The death rate in Russia increases dramatically during the holiday season in January, when the nation celebrates New Year and Christmas
Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist, the man, who developed nuclear warheads, Yevgeny Avrorin, died at age 86
The great Western media showed to the world the recent protests and street demonstrations in various cities of Iran as a general revolt against established power and motivated by the noblest of reasons: misery. Teheran's government in recent years would have failed to guarantee a dignified life to the population, in defending above all the weaker part of the Iranian people. The citizens of Iran would then protest as exasperated.
Aeroflot representatives explained the reasons behind the decision to withdraw Alisa Arshavina, the ex-wife of well-known Russian football player Andrei Arshavin, from flight
The new bomb, known as "Drel" ("Drill") undergoes standard tests in accordance with the program of the Defence Ministry
The new bomb, known as "Drel" ("Drill") undergoes standard tests in accordance with the program of the Defence Ministry
The new Russian motion picture "Move Up" has topped the weekend box office in Russia during long New Year and Christmas holidays
One of the most important priorities is to maintain parity in the field of strategic nuclear forces, the development of high-precision military systems
The Russian authorities do not consider exiting the WTO against the background of diversification of Russian exports
Sexual harassment, gender equality, gender abuse, abuse of power... call it what you will. No country has done more for women's rights that Russia/the USSR so it is fitting to highlight what happened at the Golden Globes 2018 in these pages, for this weekend women spoke out loud and clear for their rights. And we must continue to do so.
I found this article on the blog "Goofynomics" by Alberto Bagnai, a well-known Italian professor of economics who has always been hostile to the Euro, to the Troika, to Brussels for a set of reasons with which I personally agree.
The bellicose rhetoric from Washington and Pyongyang is not a reason for laughter at all, although it looks ridiculously childish
A Russian company that manufactures plastic products has unveiled a curious toy - a plastic replica of the renowned S-300 missile system
SwissPort, the company for ground services of Aeroflot flights at the airport of Washington, the USA, refused to service the flights of the Russian air carrier
The wave of attacks by the great Iberian press against Russia has not subsided. In October it was the turn of the Catalan issue, when all the Spanish media expressly opposed to the secessionist referendum blamed Moscow for having invented a strategy of disinformation that had fuelled the separatist sentiment.
43 years ago, my parents owned a public swimming pool. In the summer season, there was a lifeguard that I remember fondly. He was a handsome, kind and idealistic young man, always with a pipe in the corner of his mouth. He studied to be a priest and wanted to visit the Amazon someday. He could talk about it passionately for hours.
And the next stop, ladies and gentlemen, in the Middle Eastern power ride, after Iraq and Syria, is Iran. How predictable. So before the western propaganda machine gets its cogs turning, let us see exactly what this story is about and let us try to find the truth. What is happening in Iran and why? Er... nothing much... read on!!
Are you lonely tonight? Nobody to hold you and tell you that they love you? Has your next-of-kin passed away and no-one else is left, or cares? Nobody to share your meal this year-end and to share your dreams? No grandchildren to play with because they are somewhere else, the children with their in-laws? Where's all that loving gone?
Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, declared in an op-ed article in the New York Times this week that he is, and I quote, "Proud of (US) diplomacy". The analogy that springs to mind is that of a father defending his demented son who has just murdered a family of six but left one sitting in a wheelchair because he ran out of bullets.
Muslims and Christians should be able to stay wherever they want in Jerusalem while Israeli citizens should also be able to settle down wherever they want in the Middle East
The Russian Federation has restored its military potential, and this means that a big war with NATO has been at least canceled
US helicopters have evacuated leaders of the Islamic State* terrorist organisation from Deir az-Zor province to Hasakah province
On the last Friday of 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin will work till 6 or 7 p.m. The president will hold a number of internal meetings
Israeli and US officials developed a joint strategic program to contain Iran during a recent meeting at the White House
Silvio Berlusconi, the leader of the center-right party Forza Italia, stated that sanctions against Russia were harmful to the European Union
A commuter bus crashed into a bus stop in the north-west of Moscow on December 29, three people were hurt
The frightened man called the police. It turned out that the day before he had invited an acquaintance to visit
The list of people, whose names Russia will remember in 2017, contains the individuals, whom everyone knows, but not everybody likes. In 2017, those people have made a number of mistakes
Heard the one about Nimrata Randhawa, whoops sorry, Nikki Haley, you know the USA's Ambassador to the United Nations, falling for a prank call admitting that Russia interfered in a non-existent country in the South China Sea called Binomo? Like, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Or is it, ROTFLMAO?
