The majority of people living in the Arctic wants to continue cooperation with Russia despite the conflict in Ukraine. Norwegians are most in favor of diplomatic and cooperative approaches, a new survey showed.
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Russia's Natural Resources Ministry has sent the request for Arctic shelf expansion to other government bodies for approval prior to sending it to the UN.
The Contact Group comprises negotiators of Russia, Kiev, the Organization of Security and Co-operation of Europe (OSCE) and self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR)
The Czech Foreign Ministry banned Russia’s Night Wolves biker group from entering the country, Czech radio reported Saturday.
People who run 'pirate' sites out of Russia have been given a final warning by the government. Amendments to local copyright law that come into force May 1 not only protect more content than ever before, but also contain provisions to permanently block sites that continually make unauthorized content available. Show More Summary
Not many motorbike groups can claim to have a head of state as a supporter, but the case of Russia's Night Wolves is an exception. President Vladimir Putin has publicly embraced the group, and after Russia's annexation of Crimea last year, the Night Wolves were quick to parade through Crimea's streets.Read full article >>
RT | — “With a nuclear deal around the corner, Russia’s decision to proceed with the sale of the sophisticated S-300 missile defense system to Iran sparked a flurry of speculation. How…
Russia’s Minister of Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy said that Russia is ready for cooperation in large-scale projects in the Arctic.
Russia’s Minister of Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy says that Canada used the Arctic Council to promote its agenda concerning Ukraine.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (Reuters) - The eight Arctic Council nations pledged on Friday to do more to combat climate change that is shrinking the vast frigid region, with countries trying to put aside disputes over issues like Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
US Secretary of State John Kerry assumed chairmanship of the international forum, but avoided publicly addressing the growing militarization of the Arctic.
The family of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived in the U.S. as his defense lawyers prepared their case in his sentencing trial.
Russian drones will be deployed in the Arctic and along the Northern Sea Route starting May 1 to monitor the climate situation and the deterioration of Arctic ice, as well as to aid in navigation and search and rescue missions.
Former Russian ambassador to Argentina Evgeny Astakhov claims that the cooperation agreements that Argentina has recently signed with Russia could be a Buenos Aires' response to the situation with the disputed Falkland islands territories.
Peter Ivanovich Vedenisov (1866-1937) was a professional pianist who graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1888. He was interested in local history, meteorology and photography. He realized the Autochromes from between 1909 and 1914, and took some of amazing color photographs of Russia by using this method at that time. See more »
Russia’s Classical Music News has a fascinating article on Leon Zaks who, born in Canada of Russian-Jewish parents based in Detroit, was taken back to the USSR after his father joined the American Communist Party. Leon’s music education began in Moscow at age seven. He went on to study with David Oistrakh before landing a […]
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President François Hollande in Armenia was held in a constructive atmosphere which is paramount for contacts between Russia and the EU.
Russia’s Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak stated at the “Spirit of Elbe” commemoration event at Arlington National Cemetery that the victory against Nazism in the Second World War is a sacred event that is remembered in the United States and Russia despite the political disagreements the two nations might have.