TASS [Russian State News]

Poll shows Russians see US and Ukraine as main sources of military threat

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 min 11 sec ago
According to the survey, the Russian respondents expect allied support from China (41%), Belarus (25%) and Kazakhstan (18%)

Putin says St. Petersburg international naval show helps promote Russian hardware

TASS [Russian State News] - 18 min 59 sec ago
The naval show will be held in St. Petersburg on June 28 - July 2

China hails Russia’s roadmap on Korean Peninsula settlement

TASS [Russian State News] - 20 min 11 sec ago
Russia and China maintain intense contacts on the roadmap

Microsoft antivirus software able to protect equipment against Petya ransomware — company

TASS [Russian State News] - 51 min 16 sec ago
Petya encrypting ransomware blocking data access and demanding money for unlocking attacked computers of dozens of companies in Russia and Ukraine and then spread worldwide

Media: NSA-linked tools used in new large-scale cyber attack

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 42 min ago
Earlier, WikiLeaks revealed data on EternalBlue and other hacking programs, saying that they had been allegedly developed by the NSA and used by US special services

Russian helicopter crews hold drills in Tajikistan

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 45 min ago
Crews of Mi-8 multipurpose helicopters and Mi-24 attack helicopters train detecting and eliminating a simulated enemy in the nighttime

Computer system of US nuclear power plant compromised by hackers — TV

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 25 min ago
"A less sensitive, business-associated side of systems were compromised," the channel said

Japanese business delegation visits Russia’s Kuril Islands

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 35 min ago
The government official who leads the Japanese delegation, said the aim of the trip was to "find as many areas of common interests as possible"

US favors resumption of dialogue with Moscow at level of senior diplomats — spokesperson

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 38 min ago
Russia suspended the so-called Ryabkov-Shannon diplomatic channel after US imposed another round of untilateral sanctions

Kiev, Paris agree to ‘revive’ Minsk deal ahead of Normandy Four meeting - Poroshenko

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 41 min ago
The Ukrainian president gave no other details of his talks with the French leader

US to present no proof for its chemical attack preparations claim — Department of State

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 44 min ago
No proof of the US claim would ever be laid out, "because that would be considered an intelligence matter," the US Department of State said

Criminal case launched into illegal diggings at WWII-era mass grave in Crimea

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 29 min ago
The Crimean Jewish community and the authorities decided to build a concrete sarcophagus above the mass grave to prevent such incidents

White House to welcome retraction of fake Russia-Trump news stories - spokesperson

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 13 min ago
"I certainly don't think that you would get arguments from us if there were retractions from outlets on fake stories," White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said

CNN will not get away with Syrian boy video - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 53 min ago
The ministry’s two demands that the channel apologize for the report, which was publicly refuted by the boy’s father, produced no result

Trilateral agreement on Syria helping reduce level of violence — UN envoy

TASS [Russian State News] - 9 hours 9 min ago
"Hundreds of Syrian lives continue to be spared every week, and many towns have returned to some degree of normalcy," he said

Microsoft investigates attack of Petya encrypting virus

TASS [Russian State News] - 10 hours 16 min ago
The malware blocks computers and prevents users from uploading an operating system

International Investment Bank board endorses new strategy for 5 years

TASS [Russian State News] - 10 hours 20 min ago
The participants signed a range of documents on cooperation and held a business forum on new opportunities for business in Romania

UN stops short of commenting US reports of chemical attack preparations in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - 11 hours 2 min ago
UN Secretary General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said he was "not going to comment on hypotheticals"

WADA’s move shows trust in Russia’s anti-doping measures — minister

TASS [Russian State News] - 11 hours 3 min ago
Earlier in the day, WADA permitted the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to plan doping tests and collect samples under international supervision

Moldovan president says plans to ban propaganda of unification with Romania

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:20
"We must do it as it is done in Romania, which has criminal prosecution for attempts at undermining statehood or the country’s integrity," the president said

Russia, Belarus to sign agreements worth $ 400 mln at regional forum

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:18
"We can say already now projects worth $ 180 million have been signed," Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said

US disciplinary procedure against jailed Russian businessman Bout delayed — attorney

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:16
The delay might be due to the schedule of the discipline hearing officers, the attorney said

Moscow, Seoul have vast potential for cooperation — Seoul mayor

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:31
Moscow and Seoul have been twin cities for 26 years

FIFA report on Russia’s 2018 World Cup bidding proves legitimacy of its win — deputy PM

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:08
"We did nothing that could run counter to the Code of Ethics or general norms and principles of promoting applications," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said

Russian Defense Ministry, UN specialists discuss humanitarian demining in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:46
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, focus was made on the necessity to coordinate demining operations at cultural heritage sites

