Politics


The message of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to Federal Assembly in 2019 became the most unpopular in recent years among TV viewers of Moscow. The president acted on February 20 within one and a half hours. Five federal TV channels broadcast. According to preliminary estimates, it was looked by 5.9% of Muscovites, or 870 thousand people. Last year the rating of the message was 7.3%, in the...


The leader of the Venezuelan opposition who declared himself the president announced signing of the first normative document as the head of state. #21Feb Decreto presidencial para autorizar el ingreso de la ayuda humanitaria, apertura de toda nuestra frontera, mantenimiento de relaciones con Aruba, Curazao y Bonaire, además de garantías y reconocimiento para miembros de la #FANB que cumplan este m...


The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the decree on resignation of the government. – I as the president and the guarantor of the constitution, considering the interests of our people, make the following decision. I consider that the government has to resign. The new government has to develop effective steps on increase in the standard of living, priming of economy, realization of...


The Security Service of Ukraine stated that Russia was convicted of attempts to have an impact on the election of the president of Ukraine planned for March 31, 2019. The deputy head of department Victor Kononenko noted that earlier information on creation of the criminal organization was obtained with participation and the leading role of Russians which conducted election campaigns in Russia in f...


The Israeli company Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) showed destruction of the Russian helicopters in the commercial of own systems of missile defense. The roller was shown at the stand of the company at the Aero India 2019 exhibition. On shots the missile launched by the MRSAM installation forced down Russian Ka-50 "A black shark", RIA Novosti tells. MRSAM is joint development of IAI and Indian...


The administration of the Kuzbass capital forbade to hold a rally on square of Councils, however offered alternative options. Residents of Kemerovo who sent to city administration inquiry on holding a rally on square of Councils on March 3, 2019 were refused what became known from a public of activists. At the same time, according to the text of the resolution, the administration explains refusal...


The authorities of Australia plan to plant one billion trees within 30 years to reach the indicators provided by the Parisian agreement on climate, the prime minister of the country Scott Morrison reported. The politician wrote to Twitter that on planting of trees additional financing is provided of 23 billion Australian dollars (16.4 billion US dollars). By estimates of ecologists, implementation...


The colonel Pedro Chirinos, the representative of the Ministry of Defence of Venezuela in the UN, publicly expressed support to opposition. The video in which the attache recognizes the power for the self-proclaimed president Huang Guaido was published on the page of the adviser of Donald Trump for national security John Bolton on Twitter. – He chose democracy for Venezuelans instead of Maduro's t...


The prime minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled the visit to Moscow where he had to hold negotiations with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. – We were told that it turned out that there were some unforeseen circumstances connected with preparation for elections. The prime minister has to be these days in the country, resolve some issues connected with elections, – the Russian Deput...


The president Vladimir Putin told that in case of creation of the USA of the rockets violating INF Treaty conditions, Russia will answer specularly. The head of state at a meeting with the Federation Council mentioned announcement of the USA of withdrawal from "the rocket contract". According to him in case the American side starts production of the weapon forbidden by the contract, Russia will ar...


The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro suggested the "clown" Huang Guaido who declared himself the interim head of state to call elections. According to Maduro, the oppositionist Guaido heading parliament has no uniform chance in fair political struggle. – Why he does not convoke elections that it was thrown off by means of vote of the people? Let the clown who self-appointed himself will call...


The Ukrainian diplomats urged to cancel a hire of the Russian picture "T-34" at the American movie theaters. Ambassadors from Ukraine in Washington made the statement for need of the ban of display of the "aggressive" Russian movie at movie theaters of the States. The post with the corresponding content was published on the official page of diplomatic mission in Facebook. – The embassy urges movie...


Deputies of the State Duma adopted the law forbidding to the Russian military to distribute information on the duty station. Under the ban any information, including a photo, video and navigation data, allowing to define structure where the military, his location and details of service serves got. The military also forbade to have at themselves any devices capable to transfer data to Network, RIA...


From the page of the official site of the Tashtagol district the photo and Tatyana Buchevskaya's data after the end of high-profile criminal case on stuffing disappeared during the presidential elections. Earlier Buchevskaya held a position of the deputy head of municipality for the general questions. The press service of administration of the Tashtagol district could not give to the correspondent...


Sociologists interviewed inhabitants of Kuriles and came to a conclusion that the most part of the population of islands against accession to Japan. According to results of the research conducted VCIOM, part in which was taken by 2/3 full age population of islands, 96% of inhabitants of Kuriles consider the territory Russian, RT writes. The vast majority of inhabitants of Kuril Ridge spoke against...


The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro announced receipt of large humanitarian aid from Russia. Russia will deliver to Caracas 300 tons of medicines on February 20. Maduro emphasized that humanitarian aid will be received on legal grounds. – Every day we get humanitarian support. On Wednesday there arrive 300 tons of humanitarian aid from Russia, legally, to the international airport of Caracas...


The Governor of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov temporarily departed from the management of the Republic and delegated the powers to Muslim Huchiyev. As it is reported on the official site of administration of the head and the government of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov recognized on February 11 himself as temporarily disabled. It assigned fulfillment of duties to the Prime Minister of the region M...


The Venezuelan frontier guards did not let in the country of members of delegation of the countries of European Parliament. The representative from Spain Esteban Gonsalez Pons wrote to Twitter that it, as well as other delegates, detained on border. According to him, guards of border took away from diplomats of the passport and in general treated them badly. At the same time, Pons noted, the deleg...


Great Britain places the military in the Arctic to secure NATO countries against Russia. That the British command began increasing military presence in the north, the Minister of Defence Gavin Williamson said. The head of department at a meeting with the Norwegian colleagues reported that in the sky over the Arctic next year the British patrol anti-submarine P-8 planes of Poseidon will already fly...


The U.S. President Donald Trump refused to accept the report of the investigation that North Korea has long-range missiles. That the head of state did not believe the data provided by experts, the former head of FBI Andrew McCabe told journalists of CBS. At the same time, according to him, the significant role in it was played by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. – Intelligence agents spend...