The prime minister reiterated that Russia’s National Projects had to be drafted in just a few months
The economy is much less dependent on commodity markets and better prepared for possible external shocks, Dmitry Medvedev said
After the Russian archaeologists wrapped up their excavations at the Tell Khaznah monument and the fighting broke out in Syria, the monument has undeniably been damaged, the expert said
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Norwegian national Frode Berg, sentenced to 14 years in jail for espionage in Russia, has every opportunity to request a presidential pardon, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
Russia is currently building a series of fourth-generation multipurpose submarines
Deprivation of freedom must be a very rare punishment, Dmitry Medvedev said
On Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said that Aeroflot plans to lease 35 MC-21 jets in addition to 50 aircraft it had already ordered
The Russian top diplomat also highlighted the need to build dialogue with the Kurds
Top stories in the Russian press on Wednesday
The Kremlin spokesman recalled that a convict’s request for pardon was to go through the territorial and regional authorities before being submitted to the Kremlin
The traveler is now saving energy and is not turning on the light, and is using a head-mounted flashlight instead
The new spacesuit will be used for spacewalks from the International Space Station and for landing on the Moon
A Bulgarian drug courier was caught red-handed during a police operation in the Moscow region
Earlier, Zelensky said he is seeking to engage in direct negotiations with Russia to resolve the Donbass conflict and remove Medvedchuk from the negotiating process
The plans for the new building include creating virtual museum projects
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic is visiting Russia on Wednesday at Lavrov's invitation
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A manned Soyuz MS spaceship will be launched to the International Space Station using a new Soyuz-2 launch vehicle in the first six months of 2020, Dmitry Baranov, the director general of Russia's Progress Rocket Space Center, told Sputnik.
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry earlier said that among participants in the talks will be delegations of guarantor countries
Russian Ambassador to Dushanbe Igor Lyakin-Frolov said that "the main emphasis at talks will be made on trade and economic cooperation"
Chechnya's head Ramzan Kadyrov said that countering extremist ideologies online was one of the key methods that allowed to defeat terrorism in Chechnya
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the country receives medicines every week "in accordance with international protocols"
AFP earlier reported that shelling could be heard late on Tuesday in parts of Tripoli, and several powerful explosions were heard across the city
Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska said that if sanctions are not lifted, there is no chance GAZ Group would survive
No injuries or damages were reported, and no tsunami alert was issued
Ukraine earlier appealed to the international tribunal seeking release of Ukrainian sailors detained in Russia over the illegal crossing of the Russian border
Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said earlier that the next Normandy Four summit may take place in June
Chairman of the Japanese New Party Big Earth Muneo Suzuki said that "historically, Russia — the USSR — has had strong influence on North Korea"
On April 15 the UK announced deployment of five Apache attack helicopters in Estonia in the framework of NATO's program on expanding its military presence along Russian borders
The foreign ministers met on the sidelines of a ministerial session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum in Moscow
French authorities and private donors have pledged hundreds of millions of euros to rebuild one of the most important Parisian landmarks
Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council Alexander Turchinov declined to go into detail
The Olympic National Sports Complex refused as of yet to disclose the rental cost and other terms of the agreement
The bill is yet to be approved by the Federation Council, and then signed into law by the president
In his 571 NHL regular games, Andrey Nazarov earned 1,409 minutes of time served in the penalty box for a total of 133 fights
The US Department of State reported that Stephen Biegun will meet with Russian officials in Moscow "to discuss efforts to advance the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea"
Chairman of the New Party Big Earth Muneo Suzuki believers the timeframe for signing a peace treaty between "is limited to some extent"
According to the Syrian president’s office, Assad condemned Washington’s decision to add the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to the list of foreign terrorist organizations
Valdemar Tomasevski believes that the "president should also visit Poland, Latvia and Russia"
Sergey Lavrov, Khemaies Jhinaoui considered key issues of strengthening bilateral ties amid an upcoming session of the intergovernmental commission for trade, economic,scientific-technical cooperation
The leaders of many countries and organizations expressed their condolences to French people and President of France Emmanuel Macron in connection with the massive fire that engulfed probably one of the most renowned buildings in the world - the medieval Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris. US President Donald Trump was one of the first to have reacted to the disaster in the French capital. Emmanuel Macron received messages of support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Teresa May, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, from the Vatican and many other officials. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to Macron only the day after the fire, on April 16, as the Kremlin press service said. "Notre Dame de Paris is a historical symbol of France, an invaluable treasure of European and world culture, one of the most important Christian shrines. The tragedy that occurred this night in Paris has echoed with pain in the hearts of Russian people," Putin wrote in the telegram to Macron. Putin expressed a hope that the cathedral would be restored. He suggested sending best Russian specialists to France who have extensive experience in restoring monuments of world cultural heritage, including works of medieval architecture.Earlier, Director of the Department of Museums of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Vladislav Kononov, said that Russia could arrange a campaign to collect donations to reconstruct the legendary French cathedral.
Earlier, Ukrnafta announced that on April 12 Russia was due "to pay Ukrnafta $44.4 mln in compensation for expropriation of property of PJSC Ukrnafta in ... Crimea annexed by the Russian Federation"
Nikolai Patrushev explained believes that "various means of pressure are employed"
Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev emphasized the importance of training highly-qualified specialists
Sudanese ex-President became the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC
Later on Tuesday,the election staffs should hold talks on the preparation for the debates
Notre Dame, Brexit and Assange: What matters
Notre Dame bears a fleeting tear but not a permanent scar. The same cannot be said for Brexit-laden Britain where a huge injustice awaits Assange.
A tear, a scar and a gaping wound - the consequences of a week of news culminating in the patrimonial catastrophe experienced by the City of Light, the death throes of Parliamentary democracy in the UK and the question of freedom opened by Assange.
The drills involve about ten combat ships and vessels, including the Project 20380 corvettes Boiky and Stoiky and the large amphibious assault ships Minsk and Korolyov
Georgia’s former president warned that after the elections the winner would have a pile of problems to confront: ware, corruption and poverty.
eputy Director of Russia’s National Guard Sergei Melikov pointed out that religious conflicts and territorial disputes occasionally break out in the region
The Project 22350 first serial-produced frigate Admiral Kasatonov is set to be delivered to the Russian Navy this year
Overall, Russia’s National Guard will get about 2,000 modern vehicles
French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to rebuild the 850-year-old cathedral of Notre-Dame after a major fire devastated the Paris landmark on Monday night. The incident highlighted the risk facing dozens of iconic buildings around the world.
The Russian Federal Micro-Biological Agency called the competition the "grand and definitely the most difficult sports event"
Some 40% of the polled believe that that by publishing secret documents Julian Assange acted in the interests of the world public
Putin sent a telegram to Macron earlier on Tuesday, offering the help of Russia’s best specialists
The bill has been adopted in the final reading
According to the survey conducted on April 9-14, 72.2% of the polled support Zelensky