Pro-business party confirms ombudsman Titov as candidate in 2018 election

Pro-business party confirms ombudsman Titov as candidate in 2018 election

21 Дек, 2017 в 14:49
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The Russian Party of Growth has approved its leader, business ombudsman Boris Titov, as a candidate in the 2018 presidential election. Titov says his candidacy offers the nation a path of development.

Foreign ministry pledges ‘mirror reply’ to new US sanctions on Russia

Foreign ministry pledges ‘mirror reply’ to new US sanctions on Russia

21 Дек, 2017 в 13:51
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The Russian foreign ministry spokesperson described the latest expansion of the ‘Magnitsky List’ by the US authorities as “grotesque” and “detached from reality,” promising that reciprocal measures would follow.

No plans to invite US, PACE monitors for 2018 presidential poll, says Russian lawmaker

No plans to invite US, PACE monitors for 2018 presidential poll, says Russian lawmaker

21 Дек, 2017 в 12:06
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The Russian Duma does not plan to invite monitors from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and US Congress to next year’s presidential elections, the head of the foreign relations committee has said.

Most Russians see their country as a great power – poll

Most Russians see their country as a great power – poll

21 Дек, 2017 в 09:53
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A majority of Russian citizens have told researchers they are proud of their country, and an equal number say they believe that the Russian people have a special role in history.

Liberal Democrats approve longtime leader Zhirinovsky as presidential candidate for 2018 race

Liberal Democrats approve longtime leader Zhirinovsky as presidential candidate for 2018 race

20 Дек, 2017 в 13:52
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The 31st congress of the Russian nationalist-populist party LDPR has unanimously voted to propose the candidacy of its leader, 71-year-old Vladimir Zhirinovsky, for the 2018 presidential elections.

Russian lawmaker blasts fresh UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

Russian lawmaker blasts fresh UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

20 Дек, 2017 в 13:05
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A senior representative of the Russian parliamentary majority party has called the UN resolution on human rights in Crimea a provocation aimed at justifying the growing expenses of supporting Ukraine and countering Russia.

Migrant crisis is a timebomb for EU, says Russian envoy

Migrant crisis is a timebomb for EU, says Russian envoy

20 Дек, 2017 в 10:54
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The Russian ambassador to the European Union has called the current migrant crisis a “timebomb” that would destroy high living standards in Europe, but not the EU as a political bloc.

Call to not register Putin as candidate is ‘pointless,’ elections chief tells Khodorkovsky

Call to not register Putin as candidate is ‘pointless,’ elections chief tells Khodorkovsky

20 Дек, 2017 в 09:56
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The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has dismissed Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s public call to deny Vladimir Putin’s registration as presidential candidate in next year’s election, noting that it would violate the law.

Russia must become leader in knowledge, intellect and culture, Putin tells supporters

Russia must become leader in knowledge, intellect and culture, Putin tells supporters

19 Дек, 2017 в 14:14
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Vladimir Putin has told a forum of his supporters that he sees the main objectives of his new presidential program as maintaining Russia’s freedom, social stability and leading place among world nations.

Russian attitudes to US and EU deteriorate, but more citizens want relations mended

Russian attitudes to US and EU deteriorate, but more citizens want relations mended

19 Дек, 2017 в 12:35
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Attitudes to the US and EU in Russia are getting worse, and fewer people are worried about their country’s supposed international isolation, a recent opinion poll has shown.