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Russian Orthodox Patriarch condemns Chechnya church attack

20 May 2018 | 0 comments

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church on Sunday condemned an armed attack on a church in the mainly Muslim region of Chechnya in which two police officers and a civilian were killed.Patriarch Kirill...

Police, rebels among 7 killed in Chechnya church attack

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

An attack on an Orthodox church Saturday in the mainly Muslim southern Russian republic of Chechnya killed two policemen and a civilian and left four rebels dead, officials said."According to early information,...

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to...

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow."The teeth...

Putin says Ukraine arrest of Russian journalist 'unprecedented'

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said the arrest of a Russian journalist in Ukraine on charges of treason was "unprecedented". Krylo Vyshynsky, a Ukrainian national who received a Russian passport in...

Putin says Russia to continue gas shipments via Ukraine

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia intends to continue natural gas shipments via Ukraine despite a planned second pipeline to Germany."We will continue gas shipments (via Ukraine) as long...

Putin approves new government without major changes

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a new government with key posts largely unchanged for his fourth Kremlin term.Veteran foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu...

Mutko loses sports brief one month before World Cup

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's doping-tainted minister Vitaly Mutko lost his sports brief in a new government announced less than one month before the start of the World Cup.Mutko was named as one of the architects of a state-sponsored...

Russian ex-spy Skripal discharged from hospital

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Britain, triggering a diplomatic crisis with Russia, has been discharged from hospital, the facility said Friday."It is fantastic...

From Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic fallout

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

The poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain with his daughter nearly 11 weeks ago triggered a major diplomatic fallout with Russia, which London says was responsible.With Sergei Skripal's discharge...

Putin, Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions. The...

Four dead in eastern Ukraine in fighting uptick

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

At least four people, including a child, were killed in Ukraine's separatist east, pro-Russian rebel authorities said Friday as fighting intensified in the region.The news came the same day Russian President...

Poland pushes for UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

Poland's president on Thursday asked the UN Security Council to deploy a UN peacekeeping force to Ukraine throughout a zone of conflict that Western powers accuse Russia of fomenting."We are advocating...

Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Thursday and said the "military success" in Syria allowed for a large-scale "political process" leading to the...

Iraq sentences Russian IS member to death: judicial source

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

A court in Iraq on Thursday sentenced to death a Russian jihadist for being a member of the Islamic State group, a judicial source said.The person who received the sentence in Baghdad's central criminal...



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