MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian FM spokeswoman Maria Zakharova blamed on Tuesday US State Secretary Mike Pompeo for double standards over the US refusal to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia, saying that the US deliberately banned traveling to the region as it might imply “automatic recognition,” following the scenario with the Golan Heights.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Lebanese counterpart, Michel Aoun, called on Tuesday for a fair solution to the Iranian nuclear problem, a joint statement adopted following the two leaders' talks said.
In February 2019, the two heads of state held a series of talks in Sochi
UTair is the fourth largest air carrier in Russia, which experiences financial difficulties at present
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The blastoff of the Meteor-M meteorological satellite number 2-2 by the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat upper stage from the Vostochny space center is scheduled to take place in three months, Russian state space corporation Roscosmos told Sputnik.
The House of Representatives voted on Monday for the bill obliging the State Department to assess the alleged threat of Russia’s influence in Venezuela
Abyzov has pleaded not guilty
There were only two pilots and two passengers on board
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova recalled that the int'l community is only "beginning to get the reaction of the European Union"
Mikhail Abyzov is suspected of stealing 4 bln rubles ($62.1 mln) from OJSC Siberian Energy Company and OJSC Regional Power Networks through fraud of their shareholders and channeled money abroad
Thw two presidents held talks in Moscow March 26
The Russian Foreign Ministry noted that ten of those killed were minor children of the same family
Researchers from Russia and Japan had been working for more 20 years before what they describe as a major development, when cells that had been extracted from a woolly mammoth discovered in Siberia’s permafrost were transplanted into a mouse embryo, which then showed biological activity.
The US authorities accuse Bogdana Osipova of taking the children, also having dual citizenship, to Russia in 2014 without their father’s consent
According to media reports, all of Poroshenko’s money spent on the campaign race comes out of his own pocket
Earlier in the day, the Russian Helicopters stand was visited by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad
In an interview with Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda earlier in the year, Pogrebnyak said that he was against naturalized foreign players listed on the Russian national team
The 15th LIMA 2019 international aerospace and marine hardware exhibition runs on Langkawi Island on March 26-30
The Italian expert thus commented on the preparations for the elections to the European parliament
The social network’s administration said that the owners of the specified accounts and pages aimed "to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing"
In 2017, the agency opened 57 cases on the same violations
In the quiet morning of the 18th of March, a terrorist attack took place in the city of Utrecht, The Netherlands, causing a new wave of distrust in the most tolerant kingdom of the world. Living in the very center of the country, a member of ethnic minority, Gokmen Tanis, killed with a pistol three Dutch people and heavily wounded five more in a tram, heading from the city´s central station.
The murderer is a 37-years-old, native of Turkey. He left the transport and ran into hiding, nevertheless, getting his face caught on a security camera of the tram. Committing the attack at 10 a.m. in the morning, the police searched for eight hours and subsequently arrested the murderer in one of the living houses, three kilometers from the crime scene.
The investigation group had resorted to exceptional measures by the standards of Dutch law. As the criminal´s personality became identified, the investigators disclosed his bank account and discovered that, after the attack, Gokmen transferred an unknown sum of money from a phone. By employing special devices, the group found a phone number, which was linked to the bank account, and tracked down the digital footprint of the shooter.
On March 19, Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation after almost 30 years in power
Blackouts in the Caracas subway started earlier in the day
The worst case scenario for Poroshenko’s political career is Yulia Timoshenko coming to power, according to the expert
According to the Russian Finance Ministry, this can be done "if situation is favorable"
According to the diplomat, Russia is faced with the fact that "radicalization primarily originates from the Internet"
Conor McGregor announced his retirement earlier in the day
The Russian Foreign Ministry has commented on the rising tensions in the Gaza Strip
Currently, the price of oil is $35-45 per barrel
According to HRW, freedom of expression is under pressure in Ukraine, "with physical assaults on journalists, and some foreign journalists who have criticized Ukraine...banned from the country"
Italian journalist and analyst Giulietto Chiesa believes the "serious decision" will cause "strong effects on the situation in the region"
Malaysian media outlets earlier reported that Malaysia was likely to retire Russian-made Su-30MKM and MiG-29N fighter aircraft
According to Lavrov, to this aim the Russian and US presidents discussed at their Helsinki summit in July 2018 the idea of setting up a coordinating business council
Lebanon provides shelter for 1.5 million Syrian refugees, according to Michel Aoun
Top stories in the Russian press on Tuesday
This figure has been quite stable over the past several years, the deputy director of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation
The vessel will join the Russian Navy group in the long-distance operational zone
This decision will definitely have negative consequences, Putin's spokesman says
Expanded offering seamlessly unifies smart home performance and security
The move shows "disregard for dialogue with other UN countries", Vyacheslav Volodin noted
The conflict took another turn when in the early morning of March 25, a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip struck a residential building in Central Israel
The country’s authorities are assessing the damage
The issue of opening another Russian military base on Kyrgyzstan’s territory will not be discussed at the presidents’ meeting
The official stressed that Russia’s partners are satisfied by "combat, technical and price parameters of Russian armaments"
Regional authorities intend to initiate changes to the federal legislation
The forum’s events will take place in Anadyr and Egvekinot on March 26-28
The scientists stress that the condition of the whales "is declining"
Russia will establish a platform for its companies to further promote their digital products not only in Cuba, not also in the Latin American region
The bill must be passed by the Senate and then be signed by the President to become law
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Vitaly Milonov, a member of the Russian State Parliament’s international affairs committee, has proposed to create a special panel to investigate the possible influence of US intelligence services and government agencies on election processes in Russia.
"Two jets from Russia have landed in Venezuela, which was approved by the only legal government in Venezuela - the government of Nicolas Maduro," Diosdado Cabello said
"Rather than sending nuclear-capable bombers and special forces to prop up a corrupt dictator, Russia should work with the international community to support the Venezuelan people," he said
The bodies of the Russian military servicemen were transported to the Russian Federation
The move is another ‘self-inflicted wound’ by Donald Trump, Chairman of the Russian Federation Coincil Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev said
Back on 1981, the UN Security Council declared the annexation null and void in its Resolution 497
According to earlier reports,Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov had announced his resignation as the head of the International Boxing Association
Moscow earlier said that the Golan Heights were Syria’s territory and US' statement on recognizing it as part of Israel demonstrated the disregard for int'l law and UNSC resolutions