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Inflation outlook may be revised in early June — Russian Central Bank official

TASS [Russian State News] - 14 min 1 sec ago
Kseniya Yudaeva added that it would remain at the current 3-4% range

Putin submits Kudrin’s candidacy for Accounts Chamber head to State Duma

TASS [Russian State News] - 49 min 37 sec ago
The State Duma Council earlier nominated four candidates representing each of the parliamentary factions

Russia’s FSB shuts down extremist group in Crimea

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 11 min ago
The group was created by aide to Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada MP

Abe to discuss cooperation in resolving North Korea issue during visit to Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 10 min ago
Japan’s government announced earlier that Abe would make a visit to Russia on May 24-27

Japan, Russia to hold two-plus-two meetings of foreign, defense ministers in 2018 — media

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 28 min ago
The previous "two-plus-two" meeting took place in Tokyo in March 2017

Militants’ munition depots found in Syria’s Homs province

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 54 min ago
Weapons produced in NATO member states were found in the depots

Bulgarian president plans to invite again Putin for official visit

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 34 min ago
Such visit will create favorable conditions for the development of bilateral cooperation, Rumen Radev said

Arrests of Sushchenko in Russia and Vyshinsky in Ukraine have nothing in common - diplomat

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 13 min ago
Maria Zakharova stated, that Kirill Vyshinsky worked in Ukraine as an accredited correspondent, but Roman Sushchenko was not a journalist when he was entering Russia

Incumbent President Nicolas Maduro wins presidential election in Venezuela

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 19 min ago
Over 90% of voting ballots have been processed, Maduro secured over 5.8 million votes

Argentine foreign minister, US senior diplomat slam Venezuela elections as illegitimate

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 55 min ago
Venezuelans went to polling stations on Sunday to elect the president for a six-year term

St. Petersburg Economic Forum expects about 15,000 participants this year - governor

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 52 min ago
According to Georgy Poltavchenko, representatives of major companies from over 70 countries are also expected at the SPIEF, including from Great Britain

Sweden retains champion’s title winning 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 23:53
The Swedish team defeated team Switzerland with 3-2 shootout

Nearly 300 refugees return to their homes in Syria - Russian reconciliation center

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:21
According to Yevtushenko, restoration works at electricity and water supplies systems in the city of Douma continue round-the-clock

Kerch Strait Bridge to need no major overhaul for 100 years - contractor company CEO

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:09
The Kerch Strait Bridge’s motorway section was inaugurated on May 15

Russia poses no threat to Baltic republics - Czech officials

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:01
Jan Kavan said the deployment of NATO battalions was a senseless step from the military point of view as it may only worsen relations with Russia

Russia takes bronze at football tournament among diplomatic missions in Beijing

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 20:18
France took gold and the Beijing Football Association won silver

Russian teens win nine awards of Intel ISEF pre-college science competition in US

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:57
The Intel ISEF competition, often referred to as a "Junior Nobel Prize," was held on May 18

Russian Navy’s ocean research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky to visit Messina on May 21-26

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:37
The Admiral Vladimirsky has covered a distance of 38,500 nautical miles of 156 days of its current voyage

Leaders of Ukraine’s Jewish organizations express concern over growing anti-Semitism

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:06
The statement calls on lawmakers of the Verkhovna Rada, or Ukraine’s national parliament, to adopt "the definition of anti-Semitism offered by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance"

Armenia explains border incident by Azerbaijan’s provocative actions

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:37
Earlier in the day, Azerbaijan’s defense ministry reported the death of an Azerbaijani servicemen at the Nakhichevan section of the border with Armenia

FIFA World Cup Trophy arrives in Nizhny Novgorod

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:55
The FIFA World Cup Trophy will be displayed in Nizhny Novgorod in a specially-built tent in front of the Nizhny Novgorod Fair on May 20-21

FIS looking at cutting quota places for countries with numerous doping violations

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:38
According to the portal, these rules would be applicable to FIS World Championships and World Cup competitions, and future Winter Olympic Games

Russian human rights activist says clergy can do more to fight terrorism than police

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:37
According to Mikhail Fedotov, interethnic and interreligious peace in the North Caucasus and in the rest of Russia depends on the unity of civil society

Messi deserves to win FIFA World Cup in Russia - Crespo

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:45
"Thanks to Messi we qualified to the World Cup. Without him our national team cannot achieve good result," Argentina’s former forward added

Azerbaijan reports death of its soldier in incident at border with Armenia

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:40
The ministry claimed that the provocation had been sanctioned by the Armenian defense and foreign ministers who had visited the contact line at this border section several days prior

Russia’s Deriglazova wins 2018 Fencing Grand Prix Women’s Foil Shanghai

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:39
In the final round on Sunday, Deriglazova, 28, defeated Karin Miyawaki of Japan 15-6

