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EU may change its stance on Russia in the summer of 2017

Five countries outside the EU, but the ones that support the policy of Brussels, have extended sanctions against Russia for another six months. The list of these countries includes Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, as well as Liechtenstein and Norway. All the discussions about easing the sanctions have been pushed back till the summer of 2017

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:36:00 +0300

Russia has gold in spades

The Russian Ministry of Finance intends to reduce procurement of noble metals and precious stones 2.5 times. At the same time, it is planned to sell gold and diamonds.

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:40:00 +0300

Russia increases spending on national security

Russia's annual costs on national security will grow to 2 trillion rubles by 2019

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0300

How operation in Syria helps Russian army

The Russian Aerospace Forces operation in Syria has revealed some constructional deficiencies in the Russian military equipment, the Minister of Defence Sergey Shoygu said. Before that the Russian Defence Minister Shoygu reported that Russian state-of-the-art weapon had showed its reliability and efficiency in course of operation in Syria

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:43:00 +0300

Russia will respond to new sanctions and that will hurt

"If the US, contrary to common sense and painful to itself experience, still takes the path of further expansion of sanctions, I assure you, there are moves in our arsenal that will be quite painful. First of all, it relates to the US position in the world and US policy for Russia and the European sector on the whole," senior Russian official said

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:21:00 +0300

Anti-Russian sanctions: Do not rock the boat!

One can hear calls to expand sanctions against Russia on a daily basis. Now the West considers a possibility to impose sanctions for cyberattacks and the killings of civilians in Aleppo. However, the biggest paradox in the issue of anti-Russian sanctions is the fact that most of Eastern Europe continues buying Russian gas in huge amounts

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:36:00 +0300

Russian Central Military District put on alert

Units of the Russian Central military district have been put on alert on 18 October.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:01:00 +0300

What West to be deprived of imposing Russian sanctions

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported that Merkel intended to call on the EU to impose sanctions against Russia. Andrey Klimov, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, told Pravda.Ru about responsive measures Russia may undertake.

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:51:00 +0300

Italian MPs in Crimea: Europe without Russia is not Europe

A member of the regional parliament of Veneto, Italy, visited the Crimea with the delegation of Italian politicians and businessmen on October 13-16. Following the visit, the Italian MP said that the EU would lift its sanctions against the Crimea. The history of relations between the Roman Empire and the Crimea counts more than 2,000 years

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0300

Russian sea borders to be guarded by robots

A robotic reconnaissance complex has been created in Russia. It should monitor the state borders and coastal areas.

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:22:00 +0300

Russia responds to Jihadmobiles with UAZ Patriot

The Defence Ministry reported, that the Russian army in Syria had started actively applying pickup trucks with machine guns, which is an ideal weapon for manoeuvering war in the Middle East.

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:41:00 +0300

Why does Russia still deliver its technology to the West?

Russian company NPO Energomash will deliver 14 RD-181 rocket engines to the US-based privately run company Orbital ATK in 2017-2018. The Russian engines will be installed on US Antares rockets. The first launch of the US-made carrier rocket equipped with two RD-181 engines on the first stage is said to take place on October 16

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:45:00 +0300

Hackers try to steal 5bln roubles from Russian banks

Deputy Head of the Chief Directorate of Data Security and Defence of the Bank of Russia Artyom Sychyov reported that the volume of Russian banks’ means hackers attempted this year has made up 5bln roubles.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:58:00 +0300

Million Chinese inundate most favourite Russia

Russia has found itself in top three most popular countries among the Chinese tourists.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:18:00 +0300

Russia’s import substitution turns into export

Russia plans to produce 1m tons of sugar more in 2016 than it is needed to meet the demand of home market.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:43:00 +0300

Russia cut national defense spending in 2015

Russia has significantly reduced spending on national defense, officials with the State Duma Committee on Defense said in a report about the implementation of last year's budget

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0300

Russia successfully tests three ICBMs in one day

On October 12, Russia successfully tested three ballistic missiles. RS-12M "Topol" was launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0300

Russia creates new, contact-free, directed energy weapon

Russia has announced the creation of a state-of-the-art radio-electronic weapon capable of destroying enemy with the help of directed energy technology

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:32:00 +0300

Putin describes the smell in Russia's relations with the West

"You know, it's very difficult to have a dialogue with the incumbent US administration. There's almost no dialogue at all. What does it look like? The US administration sets forth its requirements and then insists we should meet them. This is no dialogue, this is some kind of dictate. And that is what's going on with almost each issue," Putin said

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:52:00 +0300

Americans smile malignantly, when Russia speaks of its independence

Despite a plethora of problems, the "civilized international community" seems to be preoccupied with only one question: "How can we punish Russia even more?" "We've had the Crimea, the Donbas, the Minsk Accords, now it is Syria's turn." How should Russia deal with all of those "punishments" that do not seem to end?

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 22:20:00 +0300