Exclude Ukraine from UN over thwarted terrorist attacks, says Crimean official

Exclude Ukraine from UN over thwarted terrorist attacks, says Crimean official

11 Авг, 2016 в 12:34
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Deputy chairman of the Crimean government Ruslan Balbek has said that Ukraine should immediately be expelled from the UN and OSCE because no respectable international organization can have member nations that launch attacks against foreign civilians.

FSB busts internet ring recruiting terrorists for ISIS

FSB busts internet ring recruiting terrorists for ISIS

11 Авг, 2016 в 10:11
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Russia’s Federal Security Service has uncovered and closed an internet community recruiting fighters for Islamic State and propagating terrorism on the web. It also seized weapons and explosives from the suspects during searches in three Russian regions.

‘Extremist & absurd’: Lawmakers blast ex-CIA official’s call to ‘covertly’ kill Russians

‘Extremist & absurd’: Lawmakers blast ex-CIA official’s call to ‘covertly’ kill Russians

10 Авг, 2016 в 14:15
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Several Russian lawmakers have expressed extreme indignation over the statements by former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell, who proposed in a TV interview that US agents should “covertly” kill Russians and Iranians in Syria.

Siberian court orders company to compensate gay woman for job rejection

Siberian court orders company to compensate gay woman for job rejection

10 Авг, 2016 в 12:15
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A district court in the Russian city of Novosibirsk has ruled that a private company’s refusal to hire a gay woman as a sales manager was unlawful and ordered that 1,000 rubles (US$15) compensation be paid in moral damages.

Jailed Russian pilot pledges to sue ‘US torture justice’ in international courts

Jailed Russian pilot pledges to sue ‘US torture justice’ in international courts

10 Авг, 2016 в 10:25
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Family members of Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko say they intend to protest his US sentence with various international authorities, while the pilot himself has branded the US justice system as “totalitarian” and accused its jailers of torture.

Hundreds protest against newly adopted anti-terrorist law in Moscow

Hundreds protest against newly adopted anti-terrorist law in Moscow

09 Авг, 2016 в 22:34
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Hundreds of people have joined a rally against a newly passed anti-terrorist package of bills introducing harsher punishment for terrorists and their supporters as well as putting some obligations on Russian internet providers.

US offered Viktor Bout softer sentence for testifying against Rosneft head Sechin, wife claims

US offered Viktor Bout softer sentence for testifying against Rosneft head Sechin, wife claims

09 Авг, 2016 в 14:12
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The wife of Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who is currently serving a 25-year sentence in the US, told reporters that American authorities offered him a mild sentence and asylum if he testified against Igor Sechin, the head of Russian oil major Rosneft.

Putin asks Russian Duma to ratify Syria air base deal

Putin asks Russian Duma to ratify Syria air base deal

09 Авг, 2016 в 09:47
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Russia’s President has submitted an agreement reached with the Syrian Republic to the State Duma for approval that would authorize the placement of a Russian Air Force group in Syria for an unspecified period of time.

Crimean leader says republic to stay with Russia forever

Crimean leader says republic to stay with Russia forever

08 Авг, 2016 в 15:03
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The Crimean Republic will remain a part of the Russian Federation “forever,” the head of the region, Sergey Aksyonov, said on Monday in talks with foreign officials.

Leftists propose canceling statute of limitation for corruption crimes in Russia

Leftists propose canceling statute of limitation for corruption crimes in Russia

08 Авг, 2016 в 10:28
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Lawmakers representing the center-left party Fair Russia have prepared a bill that would cancel the statute of limitations for a broad range of corruption crimes, including wasting state funds and the unlawful instigation of criminal cases.