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Russian Fighter Jet Escorted US Air Force Bomber Over Sea of Japan

The Russian MiG-31 fighter jet escorted a US Air Force B-1B strategic bomber over the Sea of Japan on Sunday, October 17, according to the Russian Defence Control Centre. As specified, the Russian airspace controls detected a target approaching the border over the neutral waters of the sea and lifted a MiG-31 into the air

Videos |  Events |  18.10.21

Team Spirit: Russians Won International Dota 2 Championship [Video]

The players of the Russian e-sports organization ‘Team Spirit’ won the Dota 2 – The International World Championship that was held at the National Stadium in Bucharest and got the prize fund of a record $40 million.   In the grand final,  the ‘Team Spirit’ group consisting of Russians Yaroslav Naidenov (Miposhka), Magomed Khalilov (Collapse), Alexander


First Line of Nord Stream 2 Filled With Technical Gas

The procedure for filling the first line of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has been completed. The volume of filling with technical gas amounted to about 177 million cubic metres, which will provide pressure sufficient to start gas transportation in the future.  On October 4, the Danish Energy Agency announced that the operator of


Sergey Lavrov: Children From Mixed Marriages Should Become Russian Citizens

Children born in mixed marriages (including one Russian parent) should automatically receive Russian citizenship, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.   The Minister replied that this should happen in accordance with the constitution, regardless of where the family lives, on the territory of Russia or in another state. Moreover, he said that Russia is interested


Russian Ambassador: US Tries to Ruin Relations With Russia by Introducing New Sanctions

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, stated that US lawmakers who are proposing a set of sanctions on 35 Russian individuals are attempting to ruin the relationship between the two countries.  “It is honestly puzzling, the maniacal persistence with which local legislators are trying to ruin


British Royal Court ‘Recognized’ Crimea as Part of Russia in Letter to Sevastopol Students

The British Royal Court responded to a letter from schoolchildren of the “Small Academy of Sciences” in Sevastopol, Crimea. In the “address” section, there is stated “Sevastopol, Russia”. Thus, the country’s government indirectly recognised that the peninsula belongs to Russia.  As noted, this summer, the students of the creative association “Entertaining English” wrote a letter


Nord Stream 2 – Ready for Commissioning in Few Days

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be ready for commissioning in the coming days, according to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak at the Russian Energy Week 2021 International Forum.   “The construction of Nord Stream 2 has been completed. Pre-commissioning activities and pipeline technological gas packing are currently underway, and I think that


Russian-Chinese Military Exercises Started in Sea of Japan

The Russian-Chinese military exercises “The Joint Sea 2021” have started in the Sea of Japan and will be held till October 17.    As specified, the Russian Navy is represented by warships and vessels, including the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev, the corvettes of Project 20380 Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov and Gromky,

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Russia Opens Air Traffic to Number of Countries in November 2021

Russia will lift restrictions on air traffic with Austria, Switzerland, Finland and the UAE from November 9, 2021, taking into account the epidemic situation in these countries, according to the press service of the Operational Headquarters for the Fight Against Coronavirus Infection.   In addition, Russia is resuming flights with nine other countries, including the Bahamas,


Sputnik V Proved Its Efficacy and Honest Name After False Accusations

At the beginning of the week, The Sun tabloid claimed UK spies “have proof” that the Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, was created based on the documents “swiped” from AstraZeneca “by a foreign agent in person”, and later, The Daily Express also published its own article citing The Sun. However, quite soon The Daily Express