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Military Hardware Movement in Far East Part of Drills – Senior...

  MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The movement of military hardware in Russia's Far East is part of an approved plan of exercises for the combat training of Russia's Armed Forces, media claims that...

800,000 People Involved in Large-Scale Russian Emergencies Ministry Drills

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – About 800,000 people are involved in the second stage of the nation-wide command drills of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, a ministry spokesperson told Sputnik....

Gazprom-Wintershall Joint Venture Starts Oil Production in Danish North Sea

(updated 15:24 19.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Wintershall Noordzee B.V., a joint-venture between Dutch Wintershall and Russian energy giant Gazprom has begun oil production using its...

Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016

YALTA (Sputnik) — Foreign and Russian investments in the Crimean peninsula have been steadily growing since the middle of 2016, Andrei Melnikov, the republic's minister of economic development, said...

Russia May Impose Partial Embargo on Foreign Defense Production

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian government could introduce restrictions on the import of certain foreign defense products in order to support domestic manufacturers, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said...

Putin Approves 2025 Environmental Safety Strategy

(updated 11:18 20.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a national environmental safety strategy until 2025, according to a decree published Thursday. "Approve the...

Russia Investigates Dry-Cargo Carrier Shipwreck as ‘Several’ Crew Rescued

(updated 09:33 19.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A criminal case has been launched into the dry-cargo carrier "Geroi Arsenala" sinking in the Black Sea as several members of the...

Wintershall CEO to Take Part in St. Petersburg Economic Forum

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The CEO of German energy company Wintershall, Mario Mahren, plans to take part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) to be held in Russia in June,...

FSB Detains Brother of St. Petersburg Metro Attack Suspect

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the FSB, Akram Azimov "helped to transfer money for the preparation of the terrorist attack and assisted in establishing communication channels with the emissaries of international terrorist...

Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry expressed "strong protest" against Russia holding the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea, which seceded from Ukraine and rejoined...

Russian Enthusiast to Cycle Into the Unknown (PHOTOS)

Regina Konstantinova – The start of the Chernikov's expedition is scheduled for May 12. It is assumed that most of the way the 66-year-old traveler will overcome...

St. Pete Metro Blast Suspect Received Money From Terrorist Group in...

During the hearing, Akram Azimov, the elder brother of suspected organizer of the terrorist act in the St. Petersburg metro Abror Azimov, denied any involvement in the subway...
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