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Putin to attend trilateral summit on Syria in Ankara on September 16

2019.09.13 17:22 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Ankara, Turkey, on September 16 to take part in a trilateral summit on Syria, as well as will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS informs.

Lavrov hails Zelensky’s statement on disengaging forces and hardware in Donbass

2019.09.09 16:08 GMT

Moscow welcomes Kiev’s readiness to disengage forces and hardware along the contact line between conflicting sides in Donbass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a joint press conference after 2+2 talks between the Russian and French foreign and defense ministers, TASS reports.

Russia’s CEC chief Ella Pamfilova assaulted in her house

2019.09.06 19:33 GMT

Investigators of the Moscow Region police have opened a criminal case after Chairwoman of Russia’s Central Election Commission Ella Pamfilova was attacked, Interior Ministry’s spokeswoman Irina Volk said.

EU ambassadors agree on six-month prolongation of anti-Russian sanctions

2019.09.04 18:47 GMT

Last time the EU prolonged the individual sanctions against Russia in March to add the names of eight Russian military officials to the Kerch Strait incident-related blacklist.

Putin arrives in Mongolia on state visit

2019.09.02 18:01 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived on an official visit to Mongolia’s Ulan Bator, TASS reports.

CIS Heads of Government Council to discuss economic partnership in Moscow

2019.08.28 11:12 GMT

The CIS Heads of Government Council session due on October 25 in Moscow will focus on the recommendations package relating to the expansion of the economic partnership between the countries of the CIS, APA reports citing TASS.

Two killed, one injured in shipyard fire in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod

2019.08.28 09:03 GMT

A fire broke out at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region, killing two people and leaving one injured, a shipyard spokesperson said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

Russia plans to spend $94.6 million on organization of 2020 UEFA Euro Cup matches

2019.08.28 20:14 GMT

Russia plans to allocate over 6.3 billion rubles (some $94.6 million) on the organization of matches of the 2020 UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations) Euro Cup, according to the Russian Sports Ministry’s draft program published on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

Fire breaks out at XIV century convent in Moscow

2019.08.27 20:35 GMT

The Rozhdestvensky Convent, or Convent of the Nativity of the Theotokos, is one of the oldest monasteries in Moscow, located inside the Boulevard Ring, on the left bank of the Neglinnaya River, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

Twenty people hurt in bus crash in Udmurtia

2019.08.23 18:15 GMT

At least twenty people were hurt in a bus crash in Russia’s republic of Udmurtia, a spokesman for the Russian emergencies ministry told TASS on Friday, APA reports.

Kremlin says situation like Chernobyl hush-up Impossible in modern Russia

2019.08.23 13:35 GMT

"We don’t know which way and through which channels the Soviet leadership at that time received information. I can tell you responsibly that this is out of the question. [Today we have] the multiplicity of sources through which the president receives information. The speed of information exchange both within the country and from abroad is so high that in fact, situations like those that were with Chernobyl are impossible," Peskov told reporters, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Putin and Erdogan held telephone conversation

2019.08.23 11:03 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held telephone conversation, Report informs citing RIA Novosti.

Sergey Lavrov: "Russia to consider potential offers on reinstating G8"

2019.08.22 20:03 GMT

The Russian side is ready to consider potential offers on reinstating the G8, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated during a joint press conference on the outcomes of the talks with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, APA reports citing TASS.

Russian museum to showcase Napoleon`s autographs on his 250th anniversary

2019.08.14 19:14 GMT

Russia`s largest State Historical Museum in Moscow will unveil a unique collection of six autographs by French Emperor Napoleon to mark 250 years since his birth, AzerTag reports.

Russian nuclear agency says five killed in accident at test site

2019.08.10 12:32 GMT

Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom said on Saturday that five of its staff members were killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, Trend reports referring to Reuters.

At least 4 people died, 30 hospitalised in road accident near Russia's city of Novorossiysk

2019.08.08 20:12 GMT

Four people, including two minor children, died and thirty others have been taken to hospitals as a bus collided with a car on a highway close to the city of Novorossiysk in southern Russia, a spokesperson of the regional emergencies services said, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Quentin Tarantino presents new film in Moscow

2019.08.07 15:43 GMT

U.S. film giant Quentin Tarantino on Wednesday presented in Moscow his latest work "Once upon a time in Hollywood", APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Caspian Flotilla missile corvette joins Russia’s Mediterranean taskforce

2019.07.16 15:18 GMT

The Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21631 cruise missile corvette Uglich has joined Russia’s Mediterranean permanent taskforce, APA reports citing TASS.

Putin held phone conversation with Zelensky

2019.07.11 17:01 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputniknews.

Fire kills sailors aboard navy research submersible in Russia

2019.07.02 19:17 GMT

A fire aboard a Russian navy research submersible has killed 14 crew members, APA reports citing BBC.

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