‘Threat to Europe’: Russian lawmakers blast US decision to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine

‘Threat to Europe’: Russian lawmakers blast US decision to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine

09 Ноя, 2017 в 14:39
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Senior Russian lawmakers have stated that the US decision to provide Kiev with lethal defensive weapons was a crucial blow to the Minsk accords and a threat to the security of the whole of Europe.

Presidential hopeful Sobchak says she supports US sanctions against Russia

Presidential hopeful Sobchak says she supports US sanctions against Russia

09 Ноя, 2017 в 10:59
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Russian presidential hopeful Ksenia Sobchak says she supports the anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the US, but added that she considered it wrong that the spat between nations hurt ordinary people.

‘Vacuum & isolation’: Russia may restrict access to CNN in reply to US sanctions, says senator

‘Vacuum & isolation’: Russia may restrict access to CNN in reply to US sanctions, says senator

09 Ноя, 2017 в 09:19
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A member of the upper house Committee for Information Politics says if the US continues to pressure Russian state media companies like RT and Sputnik, Moscow will reply with a legislative ban on CNN broadcasts via cable or air.

Moscow court rejects Navalny lawsuit against Putin

Moscow court rejects Navalny lawsuit against Putin

08 Ноя, 2017 в 15:25
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The Tverskoy District Court in Moscow has rejected a lawsuit in which opposition activist Alexey Navalny sought to prove that President Vladimir Putin had encouraged regional authorities to ban public rallies arbitrarily.

United Russia MP proposes universal fingerprinting of foreigners to boost security

United Russia MP proposes universal fingerprinting of foreigners to boost security

08 Ноя, 2017 в 15:20
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An MP representing the Russian parliamentary majority United Russia party proposes fingerprinting all foreigners arriving in the country, saying the measure could help to counter security threats, such as the infiltration of foreign terrorists.

Russia tenders for strategies to counter sanctions imposed by the West

Russia tenders for strategies to counter sanctions imposed by the West

08 Ноя, 2017 в 13:56
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The Russian parliament is set to commission legal research into sanctions imposed on the country by western nations, and is seeking proposals regarding the development of strategies to counter them.

Echo of Aurora salvo: Russian Communists ask longtime leader to join presidential race

Echo of Aurora salvo: Russian Communists ask longtime leader to join presidential race

08 Ноя, 2017 в 10:31
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On the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution the Russian Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov announced that all regional branches support his 2018 bid for the presidency. He added that this required confirmation from a party convention.

Man detained after attempted arson attack on Yeltsin monument in Ekaterinburg

Man detained after attempted arson attack on Yeltsin monument in Ekaterinburg

07 Ноя, 2017 в 14:33
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Police in the Russian city of Ekaterinburg have detained a man who attempted to set fire to a monument honoring one of the most famous natives of the city – the first president of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin.

Senior Crimean lawmaker backs canceling Soviet decree which gave region to Ukraine

Senior Crimean lawmaker backs canceling Soviet decree which gave region to Ukraine

07 Ноя, 2017 в 12:28
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The deputy speaker of the Crimean parliament has backed the idea of repealing the 1954 decree that made the peninsula part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, but noted that this would be unlikely to end “political games” over the issue.

Social protests in Russia outnumber political ones 3:1 – research

Social protests in Russia outnumber political ones 3:1 – research

07 Ноя, 2017 в 10:36
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The number of protests across Russia has increased since the beginning of the year, with some three-quarters of rallies being on socio-economic issues. Just over a quarter were purely political events, according to a report by a pro-market think tank.