The participation of athletes from NATO countries in the Third Winter Military Games in Sochi, organized by the International Military Sports Council (IMSC), is a tale-telling answer to the Western sanctions against Russia, Slovenian rock climber Maja Vidmar told Sputnik.
The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reports that a 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka peninsula.
Crimean residents want Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko "to leave them alone" and refrain from interfering in their local affairs, Russian State Duma deputy representing Crimea and former Crimean Vice President, Ruslan Balbek, told Sputnik.
The Sunday march on the second anniversary of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s murder was attended by some 5,000 people in Moscow, the police said Sunday.
In the wake of the recent stand-off between Russia and Europe, an Italian entrepreneur has found a way to bring European gourmet traditions to Russia. Donato Parisi is an Italian businessman in Russia who makes mozzarella and other Italian cheeses right before the eyes of his customers and sells his produce in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job organizing the competition.
The Russian Zhukov Military Academy of Aerospace Defense launched a new educational program to train military specialists to be able to operate S-500 missile defense systems, head of the university Maj. Gen. Vladimir Lyaporov told Echo Moskvy radio station.
One of the two new assault rifles currently undergoing field tests in Russia will replace the workhorse Kalashnikov AK-74. Zvezda TV looked at the strong and weak points of the AEK-971 and AK-12 prototypes.
With Russia marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Isabel Clemente, a teacher of history at the Republican University of Uruguay, spoke about the events that precipitated the political, social and economic experiment that changed the existing world order.
Russia is now upgrading its nuclear arsenal to the number allowed by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), according to Franz Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of Russia's Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security.
Russia’s Aerospace Forces plan plans to rebuilt five airfields in the country’s southwest and Far East, the commander said on Saturday.
The Russian team won 11 medals on the first day of the third Winter Military World Games.
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin, died earlier in the week, should be immortalized, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday at a farewell ceremony for the diplomat held in Moscow.
Russia will deploy a division to the Kuril Islands this year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday. Moreover, the first Bastion coastal defense system has recently been deployed to Kamchatka. The moves are part of Defense Ministry's plan to build an integrated defense system in Russia's Far East.
Russian engineers are working on unique, electronically controlled, materials able to “fool” cruise missiles and other smart weapons, Rossiiskaya Gazeta wrote, citing the press service of Roselektronika Holding Company.
An overwhelming majority of German entrepreneurs in Russia hope the EU sanctions on Russia would be eased this year, although many are pessimistic about this outcome, a fresh poll has found.
A memorial service for Vitaly Churkin, the late Russian ambassador to the United Nations, is taking place in Moscow's Central Clinic Hospital.
A Russian Defense Ministry plane has delivered the torch flame of the III Winter Military World Games to the Russian Olympic city of Sochi.
A representative of the regional Russian Emergencies Ministry said that a children’s hospital was on fire in the Russian city of Tver.
The members of the Russian and Ukrainian parliaments have met at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe discussing the conflict in southeastern Ukraine.
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