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Le Pen backs the lifting of the European Union’s economic sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in the Ukraine conflict – a stance she reiterated.
Russia flagship cruiser S400 missile system. Here are photos, video demonstration of S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS).
Politician. On September 14, 1965, Dmitry Medvedev was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (now St. Petersburg, Russia). Read Dmitry Medvedev Biography.
Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma, has approved a proposal to launch an investigation into US Media organizations that operate in Russia said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin pardoned a 46-year old Oksana Sevastidi who was sentenced to seven years in a penal colony for sending a text message to a Georgian acquaintance about the movement of Russian military equipment.
Washington Post said Sessions spoke twice last year with Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador, while he was still a U.S. senator. U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on Sessions to resign over the issue.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wants global leaders to embrace a new world order where the U.S. and other western nations are not calling the shots.
President Vladimir Putin was “deeply upset” by the news and had greatly valued Churkin’s professionalism and diplomatic talent, Russian news agencies quoted the Kremlin as saying.
RUSSIA POLITICS: France, Germany Slam Putin’s Decision to Recognize Passports Issued By Separatist Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
Putin on Saturday issued an order for Russian authorities to recognize identity documents, diplomas, birth and marriage certificates and vehicle registration plates issued in the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in east Ukraine.
“Let’s not believe anonymous information,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters, noting that the newspaper’s sources were unnamed.
Ildar Dadin was sentenced to 3 years in prison – reduced to 2 and a half on appeal – in Dec. 2015 for a series of peaceful one-man protests against Kremlin.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny accused the Kremlin of trying to block him from running in next year’s presidential election after a court found him guilty of embezzlement.
“If someone is hoping all the problems in Ukraine can simply be solved by restoring control of the current regime in Donbass, that is Utopia,” Lavrov said.
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly described Putin as “a killer” in the interview with Trump as he tried to press the president to explain more fully why he respected his Russian counterpart.
U.S. President Donald Trump has said he wants better relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia to Test-Fly MiG-35 Air Superiority fighter jet. Watch the video demo of the Russian MiG-35 Air, full speed blast.
President Vladimir Putin’s allies have passed a preliminary draft bill in Russia’s parliament that would ease some penalties for domestic violence, which supporters say would keep the state from meddling in the home but critics say would encourage abuse.
Konstantin Rykov, a former pro-Putin lawmaker and one of the event’s promoters, said on social media it was right to celebrate the first phase of the “New World Order.”
Russia has reportedly launched an investigation after a mysterious drone – believed to be a model designed for defence purposes was found in the Black Sea.
“Prostitution is ugly social phenomenon,” Putin said, adding people who stand behind “fabrications” being used against Trump “are worse than prostitutes.”