security in Russia

Crimea extends isolation for elderly until June 15

Today, the Crimean government issued a decree according to which citizens over 65 are required to remain in self-isolation for another two weeks, until June 15. "For the period until June 15, 2020, we oblige citizens over the age …

Mishustin: we get coronavirus under control

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said today that the Russian authorities are in full control of the Wuhan coronavirus cases in the country. Mishustin noted that he had already signed a special national plan to …

Russia suspends passenger railway service with China

Russian Railways has fully suspended passenger service with China starting February 3 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus-induced pneumonia, the company said. "In conformity with a letter by Chief State Sanitary …

Caucasus protects its forests

Residents of Kuban and North Caucasus act with a greater sense of responsibility towards protecting their forests during fire seasons, which is why the region traditionally has extremely low fire statistics compared to other Russian …

Moscow hosting 8th Conference on International Security

The 8th Moscow Conference on International Security has kicked off today. As many as 35 delegations are led by defense ministers, another 19 delegations are headed by deputy defense ministers and general staff chiefs. Dozens of high-level …

Russia changes basic border policy

Russia’s Federal Security Service has released the draft presidential decree on the state border policy. It is published on the website of the department. The draft decree clarifies the country’s national interests and …