The examination of the UN Security Council statement on Moscow's proposal for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during the delivery of Russian humanitarian aid has been delayed, UK mission to the United Nations, which presides this month in the Security Council, told RIA Novosti.
It has been two years since Russia joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the second year having been marked by a tense cooling of relations with the West as both Russia and the European Union strive to defend their interests in the organization.
The Russian Defense Ministry will conduct two large-scale exercises before the end of 2014 within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in China, including the organization's largest ever in August, a source in the ministry told RIA Novosti on Friday.
New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy appears to have a significant racial bias and is questionable in terms of effectiveness in reducing murders and shootings, according to a new report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).
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The Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (formerly the Second Moscow Medical Institute) has recently had to overcome a tarnished reputation: there was a string of dismissals and criminal proceedings. Newly appointed rector Andrei Kamkin tells RIA Novosti’s Anna Kurskaya about its newfound international acclaim and other changes the university.
As everyone’s attention is drawn to the fate of the Russian humanitarian aid convoy at the Ukrainian border, some analysts are noting a shift in the tone of Western coverage of the conflict in the region, namely sociologist Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, who shared his opinion speaking to Radio VR.