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Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in Crimea

Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in Crimea

Russia’s Airborne Force has wrapped up its large-scale drills at the Opuk training range in Crimea, TASS citing the Defense Ministry’s press office report. "During the drills, the paratroopers acting as part of a rapid …

 Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

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The Moscow House of Nationalities celebrated Novruz - a holiday of the new year according to the astronomical solar calendar.

Boat carrying refugees sinks off Turkish coast, killing 11 people

Boat carrying refugees sinks off Turkish coast, killing 11 people

A boat carrying refugees and migrants has reportedly sunk off Turkey's Aegean coast leaving at least 11 dead and a number of people missing. Television footage showed bodies washed up on a beach near the town. Rescuers managed to …

Vladimir Sazhin: Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting

Vladimir Sazhin: "Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting"

The senior research fellow of the Department of Near and Middle East at the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences about the significance and prospects of this visit.

Putin: terrorist attack against Russian Guard unit in Chechnya #039gruesome event#039

Putin: terrorist attack against Russian Guard unit in Chechnya 'gruesome event'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the terrorist attack against a Russian Guard unit in Chechnya as a "gruesome event." As he received French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen …

Russian National Guard’s units in North Caucasus put on high alert

Russian National Guard’s units in North Caucasus put on high alert

All the National Guard’s units in the North Caucasus have been put on high alert after an armed gang’s attack on a military unit in Chechnya, the Deputy Commander of the Russian National Guard Troops in the North Caucasian District, …

 Employee of oxygen filling station killed in explosion

Employee of oxygen filling station killed in explosion

One person was killed after an oxygen filling station exploded in the village Nor-Geghi in the Kotayk region of Armenia, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The MES Crisis Management Center was reported on the explosion at 8:09 …

Eight people die in car accident in Almaty region

Eight people die in car accident in Almaty region

Eight people including children died in a car accident in the Almaty region, Kazakhstan. Nissan Primera and Toyota Vista cars collided on the Almaty-Kokpek-Koktal motorway in Yenbekshikazakh district, Kazinform reported. …

 Russia and Tajikistan to hold joint counter-terrorism drills

Russia and Tajikistan to hold joint counter-terrorism drills

Russia and Tajikistan will hold joint counter-terrorism drills on March 27-30, the press service of Russia’s Central Military District said. "On March 27-30, 2017 joint command and staff exercises will be held on operating a …

Six militants killed in attempted attack on National Guard, six servicemen also killed

Six militants killed in attempted attack on National Guard, six servicemen also killed

Six members of an armed gang who attacked a unit of Russia’s National Guard in Chechnya have been killed, the source in the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said. "This night at around 02.30 a.m. a group of six unknown …

WMO: 2017 set to be hot, but not as hot as last year

WMO: 2017 set to be hot, but not as hot as last year

Weather forecasters are predicting that 2017 is likely to be one of the hottest – but probably not the hottest – year on record. WMO spokesperson Clare Nullis says that our warming planet has taken its toll …

Russia and US to simulate outer space mission

Russia and US to simulate outer space mission

  A series of joint experiments by NASA and the Moscow-based Institute of Medical and Biological Problems (IMBP) to simulate a flight to the outer space was named SIRIUS, an acronym for Scientific International Research In Unique …

Russia#039s Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova#039s performance via satellite

Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satellite

Channel One Russia has turned down a proposal by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to transmit performance of the Russian entry to the Eurovision 2017 song contest, Yuliya Samoilova via satellite from Moscow, said a statement …

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Today, Vladimir Kozhin, Russian President's aide on military-technical cooperation issues, said that Russia and Kyrgyzstan are going to sign an agreement on the development of military-technical cooperation within the …

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

A senior Turkish official says his country has warned Russia that Ankara will retaliate against any new cross-border attack on Turkish troops from Syrian Kurdish-held areas in Syria, Fox News reported. Foreign Ministry Spokesman …

London police reveal identity of Westminster attacker

London police reveal identity of Westminster attacker

London Metropolitan Police said that the name of the Westminster attacker is Khalid Masood. "The man police believe to be responsible for the terrorist attack in Westminster yesterday, Wednesday, 22 …

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremism

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremism

Russia’s Justice Ministry has suspended the activities of the religious organization calling itself Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia due to its extremist activities, TASS reports. According to the …

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

The European Broadcasting Union has invited Russia’s national television broadcaster Chanel 1 to arrange for a live video link-up with the Eurovision 2017 contest in Kiev to let Russia’s participant, wheelchair-bound Yulia …

Kvirikashvili condemns terror attack in London

Kvirikashvili condemns terror attack in London

World leaders have condemned late Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, which left five people dead and at least 40 injured. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said that Georgia and Georgians will always stand …

Russian politician#039s killer dies in hospital

Russian politician's killer dies in hospital

The killer of former Russian State Duma member Denis Voronenkov has died of wounds in a Kiev hospital, Public Television has said, TASS reports. Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed at the entrance to Premier-Palace …