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Ukrainian PM Offers to Quit After Tape Suggests He Criticized President
on 17 January 2020 at 12:12
The Ukrainian prime minister submitted his resignation Friday but later hinted he might stay.
Russia’s Northern Fleet to Get New Anti-Submarine Aircraft
on 17 January 2020 at 12:05
Technical requirements have already been prepared for Russia’s new anti-submarine aircraft based on a late-Soviet passenger plane.
Top Russian University Moves to Ban Political Speech
on 17 January 2020 at 11:48
The move comes after Moscow’s Higher School of Economics (HSE) became embroiled in several controversies last year.
Russia's Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Escorts Up 54% in 2019
on 17 January 2020 at 10:41
In 2019, nuclear-powered icebreakers escorted 510 vessels along the Northern Sea Route.
Mikhail Who? Weary Russians Welcome Change of Prime Minister
on 17 January 2020 at 07:33
Few people on the streets of Moscow on Thursday had heard of Mikhail Mishustin, but many welcomed the abrupt exit of his long-time predecessor.
350K Syrians Have Fled Russian-Led Assault in Idlib, UN Says
on 17 January 2020 at 07:03
Residents and rescuers said dozens of towns and villages were in ruins from weeks of intensive aerial bombing.
Moscow Sees 8 Hours of Sunlight in December
on 16 January 2020 at 14:40
Current temperatures are also on track to make this winter the “hottest” in Moscow’s recorded history.
Immersive Pushkin-Themed Park to Open in St. Petersburg in 2023
on 16 January 2020 at 14:30
The iconic Russian writer's fairy-tale universe will be brought to life in a sprawling new park.
Putin’s New PM Hiding Elite Moscow Property – Proekt
on 16 January 2020 at 13:26
The cost of the property in Moscow's prestigious Rublyovka suburb is estimated at $9.5 million.
Putin Confirms Mishustin as New Prime Minister
on 16 January 2020 at 12:35
The confirmation comes shortly after the former head of the tax service won parliament's backing.
'Not Everything Works Out': Medvedev's Career, in Photos
on 16 January 2020 at 12:19
Revisiting the most memorable moments of Medvedev’s career as president, prime minister and selfie enthusiast.
Russian Economic Officials Cancel Keynote Speeches Amid Reshuffle
on 16 January 2020 at 10:38
Top economic officials have canceled speeches at a forum that traditionally helps set the year's economic agenda.
What Changes Is Putin Planning for Russia’s Constitution?
on 16 January 2020 at 10:23
The amendments proposed by Putin on Wednesday would bring sweeping changes to Russia's political system.
Bailiff Killed, Witness Injured in Siberian Courthouse Shooting
on 16 January 2020 at 08:23
The alleged shooter had been named a victim in a criminal property destruction case.
Russia's Ruling Party Approves Mishustin as PM
on 16 January 2020 at 07:02
Mishustin's elevation is part of a sweeping shake-up of the political system announced by Putin.
Chechnya’s Kadyrov ‘Temporarily Incapacitated’
on 16 January 2020 at 06:49
The Chechen leader is temporarily ceding power to undergo medical treatment, his spokesman said.
Will Putin Stay Or Will He Go? Bombshell Address and Shock Medvedev Resignation Offer Big Hint
on 15 January 2020 at 16:47
Real and proposed changes to the structure of the Russian government shine a light on Vladimir Putin and the country’s futures.
'Technocratic Placeholder'? Putin Picks Little-Known Tax Chief as Russian PM
on 15 January 2020 at 16:28
Russian President Vladimir Putin put forward Mikhail Mishustin to be Russia's new prime minister, the Kremlin said.
Putin Shake-Up Could Keep Him in Power Past 2024 as PM, Cabinet Step Aside
on 15 January 2020 at 13:55
The move will give Putin room to carry out changes he wants to make to the Constitution, the prime minister said.
Russia Seizes Japanese Fishing Boat Near Disputed Islands
on 15 January 2020 at 13:11
Russian authorities seized a Japanese fishing boat Wednesday, taking it to a disputed Russian island claimed by Japan.