Putin says Russian mech engineering able to get over problems

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:33
"Quite obviously, it would be nice if this was done with minimum expenses and maximum efficiency," Putin said

Cyberattacks do not disrupt operation of Russian banks — regulator

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:03
Earlier on Tuesday, the Petya virus attacked a number of Russian and Ukrainian companies' websites

FIFA’s report on Russia’s 2018 World Cup bidding dismisses Western media allegations

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:53
FIFA published its report on Tuesday on its findings into allegations that the Russian side unduly influenced the bidding result for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Encrypting ransomware Petya attacks computers worldwide — Kaspersky Lab

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:23
The virus has attacked about 80 organizations in Russia and Ukraine, according to the preliminary data of Group-IB

Full replacement of Ukrainian produce in Russian defense industries scheduled in 2018

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:07
The replacement of the products from NATO and EU countries will be completed by 2020

Kremlin says its computers not affected by hacker attack

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:55
The Petya ransomware virus attacked a number of Russian and Ukrainian companies earlier on Tuesday

Security experts urge Putin, Trump to overcome disagreements

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:51
The experts said the chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War

Syrian president visits Russia’s Khmeymim airbase

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:17
President Bashar Assad familiarized himself with the Russian Su-35 fighter jet and other state-of-the-art weapons

National Guard to complete assigned missions both in Russia and abroad

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:10
The Russian National Guard was established by the president’s order on April 5, 2016

Key facts about St. Petersburg International Maritime Defense Show

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:57
A total of 400 companies, including 49 foreign businesses, are expected to take part in the events

Rosneft, Mars and Nivea are among victims of massive cyberattack in Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:04
The Petya virus blocks computers and requires a ransom of $300 in bitcoins

Russian anti-doping body working on future strategy plan

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:01
The agency's new chief also said that Isinbayeva remains as a member of RUSADA’s Supervisory Board as she previously "implied enormous efforts to improve the work of the national anti-doping body"

Senator warns US could plot strike against Syria under pretext of alleged chemical attack

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:16
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer earlier said that there are "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" in Syria by the authorities in Damascus

Ukraine under cyber attack, numerous companies’ websites go down

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:14
Ukraine’s National Bank was the first to report a cyber attack, warning banks and institutions about a dangerous malware

Swiss diplomat Thomas Greminger might become new OSCE chief — source

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:51
The term of office of incumbent OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier expires on June 30

Russian Olympic Committee’s chief hails election of new national anti-doping official

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:40
Ivlev, who is a managing partner with the Ernst and Young company, was unanimously elected the head of RUSADA Supervisory Board, during a closed-door meeting in Moscow on Tuesday

Seoul mayor presents his 'e-government' urban administration system to TASS

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:35
The digital system allows Park Won-soon to monitor the situation in the city and also to manage it in real time by giving voice commands to members of his team

Russian, German foreign ministers to discuss Minsk peace deal, Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:30
The top diplomats will also discuss the upcoming summit in Hamburg on July 7-8

Russia’s advanced drone helicopters to be displayed at defense show

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:56
The international show will be held from June 28 to July 2 in St. Petersburg

Russian MP slams claims of potential Syria chemical attack as another provocation

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:44
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement on Monday that the US "has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime"

Russia fully complies with terms of oil production cut deal — Energy Ministry

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:29
On May 25, OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed to extend the existing level of oil production cut until April 2018

Kremlin has no information about pending chemical attacks in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:26
Peskov added that previous attacks had been conducted by the Islamic State terrorists, so there was always potential danger that such situations might occur again

European Commission fines Google record 2.4 bln euro for abusing dominance

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:38
The company must now end the conduct within 90 days or face penalty payments

Moscow calls to resume dialogue in NATO-Russia Council with participation of military

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:38
The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that "all the tools" should be used for de-escalation

Kremlin comments on preparations for Putin-Trump meeting

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:36
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump may meet during the G20 summit in Hamburg

Kremlin does not monitor foreign business operations of Russian companies

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:32
It was reported earlier that Euro Polis had obtained a permit on cleaning up and guarding oil and gas fields captured by anti-governmental forces from the Syrian government

First consignment of radioactive waste from northwestern Russia to undergo processing

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:32
The storage in the Andreyeva Bay keeps about 22,000 tonnes of used equipment, which is equal to contents of 100 nuclear reactors

Russian intelligence chief extols covert operatives as cream of the crop

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:16
On June 28, the illegal intelligence service will mark 95 years since its creation

Kremlin disagrees with Macron’s remarks on Ukraine

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:09
Putin's spokesman vows to push ahead with Moscow's efforts to clarify the true state of affairs in the region

