Emergencies Ministry says 43 people rescued following gas blast in Russia
As many as 43 people were rescued from the section of a residential building hit by a household gas blast in the city of Shakhty, Rostov region, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s press service …
Kiev suggests 3 mln Ukrainians living in Russia should vote on Ukrainian territory
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry recommended Ukrainians living on Russian territory - there are about 3 million of them, according to various assessments - to vote at their places of registration in …
Investigative Committee: Russian journalists were killed in armed robbery in Africa
The investigation has put together a sequence of events concerning the trip of three Russiaт journalists - Orkhan Dzhemal, Kirill Radchenko and Alexander Rastroguyev - to the Central African Republic …
Malicious hoax sparks outcry to indict those spreading fake news on Magnitogorsk tragedy
More than 1,000 people have petitioned the State Duma and the Federation Council demanding that the authorities impose criminal penalties on those who spread false information about the tragedy in …
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 …