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Syria talks in Kazakhstan tough, but Moscow optimistic

10 hours 43 min ago
The talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, between Russia, Iran and Turkey for the regulation of the Syrian crisis "are hard", although Moscow remains optimistic.

Nineteen high-rise buildings exploded in ten seconds in China. Video

11 hours 43 min ago
In the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, Central China, 19 high-rise buildings were demolished in ten seconds in a controlled explosion

Conservative and religious Americans develop affection for Russia

12 hours 20 min ago
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

Man sells his cat with extrasensory abilities for $265,000

14 hours 27 min ago
A resident of the city of Blagoveshchensk in Russia's Amur region is selling his cat with a price tag for several million rubles

Ukraine denies citizenship to foreign mercenaries

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:17
There are many foreign citizens, including Russian nationals, in the ranks of "defenders of Ukraine"

Davos Forum horrified by impending global disaster

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:16
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

Welcome to the United States of Russia

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 11:20
Social networkers assumed that Russia has interfered in the organization of festive fireworks in Washington celebrating the inauguration of Donald Trump

China announces strategic plans for Russia and USA

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:25
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a wish to create frameworks for relations with major powers of the world.

Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana to invade Gambia

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:32
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

Putin finds partner in Africa: oil fields under control

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:00
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.

Man rescues three wild boars from ice trap. Video

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:55
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"

USA to create its own Armata tank in 15 years only

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:21
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

Moscow refuses to gift Snowden to USA for Trump's inauguration

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:33
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"

UEFA President sees no reason to strip Russia of World Cup 2018

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:54
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 collapses on innovation index economy rating

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:14
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

US media in fit of hysterics over Trump's Russia remarks

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:06
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.

Main advantage of Su-35 over F-22 Raptor named

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:12
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

Russia bids farewell to victims of Tu-154 air crash

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:48
On January 16, Russia bids farewell to victims of the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi

Turkish President Erdogan to be declared 'great sultan'

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 11:44
The Turkish Parliament passed in a first reading the bill about a constitutional reform to sharply expand presidential powers in Turkey

Boeing 747 cargo plane crashes on village in Kyrgyzstan, at least 37 killedю Video

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:17
A cargo Boeing 747 aircraft of a Turkish airline crashed 1.5 kilometers from the runway of Manas international airport in Kyrgyzstan

France's future president spotted in Trump Tower

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:18
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

Japanese customers gobble up Putin's sake

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:47
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

Planet X does exist in the solar system

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:51
Astronomers have provided new evidence to prove the existence of the mysterious, yet still undiscovered Planet X on the outskirts of the solar system

Scientists find portals to parallel worlds

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:17
An international team of researchers confirmed the existence of portals to parallel worlds on Earth

Parents living in Russia's Vladimir region rename their son as Putin

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:37
A family living in the Vladimir region of Russia has decided to change the name of their two-year-old son Rasul

NASA finds bodies of aliens and flying saucer on Mars

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 18:05
NASA scientists found strange objects reminiscent of a flying saucer and bodies of extraterrestrial beings when studying photo images of the surface of Mars

North Korea warns of nuclear war

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:45
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

Chechen President Kadyrov curses Stalin

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:17
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

Chilean military declassify sensational video of UFO encounter

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 16:55
Unidentified flying objects appear in the sky over Chile more frequently than in any other part of the world

US Senators threaten to isolate Russia like North Korea

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:49
A group of US senators led by John McCain work on a draft document about new sanctions against Russia

Man fights his own carpet on cleaning day

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:20
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

Official: Russia has one of five world's most powerful cyber armies

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:05
Russia was included on the top five countries with most advanced specialized cyber security units for military or intelligence purposes

Meteorite explodes over Russia's Arkhangelsk region. Video

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:36
A meteorite that exploded above the Arkhangelsk region of Russia has attracted media attention and triggered heated discussions on social networks

Portugal: Mário Soares dies

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 22:20
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 assumes USA staged Istanbul night club attack

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:02
Turkey may revise the question about the deployment of the airbase of the US-led international coalition in Incirlik

Heavy military vehicles of Baltic Fleet remove damaged Airbus A321 from Kaliningrad airport

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 13:49
Kaliningrad's Khrabrovo airport resumed its work after a day of downtime due to a hard landing of an Aeroflot aircraft

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov leaves Syria conflict zone

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:47
Russia's Defense Ministry has launched measures to reduce the group of the Russian troops in Syria

US 'boasts' of secret operations against Russia in response to cyber attacks

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:22
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 to switch to digital technologies by 2020

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:49
Russia's Strategic Missile Forces, known for the Russian initials as RVSN, will completely switch to digital data transfer technology by 2020

Putin refuses to expel US diplomats from Russia. 'This is kitchen diplomacy'

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 15:42
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 prepares anti-American measures to respond to new sanctions

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 12:47
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has submitted to President Putin options of Russia's response to new US sanctions

World media react to Russian Embassy 'lame duck' meme

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:50
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"

Head of Moldova meets with Russian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Ambassadors

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 10:28
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.

Estonians trust NATO no more

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:02
Only 44% of the Estonian residents believe in direct military aid which NATO would render in case of a threat to the country.

War ended: Russia withdraws troops from peaceful Syria

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 14:24
Ceasefire agreements between parties to the Syrian conflict have been reached. Participants are ready to start peaceful negotiations, the Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed.

Russia, Iran and Turkey to divide Syria into areas of influence

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 13:33
Syria will be divided into several zones of regional influence under a deal between Moscow, Ankara, and Tehran.

ISIL terrorists from Dagestan planned terror attacks on Red Square

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 12:56
Members of the Islamic State terrorist organization (banned in Russia) were planning to conduct terrorist acts in Moscow during New Year holidays

Charlie Hebdo Tu-154 cartoons: Act of defecation on paper

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 10:19
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

Pentagon blackmails Europe with minefields

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 17:07
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.

Israeli Defence Minister calls on Jews to leave France

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 16:30
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.

Putin launches gas pipeline to Crimea

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 13:39
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

Tu-154 crash: Latest audio recording on board raises many questions

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 12:53
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


LONDON (Reuters) - A 14-year old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope she could be brought back to life in the future after winning a landmark court case shortly before her death, the BBC reported on Friday, 2016-11-18.