Yevgeny Minchenko

Putin changes Russia’s top prosecutor

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested dismissing Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika due to his transfer to other work. The head of state nominated Deputy Head of the Investigative …

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Putin to meet Trump in Buenos Aires

There is an agreement about a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump at a G20 summit in Argentina, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. …

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Medvedev to head Russian government

Russian President Vladimir Putin put forward Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister, the Kremlin said in a statement on its website. Medvedev, who had been prime minister since 2012, resigned …

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Lavrov: US blackmails whole world

The decision by some Western countries to expel Russian diplomats comes as the result of a colossal blackmail campaign and pressure from the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "The …

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Voting in presidential elections starts in Russia

Early voting in Russia's presidential elections has started today in distant areas of the Sakhalin and Magadan regions. "Today a helicopter has left for Cape Crillon, the lighthouse caretakers will be able to vote …

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 Russia kicks off 7th presidential campaign trail

The Russian presidential campaign has officially started, the relevant upper house's resolution was published in Monday's edition of the government's Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper. The Central Election Commission announced …

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Moscow ready to work with new Berlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon the success of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union in the parliamentary elections. "In a …

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Kissinger: Russia and US to act together

Moscow and Washington have every opportunity to make significant progress towards improving not only their relations but improving situations around the world, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said at the …

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Russia has no plans to get back to G8

Russia has no intention of getting back to the G8 format, the Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "This theme [of return to the G8 format] is not being discussed in Moscow in any way," TASS …

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Russia to save 2 billion rubles on political parties

The total amount of public funding of the Russian political parties will be reduced by 30%. Thus, government funding will decline from 6.99 billion rubles to 5.03 billion rubles. In accordance with the law 'On political …

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 Russian society united as never before

A poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) indicates that today Russian society is united as never before. "In the period from 2012 to 2015, the proportion of respondents ...

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France extradites Ablyazov to Russia

Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls has decided to extradite the former head of BTA Bank, Mukhtar Ablyazov, to Russia in the absence of signs of political persecution in his case, the Kommersant newspaper reports. As Vestnik Kavkaza previously reported, the decision on extradition was signed on September 17, but it became known only yesterday, when Ablyazov and his the lawyers were notified.

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