Russian Duma Deputy Dmitry Vyatkin has proposed amendments to legislation that would require journalists to be accredited in order to cover election day news at the polling stations, as reported by Vyatkin, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, to the Gazeta.ru news site.
The amendments wouldn’t allow candidates and non-profit organizations to send their observers to the polling stations under the guise of media staff. Only reporters or …
The United States Air Force will stop launches of the Atlas-5 carrier rockets, in which the Russian RD-180 engines are installed, if the American government decides that Russia, which is subject to sanctions, controls the manufacturer of these engines. This was reported by the Head of the Air Force’s Space and Missile System Center, Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves.
At the moment, the Pentagon is preparing responses regarding sanctions and related issues to a request from the senior United …
Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with the head of the Kremlin controlled Crimean government, Sergei Aksenov, said that the residents of Crimea need "to be patient a little bit longer," when referring to the energy crisis on the peninsula.
According to him, the second line of the energy bridge from the Kuban to Crimea might be finished "by May 1st or earlier."
"We just have to be patient for a little more. I think that the construction will be completed by May 1st for sure, or, …
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday in Tehran, as reported by the Iranian television channel Press TV.
In the meeting, Russia and Iran agreed to increase military cooperation against the background of the escalation of the Syrian crisis, in which both parties actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
According to Press TV, Rouhani outlined Iran’s position in regard to the Syrian crisis, and highlighted several possible solutions …
According to the Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, nine Russian soldiers have been killed and eight wounded near the town of Marinka in eastern Ukraine.
“The losses of the Russian occupiers in the Marinka district have been confirmed. Nine Russian soldiers have died while eight have been injured. On the 19th of February, the bodies were secretly transported from Donetsk to Russia,” a statement read
“Taking into account the constant losses of personnel and …