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Russian scientists find new way to repair DNA that may cure Alzheimer’s
A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s and even stop the process of cell death.

05.07.2015 10:02

Climate Change: Russian factsheet
Climate change is one of major global challenges in the 21st century, which goes beyond pure science and represents a complex interdisciplinary problem that covers environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainable development in the world.

05.07.2015 11:16

​3rd time a charm: Russian space freighter resupplies ISS
After two consequent failures to get essential supplies to the International Space Station, crew members finally received much-needed cargo delivered by a Russian Progress space freighter.

05.07.2015 08:51

Kalashnikov presents: New assault boats showcased in St. Petersburg (VIDEO)
Kalashnikov Concern showed off its new military assault boats for the first time at the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2015) in St. Petersburg, giving attendees the chance to come aboard and check out the new vessels.

04.07.2015 22:26

Global community should focus on fighting common threat of terrorism
An objective analysis of the current situation and contacts with countries of the MENA region reveal growing concern both in the region and beyond over the terrorist activities of ISIS and other radical groups practicing violent extremism.

04.07.2015 14:49

Pantsir-S1 missiles fired at Russia’s air defense competition (VIDEO)
Missiles from Russia’s international bestselling Pantsir-S1 system were fired during a large-scale contest that saw the country’s various air defense forces competing against each other.

04.07.2015 13:54

​21yo woman dies in fall from Moscow bridge while taking selfie
A young Russian woman has died after a fall from the bridge where she was trying to make a memorable selfie next to the Moscow City financial district, police sources say. Her death is the latest in a rash of fatal and near-fatal selfie incidents.

04.07.2015 09:25

BRICS: A new way of global partnership
BRICS is a product of the dynamic development of globalization and new centers of economic growth and political influence, aligning the interests of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

04.07.2015 08:48

‘Right to be forgotten’ granted to online users by Russian lawmakers
A controversial law known as the “right to be forgotten” was passed by Russian lawmakers on Friday. The new bill obliges internet search engines to remove links to private information about any citizen who requests the deletion.

03.07.2015 20:46

Putin: We don’t expect any change in hostile policies toward Russia
Russia is not expecting a soon change in the hostile policies it’s subject to, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the country’s Security Council, adding that Moscow is not going to “trade its sovereignty.”

03.07.2015 15:44

Opposition coalition sues Siberian mayor over claims of $20mn US funding
Russian opposition politician Aleksey Navalny and the RPR-PARNAS party have sued the Novosibirsk mayor for slander after he said they were planning a revolution, bribing voters and that the US Congress had given $20mn for Russian election campaigns.

03.07.2015 10:40

Foreign Ministry praises law banning undesirable foreign groups in Russia
Russia’s deputy FM has told senators that the recently introduced law allowing automatic bans on groups that pose a threat to national security was a necessary step, adding that many such NGOs were in reality funded by foreign governments.

03.07.2015 08:24