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Moscow in history

Published time (text): January 17, 2017      01:40       UTC +3


Moscow metro: some signs are cyrillic


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In advance of recent Trump - Lavrov discussions, an expert said US administration policy as regards Russia had lacked specifics 

Published time: May 14,  2017  09:10      UTC +3


Eastern Economic Forum 2016

August 24, 2016   18.36            UTC +3


Tolstoy, or popular fiction?


USA - Russia business dialogue event at SPIEF 2017 was the first in three years

Published time:  June 8, 2017     03:06   GMT + 3


2017 G7 'transitional'- Italian political analyst

Published time:  May 29, 2017     09:10   GMT + 3



Russia interested in working with Trump administration, but Washington must take national interests of Russia into consideration - Lavrov

Published time:  March  31,  2017  10:15  UTC +3

The Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov commented on the previous American presidential administration.



First round of Russia - Japan talks on shared economic activity in Kuril Islands March 18

Published time:  March 17, 2017     06:15    GMT + 3

The first round of Russian-Japanese talks on shared economic activity in the Kuril islands are scheduled for March 18, 2017. The talks are to be held in Tokyo.  (source: TASS)  




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President of Brazil to visit Russia, and to meet Russian president 

Published time  June 21, 2017 04:10  GMT +3

Edited:  June 21, 2017 07:54  GMT + 3

A meeting with the Russian president is expected to take place on June 21 according to TASS, between Michel Temer and Vladimir Putin

(sources: TASS,



SPIEF 2017, recently on in Russia's northern city of St. Petersburg, has wound up for the year

Published time:  June 4, 2017   07:35  GMT + 3

The 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is now over. Thousands of participants attended, and many agreements were signed at this three day event. 



SPIEF 2017 now running in St. Petersburg, Russia

Published time:  June 2, 2017   07:46 GMT + 3  

Edited: June 4, 2017   07:35  GMT + 3

The 2017 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum is currently being held in Russia.



The current French president is preparing to vacate the Elysee Palace
Published time:  May 14, 2017 03:29   GMT + 3

Edited: May 14, 2017  03:30  GMT + 3

Francois Hollande, the current  French president, is preparing to vacate the Elysee Palace. His powers as president end at midnight May 14, 2017. His successor is Emmanuel Macron, winner of the recent French presidential election.

(Source of information: TASS).



Russian Eurovision contestant banned

Published time:  March 24, 2017 06:12   GMT + 3

The Russian Eurovision 2017 contestant has been recently banned by Ukraine, a decision which is reportedly being described as shameful by a Russian diplomat.     

(Source: TASS)



Law offers possibility of a free hectare of land for Russian citizens in Russia's Far East starting from Feb 1:

Published time: February 2, 2017  00:59 GMT + 3

Starting from Feb 1, 2017, any citizen of Russia can file an application to obtain a hectare of land, in any part of the Russia Far East, for free.  (Source: TASS) 


The Russian President says it is too early to make any statements on the presidential elections of 2018

Published time:  February 22, 2017  09:01    GMT + 3

The president has said it is too early to make any statements on the presidential elections of 2018, reports TASS, citing the Kremlin spokesperson. The presidential elections are to be held in March 2018. (Source: TASS)


Victory Day preparations in Moscow, March 6 

Published time: March 6, 2017  07:12  GMT + 3


In Russia, reports, certain preparations are being made this day, March 6, for the Victory parade of 9 May. Today in Moscow several streets in the centre of the city are to be closed for training for this purpose.



Victory Day is a national holiday in Russia, celebrated every year on May 9. It celebrates the victory of the Soviet Union over German military in WW2, which was formally established on 9 May 1945.

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