- 18:30 24/04/2014
The armed conflict in Ukraine’s southeastern town of Slaviansk needs to be de-escalated peacefully, as opposed to continuing the “anti-terrorist” operation, the deputy chief of the Party of Regions said Thursday.
- 18:27 24/04/2014
Recent failures in Russia’s Glonass satellite-based global navigation system were caused by mathematical mistakes in software, the head of the Russian space agency said Thursday.
- 18:25 24/04/2014
As the political split deepens between Ukraine’s regime in Kiev and its rebellious southeastern territories, a plain black-and-orange strip of fabric known as St. George’s Ribbon has become for Russians a powerful symbol of affinity with the anti-Kiev resistance, says Dmitry Kiselev, Director General of the Rossiya Segodnya International News Agency.
- 18:21 24/04/2014
Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea will not repeat Russia’s Sochi success, the president of the Russian Skiing and Snowboarding Federation said at a press conference Thursday.
- 18:15 24/04/2014
National guard units, as well as battalions from the ultra-nationalist Right Sector movement, are attacking civilians in southeastern Ukraine, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.
- 18:13 24/04/2014
Russia's largest private oil company LUKoil is exploring the possibility of joint participation with Zarubezhneft in the Nassiriya Integrated Project tender in Iraq, the company has said.
- 18:10 24/04/2014
Kiev has ordered the Ukrainian army to launch a major crackdown on protesters in southeastern Ukraine involving thousands of troops and heavy military equipment, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.
- 17:57 24/04/2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has topped a ranking of world politicians among Moldovans, according to polling data released Thursday.
- 17:52 24/04/2014
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced Thursday that Russia will conduct military drills in response to the developing situation in Ukraine’s southeast, where a special operation has targeted the country’s own citizens.
- 17:46 24/04/2014
Holding presidential elections in Syria is legitimate despite the ongoing civil war in the country, Issam al-Takrouri, a professor of international law at the University of Damascus, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Thursday.
- 17:45 24/04/2014
A Texas family is to receive $3 million from an oil and gas company as compensation for health issues caused by fracking, United Press International reported Thursday.
- 17:44 24/04/2014
The Russian space agency believes it would be illogical to start the production of Ukrainian-made Zenit space launch rockets in Russia, the agency’s head said Thursday.
- 17:41 24/04/2014
Moscow believes that Kiev should take the first steps to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
- 17:39 24/04/2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he hopes Russian human rights experts will pay attention to the situation in eastern Ukraine.
- 17:36 24/04/2014
The special operation against pro-federalization protesters underway in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk has left five members of local self-defense forces dead and one policeman injured, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said Thursday.
- 17:35 24/04/2014
he renaming of a seminary library in Islamabad after Osama Bin Laden is a challenge not only to Pakistan, but to humanity in general, prominent Pakistani political analyst Wadzhahat Masood told the Voice of Russia radio station Thursday.
- 17:33 24/04/2014
A project to build a new super-heavy carrier rocket was included into the draft new Federal Space Program (FSP) Roscosmos chief Oleg Ostapenko said on Thursday.
- 17:27 24/04/2014
Donetsk, an industrial city and the administrative center of Ukraine’s Donetsk Region, has become the center of pro-federalization rallies in the country after locals refused to accept the legitimacy of the coup-imposed regime that came to power in Kiev in February.
- 17:22 24/04/2014
Slaviansk, a city of 130,000 in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region and the site of major pro-federalization rallies since last month, was initially founded as a fortress in 1676.