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Armenian opposition leader says talks on peaceful transition of power to continue

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 min 3 sec ago
Earlier on Monday, Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan announced his resignation under the pressure of opposition

Russia’s Finance Ministry may increase borrowings on domestic market in 2018 by $3.2 bln

TASS [Russian State News] - 42 min 27 sec ago
Thus, the volume of domestic loans in Russia may reach $1.6 bln this year

Key facts about Russia’s heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov

TASS [Russian State News] - 46 min 6 sec ago
TASS has collected the most important facts about the Russian Navy’s largest warship

Washington is the principal puppet master behind Syrian conflict, says envoy to China

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 3 min ago
Syria's ambassador to China has spoken to TASS about Western airstrikes on Syria and named major instigators of the Syrian crisis

Armenian president accepts resignation of government

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 8 min ago
Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan tendered his resignation earlier in the day after staying in office for less than a week

Russia capable of providing S-300 to Syria within one month — source

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 17 min ago
According to the source, there are two options of delivering the S-300 to Syria

Karapetyan appointed Armenia’s acting PM after resignation of Serzh Sargsyan

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 34 min ago
Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan stepped down on Monday amidst mass rallies that has been underway in Yerevan and other cities

It's a boy! Britain welcomes new prince

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 44 min ago
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, has given birth to a son, the royal family announced on April 23

Russian Foreign Ministry denounces Kabul terror attack

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 35 min ago
On April 22, a terrorist blew himself up in western Kabul

Russian embassy regrets UK parliament drawn into ‘Russophobic campaign’

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 46 min ago
The Russian Embassy in London says that bilateral relations between the countries have reached their lowest point after the British government blamed Russia for Skripals' poisoning

Chinese president hails relations with Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 3 min ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping comments on Moscow-Beijing cooperation

Rusal’s shares soar 15% amid news on possible removal of sanctions against company

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 40 min ago
According to the US Treasury, sanctions relief can be provided if Rusal's co-owner Oleg Deripaska makes divestment and relinquishes control over the company

Iranian football team will be first to arrive in Russia for World Cup

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 54 min ago
The matches of the 2018 World Cup will be held between June 14 and July 15

US Treasury extends deadline for ending deals with Rusal until October 23

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 19 min ago
The US citizens were earlier ordered to close effective contracts and terminate interaction with the company by June 5

US will not benefit from import duties on steel and aluminum — former finance minister

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 35 min ago
Alexei Kudrin stressed that in the modern world, the consequences of such steps need to be carefully considered

Russian, Pakistani security chiefs discuss military cooperation

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 52 min ago
The sides discussed security cooperation between Moscow and Islamabad

Protests spill over into all major Armenian cities

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 56 min ago
The opposition claims it has blocked a highway between Yerevan and Sevan and a number of other roads

Kiev preparing measures to reduce Ukrainian labor migration in Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 5 min ago
In particular, Klimkin hopes that closer relations between Ukraine and the EU will help redistribute Ukrainian labor migrants abroad

Siemens can participate in tender for Taman TPP turbines — Russia's Rostec

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 7 min ago
Siemens expects that it will supply power equipment for Russian power plants within the implementation framework of a new power facilities upgrade program

Azerbaijan plans to triple export to Russia within five years — minister

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 19 min ago
Azerbaijan plans to triple exports to Russia within the next five years, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said

Active Arctic offshore drilling to start after 2019 — Russia’s Energy Ministry

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 31 min ago
Active offshore drilling in the Arctic will be resumed after 2019

Lavrov: No decision made yet if S-300 is to be provided to Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 37 min ago
It remains to be seen what decisions will be made by the Russian leadership and Syrian officials, Sergay Lavrov said

Changes in UNSC should be decided by permanent members, Kremlin spokesman says

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 48 min ago
According to the UN secretary general, the veto is used "too often"

Putin, Macron discuss OPCW mission to Syria — Kremlin

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 49 min ago
Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron have held a telephone conversation

