Russia announces tender for system to monitor potential US violations of missile treaty

Russia announces tender for system to monitor potential US violations of missile treaty

27 Июл, 2016 в 12:13
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The Russian Defense Ministry has announced a state order for a system that would be capable of detecting and proving cases when the US tests new strategic weapons in violation of the ‘New START’ treaty.

Medvedev orders state agencies to switch to Russian-made software in 3 years

Medvedev orders state agencies to switch to Russian-made software in 3 years

27 Июл, 2016 в 09:54
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved a plan under which local software companies receive strong preferences in tenders announced by federal ministries and other bodies of state power.

Authorities fine Russian schools for using cellular signal jammers at exams

Authorities fine Russian schools for using cellular signal jammers at exams

26 Июл, 2016 в 13:14
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A Russian media and internet watchdog has fined several schools for obstructing radio communications, after their administrations installed signal jammers in order to prevent pupils from using cellular phones and other devices during exams.

Prosecutors seek more control over ex-officials’ income, property

Prosecutors seek more control over ex-officials’ income, property

26 Июл, 2016 в 10:19
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Russian prosecutors have prepared a bill that would impose control on civil servants’ incomes, even after they leave their posts. It would also allow for the confiscation of property purchased with unconfirmed funds.

Chechen leader blames US for bloodshed in Afghanistan & other Muslim nations

Chechen leader blames US for bloodshed in Afghanistan & other Muslim nations

25 Июл, 2016 в 13:19
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Ramzan Kadyrov has accused the US authorities of instigating the civil war in Afghanistan and other Muslim countries, and called on senior politicians in these states to set aside their differences and unite in the face of what he sees as a common enemy.

NATO’s bid for global dominance could lead to new Cuban missile crisis — top Russian senator

NATO’s bid for global dominance could lead to new Cuban missile crisis — top Russian senator

25 Июл, 2016 в 10:43
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The policy of one-sided military dominance exercised by the US and its NATO allies could cause a major standoff similar to the Cuban missile crisis of the early 1960s, the head of the Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee has warned.

Lawmaker proposes Russia launch Goodwill Games in reply to Olympic ban

Lawmaker proposes Russia launch Goodwill Games in reply to Olympic ban

22 Июл, 2016 в 10:12
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A St. Petersburg city lawmaker has proposed countering the ban on Russian athletes’ participation in Olympics with an alternative competition, similar to the Goodwill Games that took place in the USSR in 1986.