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Crimea receives first gas from Kuban

Crimea receives first gas from Kuban

Gas from Krasnodar Territory has finally arrived to Crimea through a new gas pipeline, the pipeline will work normally in the near future, member of the State Duma Committee on Energy, former First Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea …

Russia defeated United States in Syria

Russia defeated United States in Syria

In the process of the Syrian conflict settlement America has lost leadership and turned into observer, Moscow currently has the leading role. "The United States are bitter about the fact that bloodshed in Syria lasts for several …

Putin: new year will be better than previous one

Putin: new year will be better than previous one

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in Orthodox Christmas service at St. George’s (Yuriev) Monastery in Russia’s Veliky Novgorod. After Christmas liturgy he said that 2017 will be much better than the past …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Iran bristles at the burgeoning Russia-Turkish alliance suspicious of being squeezed out of its winnings in Syria

Trump orders Obama-appointed ambassadors to leave posts by inauguration

Trump orders Obama-appointed ambassadors to leave posts by inauguration

Donald Trump's team is demanding politically appointed ambassadors leave their overseas posts by Inauguration Day, The New York Times reports.   The mandate could leave the U.S. without Senate-confirmed …

Why Trump#039s tweets favor Russia over China

Why Trump's tweets favor Russia over China

President-elect Donald Trump has been playing global favorites on Twitter.

The demographic balance in Armenia is under threat

The demographic balance in Armenia is under threat

Armenia is the second country in the world for the number of selective abortions because of an obsessive desire for male children

Top OPEC members were putting #039pedal to the metal#039 ahead of planned output cuts

Top OPEC members were putting 'pedal to the metal' ahead of planned output cuts

Now, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates cut production

Medvedev: Sochi#039s Olympic facilities used successfully

Medvedev: Sochi's Olympic facilities used successfully

Plans for the use of Sochi's Olympic facilities are being successfully implemented, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting on the use of Olympic facilities in Sochi. According to the head of …

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Turks are questioning the presence of US-led coalition forces at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said, reflecting frustration at what Ankara sees as a lack …

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan has expressed hope that relations between the United States and Russia will get better, for the sake of global stability.  "I certainly hope that, …

Marine Le Pen is going to build strategic relations in Moscow

Marine Le Pen is going to build strategic relations in Moscow

Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula in March 2014 was legal, according to French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. The French far-right leader is also of the opinion that Crimea is an integral part of Russia.  …

Ruble grows amid growing oil

Ruble grows amid growing oil

Oil prices, after falling the day before, began to recover gradually due to a thorough implementation of the agreement on the production cuts. Thus, the March futures for Brent crude oil on London's …

Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia celebrates 84th birthday

Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia celebrates 84th birthday

Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is celebrating his 84th birthday today. Ilia II was born Irakli Ghudushauri-Shiolashvili. He was born in Vladikavkaz in 1933, graduated from the Moscow Theological Seminary in 1957 and …

Turkey extends emergency rule by three months more

Turkey extends emergency rule by three months more

Turkey's parliament voted overnight to extend emergency rule by three months in a move which the government said was needed to sustain a purge of supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating July's failed …

Turkey is part of a new ad-hoc coalition in the Middle East

Turkey is part of a new ad-hoc coalition in the Middle East

This signifies the total failure of Western actors in Syria, and provides clues as to how the new Middle Eastern order will be designed in the future

Assange says he is #0391,000% confident#039 that Russia was not the source for hacked Democratic emails

Assange says he is '1,000% confident' that Russia was not the source for hacked Democratic emails

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said Barack Obama is' trying to delegitimize the Trump administration

MICEX Index begins year with new historical record

MICEX Index begins year with new historical record

Today at the opening of the trade at the Moscow exchange  the MICEX index set a new historical record surpassing 2260 points. This is due to the growth of the value of shares of a number of Russian …

 Is Syrian opposition undermining Russia#039s success?

Is Syrian opposition undermining Russia's success?

Armed groups of the Syrian opposition have requested "compliance with the truce agreement" from Damascus. According to a joint statement of 12 organizations headed by the so-called Free Syrian Army, which was published by Al Arabiya TV …