Iran demands EU guarantees of compliance with nuclear deal - adviser to leader

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:55
"I have no absolute confidence about the European countries’ position without receiving practical guarantees since contradictory statements are suspicious," Ali Akbar Velayati said

Russian tycoon Abramovich’s representatives not commenting on visa problems

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:46
The UK department responsible for immigration control, security and order has refused to comment on the report

Ukraine will pull out of international agreements in CIS framework - Poroshenko

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:45
Earlier Poroshenko said he had signed a decree on recalling all Ukrainian representatives from the CIS statutory bodies

Leaders of South Korea and US discuss Pyongyang over phone

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:10
Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump also discussed the upcoming summit between the United States and North Korea

Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over Grozny church attack

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:50
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church praised heroism and courage of police officers, who "risked their lives to protect people and offered resistance to the attackers"

Venezuela to elect president amid grave economic crisis

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:29
Incumbent President Nicolas Maduro’s rivals will be Javier Bertucci, Reinaldo Quijada, and Henri Falcon

Macron seeks to give impetus to bilateral ties during visit to Russia - Elysee Palace

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 09:30
A spokesman for the Elysee Palace also noted that it is unlikely that the sides will make serious progress on the challenging issues

TASS photo exhibition opens in Urals city of Yekaterinburg

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:38
The photos are on display in Atrium, the biggest exhibition hall of the Yeltsin Center in Yekaterinburg

EU, Greece reach staff-level deal on bailout review — European Commission

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:16
The Greek authorities "aim to implement these measures as swiftly as possible"

Samal Yeslyamova gets best actress prize at Cannes for role in Sergey Dvortsevoy’s Ayka

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 04:52
Ayka, made with the support of the Russian Culture Ministry, was one of two Russian productions in the competition

Churchgoers in Grozny managed to shut door just in time — priest

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:44
On Saturday afternoon, a group of four people attempted to break into the St. Michael the Archangel's Church in the heart of the Chechen capital

German top diplomat favors more intense dialogue with Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:04
Maas visited Moscow in May and met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

US experts to take part in Cuban plane crash probe - minister

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 02:31
Boeing earlier offered all necessary assistance in connection with the crash

Saudi air defenses intercept ballistic missile launched from Yemen - TV

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 01:42
The missile was shot down above the Khamis Mushait region in the southwest of the country

Donetsk militiaman killed in shelling by Kiev forces — official

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 00:09
Some 200 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian troops had been reported this week

Grozny church attacked in attempt to incite religious tensions — clerics

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 00:08
Moscow Patriarchate spokesman Vladimir Legoida, described the attack as a yet another attempt to breed hostility between Orthodox Christian and Islamic believers

IS leader captured in southern Yemen

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 00:05
The operation was conducted in the Lahij Governorate

Situation in Chechnya’s Grozny remains calm despite church attack — leader

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:36
On Saturday afternoon, a group of four armed people attempted to break into the Archangel Michael’s Church in the heart of Grozny

Football Park opens in St. Petersburg

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:34
St. Petersburg is the ninth city where the Football Park was opened, the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad is next

Flight recorder of crashed Boeing 737 found in Cuba

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:36
The flight recorder is in good condition, said Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez

All militants who attacked church in Grozny identified, says Chechnya’s head

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 19:43
Two of the attackers were residents of the village of Geldagan, and one was from the village of Argunsky located not far from Grozny

Church attackers eliminated in Chechnya, one policeman killed

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:40
One churchgoer was severely injured, Chechnya’s head Ramzan Kadyrov said

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle declared husband and wife

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 15:03
The newlyweds will now be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, which puts them in the senior ranks of the British royalty

Japan’s premier expects progress at talks with Putin on signing peace treaty

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:35
Shinzo Abe also intends to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin the implementation of an 8-point plan of cooperation between Tokyo and Moscow

Russia’s foreign minister cancels visits to Argentina and Cuba

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:20
Russia to be represented at the level of a deputy foreign minister at a meeting of G20 foreign ministers

EU, Iran agree on holding high-level seminar on nuclear cooperation in November

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:25
European Commissioner for Energy Miguel Arias Canete and Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi also confirmed the commitment of the EU and Iran to the Iranian nuclear deal

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle royal wedding

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:00
Britain's Prince Harry marries US actress Meghan Markle in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Passenger plane of Pobeda airline lands at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport with failed engine

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:20
The engine’s failure occurred for the first time over the entire period of Pobeda flights

Lavrov: Russia supports Argentina’s principles of G20 presidency

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 05:53
We regard as very useful the frank dialogue among the G20 foreign ministers, he said

Russia to notify WTO of plans for retaliation against US for steel, aluminum duties

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 04:56
Thirty days after such notification Russia will have the right to take retaliatory measures proportionate to the damage from US restrictions on the Russian export of steel and aluminum

