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‘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.

Moscow: New sanctions against Russian firm US claims provides jet fuel to Syria unacceptable

2019.09.26 17:12 GMT

The Russian Foreign Ministry slammed on Thursday new US sanctions against a Moscow-based company and several individuals over alleged fuel delivery to Syria, APA reports citing Sputnik.

1 killed, 3 injured after grenade-like device detonates in dorm near Chelyabinsk

2019.09.18 18:46 GMT

One person was killed and three more injured when a grenade-like device detonated in a dormitory in the town of Zlatoust in the Russian Urals region of Chelyabinsk, the Zlatoust emergency response call center told TASS on Wednesday, APA reports.

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.

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