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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 16:11

The European Parliament approved the introduction of a visa-free regime for short-term trips of Ukrainians to the Schengen countries.

The voting at the plenary session in Strasbourg was broadcast by the video service of the European Commission. 521 deputies voted for it, against – 75, 36 abstained.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 20:22

DNA tests have confirmed the identity of the suspected terrorist who carried out the attack on the St. Petersburg subway train, Svetlana Petrenko, the spokesperson for the Russian Investigative Committee, said on Wednesday, reports TASS.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 18:40

It seems that Mig 29 aircrafts which Belgrade received from Moscow will have to be delivered in parts, as Romania and Bulgaria, both members of NATO, have not allowed overflights for Russian Mig 29 fighter jets, Serbian media reports on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:46

The Syrian government troops have never used chemical weapons in the city of Khan Sheikhun in the Idlib Governorate, or in any other location in the country, the republic’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement released by the official SANA news agency.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:34

The unrecognized republic of Transnistria has asked Russia to officially recognize documents it issues to its citizens, according to a resolution passed on Tuesday by the republic’s Supreme Council, or legislature.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:19

Picket against the war in Donbass took place near the building of the Ukrainian Embassy in the Latvian capital on April 3rd. The action was timed to the official visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Riga. Its participants urged the Head of State to stop killing civilians.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 13:26

Russia’s President has signed a law which bans money transfers to Ukraine via foreign payment systems. The document has been published on the official Internet portal of legal information of the Russian government. Earlier Kiev banned money transfers to Russia that are conducted by Russian payment systems, TASS News reports on Tuesday.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 16:14

The explosion occurred between the metro stations "Sennaya Ploshchad" and "Technological Institute" in St. Petersburg. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) reported that as a result of the emergency, "there are dead and wounded."

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:45

The FBI plans to set up a special unit to coordinate the investigation into 'Russian interference' in the elections, the Financial Times reported.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:24

According to Russia’s Finance Ministry, London's High Court recognizes Ukraine has no arguments against Russian debt recognition.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 17:25

On April’s Fool day, Russia’s Foreign Ministry offered Western politicians to help interfere in election campaigns, make a diplomat’s call to opponents and provide services of Russian hackers, the ministry said in a prank of "the Russian embassy’s answering machine" posted on its Facebook page on Saturday.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 15:38

New American investigation report slams totally Locheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter jets, calling the plane a "national disaster", and "only thing stealthy is the price tag".

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 12:59

Germany is looking for performers that will take part in US military exercises as atmosphere players. The candidates must have a "good knowledge of Russian" and be able to portray farmers or store owners, reports Sputnik.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 19:39

The Easter holyday ceasefire in Donbass was agreed in Minsk starting tomorrow April 1. But member of the Russian Presidential Council for International Relations, Bogdan Bezalko, expects that Kiev will likely to resume shelling in Donbass after receiving new IMF (International Monetary Fund) loan. New IMF payment for Ukraine is expecrted to be discussed April 3.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:11

Russia's biggest bank Sberbank is selling its subsidiary in Ukraine to a consortium of investors, which include Norvik Bank (Latvia) and a Belarussian private company, Sberbank said in a statement on Monday, reports Reuters agency.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:19

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that Iran could, if necessary, allow Russia to use its military bases on “a case by case basis” for missions against terrorists in Syria. Confirmation for approval was reported by PressTV on Tuesday.

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