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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.

Russia hopes Iran won’t suspend its commitments under JCPOA

2019.05.22 20:01 GMT

Moscow expects that Iran will refrain from new moves to suspend its commitments within the framework of the nuclear deal when other participants are working to save it, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on Tuesday, ONA reports citing TASS.

Putin signs decree easing citizenship rules for residents of Ukrainian regions

2019.04.24 18:28 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree, which makes it possible for residents of certain regions of southeastern Ukraine to obtain Russian citizenship under a simplified procedure, TASS reports.

Three Russian servicemen were killed by terrorists in Syria

2019.03.26 20:42 GMT

Three Russian servicemen went missing in Syria in late February after being attacked by terrorists, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday, adding that the deaths of all three servicemen had been confirmed, Trend reported citing Sputnik.

Russian, Turkish FMs reaffirm commitment to fight terrorists in Syria

2019.02.28 19:34 GMT

Russian and Turkish foreign ministers Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone conversation on Feb. 28 confirmed the commitment of Moscow and Ankara to fight the terrorist threat in Syria, Trend reports via TASS.

Armenian mini-bus gets in traffic accident in Russia’s Stavropol

2019.02.27 16:48 GMT

A traffic accident with the involvement of the mini-bus from Armenia took place in Russia’s Stavropol region, Interfax reports, citing spokesperson of the regional department of Russia’s Emergency Ministry Oleg Degtyarov.

Putin reveals what he may do after his presidential term expires

2019.02.13 17:24 GMT

In an interview with US filmmaker Oliver Stone in 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is now 65, acknowledged that he had begun to learn to skate at the age of 60 so he could play hockey.

Russian senator Arashukov arrested on murder charges

2019.01.30 20:11 GMT

Moscow’s Basmanny Court has ordered Rauf Arashukov, a senator from Karachay-Cherkessia, remand in custody for two months on charges of ordering two murders and setting up a criminal group, TASS reported.

Putin vows to launch first nuclear power plant in Turkey in 2023

2019.01.24 20:34 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, which is now being built in Turkey with Russia’s assistance, will be launched in 2023, Trend reported citing TASS.

Russia’s oldest woman dies at age 128

2019.01.21 16:48 GMT

Russia’s oldest woman, a native of Russia’s North Caucasian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Nanu Shaova, has died at the age of 128, the local administration said.

Kremlin reveals agenda of Pashinyan-Putin talks

2018.12.26 18:14 GMT

Armenia’s acting PM Nikol Pashinyan and Russian president Vladimir Putin will discuss key topics of the bilateral agenda during their meeting in Moscow, Kremlin said in a statement, reports.

Russia and Iran agree on military cooperation in 2019

2018.12.25 18:54 GMT

Russia and Iran agreed on the roadmap for military cooperation in 2019. The agreement was signed in Tehran during the second session of the Russian-Iranian working group for the implementation of a bilateral agreement on military cooperation.

Poor weather conditions delay dozens of flights at Moscow airports

2018.12.22 11:23 GMT

Over 36 flights have been delayed and eight canceled in Moscow airports of Vnukovo, Domodedovo, and Sheremetyevo due to unfavorable weather conditions on Saturday, according to the data provided by Yandex search engine, Trend reports referring to TASS.

Russian reconciliation center conducts humanitarian operation in Syria’s Hama

2018.12.08 11:27 GMT

Officers of the Russian Center for a reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria conducted a humanitarian operation in the Hama governorate, handing out food products to local residents, the center's chief Sergei Solomatin said on Friday, Trend reports referring to TASS.

Trial of Russian envoy murder to begin in January

2018.12.07 17:39 GMT

A criminal court in Ankara accepted an indictment stressing the FETO terror group's involvement in the December 2016 assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov.

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils its first ever smartphone

2018.12.05 19:09 GMT

Russian internet giant Yandex on Wednesday launched its first ever smartphone in a highly anticipated move into hardware that builds on popular service apps, Daily Sabah reports.

Soyuz MS-11 spaceship with three crewmembers docks to ISS

2018.12.03 19:31 GMT

The manned Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the new expedition to the ISS has docked to the station’s Russian module Poisk.

Head of Russian military intelligence GRU dies

2018.11.22 18:41 GMT

Head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU) General Colonel Igor Korobov has died aged 63 after a serious illness, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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