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​Russia and nuclear disarmament
One of the most important tasks in the field of international security is to free the world from the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction.

28.03.2015 18:52

​Ex-Chancellor Schroeder criticizes Merkel’s Russia policy
German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has slammed Angela Merkel’s policy towards Russia, saying he understands Moscow’s foreign policy concerns and sees no reason to fear a possible Russian threat in Eastern Europe.

28.03.2015 17:39

Spartak to the rescue: 102yo fan loses $12,600 in life savings to robbers, club steps in
Spartak Moscow football club has given a 102-year-old pensioner over $8,000 after he was robbed of a large sum of money. The veteran supporter, who lives 1,500 km from the Russian capital, became a cult figure after attending a match earlier in March.

28.03.2015 15:58

Snowden talks surveillance, privacy with Swedish lawyers in Moscow
Edward Snowden has met with three Swedish lawyers at a secret location in Moscow to discuss matters of surveillance and privacy, adding he hopes “to see them soon in Sweden.”

28.03.2015 10:28

Not just tanks: Video with Armata-platform heavy APC emerges
A first video of Russia’s brand-new T-15 heavy infantry combat vehicle based on the platform of the Armata main battle tank has emerged on the web.

28.03.2015 08:24

Russia to apply for China-led infrastructure bank AIIB – Deputy PM
Russia decided to apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said on Saturday.

28.03.2015 04:26

Russia & US agree to build new space station after ISS, work on joint Mars project
In a landmark decision, Russian space agency Roscosmos and its US counterpart NASA have agreed to build a new space station after the current International Space Station (ISS) expires. The operation of the ISS was prolonged until 2024.

28.03.2015 02:51

Russia-US crew dock at ISS for near year-long mission
A Soyuz spacecraft has docked with the International Space Station, six hours after it took off from the Baikonur space center. It was carrying Russia’s Mikhail Kornienko and American Scott Kelly who are set to beat the record for the longest space trip.

27.03.2015 20:00

Russia-Montenegro Euro qualifier abandoned after 2 players hit by objects thrown by fans
Russia’s Euro 2016 qualifying match against Montenegro was abandoned after two Russian players were hit by objects thrown from the crowd. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was hit by a flare, while Dmitry Kombarov was struck by a cigarette lighter.

27.03.2015 20:09

US making ‘no practical steps’ to ratify Nuclear Test Ban Treaty – Russia
Moscow has slammed Washington for taking “no practical steps” to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) – despite countless promises to do so – and consequently preventing the important international treaty from going into force.

27.03.2015 19:46

Iran nuclear deal: 'Stakes are too high for US'
The US has put the highest priority on a possible Iran nuclear deal as it might restrict its nuclear breakout capability to a minimum of one year and, help develop trust between Iran and the West, says Paul Heroux, Middle East expert.

27.03.2015 08:46

​‘Mideast unrest causes oil spike, but it’s only temporary’
The risk of political instability in Saudi Arabia always goes along with a spike in the oil price as it has been the largest producer of crude oil in the world, Amir Handjani, lead director at RAK Petroleum, told RT.

27.03.2015 14:07