Sergey Naryshkin

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Volodin will try to head CSTO Parliamentary Assembly

Election of the new head of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly will be held this month in St. Petersburg. Russia proposes the candidature of the State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, the head of the State Duma CIS Affairs …

Burjanadze meets Naryshkin in Moscow

The leader of the opposition party 'Democratic Movement', Nino Burjanadze, met Russia’s State Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin in Moscow on August 17. “Prospects of bilateral relations between Russia and Georgia, …

Fazil Iskander passes away

Famous Soviet and Russian writer Fazil Iskander passed away today at 11:30 in his country house in Peredelkino. "He led an active lifestyle till the last moment, there were no signs of trouble," his wife said. …

Russian Sixth State Duma holds last session

The Russian State Duma of the sixth convocation, elected in 2011, held today its last plenary session. Speaking about the results of the lower house of the Russian Parliament's work, its chairman Sergey Naryshkin said that "the main result is that the State Duma has lived and worked with the country in the era of great economic and political changes." The deputies themselves name the laws on the liberalization of the party and electoral legislation, which simplified the requirements for registration of political parties and their access to the parliamentary elections, as the key ones adopted by the current State Duma.

EEU Customs Code can be ratified in 2016

Russia’s State Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin said that the EEU Customs Code can be ratified by national parliaments of the member-states this autumn. "It is important not to delay ratification of the EEU …

Chernobyl disaster: 30 years later

Three decades have passed since the Chernobyl accident, which is the largest catastrophe in the history of nuclear power. The disaster began during a systems test on April 26б 1986 at reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power …