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No time for rally: Why Russians dislike protests

Two-thirds of Russian citizens (67 percent) believe that demonstrations and protest actions are ineffective in influencing policies of the authorities. If people do not see rallies as a way to solve their problems, what other leverage can they use? Experts do not see anything strange about the fact that people lose interest in rallies

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:13:00 +0300

British zoo has no animal that could tell Russian bear what to do - Russian DM Shoigu

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu also commented on the recent statement from his British counterpart Michael Fallon, who did not want the Russian "bear to stick its paws in Libya."

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:25:00 +0300

Putin wants Moscow mayor to demolish Nikita Khrushchev's legacy

President Vladimir Putin recommended Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin should finally relieve the Russian capital of old five-storeyed apartment buildings

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:15:00 +0300

Russia will never give away either Crimea or Kuril Islands

Polish historian Andrzej Zapalovsky believes that US President Trump is bargaining on US interests, not only in relation to Ukraine but on other issues. According to the historian, the sentiments inside the circles close to the US administration are changing because Russia could get away with its actions without being punished accordingly for them

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:20:00 +0300

Kremlin explains Putin's move to recognize passports of Donetsk and Luhansk residents

Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov has explained the recent move to recognize the passports of the residents of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:20:00 +0300

Russia can't rent Crimea from Russia, FM Lavrov says

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has commented on the "plan" to lift sanctions from Russia

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:17:00 +0300

Mi-28N helicopters not to operate without vodka

A technological wonder has been found by the Russian journalists. As it turned out, metal tanks with vodka are installed in the Mi-28N helicopters.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:39:00 +0300

Russia tests military hardware under Arctic conditions

Russia is going to test new military hardware under the conditions of the Far North. The Russian Defense Ministry plans to test oversnow and swamp vehicles

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:07:00 +0300

After WWII, the United States took over from Hitler and the Third Reich

Russia is the only real obstacle for Americans in the world. It is only Russia that can technically destroy the USA. The Americans had created a convenient world order for themselves at the turn of the 1980s and 1990s. Now they are convinced that Russia wants to reform their world order. The Americans still wants to be another exceptional nation

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0300

Putin: NATO wants Russia to confront the West

Speaking about relations with the West, President Putin noted that Western countries tirelessly provoke Russia to make the Russian administration confront the West. He recalled that during the NATO summit in July 2016 in Warsaw, Russia was recognized as a major security threat for the alliance for the first time since 1989

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:58:00 +0300

Russian and US defense ministers exchange scathing remarks about their strength

Representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry responded to the recent statement from the head of the Pentagon James Mattis

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:45:00 +0300

USA will seize Kuril Islands immediately if Russia delivers them to Japan

If Russia delivers South Kuril Islands to Japan, they will fall under obligations of the United States in accordance with the fifth article of the Japanese-US treaty of mutual cooperation and security guarantees. In a nutshell, the USA will have to protect the islands like the entire territory of Japan

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:54:00 +0300

China admits Putin becomes master of judo in international politics

Chinese publication Huanqiu Shibao wrote in a recent publication that Russian President Putin has become one of the biggest stars of world politics at the time when many Western leaders were grimly leaving the political arena. Over the past 30 years, Russia has experienced three historical eras of Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:50:00 +0300

Ten years of Putin's Munich speech: He came, he saw, he conquers

Ten years ago, on February 10, 2007, Vladimir Putin delivered his landmark speech at a security conference in Munich, Germany. The "Munich speech" has since then become a program of Russia's foreign policy. Ten years later, it appears that the picture of the world order, which Putin described in Munich, remains most viable today

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:51:00 +0300

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov returns home

Residents of the city of Severomorsk solemnly greeted the crews of the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and heavy nuclear missile cruiser Peter the Great

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:35:00 +0300

Russia to test hypersonic Zircon missiles earlier than originally planned

In the spring of 2017, Russia may test a Zircon hypersonic missile for the first time. The launch is said to be conducted within the scope of the global non-nuclear deterrence strategy. ICBMs of this capacity will be able to contain USA's plans for the deployment of the global missile defense system

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:16:00 +0300

Scientists convince Putin of Russia's bright future

Presenting awards in the field of science and innovations to young scientists in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that bright future was inevitable for Russia

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:58:00 +0300

Russia's public debt amounts to 11 trillion: Time to panic?

Russia's public debt amounted to 11.1 trillion rubles or 13.2% of GDP as of 2016. The Finance Ministry expects that the national debt will reach 14.7% of GDP by the end of 2017 and by the end of 2019 - 15.7%. Is this number critical for economy? Can it affect living standards of Russian citizens? To whom does Russia have to pay its debt?

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:39:00 +0300

Admiral Kuznetsov: Ship of shame or ship of glory?

The aircraft carrier group of the Northern Fleet of the Russian Federation returns to its base in Severomorsk. The mission to Syrian shores lasted for nearly four months. The mission of the Russian aircraft carrier group to Syria generated quite a controversy. Suffice it to recall the scandal around the entry of Russian warships to Spanish ports

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:57:00 +0300

Russia to ban discounts on alcoholic drinks

Discounts on alcohol may disappear in Russia. According to the head of the Russian Federal Service for Protection of Consumer Rights, Anna Popova, such promotional campaigns appear as advertising of alcohol

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0300