- 14:15 21/07/2014
Using the downing of Malaysian Boeing 777 as a smokescreen, Ukrainian forces launched a campaign of indiscriminate artillery and air strikes against the defiant city of Luhansk.
- 23:44 17/07/2014
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing-777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed near the city of Donetsk on Thursday. There were at least 280 passengers and 15 crew members on board.
- 16:31 16/07/2014
The solemn transfer of the first serial anti-submarine aircraft Il-38N to the Russian Navy took place in Zhukovsky.
- 12:50 16/07/2014
July 16 is declared in Moscow a Day of mourning for those killed in the terrible accident in the metropolitan subway, which claimed the lives of 23 people.
- 15:11 08/07/2014
Last weekend, independence supporters were forced retreat from Slaviansk, Kramatorsk, Artemovsk and Druzhkivka to Donetsk and Luhansk to distract the attackers from the civilian population. First Deputy Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Mykhailo Koval said Donetsk and Luhansk would be blockaded to force the militia to surrender. In the photo: a small house in the village of Malaya Vergunka, part of Luhansk, was destroyed by the Ukrainian Air Force.
- 14:02 04/07/2014
A large number of civilian casualties have been recorded as a result of Ukrainian airstrikes on settlements near Luhansk, Press Secretary of the self-proclaimed People's Republic of Luhansk Vladimir Inogorodtsev told reporters.
- 12:11 12/04/2014
Yury Gagarin, the first cosmonaut in the world, remained a down-to-earth and approachable person to the end of his life. He was the first to see our planet from space but he never thought of himself as a star.
- 13:15 23/03/2014
This week’s RIA Novosti animal news photo essay stars a baby gorilla, a Tibetan mastiff and polar bear cubs, among other noble beasts.
- 19:57 21/03/2014
The Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, which has a special status, were added as subjects of the Russian Federation following a referendum in the Black Sea region, which saw over 96 percent of voters in the region back the motion to leave Ukraine and rejoin Russia.
- 14:21 20/03/2014
Russian air defense troops conducted live-fire anti-aircraft drills in the country’s eastern Buryatia Republic, which borders Lake Baikal in Siberia.
- 18:59 19/03/2014
Moscow was hit by a heavy snowfall on Wednesday after a week of warm spring weather.
- 15:10 17/03/2014
Thousands of Crimeans celebrated on Sunday night the outcome of a referendum that confirmed overwhelming support for the southern Ukrainian region to join Russia.
- 20:14 16/03/2014
The closing ceremony of the Winter Paralympic Games took place at the Fisht stadium in Sochi on March 16.1
- 14:51 16/03/2014
Residents in Ukraine’s autonomous republic of Crimea voted Sunday in a referendum on secession and possible annexation by Russia.
- 12:53 15/03/2014
This RIA Novosti animal-themed photo essay features a baby hippopotamus, a polar bear and tamarin monkeys, among other exotic creatures.
- 16:38 13/03/2014
These polar bears at the Novosibirsk Zoo, Kai and Gerda, have recently become parents. This is a very important event for the zoo because no baby polar bears have been born here in the last 50 years. The mother recently showed off her baby to visitors for the first time.
- 16:26 09/03/2014
On March 9, 2014, Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, would have celebrated his 80th birthday.
- 11:14 09/03/2014
This week’s RIA Novosti animal news photo essay stars a bear, a baby giraffe and a young otter, among other noble beasts.
- 20:14 07/03/2014
The opening ceremony of the Winter Paralympic Games took place in Sochi on March 7.