The Shiveluch volcano, which is the northernmost active volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka Territory, has spewed ash 11,000 meters (over 36,000 feet) above sea level, the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry informed in a statement.
The second part of the report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent commission on alleged doping abuse in the Russian sports was the last one, the commission's head, Richard McLaren, said Friday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency is an "evil organization", which is trusted implicitly without presenting any arguments, Valentin Balakhnichev, the former president of All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF), said Friday.
Russia needs active representatives in the international organizations to promote the state's interests related to the sports sphere, Russian Independent Anti-Doping Commission chief Vitaly Smirnov said Friday.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered to elaborate a plan on increasing the amount of dividends of the Rosneft energy company.
Popular travel website TripAdvisor included Kaliningrad in its “Top Destinations on the Rise — Europe” ranking. The Russian exclave sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania took the fifth line on the list.
Carter Page, who was an adviser to presidential campaign of Donald Trump will speak on Monday at Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency.
Customs officers uncovered a cache of weapons from World War II on a regional train bound from Kaliningrad to Moscow.
The Russian Sports Ministry assured in a Friday press-release of state-run doping programs non-existence and promised to continue fight against doping.
A number of prominent Russian athletes and sports officials on Friday said that they consider the fact that the lack of evidence in the report of Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren on alleged doping use in Russia proves that the document is unfounded.
Poland's claims that Russia is militarizing its exclave of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea are false, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Third European Department Director Sergey Nechayev said Friday.
Russian energy companies Gazprom and Rosneft signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation on 2017-2019, which implies development of a laser system aimed at liquidation of potential oil spills, including in the Arctics, Gazprom's press service said in a statement on Friday.
Starting from 2017, Moscow citizens and guests will be able to explore the Russian capital from above – the city’s monorail system will switch to tour mode from its usual transportation regime.
With Moscow hardly being on Sweden's Christmas list, Stockholm continues to trump up fear of Russia. Sweden's recent report on Russia's military capability proceeds from the far-fetched assumption that Russia is poised to take initiative to use military force.
All-Russia Athletic Federation’s (ARAF) Secretary General Mikhail Butov decided to withdraw his candidacy Friday from the elections of the new president of the organization.
The second part of the report on the alleged doping abuse in Russia was released by the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) commission led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren.
Russia's Rostelecom telecommunications provider repelled large-scale DDoS attacks on the country's five major banks and financial institutions on December 5, the company's press service said in a Friday statement.
Scientists from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have clarified how changing the nanostructure of materials for future energy fusion reactors influences their plasticity, heat resistance, and other important properties.
Moscow will carefully review second part of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) commission on the alleged doping abuse in Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.
On December 5, a Russian Su-33 fighter jet skidded off the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean while landing. On November 14, a MiG-29K fighter bomber crashed while landing on the carrier’s flight deck. The two mishaps raised a barrage of often unjustified criticism both in Russia and abroad.
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