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An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale struck Russia’s Far East on Friday, with slight tremors felt thousands of miles away in Moscow.
A Kiev District Court has banned the holding of any non-official public events, including a gay pride (LGBT) parade, on May 25.
A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today
Venezuela’s state-owned oil and gas company PdVSA and Russian state oil company Rosneft have signed documents to form a joint venture, Petrovictoria, the giants told reporters.
A bridge over the Skagit River along an interstate highway partially collapsed in the US state of Washington, leaving cars with people in the water, US media reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolic in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, the Kremlin reported.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has admitted that recent statements by Vladimir Andreyev, the Russian consul general in Simferopol, Ukraine’s Crimea, about Crimean Tatars were inappropriate.
Two suspected militants have been killed in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, a Russian Interior Ministry spokesman said.
US President Barack Obama renewed his commitment to closing the US military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during a wide-ranging speech on US counterterrorism policy Thursday, calling on Congress to lift restrictions on transferring...Show More Summary
Pyongyang “is willing” to accept China's advice to restart dialog with “relevant parties” on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, China’s Xinhua news agency said on Thursday citing a senior North Korean official who is on a visit to China.
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday dismissed as “politicized” the Religious Freedom Report recently published by the US Department of State and said that such documents incite religious conflicts.
The Very Large Telescope is one of the most advanced astronomical instruments in history. It is operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). The ESO is celebrating 15 years of the Very Large Telescope on Saturday, May 25.
Two high-ranking Georgian priests have been charged in connection with the May 17 attack by conservative activists on a gay rights rally in downtown Tbilisi, the News Georgia news agency reported on Thursday.
Luxoft Holding, Inc., a subsidiary of Moscow-based information technology services provider, IBS Group Holding Limited, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange.
Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation will make four launches next year from the Pacific Ocean-based Odyssey platform under the Sea Launch program, corporation president Vitaly Lopota said on Thursday.
Russia’s military intelligence agency, the GRU, expects the Taliban influence in Afghanistan to grow after international coalition forces are pulled out, while rising radicalism in Syria could lead to the country’s disintegration, the GRU chief said on Thursday.
US researchers have captured rare images of the creation of a massive galaxy about 10 times the size of the Milky Way that was formed when two young galaxies collided 11 billion years ago, a study published this week says.