- 17:50 04/12/2013
Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva was named the best track-and-field athlete in Russia this season.
- 17:03 03/12/2013
The bulk of protesters who have been holding rallies outside government offices and the presidential administration marched Tuesday to the parliament, where opposition parties tried, but failed, to force the ouster of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov’s government.
- 13:58 02/12/2013
Intro: Progress State Research and Production Rocket Space Center, located in the south-western Russian city of Samara, manufactures Soyuz launch vehicles. The rockets are subsequently delivered to space launch facilities.
- 16:44 01/12/2013
Riot police dispersed a protest early on November 30 against Ukraine’s recent decision not to sign planned agreements that would strengthen its ties with the EU. Supporters of EU integration in downtown Kiev said they had no plans to stop the protests.
- 10:00 01/12/2013
Tiny turtles, giant pandas and new additions to Novosibirsk Zoo star in the RIA Novosti weekly animal image gallery.
- 18:35 29/11/2013
Speleotherapy, a form of treatment using the air of disused salt mines and caves, reached Belarus in 1990. The Belarusian city of Soligorsk has a unique underground speleotherapy clinic.
- 18:03 28/11/2013
A St. Petersburg-based shipyard on Thursday floated out the first of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines to be delivered to the Black Sea Fleet in the next two years.
- 14:55 27/11/2013
This RIA Novosti photo chronicle shows the other unorthodox uses to which the Red Square has been put.
- 15:12 26/11/2013
Anastasia Trusova from Vladimir is the winner of the Russian Beauty 2013 contest.
- 16:56 25/11/2013
Last weekend, a group of people dressed in vintage costumes gathered at the Avanpost Ranch in the Moscow region town of Mozhaisk for a recreation of a 19th century hound hunt.
- 15:21 24/11/2013
A foxy-feline duo, a Sumatran tiger cub, young capybaras and other animals from around the world star in this week’s RIA Novosti image gallery devoted to animals.
- 11:24 23/11/2013
Anadyr, called Kagyrgyn in the Chukchi language, is the capital of the Chukotka region. It is located on a bank of the Kazachka River, which runs into the Gulf of Anadyr in the Bering Sea. The city stands on permafrost.
- 10:32 23/11/2013
Buddhist monks greeted the Sochi Olympic flame as it arrived in the Eastern Siberian Republic of Buryatia on Thursday.
- 16:29 22/11/2013
Running with a 2.86 kg Olympic torch is not as easy as it seems. Alexander Kaptarenko, a centenarian torchbearer from Novosibirsk, has bought a frozen Siberian salmon and has been carrying it in place of a torch for a month in preparation for the relay.
- 21:57 21/11/2013
This year’s air and space show in Dubai, which runs from November 17 to 23 and has so far attracted the most participants in its 13-year history, includes more than 20 Russian companies, such as Oboronprom Corporation, Sukhoi Company and Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG.
- 16:34 20/11/2013
The ceremonial opening of the Faberge Museum took place in St.Petersburg on Tuesday. The museum, located in the Shuvalovsky Palace on the Fontanka River embankment, will be open for visitors from December. The collection features over 4,000 works of decorative and fine art including gold and silver items and paintings as well as items made of porcelain and bronze.
- 17:04 19/11/2013
Russia marks Missile and Artillery Forces Day on November 19. RIA Novosti presents the best missile and artillery systems that have been or currently are in service with the Soviet and Russian army.
- 17:35 18/11/2013
The Kyrgyzstan Bodybuilding and Body Fitness Cup took place in the capital Bishkek a few days ago.
- 12:00 17/11/2013
Rupee the puppy who made it to Everest Base Camp, baby tigers and a hamadryas baboon: See this weekly RIA Novosti photo series for these and other highlights from the animal world.