BBC’s websites convey terrorist ideas, Russian media watchdog says
Some features on the BBC’s websites convey the ideas of international terrorist organizations, the Russian media watchdog said in a statement on Thursday.
«Features conveying the ideas of …
Appeal against arrest of suspected US spy filed with Russian court
Moscow’s Lefortovo court on Thursday received an appeal against the decision to arrest US citizen Paul Whelan detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage, the court’s press service told …
Batch of legendary vintage Soviet tanks T-34 returns to Russia from Laos
Thirty vintage Soviet tanks T-34-85 have returned to Russia from Laos, where they have been in active service since 1987, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press-service has said.
All vehicles are …
Russian national detained in Finland at US request — Russian embassy
A Russian national has been detained in Finland at the US’s request, the consular department of the Russian embassy in Finland said on Thursday, TASS reported.
"On December 15, Finland’s …
Thousands of Syrian refugees return from Lebanon and Jordan
More than 24,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their homes from the territory of Jordan and Lebanon in one month, said head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for the Opposing Sides and Control …
US planned to create bio lab in Crimea similar to Georgia’s Lugar Center, says watchdog
The United States sought to create a bio laboratory in Simferopol, Crimea, similar to the Richard Lugar Center for Public Health Research located near Georgia’s Tbilisi, Head of Russian consumer …
Siberian deep freeze slashes military guard shifts, but beefs up calories in zoo diets
Russia’s Western Siberian regions have been hit with arctic temperatures that plummeted to minus 40 degrees Celsius (minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit), and this deep freeze is expected to last until …
Death toll in tsunami in Indonesia reaches 429 — media
The death toll in a tsunami in Indonesia has reached 429 people, Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday, quoting spokesman for the National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure Sutopo Nugroho, TASS …
Hundreds of Syrians return home from Lebanon
More than 1,000 Syrian refugees on Monday crossed the Lebanese-Syria border to return to their homes in Syria, Watania Media Agency reported, TASS reported.
According to Watania, Syrian families are …
Indonesia tsunami death toll climbs to 334 people
The death toll in a tsunami in Indonesia has reached 334 people, and 61 are missing, spokesman for the National Search and Rescue Agency Fahrizal said in a report released on Monday, TASS …