Moscow has told Oslo that the extension of a US military deployment in the country will deteriorate diplomatic relations between the two neighbors.
They say that seeing is believing. British football fans had ample opportunity to appreciate this old wisdom during the ongoing Confederations Cup games in Russia when, instead of being jumped by “terrible” Russians as British media had warned, they saw that in reality everything was just the other way round, Maria Balyabina wrote for RIA Novosti.
Russia’s fleet of combat aircraft will reach 90 percent renewal before 2025, the Aerospace Forces’ Commander Viktor Bondarev told Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper.
Russian Dagestani law enforcement forces have killed two militants, a local police source service told Sputnik on Sunday.
The number of reconnaissance aircraft intercepted along Russia’s border from June 12-18 was unprecedented, even by Cold War standards, according to Russian military expert Konstantin Sivkov.
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian Muslims on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday asked Republic of Crimea Head Sergey Aksenov to expedite the reconstruction of the Great Mithridates Stairs in the eastern Crimean city of Kerch.
With Russia hosting the 2017 Confederations Cup, Sputnik’s Johnny Elias asked prominent Russian footballer Alexei Smertin and TV host Viktoria Lopyreva, both named by FIFA as honorary 2018 World Cup Ambassadors, why the competition is so important for Russian football.
Russia’s latest Kalashnikov AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles have successfully passed muster at live-fire trials and are slated to enter service with the Russian Armed Forces. They will replace the current versions of the tried-and-true AK-47 submachine gun, which has become the world’s most popular of its kind since it was introduced in 1949.
The Russian president said that his work in the Soviet state security committee KGB was related to "illegal intelligence."
Members of French delegation visit Russia's Crimea said on Friday they would like to establish sister-city relationships between the towns of peninsula and those of the south of France.
The Australian Diplomats overseeing security situation at the FIFA Confederation Cup in Russia noted the high level of organization of the reactive units of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the ministry said on Friday.
Katalexa, a Russian yacht en route to Vladivostok from Taiwan, was stopped and detained in North Korean-claimed waters after North Korean sailors claimed it was acting suspiciously, Asia Times reports.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the Soyuz rocket has successfully put a military satellite to the Earth’s orbit.
The second East Russia Oil and Gas Forum will host more than 350 chiefs of fuel companies from countries around the world, the organizers of the forum said on Friday.
Around 150,000 foreign nationals from 190 countries submitted bids for participation in the upcoming XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in the Russian resort city of Sochi, Grigory Petushkov, the chairman of the Russian national preparatory committee, said Friday.
The Russian Irkut Corporation announced the completion of the first stage of test flights of its new MС-21 passenger aircraft.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has approved the major program for the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia, Sergey Kirienko, the organizing committee's head, said Friday.
On June 23, 2014 the Syrian government's last consignment of chemical weapon stockpiles was loaded onto a Danish ship, en route to destruction at a variety of designated facilities. The move was hoped to finally bring peace to the war-ravaged country, and take the prospect of Western "intervention" off the table permanently.
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