Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that Iranian Foreign Minister would meet with his Russian counterpart in the framework of regular consultations of two ministers.
When testing is complete, the new Russian medium-range passenger airliner is expected to become more than a match for the Boeing-737 and Airbus A-320, two of the most popular single-aisle jetliners around.
About 1,000 servicemen of the Russian Pacific Fleet's marine corps and units began performing tasks in 2018 in the Eastern Military District.
Special task forces to counter drones may be created in the composition of the Russian National Guard and deployed on sites of national significance.
All the service computers of the Russian Defense Ministry might be transferred from Microsoft's operating system to domestic Astra Linux, local media reported Tuesday.
Orthodox Christians in Russia celebrate Christmas on January 7. There is a 40-day Lent preceding Christmas Day. On the eve of the significant event, orthodox observers attend liturgies in churches all over the country that last well into the early hours of the morning.
The US is using protests in Iran as a means to stop the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Tehran, according to the Russian ambassador to the UN.
The tragic death of a Russian man who was killed in a Pittsburgh drive-by shooting led to a renewal of life for another, as his kidney was transplanted to an Army National Guard veteran in dire need of a replacement.
The Syrian conflict has given Russia the ability to learn more about how US stealth aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor operate, a US Air Force general told an audience at an Air Force Association briefing Thursday.
Russia has appealed to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Desir, to voice his position on the expulsion of Russian journalists from Latvia.
The characters of the popular TV-show were thrilled to learn what was beyond the Wall, and probably even Russia and China are wondering whether they will meet the White Walkers.
As the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia approaches, Sputnik takes a look at the talented and beautiful women related to Russian football. Some of them are wives; some are girlfriends of the footballers, while a few are the biggest fans of local teams. In their own special way these gorgeous ladies influence and contribute to the Russian football.
Russia suspended flight to Egypt after its Airbus A321 crashed in the Sinai as a result of an explosion on board.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Chechen Republic leader Ramzan Kadyrov believes that his Instagram and Facebook accounts were blocked due to his criticism of Trump.
VLADIVOSTOK (Russia) (Sputnik) – The turnover between Russia’s Primorsky Territory and China increased by 14 percent or $2.5 billion over the first nine months of 2017, acting Governor of the Far Eastern region Andrei Tarasenko told Sputnik.
The footage was released a day after an official festive speech by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and was met with excitement from internet users.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK (Sputnik) - Providing credible and timely information is always important when working in media space, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.
Some people in Russia seemed just a little too eager to send out the old year with a bang, with store-bought fireworks and firecrackers causing major damage and several injuries in cities from Vladivostok to Moscow.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A law obliging political parties to disclose information on sources of funding comes into force on January 1. These amendments to the bill on political parties were drafted by Russian parliament's lawmakers headed by Anatoly Vyborny to prevent shadow financing of political parties.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Foreigners who visit Russia for business and tourism will be able to obtain a tax refund for purchases made in the country beginning January 1.
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