The 17th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, which brings together high-profile officials and top experts from across the globe, is taking place in Moscow, with speakers discussing this year's topic: "The Lessons of the Pandemic and the New Agenda: How to Turn the World Crisis Into an Opportunity for the World".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Su-34 aircraft had an accident in the Khabarovsk region in Russia's Far East, the pilots managed to self-eject, the press service of the Eastern Military District said Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's nuclear-powered Arktika icebreaker, the largest and most powerful ever constructed, will enter use in December, the Russian government said in a statement on Wednesday.
On Monday, the US Department of Justice indicted six Russians, allegedly linked to state agency GRU, in relation to hacking attacks conducted in the US, Ukraine, South Korea and France in the past few years.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian coronavirus vaccine for animals has not shown any side effects in trials, the Veterinary and Life journal of the Russian federal veterinary and phytosanitary watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, reported on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of doses of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 produced each month in Russia may increase five-fold from October to December, the Russian minister of industry and trade, Denis Manturov, said on Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The United States’ approach to impose sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong individuals and entities in relation to Iran's nuclear program is wrong and Russia will continue to do business with the Islamic Republic, Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said in a statement.
Legendary Polish historian Andrzej Walicki died on 20 August, leaving behind thousands of works concerning the development of Poland as a nation. His last interview, about the role of Russia in Polish political and national thought, provoked waves of comment and not everyone was in agreement.
On Monday, the US Justice Department issued a press release which featured charges against a number of Russian individuals.
The vaccine was registered in August, becoming the world's first inoculation against the coronavirus. It was developed by the Gamaleya Institute, with the Russian Direct Investment Fund acting as the primary investor for the vaccine's development and distribution.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The main advantages of EpiVacCorona, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector in the Russian city of Novosibirsk, are its effectiveness, safety and simplicity of production, the centre's Director-General Rinat Maksyutov said on Monday.
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Sputnik) - Fifteen residents of the Primorsky Territory of Russia’s Far Eastern Federal District will face trial in connection with the theft of more than 25 tonnes of oil products, the transport department of the local Interior Ministry said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has lamented the lack of reaction from US President Donald Trump regarding Navalny’s alleged poisoning.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two diesel-powered submarines of the Russian Pacific Fleet have conducted an underwater duel in the Sea of Japan as part of scheduled drills, the press service of the Pacific Fleet informed in a statement.
KHABAROVSK, Russia (Sputnik) - About 500 people rallied in Russia's far-eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday in the 99th consecutive unauthorised demonstration in support of ex-governor Sergei Furgal.
Earlier this week, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pledged that Moscow will respond in kind to the EU's sanctions against Moscow over the case of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Russian Embassy to the United States is regarding the hours-long questioning of RT journalist Konstantin Rozhkov as a blatant attempt of the US authorities to exert pressure on the press, as well as demands explanations from the Department of State over the incident.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom supports the efforts to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) between Russia and the United States, a spokesman for the Foreign Office said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Special Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea on Friday called it a disappointment that Russia "backtracked" on the American proposal to conclude an agreement that would cover all nuclear warheads.
The Russian president made an offer to temporarily extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between Moscow and Washington amid stalled talks on the accord’s future. The New START Treaty is currently set to expire in February 2021.