Putin orders Law on Russian Nation to counter ethnic strife

Putin orders Law on Russian Nation to counter ethnic strife

01 Ноя, 2016 в 10:16
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The Russian President has urged lawmakers to start working on the ‘Law on the Russian Nation’, based on the existing strategy of development of inter-ethnic relations and supported the proposal to hold a ‘Year of the Russian Nation’.

Half of Russians fear Syria standoff could spark WW3, poll shows

Half of Russians fear Syria standoff could spark WW3, poll shows

31 Окт, 2016 в 14:03
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Almost half of all respondents in a recent Russian opinion poll said they feared that the aggravation of relations between Russia and the West caused by the ongoing crisis in Syria could develop into a global military conflict.

Security Council warns of foreign nations’ plans to ‘deliberately destroy’ Russian history

Security Council warns of foreign nations’ plans to ‘deliberately destroy’ Russian history

31 Окт, 2016 в 11:28
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The research wing of Russia’s Security Council has warned about foreign nations’ planning to attack Russia’s ‘historical memory’ and urged various measures, such as setting up a separate state commission to counter the falsification of history.

Russia seals agreement to hold session of world’s oldest parliamentary union

Russia seals agreement to hold session of world’s oldest parliamentary union

28 Окт, 2016 в 11:44
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The 135th assembly session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) – a focal point for international dialogue between parliaments – has decided to hold its next meeting, due in 2017, in Russia’s St. Petersburg, Federation Council chair Valentina Matviyenko has told reporters.

Almost half of all Russians want warmer relations with Ukraine poll shows

Almost half of all Russians want warmer relations with Ukraine poll shows

27 Окт, 2016 в 13:41
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One in two Russians wants relations with Ukraine to remain friendly and close, without visa regime and customs, but the number of those who want tighter border control is now increasing.

‘Disgrace’: Senior Russian diplomat condemns Estonian honoring of Nazi volunteer

‘Disgrace’: Senior Russian diplomat condemns Estonian honoring of Nazi volunteer

27 Окт, 2016 в 10:31
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A bronze bust of an infamous Waffen-SS veteran installed in an Estonian school is a “disgrace” that desecrates the memory of all the victims of the “brown plague,” the Russian Foreign Ministry’s envoy for human rights and democracy has said.

Russian DM Shoigu blasts double standards, urges joint effort in fighting terrorism

Russian DM Shoigu blasts double standards, urges joint effort in fighting terrorism

26 Окт, 2016 в 13:56
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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has reiterated the position that all members of the anti-terrorist coalition must abandon double standards and consolidate their forces to achieve victory.

Russians willing to emigrate unchanged since 2011, poll shows

Russians willing to emigrate unchanged since 2011, poll shows

26 Окт, 2016 в 10:06
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The proportion of Russians who want to leave their country for other nations has unchanged over the past five years according to a recent research, despite economic sanctions and political pressure applied from abroad.

‘Humanitarian farce’: Lawmakers blast rights groups’ call to exclude Russia from UN council

‘Humanitarian farce’: Lawmakers blast rights groups’ call to exclude Russia from UN council

25 Окт, 2016 в 14:43
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Russian parliament members have labeled a recent call to exclude Russia from the UN Human Rights Council mere speculation, adding that the move reminds them of the biased approach to terrorists in Russia’s North Caucasus territories.

Over two-thirds of Russians oppose ban on abortions, poll shows

Over two-thirds of Russians oppose ban on abortions, poll shows

25 Окт, 2016 в 10:33
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An overwhelming majority of Russians are against an initiative by Christian pro-life activists promoting a total ban on abortions, a nationwide public opinion poll conducted soon after the plan’s launch reveals.