Lavrov slams Macron’s remark on need to stay in Syria as colonial stance

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 52 min ago
Moscow will ask Paris to clarify this position, the Russian top diplomat said

Russian defense contractor to demonstrate advanced air defense systems at Turkey airshow

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 10 min ago
The exhibits, among all, will comprise the models of the S-400 Triumf air defense missile system

Moscow hails North Korea’s decision to suspend nuclear tests

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 14 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced on April 21 that Pyongyang was halting nuclear and missile tests

Kremlin calls events in Armenia domestic affair, says Russia won’t meddle

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 33 min ago
Mass rallies kicked off in Yerevan and other Armenian cities on April 16

North, South Korea agree on summit date

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 42 min ago
A part of the meeting of the two countries’ leaders would be broadcast live

Ruble unlikely to return to pre-sanctions level within months, ex-finance minister warns

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 52 min ago
Meanwhile, high global oil prices support the ruble, due to which the exchange rate started to recover after a short devaluation period caused by new US sanctions

Moscow, Council of Europe committed to overcoming hurdles, say Russian diplomats

TASS [Russian State News] - 6 hours 55 min ago
Both Russia and the Council of Europe maintain interest in overcoming the crisis, diplomats note

Ukrainian defense chief hints that Kiev may ramp up use of force in Donbass conflict

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 2 min ago
The Ukrainian defense chief says that during the first stage, the number of troops in Donbass would remain unchanged, but admitted that a decision on a military buildup may be made later

Lavrov blasts US-led strike on Damascus for torpedoing progress in Syrian peace process

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 14 min ago
The Russian top diplomat comments on the recent missile attack on Syria

Massive military drills kick off in Russia's west

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 15 min ago
The crews of tactical, army and transport aviation of the Western Military District will practice over 50 missions, including repelling a notional enemy’s air attack

Azerbaijan has no plans to join OPEC

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 hours 57 min ago
The country’s energy minister is "satisfied with existing cooperation with OPEC"

Lavrov praises Russian-Chinese cooperation

TASS [Russian State News] - 8 hours 59 min ago
The Russian top diplomat says Moscow-Beijing cooperation is important for global stability

Armenia's parliament speaker meets with arrested opposition lawmakers

TASS [Russian State News] - 9 hours 34 min ago
On Sunday morning, Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan and opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan met in Yerevan’s Marriott Hotel

Armenian opposition resumes anti-government protest in Yerevan

TASS [Russian State News] - 10 hours 2 min ago
Police voiced concern over "the participation of children in the illegal gatherings and demonstrations"

Russia's defense chief arrives in Beijing

TASS [Russian State News] - 11 hours 26 min ago
Sergei Shoigu will take part in a meeting of military chiefs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

NY Post: Jailed Russian national goes on hunger strike in US prison

TASS [Russian State News] - 11 hours 51 min ago
According to the newspaper, Nasyrova had not been eating anything for several days and subsisted on water only

G7 top diplomats oppose Russia’s ‘malign behavior,’ but ready for dialogue — US official

TASS [Russian State News] - 11 hours 55 min ago
The nations reviewed the steps that they have taken to counter the negative trends emerging from the Kremlin that "threaten peace and security," the official stated

G7 top diplomats reaffirm their stance against North Korean nuclear weapons program

TASS [Russian State News] - 12 hours 50 min ago
According to Taro Kono, foreign ministers of the Group of Seven "fully agreed" that they will "never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea"

US presidential administration, Congress are unanimous in support of Ukraine - minister

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 hours 58 min ago
Pavel Klimkin said that he had "a great meeting" with US Acting Secretary of State Sullivan

US Acting State Secretary Sullivan discusses Syria with UK Foreign Secretary Johnson

TASS [Russian State News] - 15 hours 5 min ago
John Sullivan and Boris Johnson agreed to continue working to end the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons

US president unlikely to announce lift of sanctions at talks with North Korea leader - WSJ

