Russia cautions "hotheads in Europe" that may have the illusion that moving the whole issue to the UN Security Council will help resolve the problem, Ryabkov said.Full Story
Officials in the government describe the new PM as an effective administrator who has a very good knowledge of the economy.Full Story
Dmitri Medvedev and his cabinet resigned to give Putin freedom to promote constitutional amendments.
"Russia and Germany resolutely stand for the continued implementation of the joint plan," Putin said.
The pipeline was a sign of “interaction and cooperation for the benefit of our people and the people of all Europe, the whole world”, Putin said.
The announcement was made during the inauguration of the TurkStream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey.
The Russian President's visit to Syria on Tuesday marked the second time ever that he has traveled to the Arab Republic.
The ministers made the comment at a joint press conference after their meeting in Moscow earlier in the day.
Putin reaffirmed his confidence that, by 2020, Moscow and Caracas will continue to develop their strategic political and economic partnerships.
Zoo bears have been unable to hibernate, ice rinks are melting and the hills in Gorky Park from which the young, and not so young, glide down on their sledges are covered with grass. Even the flowers have begun to sprout.
The Kremlin warns that a foreign military intervention may be the worst option to achieve peace in Libya.