Putin drafts bill for expansion of Russian navy base in Syria

Putin drafts bill for expansion of Russian navy base in Syria

13 Дек, 2017 в 10:10
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to the lower house of Russia’s parliament an agreement to transform the Tartus navy refueling facility in Syria into a fully-fledged navy base, capable of harboring nuclear-powered ships.

Syria main source of recent bomb hoaxes – Russian police

Syria main source of recent bomb hoaxes – Russian police

12 Дек, 2017 в 14:32
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The wave of bomb hoax calls in Russia that began in September and sparked numerous evacuations, inflicting multibillion-ruble damages, originated from terrorist-controlled territories in Syria, Russia’s deputy interior minister has said.

Moscow sees Trump tweets as official statements – Kremlin

Moscow sees Trump tweets as official statements – Kremlin

12 Дек, 2017 в 12:46
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All tweets from the official account of US President Donald Trump are reported to Vladimir Putin as official political statements, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov has told reporters.

Moscow safer than Paris, mayor Sobyanin claims

Moscow safer than Paris, mayor Sobyanin claims

12 Дек, 2017 в 09:59
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Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has told reporters that the city’s education and public transport are currently on a par with leading cities of the world. Sobyanin went on to claim that security in Moscow is better than in Paris.

Kadyrov predicts Ukraine’s accession into ‘great Russia’

Kadyrov predicts Ukraine’s accession into ‘great Russia’

11 Дек, 2017 в 14:01
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The head of the Chechen Republic has dismissed a recent call from Ukraine to break Russia into parts as wishful thinking. Ramzan Kadyrov predicted that on the contrary, Ukraine would ultimately become part of the future state of “Great Russia.”

Top Russian senator rules out leaving Council of Europe

Top Russian senator rules out leaving Council of Europe

11 Дек, 2017 в 12:02
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The speaker of Russia’s upper house has told reporters that there are no plans to quit the Council of Europe, but added that the Russian delegation would not resume its work in the body’s parliamentary assembly until its rights are restored.

50% say Sex Pests part of Hollywood’s everyday life – Russian poll

50% say Sex Pests part of Hollywood’s everyday life – Russian poll

11 Дек, 2017 в 10:32
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Half of respondents to a survey in Russia told researchers they were unsurprised by recent Hollywood sexual harassment scandals. The historical allegations against famous figures were viewed as just an everyday occurrence in western show business.

Duma gives first nod to bill doubling prison terms for terrorism-related phone hoaxes

Duma gives first nod to bill doubling prison terms for terrorism-related phone hoaxes

08 Дек, 2017 в 13:57
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The Russian Lower House has passed in the first reading a bill which would impose a penalty of 5 to 10 years behind bars for fake terrorist threat phone calls.

Kadyrov blasts Trump’s Jerusalem move as ‘crude,’ warns of full-scale war in Middle-East

Kadyrov blasts Trump’s Jerusalem move as ‘crude,’ warns of full-scale war in Middle-East

08 Дек, 2017 в 11:07
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The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has described the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the US president as a stab in the back for those who tried to reach a settlement in the Middle East, and a step towards a new war.

Chief investigator names police and municipal clerks as most ‘corruption prone’ professions

Chief investigator names police and municipal clerks as most ‘corruption prone’ professions

08 Дек, 2017 в 09:41
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The head of the Russian Investigative Committee has revealed the latest statistics on corruption crime, which reveal that most cases involve law-enforcement agents, military servicemen, municipal clerks, teachers and doctors.