Charlie Chaplin’s grandson to perform at Moscow’s International Chekhov’s Festival

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:57
In addition to being a clown, acrobat and mime, he is a dancer and poet, and a regular at the Chekhov festival

WBA, WBO exonerate boxer Povetkin after doping scandal

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:48
Earlier, the WBC and the IBF suspended Povetkin from their rating, whereas the WBO refused to return the prize fighter to its ranks after he had tested positive for ostarine

Brazilian Navy interested in Russian corvettes

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:43
Brazil has shown interest in Russian Tiger corvettes, which can be equipped with the Yakhont or Kalibr anti-ship missiles, two Kashtan-M air defense gun-missile systems and the 100-mm A-190 guns

Paris court confirms invalidation of seizing Russian space agency accounts in Yukos case

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:38
Yukos, once Russia’s largest oil major, was accused of tax crimes and declared a bankrupt by a Russian court ruling in 2006 while its assets were sold at auctions during the liquidation procedure

Moscow does not confirm July meeting of Russia-NATO Council

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:24
Consultations are underway concerning the next meeting, Russia's UN envoy says

Russian PM to attend memorial ceremony for Helmut Kohl in Strasbourg

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:09
Former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl died on June 16 aged 87

Court prolongs arrest of Ukrainian citizen accused of spying

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:48
On September 30, 2016, Ukrainian citizen Roman Sushchenko was arrested in Russia on suspicion of espionage

Putin trusted more than Trump, US research center’s survey says

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:39
Most respondents call the US president "arrogant, intolerant and dangerous"

Russian anti-doping agency elects Supervisory Board chairman

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 09:52
In May, Russia’s two-time Olympic pole-vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva quit as the board’s chairperson

Russian senator calls on Eurasian countries’ legislators to join efforts in war on terror

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 09:21
The Russian State Duma speaker stresses 'cooperation in combating new threats and challenges is particularly important nowadays'

Russia may build new fast fission nuclear reactor within 10 years

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 08:25
Russia is the only country that has two fast fission reactors in full industrial operation

Moscow theater to produce Il Trovatore with audio description for visually impaired

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 08:04
On June 27, the Moscow-based Helikon Opera company presents its last premiere of the season, Verdi’s Il Trovatore

Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syrian crisis

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:37
Russian top diplomat Lavrov called on Washington to take measures to prevent provocations against the Syrian government army

South Korea might invest up to $3 bln in Russia’s Far East

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:32
The trade turnover between the regions of the Far East and South Korea grew by 25% in 2017

Japanese delegation to visit southern Kuril Islands on June 27

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 07:30
The delegation plans to discuss joint projects with Russia

US President Trump prepares to meet Putin at G20 — source

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 05:00
At the same time, the format of the upcoming communication between the leaders is not defined, the source noted

Rosneft expects faster growth of global demand for petrochemical products - CEO

TASS [Russian State News] - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 01:53
"The new strategy of the company should help making our asset portfolio sustainable in any scenario with oil prices and under any tax regulation", Igor Sechin said

Ukraine says will try to have back its frozen 15 mln euro Eurovision guarantee

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:44
According to CEO of Ukraine’s National Public Broadcasting Company, a Swiss law firm is tackling this issue

Slovakia says interested in better collaboration between EU, Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:17
The speaker of the Slovak Republic’s Narodna Rada national parliament pointed out that it was really important to overcome the current highly complicated period

Sistema Holding reports arrest of its stakes in MTS, Medsi as part of dispute with Rosneft

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:58
Sistema’s official representative Sergey Kopytov called these measures "another attempt to put unprecedented pressure on the company"

Almost 200 lifetime Russian convicts can petition for release on parole

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:34
Under Russian legislation, the individuals sentenced to life terms have the right to plead for release on parole after 25 years in jail

Military aviation school in Russia’s Krasnodar receives 3 new Yak-130 combat trainers

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:19
The Krasnodar higher military aviation school for pilots has been receiving Yak-130 combat trainers every year since 2013

Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missile

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:20
The launch was made from the submerged position in compliance with a combat training plan, the Defense Ministry said

News about anti-doping probe against Russian football team players is fake — executive

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:25
There have been not a single doping-related incident in Russian football, Director General of the Russia-2018 Local Organizing Committee Alexei Sorokin said

Putin refers to State Duma Council of Europe convention against financing terrorism

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:15
The document was signed on behalf of Russia in Strasbourg on January 26, 2009

Russia to lay down 2 diesel-electric submarines for Pacific Fleet in July

TASS [Russian State News] - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:07
The submarines are capable of developing a surface speed of up to 20 knots and dive to a depth of 300 meters

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