Russia will fight other nations’ attempts to contain its activities in global arena – prime minister

Russia will fight other nations’ attempts to contain its activities in global arena – prime minister

09 Окт, 2018 в 08:51
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will not hide behind protectionist barriers as the world becomes more turbulent and competitive. The country will fight for a dominant place in the global economic system, he added.

Almost half of younger Russians never heard of Stalinist purges, poll shows

Almost half of younger Russians never heard of Stalinist purges, poll shows

08 Окт, 2018 в 10:58
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A recent poll in Russia has revealed a very surprising fact – despite the ongoing campaign to immortalize the memory of the victims, almost half of young Russians claim that they have never heard of the Stalinist repressions.

Fit as fiddles: Populist MP says big companies should pay for staff exercise

Fit as fiddles: Populist MP says big companies should pay for staff exercise

08 Окт, 2018 в 09:21
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A populist Russian lawmaker wants to expand a recent proposal to exempt gym fees and other payments for fitness with a law that would require big companies to offer free physical training to their staff.

Russian ‘Male State’ leader faces criminal charges over extreme misogyny

Russian ‘Male State’ leader faces criminal charges over extreme misogyny

05 Окт, 2018 в 15:48
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A man in central Russia is facing up to five years in prison for launching and maintaining a group called ‘Male State’ on one of the country’s social networks. The group’s members used it to collectively degrade and bully women.

‘Theater of the absurd’: Top Russian senator blasts Norway spy probe against employee

‘Theater of the absurd’: Top Russian senator blasts Norway spy probe against employee

05 Окт, 2018 в 11:39
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The Russian Upper House speaker described the Norwegian spy probe against one of the chamber’s employees as absurd and arbitrary. She speculated that the man is being held so that evidence could be fabricated to back the charges.

Positive attitude between Russians and Americans in serious decline — research

Positive attitude between Russians and Americans in serious decline — research

05 Окт, 2018 в 09:28
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The positive attitude between Russians and Americans seriously declined in the past year as did Russians' opinion of Donald Trump, according to a US study. Share of Americans who like Vladimir Putin remains almost unchanged.

Russian police fire air shots after Ingushetians gather to protest new Chechnya border deal

Russian police fire air shots after Ingushetians gather to protest new Chechnya border deal

04 Окт, 2018 в 16:40
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Security forces fired into the air to disperse thousands of demonstrators in the main square of Magas, capital of Russia’s Caucasian republic of Ingushetia, protesting what they say is an unfair border deal with neighbor Chechnya.

Off with their hats! Russian military to ditch traditional headgear — reports

Off with their hats! Russian military to ditch traditional headgear — reports

04 Окт, 2018 в 14:26
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A large part of Russian military will soon stop using traditional Russian fur hats with ear flaps, known as “ushankas,” as well as woolen side caps. The government plans to replace these items with more simple headgear.

Lethal shots: Russia ranks second in international ‘selfie death rating’

Lethal shots: Russia ranks second in international ‘selfie death rating’

04 Окт, 2018 в 11:24
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Russia has the second highest rate of selfie deaths in the world with India taking the number one spot, according to research. The United States and Pakistan are close behind, occupying other top places in the morbid rating.

Russian pension reform bill signed into law by Putin

Russian pension reform bill signed into law by Putin

04 Окт, 2018 в 09:42
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a motion ordering an increase to retirement age while allowing for a rise in payments and offering additional guarantees for citizens approaching the end of their working lives.