Russian State Duma

 Terrorist recruiters to get life sentences in Russia

Russia’s State Duma passed a law in the third and final reading toughening criminal responsibility for recruiting terrorists up to a life sentence. The law stiffens punishment for bankrolling terrorism, as well as incitement, …

Russian and Iranian lawmakers to hold joint meeting

Russian and Iranian lawmakers will hold a joint meeting of foreign policy committees of the Russian State Duma and the Iranian Majlis on December 5, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Leonid Slutsky …

 Russia’s federal budget for 2018-2020 adopted

Russia’s State Duma has passed the bill on federal budget for 2018 and the planned period of 2019-2020 in its third reading.  According to the bill, Russia’s budget revenues will amount to 15.26 trillion rubles ($256 …

Russia reduces budget's dependence on oil

Russia's non-oil and gas budget deficit will be less than 6% in 2018-2020, the head of the Russian Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov said, speaking yesterday at the meeting of the State Duma Committee on Budget and …

 Russia's Volodin to visit Tehran

The speaker of the Duma lower house of Russia's parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, said that he will visit Tehran next year. Speaking at the meeting with Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani, …