The White House is satisfied with the Council of Europe decision to approve the expansion of the so-called Russia “black list” over the Ukrainian crisis, deputy press secretary Eric Schultz told journalists Thursday.Add comments
Moscow is among the key stakeholders in finding out the truth about the death of Russia's Alexander Litvinenko back in 2006, who was a former Federal Security Service officer, Russian Ambassador to London Alexander Yakovenko said Thursday.
Russia said at the General Council meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) that Western sanctions against Russian entities violate the key rules of the organization and a number of WTO members support Moscow’s position, according to the statement issued by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development issued on Thursday.
European Commission submitted proposal on new sanctions against Russia in connection with Ukrainian crisis, as it was earlier demanded by the foreign ministers of EU countries, according to the press release issued by Commission Thursday.
Biological experiments onboard of Foton-M, a research spacecraft carrying life in space, are being held according to schedule despite a communication breakdown with the spacecraft, Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) press secretary Oleg Voloshin told RIA Novosti on Thursday.
The reception of telemetry data from the Foton-M, a research spacecraft carrying life in space, even after connection with the biosatellite was lost proves that it can operate autonomously for a long time, Roscosmos, Russia’s Federal Space Agency, said in a statement Thursday.
The Russian Investigative Committee knows the names of at least 40 Ukrainian military personnel who have committed crimes against civilians in their country, committee head Alexander Bastrykin said Thursday.
The United States has not yet provided any documented evidence to prove that the rocket that brought down the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was launched from militia-controlled territory, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Thursday.
The Foton-M science satellite, launched on July 19, is currently on a nonintended orbit, with the spacecraft’s engines unable to start, Mission Control Center at Russia's Federal Space Agency told RIA Novosti.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte discussed in a telephone call on Wednesday possible assistance in the investigation of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, the Kremlin said.
A Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying Progress M-24M cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) lifted off early on Thursday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, a representative of the mission control center in Russia told RIA Novosti.