Monday, December 5, 2022
A top Communist Party official has blasted the country's media watchdog Roskomnadzor's move to restrict the official website of opposition figure Alexey Navalny, accusing the authorities of misusing their power. Alexander Yushchenko, the spokesperson for Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, told radio station Ekho Moskvy that a politician's website should...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that the Russian Navy is capable of detecting any enemy and, if necessary, strike him with an inevitable blow. Speaking at the solemn parade dedicated to the Day of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg, Putin noted that the naval sailors "have everything...
According to Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) Chairperson Ella Pamfilova, over 45,000 candidates have already been nominated for the forthcoming elections at all levels on the single voting day in September. "In 85 Russian regions, up to 4,407 election campaigns and referendums are planned. A total of 45,696 candidates, including...
On Thursday, a Russian state prosecutor urged a court to sentencing U.S. investor Michael Calvey to a six-year suspended criminal conviction, while the accused asked the court to dismiss an embezzlement case and declare him not guilty, Reuters reports. Calvey, the founder of the Russia-focused private equity firm Baring Vostok, was...
The Kremlin is vehemently opposed to any compromise on same-sex weddings in Russia, according to Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday. "There should be no search for any compromise form of registering same-sex weddings, President  has not reacted in any manner," Peskov said, referring to the European Court of Human...
The Russian National Defense Control Center said that an Su-30 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea, TASS reports. According to the statement, on July 13, radar stations of the Southern Military District's air defense rapid reaction alert units spotted an airborne target...
Around 5,000 troops part of the Central Military District of Russia started drills for integrated combat readiness at practice ranges in Siberia, the press office of the District said on Monday. The press office's statement said that the 5,000 troops that are from the combined arms formation kicked off the...
All routes in Russia are open for university graduates, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The president stated that he believes in the success of young specialists in the future. On Saturday, when the All-Russian student graduation was held, Putin addressed the graduates of higher educational institutions, saying, "I would...
During the drills, long-range aircraft units of the Russian Aerospace Forces stationed in the Saratov, Amur, Irkutsk, and Ryazan areas were scrambled, the Russian Ministry of Defense told reporters on Tuesday, TASS reports. As part of scheduled tactical flight drills, long-range aviation units stationed in the Saratov, Amur, Irkutsk, and...
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) foiled a series of terrorist assaults in Moscow, Kabardino-Balkaria, and Astrakhan, apprehending two terrorists and eliminating six others. According to TASS, the FSB's Center for Public Relations (DSP) reported this on Monday. According to the DSP, members of the Islamic State's conspiratorial cells planned...