Russia and Japan will sign 28 agreements following the Moscow visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Seko said. The minister especially emphasized an agreement on changing the regime of bilateral taxation, agreement between Russian R-Pharm and Japanese Mitsui, agreement on the construction of an international airport in Khabarovsk and agreement to lift the ban on the export of processed chicken meat from Russia to Japan.
The Government of Russia has approved the establishment of the Nikolaevsk priority social and economic development territory in Khabarovsky Krai. The related government decree was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Russian Interior Ministry officers block a street near a regional office of Russia's Federal Security Service, which was attacked by a gunman, in Khabarovsk on April 21. A Kyrgyz diplomat has visited an injured victim of a shooting in Russia that the Russian authorities say they believe was a hate crime. Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Aiymkan Kulukeeva told RFE/RL on April 24 that a 37-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan, Talant Jumaev, was seriously injured in the April 21 shooting in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk.
The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said. Amaq News Agency, an IS propaganda arm, made the claim in a brief report in Arabic distributed on the social media application Telegram that cited a "security source."
An employee of the Russian Federal Security Service and a civilian were killed Friday in a shooting attack on the FSB office in Russia's Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk, said the FSB. It said in a statement that a man, later identified as an 18-year-old local resident A. Konev, entered the office and started shooting at people in the waiting room, killing two and wounding another.
Russia's Federal Security Service said on Friday that a gunman had burst into one of its regional offices in the far east of the country and opened fire, killing one of its employees and a visitor. The incident happened at an FSB office in the Khabarovsk region, which is close to China, and another visitor was injured in the attack.
Kim Jong-un has threatened the US with a "super-mighty preemptive strike" and has warned the US not to mes with them. Kim Jong-un has threatened the US with a "super-mighty preemptive strike" and warned America: "Don't mess with us".
The wildfires that have been raging across 7,000 hectares in Russia 's Far East have been mostly extinguished, the local forestry department said Friday. More than 370 firefighters, 71 pieces of equipment and three aircraft were mobilized to fight the wildfires, the department said.