Russian lawmaker blasts fresh UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

Russian lawmaker blasts fresh UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

20 Дек, 2017 в 13:05
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A senior representative of the Russian parliamentary majority party has called the UN resolution on human rights in Crimea a provocation aimed at justifying the growing expenses of supporting Ukraine and countering Russia.

Migrant crisis is a timebomb for EU, says Russian envoy

Migrant crisis is a timebomb for EU, says Russian envoy

20 Дек, 2017 в 10:54
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The Russian ambassador to the European Union has called the current migrant crisis a “timebomb” that would destroy high living standards in Europe, but not the EU as a political bloc.

Call to not register Putin as candidate is ‘pointless,’ elections chief tells Khodorkovsky

Call to not register Putin as candidate is ‘pointless,’ elections chief tells Khodorkovsky

20 Дек, 2017 в 09:56
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The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has dismissed Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s public call to deny Vladimir Putin’s registration as presidential candidate in next year’s election, noting that it would violate the law.

Russia must become leader in knowledge, intellect and culture, Putin tells supporters

Russia must become leader in knowledge, intellect and culture, Putin tells supporters

19 Дек, 2017 в 14:14
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Vladimir Putin has told a forum of his supporters that he sees the main objectives of his new presidential program as maintaining Russia’s freedom, social stability and leading place among world nations.

Russian attitudes to US and EU deteriorate, but more citizens want relations mended

Russian attitudes to US and EU deteriorate, but more citizens want relations mended

19 Дек, 2017 в 12:35
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Attitudes to the US and EU in Russia are getting worse, and fewer people are worried about their country’s supposed international isolation, a recent opinion poll has shown.

Russian lawmakers blast new US national security program as attempt to secure global domination

Russian lawmakers blast new US national security program as attempt to secure global domination

19 Дек, 2017 в 10:44
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Russian MPs have stated that the recently-unveiled US national security strategy resists positive change, and attempts to restore the world to the old version of ‘Pax Americana.’

Top 5 recent Russian corruption scandals

Top 5 recent Russian corruption scandals

18 Дек, 2017 в 15:08
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The Russian Prosecutor General has estimated the overall economic cost of corruption at more than $2.5 billion in the past two years. Here are some of the most high-profile cases involving top federal and regional officials.

2018 presidential campaign kicks off in Russia

2018 presidential campaign kicks off in Russia

18 Дек, 2017 в 09:49
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The 2018 presidential campaign started in Russia on Monday, signaling the start of months of preparation. All potential participants and their supporters are now to spring into action.

Russia flags reciprocal ban on US monitors at next year’s elections

Russia flags reciprocal ban on US monitors at next year’s elections

15 Дек, 2017 в 14:59
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Russia may bar US monitors from its presidential election next year, in response to Washington’s decision not to allow Russian monitors at the US presidential poll last year, a senior Russian diplomat has warned.

Putin tops latest Russian election rating

Putin tops latest Russian election rating

15 Дек, 2017 в 12:11
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Vladimir Putin would win the upcoming Russian presidential election by a wide margin if it were held this weekend, according to the results of a poll conducted by the independent think tank Public Opinion Foundation.