Moscow and the Center
Medvedev: Russia Will Support Any Decision of South Ossetia and Abkhazia
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said at his meeting with Eduard Kokoity and Sergey Bagapsh that Russia will support any decision on the status of South Ossetia and Abkhazia made by the peoples of these republics...
Russian General Staff Specifies Russian Peacekeeper Casualties
74 Russian peacekeepers were killed, 171 were wounded and 19 are considered missed in action (MIA) to defeat the Georgian aggression in South Ossetia...
RF MFA: Withdrawal from CIS to Have Grave Consequences for Georgia Itself
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Andrey Nesterenko said to journalists that withdrawal of Georgia from the Community of Independent States will have grave consequences for the Georgian people...
Outstanding Russian novelist, Noble Prize Winner Alexander Solhzenitsin died at 89 in Moscow on Monday night...
Russia to Get Possibility to Monitor US ABM Systems in Europe
In response to Russia’s concerns over the construction of the third ABM system deployment area in Eastern Europe the United States proposed to Russia a scope of confidence-building measures...
Four Key Directions of Medvedev’s Programme
First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev claimed that should he win at the March presidential election, he will base on four “I-s” in fulfillment of Russia development tasks - Institutions, Infrastructure, Innovations and Investments...
Yuri Baluyevsky: Russia Ready to Use Nuclear Weapons to Defend Its Sovereignty
Army General Yuri Baluyevsky, Chief, General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, claimed at a scientific conference held in Moscow on January 19 that in need to defend the sovereignty of Russia and its allies, the Armed Forces should be used, including preventive and nuclear strikes...
Nikolay Bordyuzha: CSTO and SCO Came to Full Understanding
Nikolay Bordyuzha, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), gave his press-conference in Moscow today on January 11...
Russian Foreign Ministry: ABM Systems in Europe Weakening Russia’s Nuclear Deterrent Potential
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mikhail Kamynin said that the plans to deploy ABM systems in Czechia and Poland are regarded in Moscow as an action of force aimed to weaken the Russian nuclear deterrent potential...
Putin and Medvedev in Linkage For Elections
A final meeting of the VIII Congress of the United Russia was held in Trade House Gostinny Dvor in Moscow on December 17...