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Latvian domain administrator blocked the bestnews.lv website that is associated with the Russia Today news agency, reports RIA Novosti news outlet.
Latvian national domain registrar explained its decision referring to the requirement of the Latvian Foreign Ministry, which said that baltnews.lv news outlet violates the decision of the European Union of March 17, 2014, on sanctions against Russia because of the annexation of Crimea.
"Registration of baltnews.lv is a violation of the provisions …
Belarus and Russia must transition to a single currency, said Russia’s Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko in a broadcast of Belarus’s TV channel, ONT.
During a visit to Belarus, which took place four days after Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko spoke to each other in Valaam, Matviyenko said than no one in Russia has even brought up the topic of merging the two countries.
“This is a union of states, but it needs to be a full-fledged union,” she emphasized.
The Ukrainian authorities intend to respond to the issuance of Russian passports to the residents of parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions that are not controlled by Ukraine, said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danyliuk, as reported by Interfax-Ukraine. He also did not rule out the imposition of national sanctions.
«There must be specific measures to stop this process or make it as complicated as possible. This is a violation of the Minsk …
Russian news agency RIA Novosti, reported, with reference to a "military-diplomatic source," that the US and British special services reportedly "prepare misinformation attack against the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his entourage in the leadership of the Ministry of Defense." It is alleged that this information will be used to justify new sanctions against Russia.
According to the source of the agency, experts of the American and British intelligence services "prepare fake …
14 Russian sailors were killed by a fire on board a deepwater nuclear submersible, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.
The fire broke out on 1 July. The submariners were in Russian territorial waters in a submersible designed to study the sea floor. Their deaths resulted from poisoning by combustion byproducts. According to the local media, the accident took place on Monday evening at about 9 PM Moscow time.
The exact number of people on board is not known. According to …
Russian Il-62 aircraft, which arrived in Caracas on June 25, flew back a group of military-technical experts who worked in Venezuela under the old contracts for the last three months, reads the message of the Russian Embassy in Venezuela.
The diplomats recalled that earlier Venezuela received complex equipment from Russia that requires regular maintenance. In addition to equipment support, Russian specialists "were involved in the training of Venezuelan personnel."
The Embassy assured that …
An aide to the Russian President, Yury Ushakov said that the meeting of US President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Osaka is scheduled for Friday, June 28. It will be about an hour long, and presidential teams will also participate in it. The meeting will be held in the negotiation zone for the presidents, reports Radio Liberty.
According to Ushakov, Putin and Trump plan to discuss the general state of bilateral affairs, issues of strategic …
The Russian government decreed that access to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE) can be restricted if the company is registered in Crimea or Sevastopol.
Access to data from the USRLE can also be restricted if it contains information on companies’ branches or offices in the said regions.
The information will also be treated as classified if the legal entity is under foreign sanctions or is related to the state defense order.
Lawyers interviewed by BFM radio station observed …
Russia has identified and suppressed US attempts to commit cyber attacks on infrastructure management systems, Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and TASS reported, citing an unnamed security source.
A few days ago, the New York Times, citing unnamed government sources, reported that the United States had introduced potentially malicious computer code into the Russian power supply system in order to deploy its cyber-tools.
According to the newspaper, President Donald Trump had no knowledge of …
Russian Ministry of Defense stated that Russian Su-27 fighter jets intercepted several strategic bombers of the US air force, which approaching Russian borders in the Black and Baltic sea, reports RIA Novosti News Agency.
The military department of Russia noted that there had been no violations of the Russian border.
It is not the first time that the American strategic bombers fly near Russian borders. In March, a strategic B-52 bomber flew over the Baltic sea. Russian Su-27 bomber …