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'Trump is like Putin.' Russian opposition scared

Russian liberals share a skeptical, to put it mildly, attitude to US President Donald Trump. In 2000, when Bush won the American election, many were giggling, saying that it was nothing special, some fool won the election, a Democrat today, a Republican tomorrow, and it was only the stable system of transfer of power that was important

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 23:02:00 +0300

Russia writes draft constitution for Syria

Putin's special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, said that the Russian delegation handed over the draft constitution to representatives of the armed Syrian opposition and awaits a reaction to the document

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:25:00 +0300

Russia-USA: Bargain or cooperate?

Obama has destroyed USA's relations with Russia. Will Donald Trump try to restore them? Russia needs cooperation, rather than bargaining with the USA. Judging from the fact that the Americans will not be present at the Syria talks in Astana, Trump wants to cooperate - he would not have missed an opportunity to bargain on Ukraine and Syria otherwise

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:01:00 +0300

Can Ukraine take the Crimea from Russia? Will The Hague help?

Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Russia at the International Court of Justice. Kiev intends to hold Russia accountable for committing acts of terrorism and discrimination during its illegal aggression against Ukraine. Can anyone imagine that the UN Security Council may decide to deploy troops in the Crimea to meet Ukraine's requirements?

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:31:00 +0300

Russia rules the world despite many problems

The Russian economy remains on the verge of collapse, the population of Russia is smaller than that of Nigeria, but Russia still rules the world. How is it possible? Russia took the Crimea back without a single gunshot. The Syrian campaign required as many as 50 aircraft and cost Russia $500 million

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:38:00 +0300

Moscow refuses to gift Snowden to USA for Trump's inauguration

Official spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that Russia extended residence permit for US citizen Edward Snowden for "a couple of more years"

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:33:00 +0300

UEFA President sees no reason to strip Russia of World Cup 2018

President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Aleksander Ceferin stated that there were no reasons to deprive Russia of the right to host the World Cup 2018

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:54:00 +0300

Main advantage of Su-35 over F-22 Raptor named

The F-22 Raptor is considered to be one of the most advanced aircraft in the world, but the US-made fighter jet is inferior to the Russian Su-35

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:12:00 +0300

'Sherlock' in the Kremlin: Showing the IQ level of the British press

Western analysts believe that the Kremlin could be behind the leak of the final episode of the popular "Sherlock" series. This is no joke - they do believe so in the West. The fact that Russia hacks different countries is, of course, bad, but leaking the last episode of Sherlock?? Putin has gone too far

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:57:00 +0300

Nuclear weapons deterrence status is changing

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said on Thursday that nuclear weapons may no longer serve for the purpose of strategic deterrence in the future. Another type of weapon will come to replace it, the minister added. It will be high-precision weapons. The move will reduce international tensions and strengthen trust between countries

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:07:00 +0300

Obama's hysteria will not break Russian economy

Official spokesman for Russian President Putin, Dmitry Peskov, stated that the United States continues its hysteria to keep the US-Russian relations on the stage of their degradation. The new sanctions against Russia that US senators have recently proposed, may harm not only the Russian-American relations, but also the global economy

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:04:00 +0300

White Swans always remind the West of Russia's military power

In late December, Russia's long-range aviation celebrated a professional holiday. Some may believe that strategic aircraft do not mean much in comparison with ballistic missiles or nuclear-powered submarines. Yet, Russian strategic bombers play an important role. They constantly remind Russia's "sworn friends" of something that they often forget

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:23:00 +0300

Russia's Strategic Missile Forces to switch to digital technologies by 2020

Russia's Strategic Missile Forces, known for the Russian initials as RVSN, will completely switch to digital data transfer technology by 2020

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:49:00 +0300

Putin refuses to expel US diplomats from Russia. 'This is kitchen diplomacy'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to expel US diplomats from Russia in response to the US sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on the Russian Federation on December 30

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:42:00 +0300

Russia prepares anti-American measures to respond to new sanctions

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has submitted to President Putin options of Russia's response to new US sanctions

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:47:00 +0300

World media react to Russian Embassy 'lame duck' meme

The Russian Embassy to the UK has reacted to the decision of the Obama administration to close two offices and expel 35 Russian diplomats from the United States by posting a picture of a duckling with a caption "Lame"

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:50:00 +0300

USA's anti-Russian agony: RIP Obama administration

On Thursday, December 30, the US Treasury Department announced new sanctions against Russia in connection with alleged interference in the US presidential election. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev stated that the new sanctions against Russia were an act of "anti-Russian agony of the United States

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:40:00 +0300

Charlie Hebdo Tu-154 cartoons: Act of defecation on paper

Official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, stated that it would be humiliating for a normal person to pay attention to outrageous cartoons of the crash of the Tu-154 over the Black Sea

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 12:19:00 +0300

When will Russia's Reserve Fund disappear?

A lot has been said and written recently about the impending exhaustion of the Reserve Fund of Russia. One could hear such statements from officials representing the Ministry of Finance and the Accounting Chamber. Such statements create an environment that can hardly be called healthy. Liberal media contribute most to this environment

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:17:00 +0300

Russia's five achievements and greatest failure of 2016

The year 2016 was also a year of apprehensions of the worst. There were apprehensions for the economic crisis to develop into a social crisis. Some feared that because of the complicated international situation, Russia would take the course to curtail democratic rights and freedoms and tighten the screws

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:05:00 +0300