About 16,000 Russian troops are taking part in massive army drills that kick off in the Southern Military District on Monday.
More than 1,200 military from 22 countries have already arrived in Russia to begin preparations for the Army Games 2017 competitions, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin could possibly visit the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS), set to take place in Sochi in October, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
A Chinese military official said the country has nothing to hide from the joint naval exercises between China and Russia, which focuses on joint rescue and protecting maritime economic activities.
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has called on the commission to urgently discuss the response of the European Union to possible new anti-Russian sanctions that could be introduced by the United States, media reported on Sunday.
The sum of the contracts concluded within the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in the Russian city of Zhukovsky is estimated at 400 billion rubles ($6,7 billion), according to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) will hold a meeting in St. Petersburg on Monday to track the implementation of the Vienna deal on oil output cuts.
US Consul General in St. Petersburg Thomas Leary stated that the VIth St. Petersburg International All Together Opera Festival is especially important when the political relations between countries are in a difficult state.
Two Ukrainian high-profile officials have been arrested in absentia in Russia over illegal prosecution of Russian admiral, the spokeswoman of the Basmanny District Court of Moscow told Sputnik.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Russia has a minus 300,000 oil barrels per day against the October level.
The serial production of the upgraded Mi-28NM Night Hunter helicopter is set to begin in 2018, Commander of the Aerospace Forces Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Sunday.
Over a hundred new aircraft and helicopters next year, Russia's Aerospace Forces Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Sunday.
The MAKS-2017 air show in Russia entered its final day outside Moscow on Sunday.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein has been added to the ever-widening search criteria for those who may or may not have been involved in something that may or may not have ever happened: direct Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
German government believes that relations between Germany and Russia could deteriorate because of the crisis over Siemens turbines, allegedly delivered to Crimea despite EU sanctions, local media reported on Sunday.
Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak has concluded his mission in Washington, Russian Embassy's Press Secretary Nikolay Lakhonin told Sputnik on Saturday.
Siemens' decision to discontinue its contracts with Russian partners on the delivery of equipment for electric power stations is only good news for Russia's power plant builders, Russian political scientist Sergey Mikheev said.
Sputnik and RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan commented on the decision of the Newsweek online magazine to delete stories about alleged ties between US President Donald Trump, Russia and Sputnik News Agency, noting that Newsweek feared possible lawsuits.
German endurance athlete Marco Henrichs is dedicating his world-record attempting swim up the Neva River in St. Petersburg to the upcoming "Friendship Tour to Russia," an initiative to foster bilateral relations between the two countries.
The 2017 MAKS air show in the Moscow Region entered its 5th day on Saturday, opening its doors to the public.
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