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EU tries to twist Gazprom's arms before freezing in winter

Russia faces the task to build a gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine by 2019. For the time being, though, things are right where they started. It has been reported recently that Gazprom was going to close the department in charge of the South Stream project. The state of affairs with the Nord Stream-2 project leaves much to be desired too

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:41:00 +0300

Putin: Russia will hold its own Paralympic Games

Russia will hold its own sports competitions for the team of Paralympic athletes, who were excluded from the Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0300

Defense Minister explains Putin's move to hold unscheduled combat readiness of troops

The head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Sergei Shoigu, explained the goal of the unscheduled inspection of combat readiness of the Russian Armed Forces

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:42:00 +0300

Russia tests stratospheric missile to destroy fleets

Russia completes the tests of stratospheric weapons for long-range bombers. The weapons are said to be capable of striking targets at a distance of 1,000 kilometers. The Russian long-range supersonic missile-bombers Tu-22M3 with the variable geometry of wings, (NATO reporting name Backfire) will be equipped with X-32 cruise missiles

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:54:00 +0300

Hamadan: Russia in and out of Iran

The news about the Russian Air Force leaving the Iranian Hamadan air base came as a surprise. The Russian aviation started bombing ISIL in Syria from the Iranian base a few days ago. Many assumed that the deployment of Russian military aircraft in Iran came as a sign of a higher level of military and political partnership between Russia and Iran

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:28:00 +0300

With most athletes absent, Russia comes 4th at Rio Games

The Russian national team has come fourth at unofficial medal standings at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Russia has finished the Olympics 2016, having won 56 medals - 19 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze. This is the worst result that team Russia has shown in 20 years of the history of Summer Olympic Games

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:09:00 +0300

Putin arrives in Crimea to hold meeting of Security Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the Crimea for a working visit

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:40:00 +0300

Clinton's America to tear Russia apart

One can say that the presidential race in the United States has entered the homestretch. Will it be the America of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? We will see it after the Americans go to the polls on November 8th. For the time being it is obvious that the time remaining before this date will pass amid fierce struggle between the two bitter rivals

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:45:00 +0300

Observers from Ukraine and USA to monitor elections in Russia

Hundreds of people from foreign countries, including from the USA and Ukraine, will be observing the course of the parliamentary elections in Russia. Does Russia need to invite observers from the USA and Ukraine given a high decree of complications in the relations with these two countries?

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:19:00 +0300

Russian FM Lavrov asks USA to get rid of Russophobian paranoia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made several statements at a press conference after the meeting with his counterpart from New Zealand, Murray McCully

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:38:00 +0300

Russian military to control missile complexes remotely

Russia invented a unique compact electro-optical system, which allows to remotely control man-portable surface-to-air missile complexes. The program detects targets by itself and transmits video to remote control.

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:42:00 +0300

The biggest problem of the Russian economy is the Russian economy

The Russian economy still remains dependent on fuel exports. Russia receives 60% of income from exporting oil and gas. Unfortunately, there is no diversification of the economy. The government only prays for oil and gas prices not to fall further. Yet, the current level of prices is too low already, and Russia will run out of its reserves soon

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 18:18:00 +0300

New Crimean War in the making: Russia readies to break diplomatic ties with Ukraine

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev admitted that Russia could indeed break diplomatic relations with Ukraine. Speaking to reporters after the meeting of the heads of the Eurasian Economic Council, Medvedev said that Russia had terminated diplomatic ties with Georgia after the five-day war in 2008, when Georgia attacked South Ossetia

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:48:00 +0300

Russia creates invisible cloth

The Russian scientists have designed and tested new cloth which will allow to conceal military equipment from precision-guided munition of a potential adversary.

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:55:00 +0300

Russia and Ukraine: Compassion vs. hatred

The more news we hear from Ukraine about anti-Russian hysteria, the more strange it appears to deal with the opposite attitude to Ukrainians on Russia's part. For example, when Ukraine destroys and renames everything that is at least somehow related to the USSR and Russia, Russia opens a monument to one of the ideologists of Ukrainian independence

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18:28:00 +0300

Putin discusses Crimea security after prevented terrorist attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed issues of additional security measures for citizens and infrastructure in the Crimea with members of the Security Council of the Russian Federation

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:53:00 +0300

NATO loses southern flank because of Russian base

Russia plans to turn Khmeimim into a full-scale military base in Syria. A permanent contingent of the Russian Aerospace Forces will be deployed.

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0300

Russia and Turkey to resume Turkish Stream gas pipeline project

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey was ready to implement the Turkish Stream gas pipeline construction project with Russia

Tue, 9 Aug 2016 18:44:00 +0300

From Olympics to Paralympics: Western Russophobia 2.0 project

For the last 20-25 years, the West has been preoccupied with the people, whom one does not even call disabled individuals in the West. Instead, they refer to such people as physically challenged individuals. The Western society cherishes and glorifies them, but if those people are Russians, then they can be humiliated in front of the whole world

Mon, 8 Aug 2016 18:29:00 +0300

Pessimistic, optimistic and realistic scenarios of war with Russia before 2050

After 2021, paradigms in the international field will change. The "peaceful" period in the relations between the Russian and Western local civilizations will finally end. In the early 2020s, the world will see a new stage of its history, when a global armed confrontation between the Western and the Russian civilization will most likely occur

Fri, 5 Aug 2016 23:17:00 +0300