Cuba declares national mourning for victims of air crash near Havana

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 03:04
A Boeing-737 leased by the Cuban air carrier Cubana de Aviacion from Mexico’s Global Air crashed one minute after leaving Havana’s airport

Lavrov: meeting between US, North Korea leader to give good grounds for denuclearization

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:08
He recalled that Moscow had always been calling on Seoul and Pyongyang to normalize their relations, even when the situation on the Korean Peninsula was very tense

Granma: nearly all passengers who died in air crash near Havana were Cubans

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 01:29
There were 105 people on board, most of the passengers were Cubans, except for five foreign nationals and crew

Putin offers condolences over passenger plane crash in Cuba

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:24
The Russian head of state offered the words of sympathy and support to the families of those killed in the crash and wishes of soonest recovery to the survivors

Russia’s Sharapova through to semifinals of 2018 WTA tennis tournament in Rome

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 20:25
he semifinals opponent for the 31-year-old Russian tennis star will be decided later in the day

Cuban passenger jet crashes at Havana international airport

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:56
According to France Presse, there were 104 passengers aboard the plane

Placido Domingo, Juan Diego Flores to perform during 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:38
The global stars will perform in Moscow's Red Square on June 13

Germany expresses support for Nord Stream-2 project

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:26
Russia's top diplomat added that Germans want to find solutions that would not complicate their relations with the US

Deripaska undertakes not to seek reelection to Rusal Board - En+

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:57
The Board of Directors also confirmed the undertaking of Deripaska not to put forward his candidacy for reelection to the Board of the aluminum holding Rusal

Swiss-based CAS likely to hear case of Russia’s banned curler Krushelnitsky this fall

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:54
In February, the CAS found Krushelnitsky guilty of breaching the anti-doping rules and annulled his results from the Olympic Games

Putin thanks Merkel for timely and useful negotiations

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:00
The Russian leader cited the evolving cooperation between Russia and Germany in the sphere of humanities and culture

Germany, Russia see eye-to-eye on some issues, Merkel says

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:59
Germany has a strategic interest in maintaining relations with Russia, Merkel said

Putin: Russia rightly among global arms market leaders

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:48
Russian companies are successfully building up their order book and expanding the geography of deliveries, Putin said

Kola MMC begins modernization worth $400 million

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:36
Kola MMC is reconstructing the production to cut impacts on the environment

Anti-Russian sanctions do not hinder UN FAO agenda in the region — director-general

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:18
Russia has been participating in almost all initiatives that UN FAO has in this region, according to Jose Graziano da Silva

Russia’s Big Arctic Natural Reserve: fish, birds and ships

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:02
There are more than 120 species of birds and 18 species of mammals living in the reserve

Putin: Russia ready to help UK probe into Salisbury incident

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:47
The Russian president said he was glad to hear that Sergei Skripal had been released from hospital and wished him good health

Putin slams journalist’s arrest in Kiev as unprecedented

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:24
Earlier this week, Chief Editor of the RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency Kirill Vyshinsky was arrested for 60 month by the Ukrainian court

Merkel says Germany ready to promote political process in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:09
Political process is badly needed and it must be launched, the German chancellor said

Putin says law on responsibility for sanction implementation must be well-balanced

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:04
The law shouldn't do any harm to both the national economy and Russia’s foreign partners, the Russian president said

Key facts about Russia’s new Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:47
The candidacy of Russian Agricultural Bank CEO Dmitry Patrushev was suggested by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev earlier on Friday

Putin signs decrees on appointing new Russian cabinet members

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:32
Earlier in the day, Putin met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who presented the candidates for the new cabinet

Presenting flowers, Putin greets Merkel in Sochi

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:46
Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev have held a brief conversation in Russian with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

OPEC Secretary General comments on reappointment of Russian Energy Minister

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:55
The reappointment of Alexander 'is an acknowledgment of his sterling qualities and exemplary leadership he continued to display in the OPEC and Non-OPEC strategic partnership," Barkindo said

Salisbury investigation continues — Met Police

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:52
The investigation into the alleged poisoning of former Russian military intelligence Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia will continue, Great Britain’s Metropolitan Police say

MEPs throughout Europe support preserving Russian schools in Latvia

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:46
Members of the European Parliament have collected signatures from their colleagues representing all EU states with a general address to Latvia’s authorities to rethink the language reform in Latvia

Moscow City Court to consider appeal challenging court ruling to block Telegram on June 14

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:42
On April 13, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court upheld the Russian telecom watchdog’s motion to block access to the cloud-based instant messaging service in Russia

Russian PM Medvedev presents candidates for new cabinet

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:33
The Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev suggested the candidates for ministers at the meeting with President Vladimir Putin

Japanese PM to attend SPIEF 2018 — Kremlin

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:00
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will officially visit Russia on May 25-26

Kremlin expects Putin to decide on cabinet picks today

TASS [Russian State News] - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:40
Vladimir Putin is expected to make a decision on candidacies for the government on May 18



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