The head of the Chechen Republic has called for Vladimir Lenin’s body be taken out of its Moscow mausoleum and properly buried. This would be a “reasonable and humane” step, Ramzan Kadyrov said.
The Russian government is ready to propose reciprocal legislative measures targeting US media outlets and NGOs in response to discrimination against news organizations like RT and Sputnik in the United States, the Russian deputy justice minister has said.
Speaking before the members of the World Russian People's Council , State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin listed the basic Russian values and said that they will remain the foundation of the legislative process in the country.
Russia’s deputy foreign minister says the new US sanctions were no surprise for Moscow. Sergey Ryabkov emphasized that any attempts to force Russia into changing its policies were doomed to failure and only complicate international relations.
The head of Women’s Dialogue, a party affiliated with majority party United Russia, has told reporters of her intent to stand in the 2018 presidential elections. Yelena Semerikova means to use the promotion opportunities to support Vladimir Putin.
Former Russian PM and the head of the opposition Party of People’s Freedom, Mikhail Kasyanov, has urged other opposition figures of pro-market and libertarian orientation to form a coalition and propose a single presidential candidate.
High-precision weapons will be among the top priorities contained in the new Russian State Arms Program, along with strategic nuclear forces and intelligence support for military operations, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov has said.
Russian journalist, rights activist, singer-songwriter and all-round celebrity Yekaterina Gordon has announced she plans to run in the 2018 presidential race on a ticket of protecting women’s and children’s rights.
The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has categorically opposed children’s participation in political rallies, citing security concerns as well as the youngsters’ inability to critically perceive political concepts imposed by adults.
The head of the Lower House Committee for Defense, a former commander of the Airborne Troops, says that by the end of 2017 the Syrian government will regain control of its eastern border and the Islamic State terrorist group will ‘cease to exist.’