Less than a year remains before the FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia, and Brazilian travel agencies are actively selling packages for the tournament; fans are hopeful for their teams under the leadership of Tita, and Russian language teachers are seeing an unprecedented interest in their services.
The number of people injured in a major fire in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don amounts to around 45 people, a source in the regional emergency services told Sputnik on Monday.
Russians will face problems getting US visas until bilateral relations between Moscow and Washington are normalized, the president and CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham) told Sputnik on Monday.
Russia's Rosoboronexport expects to hold meetings and talks with over 70 foreign delegations at the upcoming Army-2017 exhibition, the exporter's Deputy CEO Sergey Goreslavsky said Monday.
Russia’s Armata tanks and armored vehicles are to receive mobile power stations to ensure immediate and smooth engine starts at temperatures of even minus 50 degrees Celsius. In addition they will receive stable turret movement, weapons stabilization and fire control.
The chief archeologist of Moscow Leonid Kondrashev believes that Moscow may be 100 years older than previously thought, reports Moscow News.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that progress has been made toward resuming flights between Russia and Egypt suspended following the deadly Sinai crash of a Russian passenger plane as a result of an explosion on board.
Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev made a statement on Monday about the Russian harvest of grain this year.
Russian aircraft will carry out observation flights over Latvia and Lithuania from August 21-26 under the Treaty on Open Skies, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, citing Sergei Ryzhkov, the head of Russia's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center.
The United States and the United Kingdom will carry out a joint observation flight over Russia and Belarus from August 21-26 under the Treaty on Open Skies, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, citing Sergei Ryzhkov, the head of Russia's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center.
The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed a Daesh terrorist group convoy (banned in Russia) that was heading towards Syrian Deir ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
The official visit of Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to Russia is due to begin on Monday and will last through Thursday.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attended the international annual music festival Koktebel Jazz Party in Crimea late on Sunday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Monday as part of the latter's official state visit to Moscow scheduled for August 20-21.
Society should by itself create a system of moral and ethical principles which would help filter information published by the media, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday.
Russia’s new nuclear submarines will “disappear” from its potential enemy’s radars, Russian newspaper Izvestia wrote. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with military expert Alexander Mozgovoy who said that the struggle between detection techniques and the stealth technologies of underwater fleets is underway.
Moscow's court of arbitration dismissed the German company Siemens' claim to arrest Crimean turbines it had supplied to Russia and impose a ban on their installment.
The next generation Tornado-S multiple rocket launchers are slated to replace the Russian Armed Forces’ time- and combat-tested Smerch MRLs before this decade is out.
A criminal case launched after a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut will be probed by the Central Investigative Department of the Russian Investigative Committee due to the public outcry, the committee’s spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said Sunday.
Russia's Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) plans to cooperate with the country's leading higher educational institutions in creating a Russian language studies program for Turkish tourism workers.
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