirms plans to improve ties with Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recalled that US President Donald Trump earlier called for improving ties with Russia and confirmed that Moscow is ready for this. Russia’s top diplomat …

President of Chechen Academy of Sciences: Azerbaijan and Russia have very good relations

President of Chechen Academy of Sciences: Azerbaijan and Russia have very good relations

Today Azerbaijan and Russia have very good relations, the President of the Academy of Sciences of the Chechen Republic Shakhraddin Gapurov said, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of the International Forum of the …

Gennady Matishov: Baku#039s multilateral contribution to Great Victory

Gennady Matishov: Baku's multilateral contribution to Great Victory

The contribution of the Azerbaijani SSR to victory in the Great Patriotic War is underestimated, academician, chairman of the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Matishov said, speaking to …

Source reveals date of Russia-US-UN talks on Syria

Source reveals date of Russia-US-UN talks on Syria

A trilateral meeting on Syria between Russia, the United States and the United Nations is scheduled to be held in Geneva on April 24, a diplomatic source said.  "The meeting has been tentatively scheduled for April 24," …

Kremlin aide: fiscal rule might be introduced in 2018

Kremlin aide: fiscal rule might be introduced in 2018

The new fiscal rule that restricts Russian budget spending of additional oil and gas revenue might be formally introduced in 2018, Kremlin aide Andrei Belousov said. "In principle, yes. But essentially, it is …

Alcohol and tobacco consumption declines in Russia

Alcohol and tobacco consumption declines in Russia

Russia recorded a decline in alcohol and tobacco consumption in 2016, Russian newspaper Izvestiya reported. The number of patients diagnosed with alcoholism fell by 36% and the number of alcoholics registered in …

Soyuz-FG Rocket installed at Baikonur launch pad

Soyuz-FG Rocket installed at Baikonur launch pad

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a Soyuz MS-04 space freighter was transferred and installed at a launch pad of the Baikonur space center on April 17, Russia's Roscosmos State Corporation said. The launch of the Soyuz MS-04 piloted …

VCIOM: 30% of Russians consider Russian-US war possible

VCIOM: 30% of Russians consider Russian-US war possible

30% of Russian nationals consider that the war between Russia and the US is possible or already underway, while only 16% say a direct military conflict is absolutely unlikely, a poll by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) says. …

Saudi King agrees to visit Moscow

Saudi King agrees to visit Moscow

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said during a meeting with the speaker of the upper house of Russia's parliament, Valentina Matvienko, that he gave instructions to prepare his visit to …

US National Security Adviser: US-Russian relations can only improve

US National Security Adviser: US-Russian relations can only improve

The relations between the United States and Russia have reached the lowest point, so they can only improve, US National Security Adviser Herbert McMaster said. "Well, when relations are at the lowest point, …

Kadyrov: There are no religious conflicts in Chechnya

Kadyrov: There are no religious conflicts in Chechnya

There are no religious or national conflicts in Chechnya, head of the republic Ramzan Kadyrov said. "There are no religious or national conflicts in Chechnya, which is one of the main achievements of our …

Matviyenko, Saudi Arabia#039s king confirm necessary joint fighting terrorism

Matviyenko, Saudi Arabia's king confirm necessary joint fighting terrorism

Speaker of the Russian Federation Council (the parliament's upper house) Valentina Matviyenko and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud confirmed the necessary joint fighting the international …

20 Russian medical facilities to be opened in Georgia

20 Russian medical facilities to be opened in Georgia

About 20 Russian medical facilities will be opened in Georgia by 2020, the press service of INVITRO company reported. He added that Georgian entrepreneurs will be able to learn about the business concept of company's franchising in …

Putin sends Easter greetings to Patriarch Kirill

Putin sends Easter greetings to Patriarch Kirill

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on the Easter Sunday, the Kremlin’s press service said, TASS reports. "The great holiday of Easter awakens the kindest …

Holy Fire delivered to Stavropol Territory

Holy Fire delivered to Stavropol Territory

Stavropol became the first Russian city, where the Holy Fire from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem was delivered. A charter flight with the representatives of the pilgrimage mission landed at the International Airport of …

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

  The head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, called the desire of the West to interfere in the affairs of Turkey and Russia a long-term disease "This category of states imagine themselves …

Hundreds of ancient scrolls found in Dagestan

Hundreds of ancient scrolls found in Dagestan

About a thousand manuscript scrolls dating in the 13-19th centuries, were found in Dagestan in 2016. The according information was announced on the conference of the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography. In search of …

Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

An avalanche descended in the Tsuntinsky area of Dagestan - more than five thousand tons of snow fallen at the mountain range on the site of the Mokok-Echeda road. People who were nearby, survived miraculously. Realizing the impending …

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: The Polish question in the Russian Empire arose as a foreign policy issue

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: The Polish question in the Russian Empire arose as a foreign policy issue

For Russia, at the beginning of the 19th century, the Polish issue should be viewed primarily as a foreign policy issue, an analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza, Matvey Katkov said during a live broadcast of the National …

Fishing prohibited in Kabardino-Balkaria

Fishing prohibited in Kabardino-Balkaria

Starting from today, a prohibition to extract any kinds of aquatic biological products from the rivers and reservoirs of Kabardino-Balkaria comes to force, the press service of the West Caspian Department of Rosrybolovstvo reported. The …