Sun, 01 May 2011 14:28:37 GMT
The ruling United Russia party holds pro-government May Day rallies in different cities, while opposition supporters have organized separate protests.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 02:03:06 GMT
The Russian Energy Ministry has halted the exports of refined petroleum products for May, 2011, since the country has run out of fuel in some regions.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 06:38:28 GMT
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces are installing a new sea-based strategic nuclear deterrent system capable of surviving a full-scale nuclear attack, Russian Defense ministry says.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:39:42 GMT
A military court in Russia has sentenced an Israeli citizen to 18 years in prison for running a vast network of female trafficking in the Middle East and Europe.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 01:44:07 GMT
The kidnapped 20-year-old son of software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky has been freed unharmed by Russian police following blunders by his captors.
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 21:23:58 GMT
Russia's foreign minister says that a ground operation in Libya is 'extremely risky' and could have unpredictable consequences.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:08:24 GMT
Russian police have uncovered an underground shelter east of the capital Moscow that housed over 100 illegal immigrants from Central Asia.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 06:45:16 GMT
Following an arms deal between France and Russia, Paris will provide Moscow with two Mistral-class vessels that are fully equipped with NATO's communication and control systems.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 17:40:13 GMT
In Russia, the opposition has held “Day of Rage” anti-government protests to demand political reform, fair elections and an end to corruption.
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:57:31 GMT
A Russian aerospace defense chief says Moscow will start large-scale production of new generation S-500 surface-to-air missile system by 2016.
Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:20:10 GMT
Russian police forces have killed two armed militants in the volatile North Caucasus region of Ingushetia while their documents were being checked.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:57:17 GMT
Russia's opposition party has stated a report saying that the country's corruption rate has skyrocketed since Prime Minister Vladimir Putin came to power over a decade ago.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 18:05:30 GMT
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has expressed concern regarding the recent political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:09:48 GMT
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says a United Nations Security Council resolution on Libya is defective and flawed, and resembles a medieval call to crusade.
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 19:56:46 GMT
Russia says it regrets that the Western countries decided to take military action against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who has been cracking down on revolutionaries in the country.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 01:33:17 GMT
Russians have gone to the polls to elect more than 20,000 local members of parliament and heads of municipal administrations.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 06:55:18 GMT
The US and Russia have held talks to discuss an initiative for a joint US-Russia missile system as well as ways to boost their economic ties.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:36:55 GMT
Russia has banned any supply of weapons to Libya and suspended its arms contracts with Tripoli in response to Libyan regime's brutal attacks on revolutionary forces.
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:38:43 GMT
Moscow has summoned a Japanese charge d'affaires to protest a decision by Tokyo not to take criminal action against the desecration of the Russian flag in the Japanese capital.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:58:13 GMT
Emergencies services say hundreds of Russian nationals have been evacuated from Libya as pro-democracy protests continue in the North African country.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:20:11 GMT
A senior Russian military official has confirmed that Moscow will carry out the next test launch of the Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile in late spring.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:44:05 GMT
Russia is planning to spend $650 billion on renewing its military equipments, including helicopters, submarines and warships until 2020.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:24:44 GMT
Russia has fired seven senior interior ministry generals without a clear explanation.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 01:37:27 GMT
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin rejects a proposed EU amendment meant to stop the gas monopoly in Europe -- splitting the role of gas supplier and pipeline operator.
Wed, 23 Feb 2011 04:54:06 GMT
Russia's Ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin says Moscow is against the alliance's proposal to set up two different missile systems, the NATO system and the Russian system.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 17:59:32 GMT
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has criticized both Russian president and prime minister over their plan to jointly decide who should run in 2012 presidential elections.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 03:37:21 GMT
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a local official in the city of Nalchik in Russia's North Caucasus region, a local source says.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 03:24:35 GMT
The United Nations human rights chief has criticized Russia's human rights record, saying Moscow should do more to protect journalists and improve situation in the North Caucasus.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:32:54 GMT
Two members of security forces have been killed and 23 others wounded in bombings in Russia's north Caucasus region of Dagestan, as violence continues unabated in the volatile region.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 10:02:27 GMT
Police detain a Russian opposition leader and a dozen activists as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the central area of the capital, Moscow.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 19:42:28 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has described talks with Japan over the disputed Kuril Islands as pointless as long as Tokyo adopts a radical position.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 03:00:50 GMT
Russia has pledged to carry out an all-out clampdown on terrorism in response to a Chechnya-based militant group's admission that it was responsible for the deadly bombing at a Moscow airport last month.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 16:58:14 GMT
One of the Russia's most wanted men, the leader of militants in North Caucasus, has claimed responsibility for the deadly bomb attack on a Moscow airport last month.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:56:13 GMT
Russian officials say Moscow will reconsider its strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty with Washington in case the US government builds up its missile system.
Sun, 06 Feb 2011 15:51:55 GMT
The leader of a Chechnya guerilla group has threatened Moscow in a video message posted on the internet over Russia's claim on North Caucasus territories.
Sun, 06 Feb 2011 10:53:26 GMT
A Russian opposition leader has warned that if the Kremlin does not open Russia's political system, the country would suffer the same fate of Egypt and Tunisia.
Sun, 06 Feb 2011 09:31:44 GMT
The Russian opposition is seeking to expand the branches of the new Party of Popular Freedom across the country to compete in the future parliamentary and presidential elections.
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 18:55:22 GMT
Russia has threatened Ireland that it will retaliate for the recent expulsion of one of its diplomats following over fake Irish passports allegedly used by Russian spies.
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:15:12 GMT
Two masked gunmen have shot dead four Russian police officers and wounded another one in the restive Northern Caucasus region.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:12:33 GMT
Russian security forces have arrested opposition leader Eduard Limonov as hundreds of people in Moscow call on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to step down.
Sat, 29 Jan 2011 18:47:49 GMT
Russia claims to have identified the man behind the bombing attack at a Moscow airport, saying he was a 20-year-old man from the North Caucasus region.
Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:47:10 GMT
Russian authorities have ordered primary and secondary schools in the capital Moscow and at least two other cities to shut down for a week in an effort to fight flu epidemics.
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 17:20:30 GMT
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Moscow's strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty with Washington will come into effect in early February.
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:04:28 GMT
Russian security forces have found bullet-riddled bodies of eight people in a residence in the southern town of Stavropol.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 22:02:44 GMT
Police say a car bomb has exploded outside a cafe in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan, killing at least four people and wounding seven more.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 17:11:41 GMT
The Russian president has fired senior officials over security shortcomings, which led to the deadly terrorist attack on Moscow's Domodedovo Airport.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:36:03 GMT
The Russian parliament has given the final approval to a strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty with the United States, called the New START.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:40:58 GMT
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has vowed to apprehend and punish the terrorists who carried out a bombing that killed dozens of people at a major international airport in Moscow.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 16:59:32 GMT
Russia's lower house of parliament has approved a landmark nuclear arms reduction treaty with the United States.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 09:34:48 GMT
The UN has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that killed dozens and injured more than 100 at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport.
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