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​Russia digs 100 km ditch along border with south-eastern Ukraine
Russia has erected 40km of fortified walls, and more than 100km of defensive trenches on its border with the rebel Ukrainian regions of Lugansk and Donetsk.

26.05.2015 20:37

​ISIS rise provoked by outside interference into Middle East, North Africa – Putin
There was previously no terrorism in countries where Islamic State militants “now prosper” until outside forces “not sanctioned by the UNSC” interfered, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, stressing the “serious consequences” that followed.

26.05.2015 20:06

Why we love to hate Russia? European writer Guy Mettan enlightens RT
Europe has manufactured an artificial "Russian enemy in order to create an artificial European identity," French journalist, politician and author Guy Mettan told RT France, speaking about his book "Russia-West: A Thousand Years Of War."

26.05.2015 19:31

Russia won’t be taking Mistral warships from France – official
Russia won’t try and get its ill-fated Mistral helicopter carriers from France, a Russian official has announced. Moscow and Paris are set to discuss damages to be paid by France for welching on the deal.

26.05.2015 15:43

Key St. Petersburg economic forum 2015 to see more foreign guests – Russia’s Deputy PM
The number of participants representing foreign companies at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this year will be higher than in 2014, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Prikhodko told journalists ahead of the major economic forum.

26.05.2015 14:16

Unlimited upgrades & value mean Russian T-14 Armata tank is export gem – developer
Russia’s brand new ‘super tank’ Armata T-14 has unlimited potential for modernization, which together with a reasonable production value, significantly increases its export possibilities, the developer said.

26.05.2015 14:39

Defense Ministry to improve conscripts’ preparedness through military lessons in schools
Suggested amendments to the Law on Defense would make it compulsory for all Russian boys over 15 to attend “military sports” lessons, which would include shooting and knife combat.

26.05.2015 13:36

Counter attack: MP asks law enforcers to protect Russians from Google page counts
A ruling-party MP has asked state agencies to look into the operations of so-called page counters over fears these programs could collect personal data of Russian users and send it to third parties without any authorization or controls.

26.05.2015 10:34

Nationalists ponder prison sentences for selling unmarked GMO products
A number of Russian MPs have suggested altering the current legislation and introducing criminal responsibility for illegal trade in GMO products. The idea is to mete out prison terms of up to two years for repeated offenders.

26.05.2015 08:35

6 Iranian food companies get access to Russian market
Russia has given the green light for six Iranian companies to export food to Russia, the country’s food inspector Rosselkhoznadzor has said. Additional conditions guaranteeing complete safety are yet to be signed.

26.05.2015 07:54

Russia faces growing aggression from global arms producers – Putin
Russia is facing increasing and aggressive resistance from other countries in the arms trade, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

25.05.2015 15:48

Russia’s new T-50 fighter jet ‘almost a flying robot’ – developer
Innovative technologies used in the Russia’s fifth generation T-50 fighter jet, which is currently undergoing tests before the start of production in 2016, makes it more of a flying robot than a plane, the developer said.

25.05.2015 14:24