Boosting Russia’s combat readiness at heart of new Defense Ministry education reform plan

Boosting Russia’s combat readiness at heart of new Defense Ministry education reform plan

08 Авг, 2017 в 10:24
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The Russian Defense Ministry aims to boost combat readiness through new plans for major reform in reserve officer training, which would see military departments in universities replaced by dedicated centers offering improved training for various specialists.

Liberal Democrats urge transition to bipartisan political system

Liberal Democrats urge transition to bipartisan political system

07 Авг, 2017 в 10:53
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Russian opposition party LDPR is proposing a rapid change to a two-party system consisting of a ‘conservative party’ created out of current parliamentary majority party United Russia, and a united ‘social democratic’ opposition.

Moscow court extends Navalny probation period

Moscow court extends Navalny probation period

04 Авг, 2017 в 15:23
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A court in Moscow has extended by one year the probation period in the sentence given to Aleksey Navalny for repeated violations of public order and refusals to comply with police officers.

Russians believe US sanctions won’t have any effect, but disappointment in Trump grows – poll

Russians believe US sanctions won’t have any effect, but disappointment in Trump grows – poll

04 Авг, 2017 в 14:14
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A large number of Russians believe the new US sanctions against their country will not have a significant effect, although the share of those who are unhappy with the actions of US President Donald Trump has again increased.

Putin gives first public indication of 2018 presidential run

Putin gives first public indication of 2018 presidential run

04 Авг, 2017 в 10:27
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has given the first public indication that he will run for a new term in the 2018 elections, in comments made during a visit to Eastern Siberia.

Putin tops latest Russian approval ratings with 83% support

Putin tops latest Russian approval ratings with 83% support

03 Авг, 2017 в 15:11
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Over 83 percent of Russians approve of Vladimir Putin’s work as president, while the electoral rating of pro-Putin party United Russia stands at over 50 percent, according to state-run pollster VTSIOM.

‘Trump no puppet’: Russian MP backs Medvedev’s trade war statement

‘Trump no puppet’: Russian MP backs Medvedev’s trade war statement

03 Авг, 2017 в 11:22
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A senior Russian lawmaker told reporters that US President Donald Trump had “shown his real face” in signing a fresh sanctions bill against Russia, adding that PM Dmitry Medvedev was right when he called the current state of relations a trade war.

Russian politicians hit out at Moldova over deputy PM entry ban

Russian politicians hit out at Moldova over deputy PM entry ban

02 Авг, 2017 в 16:13
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Russian MPs have criticized Moldovan authorities for their decision to declare Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin persona non grata, and warned about possible reciprocal measures.

Putin promised to keep Lenin’s body in Moscow mausoleum, communists say

Putin promised to keep Lenin’s body in Moscow mausoleum, communists say

02 Авг, 2017 в 13:20
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The head of the Russian Communist Party has said that Vladimir Putin promised him that as long as he remains president, Vladimir Lenin’s body will stay in the mausoleum in Red Square.

Russian elections chief says stronger competition needed at regional polls

Russian elections chief says stronger competition needed at regional polls

02 Авг, 2017 в 10:42
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The head of Russia’s Central Elections Commission has said the so-called ‘municipal filter’ – through which candidates for regional leadership posts must be backed by local lawmakers – should be canceled as a threat to political competition.