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Russians do not want #039Mir#039

Russians do not want 'Mir'

More than two-thirds of Russians (70%) do not plan to open a "Mir" payment card, according to a poll conducted by the Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). Only 20% of Russians plan to get the card, 3% already have …

Normandy Quartet discusses situation in Ukraine by phone

Normandy Quartet discusses situation in Ukraine by phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin has had a telephone conversation with Normandy Four leaders on settling the armed civil conflict in eastern Ukraine, the presidential press service said. Germany's Federal …

Yuri Mavashev: Referendum showed that Turkish society is divided

Yuri Mavashev: Referendum showed that Turkish society is divided

Results of the nationwide referendum in Turkey on amending the constitution showed that Turkish society is divided today, the head of the political research of the Center for Modern Turkish Studies, Yuri Mavashev, said in an …

Christopher Gan: Double standards hinder Karabakh conflict settlement

Christopher Gan: "Double standards" hinder Karabakh conflict settlement

One-sided presentation of tragic events of 1915 in Turkey and the essence of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a typical example of "double standards" in historical science and modern politics, American professor Christopher …

One organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

One organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

One of the suspected organizers of the St. Petersburg Metro bombing on April 3 has been detained in the town of Odintsovo, near Moscow, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced, adding that the man appears to be from Central Asia. …

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 …

Report on the death penalty in Azerbaijan’s cities in Iran (2015-2016)

Report on the death penalty in Azerbaijan’s cities in Iran (2015-2016)

During these time totally 588 people were sentenced to death, out of this number, 504 people were hanged and executed

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. …

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his office, although opposition parties questioned the outcome and said they would challenge the results. …

Azerbaijani Armed Forces start large-scale exercises

Azerbaijani Armed Forces start large-scale exercises

The large-scale exercises started in line with the plan approved by Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev April 16, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry, Trend reports. …

Constitutional referendum kicks off in Turkey

Constitutional referendum kicks off in Turkey

A referendum on constitutional amendments that expand the powers of the president and abolish the post of the prime minister began in Turkey on Sunday morning. The vote has already began in 33 out of the country’s 81 provinces, at …

NATO should stop expanding

NATO should stop expanding

Trump should persuade the alliance in this, if he really wants to improve relations with Russia

World#039s oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

The world's oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, BBC reports. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She …

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 …

China is trapped between US and North Korea

China is trapped between US and North Korea

Pekin is convenced that tension over North Korea must not reach ”irreversible"

Flood in Karaganda

Flood in Karaganda

Floods hit Karaganda region of Kazakhstan: 1453 people were evacuated from the flood zones today during the rescue operations, 4655 animals were transferred to safe places. About 200 building have been damaged since the beggining …

Basta: ready to visit Baku more often

Basta: ready to visit Baku more often

A famous musician, composer, TV and radio producer, screenwriter, director and producer, Vasily Vakulenko, better known by stage name Basta, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, said that his whole art is threaded by Caucasian culture. "I …

Moscow, Tehran and Damascus condemn US actions

Moscow, Tehran and Damascus condemn US actions

Moscow, Damascus and Tehran agree that the US strike on Syria was an act of aggression, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Syrian and Iranian counterparts. "We held important …

Eurasian Economic Union’s summit opens in Bishkek

Eurasian Economic Union’s summit opens in Bishkek

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Kazakh capital Bishkek to take part in summits of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The meeting of the EEU, …

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

Yet Ahmadinejad ignored Khamenei

The leader of IRI, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, advised the ex-president not to participate in the elections