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The talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, between Russia, Iran and Turkey for the regulation of the Syrian crisis "are hard", although Moscow remains optimistic.
In the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, Central China, 19 high-rise buildings were demolished in ten seconds in a controlled explosion
A survey conducted by ABC News has shown a positive attitude to Russia among conservative and religious Americans, as well as residents of rural areas of the United States
A resident of the city of Blagoveshchensk in Russia's Amur region is selling his cat with a price tag for several million rubles
There are many foreign citizens, including Russian nationals, in the ranks of "defenders of Ukraine"
Most members of this year's World Economic Forum in Davos are horrified by the impending global political catastrophe that may happen in the world after the election of Donald Trump
Social networkers assumed that Russia has interfered in the organization of festive fireworks in Washington celebrating the inauguration of Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a wish to create frameworks for relations with major powers of the world.
Senegal has allegedly deployed troops in the Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh refused to leave his post. Nigeria and Ghana also intend to take part in the invasion
Vladimir Putin has invited the President of Uganda to visit Moscow. As the same time, it has been reported that Russia may play a role in Museveni’s oil saga.
In the Irkutsk region, a hunter saved three wild boars, who fell into an ice hole and were unable to rescue themselves. One of the hunters videoed the "rescue operation"
The United States develops a high-tech tank platform of new generation. The new combat vehicle is said to replace the basic tank of the American army, "Abrams", by the 2030s
Official spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that Russia extended residence permit for US citizen Edward Snowden for "a couple of more years"
President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Aleksander Ceferin stated that there were no reasons to deprive Russia of the right to host the World Cup 2018
Russia has lost 14 positions on the ranking of countries with Bloomberg Innovation Index economy, having dropped to the 26th position. This is the most significant decline among all countries
On January 17, CNN published a selection of Donald Trump's remarks that he had made before he embarked on a pre-election race for the post of US president.
The F-22 Raptor is considered to be one of the most advanced aircraft in the world, but the US-made fighter jet is inferior to the Russian Su-35
On January 16, Russia bids farewell to victims of the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi
The Turkish Parliament passed in a first reading the bill about a constitutional reform to sharply expand presidential powers in Turkey
A cargo Boeing 747 aircraft of a Turkish airline crashed 1.5 kilometers from the runway of Manas international airport in Kyrgyzstan
The leader of France's National Front and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen paid a visit to the Trump Tower, where she was to have a meeting with Donald Trump
Sake "Oriental Beauty", which Russian President Putin praised during his final press conference in Japan, has disappeared from stores a few days after his visit to the country
Astronomers have provided new evidence to prove the existence of the mysterious, yet still undiscovered Planet X on the outskirts of the solar system
An international team of researchers confirmed the existence of portals to parallel worlds on Earth
A family living in the Vladimir region of Russia has decided to change the name of their two-year-old son Rasul
NASA scientists found strange objects reminiscent of a flying saucer and bodies of extraterrestrial beings when studying photo images of the surface of Mars
Deputy Permanent Representative of the DPRK to the UN John Kim Ryong stated at the meeting of the UN Security Council that a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula may begin any moment
The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, stated that Stalin's deportation of Chechen people to Kazakhstan and Central Asia was one of the most tragic pages in the history of the Chechen nation
Unidentified flying objects appear in the sky over Chile more frequently than in any other part of the world
A group of US senators led by John McCain work on a draft document about new sanctions against Russia
A resident of Minsk, who took a carpet out to beat the dust out of it on snow, started using the carpet to train his skills in martial arts
Russia was included on the top five countries with most advanced specialized cyber security units for military or intelligence purposes
A meteorite that exploded above the Arkhangelsk region of Russia has attracted media attention and triggered heated discussions on social networks
Mário Soares, ex-Prime Minister and President of Portugal, a major figure in the fight for transition from the Estado Novo, or New State, regime to full parliamentary democracy, has died in Lisbon aged ninety-two. He had been on a life-support machine since mid-December.
Turkey may revise the question about the deployment of the airbase of the US-led international coalition in Incirlik
Kaliningrad's Khrabrovo airport resumed its work after a day of downtime due to a hard landing of an Aeroflot aircraft
Russia's Defense Ministry has launched measures to reduce the group of the Russian troops in Syria
US Vice President Joe Biden said that covert operations of US intelligence against Russia came as a response to the cyber attacks that Russia had allegedly conducted against the United States
Russia's Strategic Missile Forces, known for the Russian initials as RVSN, will completely switch to digital data transfer technology by 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to expel US diplomats from Russia in response to the US sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on the Russian Federation on December 30
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has submitted to President Putin options of Russia's response to new US sanctions
The Russian Embassy to the UK has reacted to the decision of the Obama administration to close two offices and expel 35 Russian diplomats from the United States by posting a picture of a duckling with a caption "Lame"
Igor Dodon, the President of Moldova, has carried out a range of meetings with representatives of Russia, Turkey, and Azerbaijan in a week after his inauguration on 23 December.
Only 44% of the Estonian residents believe in direct military aid which NATO would render in case of a threat to the country.
Ceasefire agreements between parties to the Syrian conflict have been reached. Participants are ready to start peaceful negotiations, the Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed.
Syria will be divided into several zones of regional influence under a deal between Moscow, Ankara, and Tehran.
Members of the Islamic State terrorist organization (banned in Russia) were planning to conduct terrorist acts in Moscow during New Year holidays
Official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, stated that it woould be humiliating for a normal person to pay attention to outrageous cartoons of the crash of the Tu-154 over the Black Sea
The Pentagon has decided to resume use of the Volcano mine dispenser system in Europe, which has not been used since the end of the Cold War.
Avigdor Liberman, the Israeli Minister of Defence and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home) party, has called on the French Jews to leave France and move to Israel.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the launch of the main gas pipeline between the Krasnodar Region and the Crimea an important event for both the Crimean Peninsula and all of Russia
The audio recording of the conversation between the pilots of the crashed Tu-154 and flight control officers of the Center of the Black Sea Air Traffic Management was published on YouTube