Moscow court extends arrest of all 24 Ukrainian sailors detained in Kerch Strait
Moscow’s Lefortovo Court has remanded in custody all of the 24 Ukrainian sailors detained last November for illegally entering Russian territorial waters in the Kerch Strait, a TASS …
Russian human rights defender calls for changing preventive measures for Ukrainian sailors
It would be right to change the preventive punishment for Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait for violating Russia’s border, Russian Human Rights Ombudsperson Tatyana Moskalkova told …
Leaders of 35 countries confirm participation in Russia-Africa Summit
About 35 leaders of African countries have by now officially confirmed their participation in the Russia-Africa Summit and more participants are expected to join in, Russian Presidential Envoy for the …
Putin reaffirms readiness for constructive dialogue with EU
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of greetings to Ursula von der Leyen on her election as European Commission President, the Kremlin press service reported on Wednesday.
"The head …
OSCE calls on Kiev to release Russian journalist from custody
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) calls on Ukraine to release Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky from custody, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir …
Belarus, Russia agree on integration concept
Minsk and Russia have agreed on the key areas of the development of integration processes within the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Belarusian Economy Minister Dmitry Krutoi said on Wednesday.
Press review: Kiev may change its language on Donbass and EAEU to dovetail monetary moves
Top stories in the Russian press on Wednesday, July 17, prepared by TASS
Izvestia: Kiev yields on Russian language to sway Donbass
The law on the state language in Ukraine that entered into force …
Lavrov hopes Ukrainian leader to implement Minsk deal after parliamentary polls
Moscow expects that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky would start fulfilling the Minsk agreements on Ukrainian reconciliation after the parliamentary election, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey …
Von der Leyen’s election as EC president won’t change things for Russia
Former German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen’s election as European Commission president is unlikely to pave the way for significant changes in relations between Russia and Western countries, …
Lavrov slams trial against Russian journalist in Ukraine as absurd
The trial against Chief Editor of the RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky is absurd, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Argumenty i Fakty daily.
"The trial in the …