The Russian Investigative Committee has launched criminal cases against Ukrainian servicemen and officials responsible for indiscriminate use of artillery in the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic that resulted in civilian casualties.
A court in central Russia has handed a three-and-a-half-year suspended sentence to a young man who played ‘Pokémon Go’ in a local church while making derogatory comments about religion, recording the process and later posting the video on the internet.
Russia’s envoy to the European Union has expressed hope that the recent visit to Russia of the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, will serve as a step towards the restoration of dialogue and an improvement in relations.
Russia’s Communications Ministry has developed a program that would allow the isolation of all internal internet traffic on servers located within the country, thus minimizing the risk of foreign hackers meddling with sensitive data.
A senior Russian senator says the American bill allowing the US Navy to enforce international sanctions on North Korea through the control of Russian ports is a violation of international law, and is equal to a declaration of war.
According to the latest polls, almost all Russians report a positive attitude to parades and rallies in which ordinary citizens carry photos of their relatives who fought the Nazis in WWII, known as ‘Immortal Regiment.’
The Russian government has released a detailed report on the timely and successful execution of the major program of the country’s development, laid out by President Vladimir Putin in 2012 and known as the May Orders.
Almost two-thirds of Russians support Marine Le Pen in the current French presidential campaign, with just 8 percent preferring Emmanuel Macron as the next leader of France.
Several Russian senators have drafted a bill detailing the psychological and professional assessment of military conscripts in order to determine their future assignments in various military branches and roles.
About half of the respondents who said they would vote in a presidential election if it took place next weekend said they would vote for current Russian President Vladimir Putin, with all competitors falling below the 3.5% margin of error.