Turkey has suspended almost 13,000 police officers for their alleged links with the US-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen.
5 October 2016, 10:31
I Give Life charity concert to take place in Kazan
All the funds raised within the event will be used to buy medical equipment for the municipal hospital No 1.
4 October 2016, 11:28
Unicef: Fifth of developing world children in extreme poverty
Nearly a fifth of children in developing countries are living in extreme poverty, the World Bank and the UN's children's agency say.
4 October 2016, 10:34
Larisa Glukhova: “Nowadays it is not always necessary to highlight judicial defence of human rights”
Tatarstan Justice Minister told the law conference’s plenary session about human rights defence techniques.
3 October 2016, 09:00
Syria sees 71 truce violations in past 24 hours - Russian Defense Ministry
A number of Aleppo city districts, including those hosting governmental forces, came under attack, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
29 September 2016, 13:16
Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93
Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93.
29 September 2016, 11:49
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area: prosecutors
The Buk missile system used to shoot down the plane fired one missile from the village of Pervomaysk and was later returned to Russia.
29 September 2016, 09:00
Russia’s Children’s Rights Commissioner supports `entire civilized world’s’ fight against abortion
Anna Kuznetsova became Russia's Children's Rights Commissioner in September 2016.
28 September 2016, 16:53
Ministry of Labor proposes depriving the unemployed of healthcare benefits
Under Russian law, unemployed citizens do not pay insurance fees, including those for mandatory health insurance.
28 September 2016, 11:22
Nationalists apply for right to hold annual Russian March in Moscow
Russian March has been held in Moscow each year since 2005.
27 September 2016, 18:00
Rostec proposes mobile operators create joint venture to implement Russia’s anti-terror law
Chemezov established that there have been no discussion in regards to individual shares in the new venture at this point.
26 September 2016, 15:25
Jock Sturges exhibition closed in Moscow due to unacceptable pictures
Natalia Grigorieva, the Center's owner, explained that she preferred to close the exhibit so as to avoid any "trouble".
26 September 2016, 13:48
Syria conflict: US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo
The US ambassador to the UN has accused Russia of "barbarism" over the bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
23 September 2016, 13:13
Aleppo hit by worst strikes for months as Putin, Assad ignore U.S. plea
A senior official in the Levant Front, an Aleppo-based rebel group, told Reuters: "The Russians only want surrender. They have no other solution."
22 September 2016, 14:27
Investigative Commitee spokesman Vladimir Markin officially resigns
Markin became the headed the press office of Russia’s Investigative Committee in 2007.
22 September 2016, 11:24
163,000 laid off police officers to serve in Russia’s National Guard
Russia's National Guard was formed in April 2016 as a result of another decree signed by Putin.
21 September 2016, 13:56
Syria conflict: UN suspends all aid after convoy hit
The UN has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after a devastating attack on its lorries near Aleppo on Monday.
21 September 2016, 11:41
Russia’s investigative committee offers insight into killing of pro-Russian Ukrainian leader
Yevgeny Zilin, leader of pro-Russian Ukrainian organization Oplot, was shot dead in a restaurant Veterok on the Rublevo-Uspensky highway in Moscow.
20 September 2016, 18:00
Russia says Syrian aid convoy caught fire, was not shot up
Russia challenged that version of events.
19 September 2016, 17:56
Results of the 2016 Duma elections: Russians prove disinterested in voting; United Russia wins again
The results of this election show that the new Duma will consist of the same four political parties as the previous one.