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Border guards of Kazakhstan foiled an attempt to smuggle 19 tons of ferrous steel scrap across the Kazakh-Russian border, the press service of the Frontier Service of the Kazakh National Security Committee said.
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RUSSIA EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TOURNAMENTS TO SEA Russian Defence Ministry, Moscow RIA Novosti.
Russian aerospace defense forces have test-fired S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems at a large military drill in the country's southern Astrakhan Region.
After the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Western governments put in place sanctions against Russia.
On August 19, Russian troops arrived to the area of "Peace Mission 2014" military drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization .
Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin noted that victory in that war had been stolen from Russia.
"The conception, under which 12 stadiums in 11 cities will host World Cup matches, is not being changed," Mutko said, according to the ITAR-Tass agency.
A Russian-built Angara medium-lift rocket launches on its maiden test flight from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on July 9. 2014.
After the introduction of a ban on imported foodstuff in Russia, Russians started making jokes that Belarusian mussels and other exotic products would soon appear in stores.
MICROBUS EN ROUTE FROM YEREVAN TO VOLGOGRAD CRASHES IN RUSSIA Monday, August 18 A microbus heading for Volgograd, Russia from Yerevan overturned near the city of Budyonovsk in still unclear circumstances on Sunday.
Like a scorned lover who can't wait to find a new romance to replace the old, Russia is quickly moving on from Europe.
People displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait before boarding a bus, ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk where they are being relocated.
Some Russian lawmakers are supporting a campaign against rock musician Andrei Makarevich, threatening to strip him of state awards after he performed for Internally Displaced Persons in the eastern Ukraine last week.
Prior to the embargo of import of agricultural production introduced by the Russian Federation on 6 August, sales of Lithuania-based dairy company Zemaitijos Pienas to Russian market constituted about 18% of all sales of the company, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...
Finland's biggest dairy producer, Valio, had shipped almost half of all its exports to Russia before the ban.
A McDonnell-Douglas MD-11 jet of Lufthansa Cargo AG taxis along the tarmac of Yemelyanovo airport, on its way to Frankfurt from Shanghai, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:29 am
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