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Ship in Moscow river catches fire

A vessel has caught fire on the Moskva River in Russia’s capital, with firefighting crews dispatched to contain the blaze.  The river vessel, moored near a shopping mall in Moscow, caught on fire late on Thursday. The …

Knife Festival kicks off in Dombai

Gunsmiths from four Russian regions participate in the festival of the national blades, which takes place on Defender of the Fatherland Day in the resort village of Dombai in Karachaevo-Cherkessia, the festival’s organizing  committee …

MGIMO commemorates Andrey Karlov

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs's Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) is hosting the international conference 'Russia-Turkey. Looking ahead', devoted to Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, …

Azerbaijan's gymnasts win gold medal in Belgium

Azerbaijani gymnasts participated in several international competitions, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation said in a statement. Flanders International Acro Cup was held in Belgian Puurs (Antwerpen) on February 15-17. …

Weather in Moscow to get worse

Hydrometeorological Center of Russia predicts that weather will get worse in the capital region on Tuesday. Average temperature is expected to decrease by 6-8 degrees below climatic norm. Weather forecasters also said that …

Russian plane crashes in Moscow region

The local emergency services are investigating the information about the crash of the Russian An-148 in Moscow region, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations said Sunday, Sputnik reports. A total of 65 passengers and six crew …

Record blizzard hits Moscow

Heavy snow has struck the Moscow region, as people struggle to make their way through large snowdrifts. Local authorities efficiently cleaning away the intense falling snow have reported large traffic jams, stranded airport passengers, and dozens …

Snowfall blocks Moscow airports

9 flights were cancelled and 73 delayed from the Moscow airports due to a heavy snowfall,  Yandex reports. In particular, 37 flights from Sheremetyevo, 18 flights from Vnukovo and Domodedovo were delayed and 9 cancelled in …

"Russia is in my heart!" rally held in Russia

Patriotic rally "Russia is in my heart!", organized by the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, is held today across Russia. Its participants want to demonstrate the unity of Russian people and support memory of heroes who fought …