Donbass residents start receiving Russian passports under fast-track procedure
The first group of residents of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR, LPR) have received Russian passports issued under a fast-track procedure in accordance with the …
Press review: Who’s behind the Gulf tanker attacks and Serbia could send troops to Kosovo
Top stories in the Russian press on Friday, June 14, prepared by TASS
Media: SCO to battle against ‘three forces of evil’
The leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) …
Turkey to retaliate if US takes sanctions over S-400 contract
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday Ankara would take retaliatory moves against Washington should it introduce sanctions over the acquisition of Russian air defense systems …
SCO leaders sign joint declaration at Bishkek summit
The leaders of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries have signed a joint declaration at their summit in Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishkek.
Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov told …
Putin notes terrorists in Syria defeated thanks in part to Moscow’s aid to Damascus
Militants in Syria were defeated in part to the help Russia provided to official Damascus in the fight against terrorism, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization …
Putin approves supporting Rosneft's gas projects in Venezuela
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the government's proposal to support Rosneft's shale gas projects in Venezuela (Patao and Mejillones) and ordered to sign a protocol on making amendments …
US accusations against Iran over attack on tankers attempt to "sabotage diplomacy"
US accusations against Iran over the Thursday attacks on the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman represent an attempt to sabotage diplomacy, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Friday.
"That the …
Russia, Ukraine have small window of opportunities in their relations
It is yet possible to normalize the Russian-Ukrainian relations, so, it is important not to miss a chance to do that, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said on Thursday.
"As for our …
Russia will seek US clarifications on plans to deploy weapons to space
Moscow would like Washington to clarify its plans to station weapons in space, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"The possibility that weapons will be …
Twelve sailors on ship attacked in Gulf of Oman were Russians
Twelve sailors from Russia were on one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman. All of them have been taken ashore. Nobody was hurt, the press-service of the Russian Sailors’ Union has …