Power-Sharing: Putin Proposes Elegant Solution for Russia's Further Democratisation – Observers

Addressing lawmakers, ministers and other high-ranking officials on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined a number of changes to the country's constitution concerning the...

Vladimir Putin Dismisses Idea of Indefinite Presidential Terms

Vladimir Putin said that it would be better not to return to allowing the country’s head of state to serve for an indefinite term,...

One Dead, One Injured Following Shooting at Magistrates' Court in Novokuznetsk,...

An unidentified man has opened fire at the Magistrates' Court in the Siberian city of Novokuznetsk, killing one person and severely wounding another. "A man...

Ruling Party United Russia Unanimously Approves Mishustin's Candidacy as Prime Minister

Russia's ruling political party United Russia has unanimously approved the candidacy of Mikhail Mishustin for prime minister, State Duma speaker's aide, Anastasia Kashevarova, said...

Chechnya's Kadyrov Temporarily Out of Office Due to Medical Treatment –...

"Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov is undergoing a course of medical treatment", Alvi Karimov explained. The official noted that according to the republic's...

Putin wants to stay in power for good, like a real...

Draft laws on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed during his 16th...

Russian State Duma Holds Meeting to Consider Prime Minister's Candidature –...

The State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament, is considering the appointment of Mikhail Mishustin as prime minister. According to Sergey Mironov, chair...

Former PM Medvedev sees nothing special about his resignation

Former Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev does not see the resignation of his government as something special. According to...

Acting Russian FM Sergei Lavrov Holds Annual Press Conference – Video

Acting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is giving an annual press conference in Moscow, where he is expected to review the results of the...

Russian Foreign Policy Won't Change After Cabinet Reshuffle – Foreign Ministry

"I think no one should have any doubt about the continuity of the current policy, the policy that has been pursued and that will...

Putin Signs Decree Appointing Mishustin as Russia's Prime Minister – Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to appoint Mikhail Mishustin as the country's prime minister, the Kremlin said. The Russian lower house of...

Putin Introduces Post of Deputy Chairman of Russian Security Council, Appoints...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced the position of deputy chair of the Security Council and appointed Dmitry Medvedev to the post, according to...
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