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Federal Tax Service chief Mishustin accepts PM Post Proposal

2020.01.15 17:55 GMT

The head of the Russian Federal Tax Service Mikhail Mishustin has accepted President Putin's proposal to become the country's new prime minister, a statement by the Kremlin press service said, APA reports.

Putin praises Black Sea, Northern fleets joint naval drill as successful

2020.01.10 20:36 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed on Thursday the results of Thursday’s joint naval exercise of the Russian Black Sea and Northern fleets, expressing gratitude to the Defense Ministry, the General Staff and the personnel, TASS reports.

Lukoil's oil refinery takes fire in Russia

2020.01.09 17:22 GMT

A fire on an area of about 200 square meters arose on Thursday at the Lukoil refinery in Komi, a spokesman for the region’s emergency services said in a statement, APA reports citing RIA Novosti.

Putin arrives to Istanbul from Damascus to launch TurkStream on January 8

2020.01.07 19:39 GMT

The Kremlin press service earlier reported that Putin has talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan planned for his visit to Turkey.

Moscow brings in artificial snow for New Year in mild winter

2019.12.30 16:58 GMT

The Moscow authorities have dumped artificial snow in the city center for New Year festivities, as this is now the Russian capital's warmest December since 1886.

Russian deputy PM: "Turkey is likely to purchase another batch of S-400"

2019.12.27 15:39 GMT

Russia hopes that Turkey will purchase another batch of air defense systems S-400, Deputy Prime Yury Borisov told the round-the-clock television news channel Rossiya-24 in an interview, TASS reports.

Russian theater director Galina Volchek dies at 86

2019.12.26 19:32 GMT

Galina Volchek, a prominent Russian theater director and actress, has died. She was 86.

Two dead, 15 hurt in commuter bus crash in Lipetsk region

2019.12.26 17:13 GMT

According to preliminary data, the bus driver lost control of the vehicle and the bus fell on its side off the road

Over 600 people evacuated from Moscow State Linguistic University due to bomb threat

2019.12.24 17:19 GMT

Two buildings of Moscow State Linguistic University are currently undergoing a security sweep due to an anonymous bomb threat, over 600 people have been evacuated, TASS reports.

About 40 Israeli citizens detained at Russian airport

2019.12.18 17:45 GMT

About 40 Israeli citizens were detained at Domodedovo airport of Russia, TASS reports.

Russia to spend $500 million to modernize Syria's Tartus port

2019.12.17 18:38 GMT

Russia will spend $500 million to modernize Syria's commercial port of Tartus, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said.

Former Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov passes away

2019.12.10 15:26 GMT

Former Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov passed away at 83 today, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

At least 30 malls and 35 hospitals of St. Petersburg receive bomb threats

2019.12.02 17:04 GMT

About 30 shopping malls and 35 medical facilities in St. Petersburg have received anonymous bomb calls, an emergency source told TASS.

‘United States is a great country’: Putin says Russia, US have common interests, should cooperate

2019.11.20 19:27 GMT

Russia and the United States have many areas of common interest, and Moscow is ready to increase cooperation with Washington as far as the US side is willing to do so, President Vladimir Putin has said, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

Attacker barges into Arkhangelsk kindergarten, knifing preschooler to death

2019.11.01 20:10 GMT

An inebriated man broke into a kindergarten in Naryan-Mar, a city in northeastern European Russia, on Thursday, murdering a six-year-old boy with a knife, the press service of the Russian Investigative Committee told TASS on Thursday, adding that the attacker had been taken into custody.

World’s oldest living person passes away near Astrakhan

2019.10.30 18:45 GMT

World’s oldest living person Tanzilya Bisembeyeva has died at the age of 123 in the Astrakhan Region, a local official said.

At least 3 dead in mining accident in northern Russia

2019.10.23 20:20 GMT

At least three people were killed and several more injured on Tuesday in an accident at a mine in Russia's Far North, the mine's owner Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said in a statement, reports Trend referring to

Seven people, including 5 children killed in Russian residential fire

2019.10.19 19:28 GMT

Seven people were killed in a fire in a residential building in western Russia, APA reports citing TASS news agency.

Russia resumes flights to Georgia

2019.10.16 19:50 GMT

The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) allowed the Russian S7 airline to fly from Moscow to Kutaisi, Georgia, Trend reports via the Georgian media outlets.

Russian President: Iran seeks normalization with US

2019.10.03 20:10 GMT

The Iranian leadership intends to normalize relations with the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a plenary session at the Russian Energy Week 2019 International Forum, TASS reports.

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