- 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.
- 19:54 06/03/2014
The Paralympic flame arrived in Sochi yesterday, and the three-day torch relay has already begun at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort.
- 15:24 03/03/2014
Pancake Week in Russia: pancake games, burning an art-scarecrow and fun times.1
- 01:32 02/03/2014
The finals of the Miss Russia-2014 beauty pageant took place at Barvikha Luxury Village concert hall on March 1.
- 13:15 01/03/2014
A cat, a tiny chimpanzee, a panda and a baby elephant are akk in RIA Novosti's weekly image gallery.
- 15:15 27/02/2014
Pro- and anti-Russian demonstrators have clashed in the Crimean Peninsula following the seizure of power in Ukraine by the opposition, much of whose ranks are occupied by nationalists.1
- 12:00 25/02/2014
On Sunday February 23, the Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi. This image gallery features the most beautiful shots taken at the Games.
- 23:30 24/02/2014
World, Olympic and other records and achievements at the Sochi Winter Games.