TASS [Russian State News] - 15 hours 44 min ago
North Korea’s KCNA news agency reported on Saturday citing leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang halted nuclear tests and joined the global nuclear disarmament process

World notes that ‘Cold War is back,’ UN Secretary General Guterres says

TASS [Russian State News] - 17 hours 35 min ago
According to Antonio Guterres, the world now clearly noting that the Cold War is back

Nuclear deterrence concept not applicable to cyber space - Russian presidential envoy

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 22:25
Nuclear weapons and cyber space are two different areas, with their specific nuances, Andrei Krutskikh said

About 80 Syrians receive medical assistance from Russian military doctors

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 21:47
The Russian reconciliation center delivered humanitarian aid to the settlement of Aqraba in the province of Aleppo

Angola ready to accept Roscosmos’ offer to build another satellite - newspaper

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 20:42
The minister confirmed that payment for the production of the second satellite would come from the insurance reimbursement for the lost AngoSat-1 satellite worth 121 million US dollars

Armenia’s opposition to continue protests - lawmaker

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 19:55
The opposition leader demanded Sargsyan step down while the latter said it was inadmissible to try to intimidate the legitimate authorities

US embassy calls on Armenian government, opposition to show restraint

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 18:57
The situation in Yerevan remains very tense. The police detained 253 activists on Sunday alone

Opposition leaders reject political dialogue - Armenian parliament speaker

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 18:02
According to the parliament speaker, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian appeared at the rally and called on the leader of the protests MP Nikol Pashinyan to sit down at a negotiating table

Russian OPCW envoy pledges to bring Syrian boy in White Helmets video to OPCW as witness

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 17:46
An OPCW fact-finding mission arrived in Damascus on April 14 to probe into alleged chlorine bomb attack on the city of Douma by government troops on April 7

Armenian president calls on people not to imperil national security

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 17:06
Earlier, the Armenian prosecutor general’s office confirmed the arrest of opposition lawmakers Nikol Pashinyan, Ararat Mirzoyan and Sasun Mikaelian on charges of holding unauthorized rallies

No Russians hurt in Kabul explosion - Russian embassy

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 16:30
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, Reuters reported

Serbia receives four MiG-29 fighter jets from Belarus - defense minister

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 16:06
Six MiG-29 fighter jets reached Serbia in October 2017

Deployment of NATO inspectors in Donbass entails deterioration of situation - DPR command

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 16:02
A team of foreign inspectors who arrived in the conflict zone in Donbass on April 15 is a key cause of the deterioration of the situation at the contact line, the Donetsk News Agency quoted

Russia’s telecom watchdog says blocked Google IP addresses over Telegram

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:55
The company has not met the demands of Roscomnadzor and allowed Telegram to use its IP addresses for activity in Russia

Blast in Kabul kills at least 31, injures over 50 - TV

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:35
The explosion was carried out by a suicide bomber at a voter registration center

Syrian forces liberate neighborhood in southern outskirts of Damascus - TV

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:10
The militants suffered huge losses, Al-Manar TV station reported

Armenian police refute reports on detaining three opposition members

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:01
Nikol Pashinyan, Ararat Mirzoyan and Sasun Mikayelyan were forcibly pulled out from the rally, the police said

Police start dispersing rally in Yerevan

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:40
Earlier on Sunday, Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan walked out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan

BRICS Bank may get first international rating in late May - Russia’s Finance Ministry

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:10
Representatives of all BRICS coutries met with the three leading rating agencies and discussed the assignment of the rating, Sergei Storchak said

Armenian PM suspends talks with opposition leader

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:51
Serzh Sargsyan noted that a political force that "garnered 7-8% in the election, has no right to talk on behalf of the people"

Russia and US won’t participate in World Bank’s capital increase - minister

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:10
On Saturday the World Bank Group’s shareholders backed the decision to increase paid-in capital by $13 bln

German opposition politicians want to see Russia at G7 summit in Canada

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 07:10
Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries will meet in Toronto on Sunday

