Russia and France may sign an act on transferring first French-built Mistral class amphibious assault ship to Russia in late October or early November, a senior Russian defense industry official said Tuesday.
The Venice Commission will release a statement about Ukraine’s constitutional reforms, including those concerning the country's decentralization, after the October 26 Verkhovna Rada elections, a commission spokesperson told RIA Novosti.
Islamic State (IS) militants have released a new internet video, where John Cantlie, a British reporter and photojournalist held captive by the group, doubts the effectiveness of US efforts, aimed at eradicating the extremists, according to the Daily Mail.
Despite panic surrounding the enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68), doctors believe the United States should focus its worries on the deadlier respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) that hospitalizes some 75,000 to 125,000 children every year, killing some 200 of those infected, NBC News reported Tuesday.
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The President of the state-run monopoly Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin, spoke to Rossiya Segodnya on Friday, touching on subjects including the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and its effect on the company, the new round of Western-imposed sanctions, exciting new projects which are being undertaken by the railway giant, and more. The head of the multi-billion dollar company noted that while recent sanctions may have affected his options when it comes to tourism, cooperation with Western partners continues.
The Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE) is introducing several new degree programs this academic year. In an interview with Rossiya Segodnya, the university’s Vice Principal, Leonid Bragin, talks student exchange programs, dual degrees and teaching in English.