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Putin names tax service chief Mikhail Mishustin as new Russian prime minister

January 15, 2020 10:19 pm

The 53-year-old Mishustin has worked in the government since 1998 and kept a low profile while serving as the head of the Federal Tax Service since 2010.

Russia strikes kill 180 jihadists, mercenaries in Syria

October 07, 2017 4:35 pm

"A command post of the terrorists and up to 80 (IS) fighters including nine natives of the Northern Caucasus were destroyed in the area of Mayadeen," said the Russian Defence Ministry.

Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria, say reports

October 03, 2017 10:13 pm

"There have been no incidents involving the capture or losses among military servicemen of Russia's armed forces in the province of Deir al-Zor or in other areas in Syria," Interfax cited a defence ministry official as saying.

China-Russia wide-body C929 jet to rely on western suppliers for systems

September 20, 2017 4:33 pm

Chen Yingchun, COMAC's chief designer said the JV was looking to build half of the C929 using composite materials, versus C919's 10 percent, and that talks were underway with European, US and Chinese suppliers.

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar visiting Russia, say reports

August 12, 2017 9:59 pm

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar is expected to meet Sergei Lavrov on Monday, Lev Dengov, head of the Russian contact group on Libya, told RIA news agency.

Russia says reserves right to retaliate over new EU sanctions

August 04, 2017 11:54 pm

The EU on Friday imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and rex Tillerson agree to talk US-Russian ties: Moscow

August 04, 2017 12:41 am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Rex Tillerson also talked about how the United Nations Security Council should respond to North Korea's latest missile launch on July 28 and agreed to discuss this in more detail in Manila, Moscow said.

Gunmaker Kalashnikov, a 'slave of God', repented deaths caused by his rifle AK-47

January 13, 2014 8:03 pm

The contents were found in a lengthy emotional letter he wrote to the Russian Orthodox Church.

Bolshoi ballet dancer gets six years for acid attack on director

December 04, 2013 12:49 am

Ex-convict Yuri Zarutsky,who splashed the acid in Filin’s face,was sentenced to 10 years.

Russia fears return of fighters waging jihad in Syria

November 14, 2013 12:24 pm

Russia says hundreds of its own fighting with al-Qaeda-linked rebels.