Draft bill proposes to revoke Russian citizenship from convicted terrorists

Draft bill proposes to revoke Russian citizenship from convicted terrorists

19 Апр, 2017 в 03:18
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The lower chamber of Russian parliament will consider a draft bill proposing to effectively strip those convicted on terrorism-related charges of Russian citizenship. President Vladimir Putin first hinted at the idea following the St. Petersburg Metro attack.

Almost a third of Russians see possibility of war with US – poll

Almost a third of Russians see possibility of war with US – poll

17 Апр, 2017 в 12:20
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Thirty percent of Russians think that war between Russia and the US is possible, according to a recent survey. Russians have also changed their attitude to Donald Trump following the US strike on Syria.

Kremlin’s top brass & Russian officials release their 2016 earnings

Kremlin’s top brass & Russian officials release their 2016 earnings

15 Апр, 2017 в 13:28
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Minister of North Caucasus affairs, Lev Kuznetsov, has become the richest member of the Russian government. According to tax returns, he earned 582 million rubles (over $10 million) last year, 12 times more than in 2015.

Russia prepares new UN anti-cybercrime convention – report

Russia prepares new UN anti-cybercrime convention – report

14 Апр, 2017 в 11:16
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Russia has prepared a new UN convention on countering computer crime because it believes the current document could potentially threaten the sovereignty of independent states, a leading Russian business daily reports.

Duma committee approves foreign travel ban for Russian police

Duma committee approves foreign travel ban for Russian police

13 Апр, 2017 в 14:24
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The lower house Committee for Security has recommended the parliament pass a bill banning all people who work for Russian Interior Ministry from traveling abroad for recreational and other personal reasons.

Russia mulls probation after prison to deter convicted terrorists from reoffending

Russia mulls probation after prison to deter convicted terrorists from reoffending

13 Апр, 2017 в 11:30
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The Russian government has prepared a bill introducing probation for criminals convicted of extremist and terrorist offenses even after they have finished serving their prison sentences in a bid to prevent them from returning to dangerous activities.

Russia successfully stepping up nuclear triad modernization – Defense Minister Shoigu

Russia successfully stepping up nuclear triad modernization – Defense Minister Shoigu

12 Апр, 2017 в 15:44
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Russia has stepped up the combat potential of its ‘nuclear triad,’ which is now 60 percent equipped with modern weapons, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday.

Russian senators blast US military action in Syria in address to world parliaments

Russian senators blast US military action in Syria in address to world parliaments

12 Апр, 2017 в 14:11
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Russia’s Federation Council unanimously passed an address to international parliamentary groups denouncing the US missile attack on the Shayrat Airbase in Syria and calling on the international community to assess Washington’s actions.

Putin vows to prevent ‘color revolutions’ for Russia and its Eurasian allies

Putin vows to prevent ‘color revolutions’ for Russia and its Eurasian allies

12 Апр, 2017 в 10:20
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Russia will not allow external forces to destabilize its internal politics through protests and violence, and will protect its allies from this threat, President Vladimir Putin said in a televised interview.

Billionaire businessman to sue Navalny for slander

Billionaire businessman to sue Navalny for slander

11 Апр, 2017 в 11:29
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Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has announced he will take prominent anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny to court for slander over allegations of large-scale corruption and tax evasion in a recently released internet video.