- 22:24 16/09/2010
The Russian destroyer RFS Admiral Levchenko started on Thursday escorting a convoy of nine civilian ships through the pirate-infested waters off the Horn of Africa, a Russian Navy spokesman said.
- 22:03 16/09/2010
An international Arctic forum due to open in Moscow next week should be staged regularly, a Russian explorer who serves as the president's special envoy on the Arctic and Antarctic said on Thursday.
- 22:00 16/09/2010
Scientific evidence should resolve the dispute between Russia and Canada over the Lomonosov Ridge under the Arctic Ocean, both countries' foreign ministers said on Thursday.1
- 21:40 16/09/2010
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 14-4 on Thursday to recommend the Senate ratify a new strategic nuclear arms control treaty with Russia.2
- 20:22 16/09/2010
Leaders of Russia's gypsy community say France's expulsions of Roma gypsies violate European Union law and have vowed to support their compatriots.2
- 20:20 16/09/2010
Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia will work together as part of the Cosmotrans space cooperation project, Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Andriy Klyuyev said on Thursday.
- 18:02 16/09/2010
Minsk and Moscow have agreed to return to Russia several dozen kilograms of spent nuclear fuel, stockpiled in Belarus since the Soviet era, a Belarusian nuclear official said on Thursday.
- 17:24 16/09/2010
The Belarusian opposition is the enemy of the people, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday.
- 17:13 16/09/2010
Akhmed Zakayev, the Chechen separatist and prime minister of the self-declared republic of Ichkeria, is not in Poland, an assistant told RIA Novosti on Thursday.
- 16:46 16/09/2010
Russia and Canada agreed on Thursday to resolve a dispute over the Lomonosov Ridge in the Arctic Ocean based on the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the two countries' foreign ministers said on Thursday.1
- 16:44 16/09/2010
Three Russian engineers who were found dead in Indonesia on Monday while working on a Su fighter plane program, died of methanol poisoning, the Russian ambassador to Indonesia said on Thursday.1
- 16:06 16/09/2010
Russia has not so far received an official invitation to attend a NATO summit in Lisbon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.
- 15:46 16/09/2010
Exiled Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev, wanted by Russia on terrorism charges, has arrived in Poland for a Chechen congress, the Polish TVN24 TV channel said on Thursday.
- 15:40 16/09/2010
Russia sees no need for a NATO presence in the Arctic, Russian Foreign Minister said on Thursday.1
- 14:59 16/09/2010
Russia will start negotiations on the status of its military facilities in Kyrgyzstan only after parliamentary elections in the Central Asian republic, the Russian foreign minister said on Thursday.
- 12:29 16/09/2010
Kyrgyzstan will not increase the rent for Russian military facilities on its territory and wants to continue receiving payments in the form of military assistance, the Kyrgyz defense minister said on Thursday.
- 12:24 16/09/2010
The Bosnian Serb Republic plans to join the South Stream gas pipeline project, which will bring Russian gas to Europe via the Black Sea, Milorad Dodik, prime minister of Bosnia's Serb Republic, said on Thursday.
- 11:24 16/09/2010
The Brazilian energy market is one of the main priorities for Russian energy companies, an Energy Ministry official said on Thursday.1
- 11:04 16/09/2010
Moscow and Havana plan to connect Cuba to the Glonass navigation satellite system, the Russian ambassador to Cuba said on Wednesday.1