European Council president says Navalny’s detention is unacceptable
European Council President Charles Michel has described the detention of Russia opposition blogger Alexey Navalny as unacceptable and called on Russian authorities to release him.
"The detainment of …
EU not drafting sanctions against Iran for Ukrainian Boeing crash
The European Union is not planning to introduce unilateral restrictive measures against Iran for accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian Boeing that Tehran admitted to recently, a source in Brussels …
Russian submersible’s fire started in battery compartment
The fire aboard a submersible, which killed 14 submariners, started in the battery compartment, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
"The main …
Pope Francis mourns Russian sailors killed in fire onboard research submersible
Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church extends his deepest condolences to the families of the Russian sailors killed in a fire onboard a research submersible, interim Director of the Holy See Press …
Russian Defense Ministry denies notifying Norway about submersible fire
The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday it had not notified the Norwegian authorities about a ‘gas explosion’ on board a Russian Navy research submersible.
"Thanks to …
Another powerful earthquake strikes Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Bering Sea, off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East on Wednesday, the regional office of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of …
Those responsible for Tbilisi riots will be held accountable
People responsible for organizing riots near the parliament building in Tbilisi will be held accountable for attempting to destabilize the situation in the country, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka …
Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 12 people
Twelve people died and 134 more were injured in the earthquake that rocked China's south-western Sichuan province on Monday, Chinese media reported on Monday citing emergency services.
Airbus A320 aircraft makes emergency landing at Sheremetyevo
An A320 passenger plane has made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, fire crews are on their way to it, an emergencies source informed TASS.
"According to specified data, an A320 …
Russian embassy demands release of Russian UN employee in Kosovo
The Russian embassy in Serbia strongly condemns Kosovo police raids in the north of Kosovo and Metohija and demands the immediate release of a Russian member of the United Nations mission staff, the …