Press review: NYT 'leak' to pressure Putin-Trump talks and Russia reacts to Hormuz crisis
Top stories in the Russian press, on Monday, June 17, prepared by TASS
Izvestia: Russia has no plans of tightening security in Strait of Hormuz
Moscow is not planning to beef up its military …
EU Council voices concerns over security challenges in Black Sea
Foreign ministers of 28 EU member-states have expressed concerns over the security situation in the Black Sea area and confirmed the non-recognition policy on Crimea, the Council of the European Union …
Moscow hails successful parliamentary polls in South Ossetia
Russia welcomes the June 9 parliamentary polls in South Ossetia, calling them a factor of enhancing the republic’s statehood, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
"The Russian …
Relations with Russia crucial for Kazakhstan
Relations with Russia are crucial for Kazakhstan, the country’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in an interview with Euronews.
"My principled position is that Russia is absolutely crucial …
Group of former Crimeans file applications for Russian passport under simplified terms
Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs migration department received its first applications for Russian citizenship from former residents of the Crimea and Sevastopol, the ministry press center reported …
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) …
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 …
Nord Stream–2 to be built despite sanctions
The US leadership is looking into options for applying unilateral sanctions against participants in the Nord Stream–2 project but does not at the same time deny that the coventurers are free to …
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 …