Putin visits Central Elections Commission, submits application for 2018 presidential poll

Putin visits Central Elections Commission, submits application for 2018 presidential poll

27 Дек, 2017 в 11:13
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Vladimir Putin has submitted his application for registration as an independent candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential election.

Formin blasts US statement on Navalny as meddling in Russia’s internal affairs

Formin blasts US statement on Navalny as meddling in Russia’s internal affairs

27 Дек, 2017 в 10:13
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A Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has described a statement in which the US State Department expressed concern over the fate of opposition activist Aleksey Navalny as interfering with Russia’s electoral process.

Russian Internet watchdog wants Facebook to explain blocking of Kadyrov’s accounts

Russian Internet watchdog wants Facebook to explain blocking of Kadyrov’s accounts

26 Дек, 2017 в 14:58
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Russian internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has requested managers of Facebook and Instagram to give reasons for the recent blocking of accounts belonging to the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Putin clears first stage in 2018 presidential race

Putin clears first stage in 2018 presidential race

26 Дек, 2017 в 13:42
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A broad group of Russian politicians, activists and celebrities held their first convention as backers of incumbent president Vladimir Putin’s candidacy in the 2018 presidential race.

Number of Russians who regret collapse of USSR hits 10-year high

Number of Russians who regret collapse of USSR hits 10-year high

26 Дек, 2017 в 10:20
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The number of Russians who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union has reached its highest level since 2009, with almost an equal share saying the event could have been avoided.

Navalny presidential bid rejected by Russian Elections Commission

Navalny presidential bid rejected by Russian Elections Commission

25 Дек, 2017 в 14:48
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Opposition activist Aleksey Navalny cannot take part in the 2018 presidential race because of his unserved conviction, the Central Elections Commission announced on Monday. Navalny replied with a call to boycott the polls.

Socialite Ksenia Sobchak submits bid for Russian presidential race

Socialite Ksenia Sobchak submits bid for Russian presidential race

25 Дек, 2017 в 14:09
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Glossy magazine editor and former ‘It-girl’ Ksenia Sobchak has submitted papers to the Central Elections Committee, in what she describes as a bid to trick the system into restoring the “none of the above” option in the ballots.

Nationalists want Russian public holiday to mark victory over terrorism in Syria

Nationalists want Russian public holiday to mark victory over terrorism in Syria

25 Дек, 2017 в 10:24
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Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers have drafted a proposal to celebrate December 11 as a national holiday marking the victory of the Russian armed forces over international terrorism in the Middle East.

Pro-Putin MP prepares bill decriminalizing household use of spy equipment

Pro-Putin MP prepares bill decriminalizing household use of spy equipment

25 Дек, 2017 в 09:43
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Majority party lawmaker Natalya Poklonskaya has told reporters she has prepared a bill that decriminalizes the everyday use of special surveillance equipment. Cattle tracking is a use for the technology covered by the proposal.

Supporters of Russian opposition activist Navalny endorse him for presidency

Supporters of Russian opposition activist Navalny endorse him for presidency

24 Дек, 2017 в 13:55
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Supporters of opposition figure Aleksey Navalny have endorsed him for president in the election scheduled for March 2018, and prepare to send his nomination to the election commission.