US Acting Secretary of State Sullivan calls on Ukraine’s authorities to raise gas tariffs

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 05:00
Sullivan met with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin on April 21

World Bank shareholders back decision to increase bank’s paid-in capital by $13 bln

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:12
According to the statement this measure will "greatly strengthen the global poverty fighting"

Armenian Prime Minister and opposition leader to hold talks on Sunday morning

TASS [Russian State News] - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 02:00
Earlier, he formed a road map for the opposition to resolve the internal political crisis

Militants hand 30 armored vehicles to Russian military in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:39
The Syrian government forces have taken control of the arsenals containing a large amount of munitions

25 people injured in heavy storm tearing through Moscow, central Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:14
Russia’s Hydro-meteorological Center released a Status Orange warning for Moscow overnight to April 22

Militants pull out from Syria’s Eastern Qalamoun - reconciliation center

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:06
For the purpose, a provisional humanitarian corridor was opened today, with the checkpoint in the populated locality of Ruheiba

Arms seized from militants shown in Syria’s Douma

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:04
Apart from that, the reporters were shown militants’ former underground base, their hospital and cells for hostages taken from local residents

Gale-force wind bring down trees, flips billboards, blows off roofs in Moscow

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:26
The wind demolished over 20 unsteady or poorly fixed structures, including roofs, billboards and canopies

Heavy storm grounds flights in Moscow

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 19:26
Сообщается, что 20 человек получили ранения в результате шторма. Семь госпитализированы.

Child dies, twelve injured in storm battering Moscow on Saturday - mayor

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:42
"Doctors could not save the girl who had been in critical condition," Moscow’s Mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote on his Twitter page

Russia’s PM congratulates Novruz Mamedov on appointment as Azerbaijan’s PM

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:25
The former government resigned on April 18 after Ilham Aliyev, who had been reelected for the fourth term on April 11, was sworn in as Azerbaijan’s president

Nine gunmen plotting terror attack on May Day shot dead in Dagestan

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:22
No one was hurt among civilians and law enforcers, a Spetsnaz officer sustained a light wound

Moscow’s mayor says seven injured in storm on Saturday

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:56
"Hundreds of trees have been uprooted," Sergei Sobyanin said

Protests ongoing in Armenia, police in control of situation

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:52
Local media reported that protesters have been attempting to block the highways connecting Yerevan and Ararat, Yerevan and Aparan along with another road between Gyumri and Artik

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission visits Douma - organization

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:20
The OPCW will evaluate the situation and consider future steps including another possible visit to Douma

Russia receives no notifications on lawsuit filed by US Democratic National Committee

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:18
"If the information is true, Democrats seem to be trying to somehow justify their defeat", said Maria Zakharova

Azerbaijan’s president announces new government

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:12
The former government resigned on April 18

Gunmen killed in counterterrorism operation in Russian North Caucasus region - source

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 15:40
A counterterrorism operation was launched in Derbent and Dagestan’s Derbent region at 13.30 Moscow Time earlier on Saturday

OPCW experts have left for Syrian Douma, Russia considers 11-day delay unacceptable

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 15:37
According to Maria Zakharova, Moscow expects OPCW experts to conduct an impartial investigation of the Douma incident

Russia has urged US to take steps to slow down military activities around Korean peninsula

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 14:22
Russia welcomes North Korean statement on suspension of nuclear, missile tests

Police haul off 62 opposition activists in Yerevan

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:19
Activists tried to cripple traffic on the streets

Russian foreign ministry regrets US refusal to issue visas to Bolshoi Theatre performers

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:27
A situation around issuing of US visas in Russia leads to "substantial difficulties for business, cultural, sport and even family ties", the statement said

Syria needs both military and political de-escalation - UN Syria envoy

TASS [Russian State News] - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 10:15
Staffan de Mistura expects "both Astana and Sochi to actually make a contribution to the Geneva process"

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