The closing ceremony of the XIX World Youth and Students Festival is being held in Sochi.
The presidential election in Russia is scheduled for March 2018; the election campaign is expected to start as soon as December 2017. Some politicians have already announced plans to run for the presidency.
Russian Navy reported that the new corvette is about to finish state sea trials and is going to be commissioned to the Navy by the end of the year.
While delivering his speech at the 14th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club Vladimir Putin raised a wide range of issues including the technological revolution, global security, nuclear and chemical disarmament, and the reform of the UN. The president underscored the necessity to team up to solve the burning international issues.
Leningrad Region Governor Alexander Drozdenko and Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland, meeting in Strasburg, discussed the population exodus from rural areas, the fight against corruption and radicalism, problems facing immigrants and the development of local self-government and transport, Mr. Drozdenko told RIA Novosti.
World's senior politicians and public figures are speaking at the 14th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club that is currently being held in the southern Russian resort city of Sochi.
In late September Sweden’s Ambassador to Russia Peter Ericson in an interview to RIA Novosti expressed his apprehensions that Russia could interfere in the country's 2018 elections. In January similar concerns were voiced by Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
The Russian Embassy in Ottawa said that signature of Canada’s version of the Magnitsky Act was irrational and in defiance of common sense.
The rumors that the prominent Russian TV personality could run for president in 2018 as an "ideal option" of a female candidate against Vladimir Putin have been circulating since the beginning of September.
The Daily Caller has reported that the co-founders of Fusion GPS, the research firm responsible for the infamous Trump-Russia dossier published in January, refused to answer any questions during their hearing before the House Intelligence Committee (HIC) on Wednesday.
As controversy over Russian media outlets in the United States is unfolding, the Russian Communications Minister has not ruled out that Moscow will make a response, noting that it won't be mirror-like.
While the Russian engineering industry is famous for its armored vehicles, aircraft and rocket carriers, less is known about Russian-made locomotives and advanced rail equipment. In an interview with Sputnik, a representative of Transmashholding corporation, Artem Ledenev, discussed new trends and promising projects in this field.
German authorities have given a green light for an expedition to a group of treasure hunters who are convinced that the legendary Amber Room of the Russian Tsars that went missing after being looted by Nazi soldiers during World War II lies in one of the caves in the Hartenstein hills, near Dresden, The Daily Mail reported.
Italy, who have won the World Cup four times, will have to defeat Sweden in order to make it to next year's tournament in Russia. If they fail to qualify it would be the first time since 1958.
Other states are also researching ways to combat antibiotic resistance, but they have not been able to yield any positive results yet, according to a Russian scientist.
Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has referred to the alleged interference of Russian actors into the 2016 election that she lost to Donald Trump as a “cyber 9/11.”
US President Donald Trump has denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and Russian actors during the election, and has called for the Department of Justice (DoJ) investigation into these alleged ties to end.
After months of speculation and conflicting messages, ministers have announced the Russian Federation is to issue its own official cryptocurrency - the CryptoRuble. The landmark development makes Russia the very first government in the world to official pursue virtual tender.
It is hard to imagine the level of force that must be applied to stop the new Ratnik watch from ticking, as even a nuclear blast isn't enough.
The Russian city of Sochi will host over the next four days the annual Valdai Discussion Club. Internationally-renowned top experts and senior politicians will present points of view on the fast-paced and evolving challenges of the world' agenda.
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