Hotels of three international chains - Sheraton, Shangri-La and Kempinski - found themselves in the center of a large scandal in China
FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov said a short while ago that terrorists were planning attacks during Winter Olympic Games in Sochi
Russia remains free from external influence, and Russian policies find support among elites of many countries of the world, especially in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America
The explosion at "Perekryostok" ("Crossroads") supermarket in St. Petersburg was a terrorist attack, President Putin said
We have a dream. We have a dream in which Humankind can live as brothers and sisters around our common lake, the seas, a dream in which crises are discussed and solved at the discussion table, in which terrorism ceases to exist, a world which is clean and unpolluted where we respect Nature and the planet's other inhabitants.
Why do Russians keep big dogs in small apartments? Why do Russians like plastic bags so much? Why do Russians drink tea all the time?
In Ukraine, eyewitnesses filmed a video on the "fight" of a man with a pig on the roof of a wagon
As of November 2017, as many as 3,140 Ukrainians have been released from the two unrecognised republics, mostly after operations near Debaltsevo
There is no arrogance in Islam - there is tolerance in Islam instead. Islam has all the things that the Western world has been propagandizing for long already
Russia's Roscosmos space agency has lost connection with Angola's first-ever spacecraft - AngoSat telecommunications satellite
From January 1, 2018, Russia is to reduce the number of airfields that the United States is allowed to use under the Open Skies Treaty
Even though Russia has taken a huge effort to destroy terrorists in Syria, the Russian Air Force continues struggling against them
Moscow law-enforcement agencies are investigating circumstances of the shooting that took place in the south of the city, on the territory of the Menshevik confectionery
In the year 2017, it became clear that America will not be able to hold on to the world leadership much longer, and Russia-China are preparing to take over
The hysteria in the West associated with the emergence of the Russian flag is based on objective, rather than far-fetched reasons
A powerful explosion occurred in the sky over the city of Simferopol, the Crimea, on December 26. The origin of the explosion remains unknown
India is one of three largest buyers of Russian arms in the world. The portfolio of Russia's military contracts with India is evaluated at over $35 billion
The construction of the Omsk subway system commenced in 1992. The subway was to be launched in 2008, then in 2012, 2015 and 2016
The ER vehicle could not approach the building, where the woman lived, so she had to be taken to the hospital in a loader bucket
It was previously reported that the driver of the bus was in a state of shock after the terrible accident, in which he killed four people, including a child
The driver of the bus that crashed into the underground passage near Slavyansky Boulevard metro station in Moscow said that it was the first time when he was driving the bus
The level of civilisation of society can be determined from its attitude to death penalty. This punishment still remains in use in the USA and China
It is believed that Baba Vanga could see the future indeed, but many of her predictions have not materialized
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has refused to register a group of voters, who nominated opposition activist Aleksei Navalny for the presidential election in Russia
A bus rammed into a group of people on Slavyansky Boulevard in Moscow on December 25.
According to preliminary information, at least 15 people were hurt
Syrian media center published a video, in which a MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Syrian Air Force, flies just a few meters from the ground above a settlement
In St. Petersburg, a shootout occurred between two men at night of December 24. The conflict sparked near a grocery store
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow had no plans to relocate Russian troops from Hmeymim airbase in Syria to Egypt
Regular readers of Pravda.Ru may recall that one of the theories I've discussed in previous articles is that most of the conflicts in the world are not driven by "good vs. evil," but simply by clashes between varying degrees of evil-those that most people accept as the course of "doing business," vs. those that "shock the conscience."
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, has stated loud and clear that Russia annexed Crimea illegally. Whether this was simply a pigfaced lie, the tendency to display insolence, or else the result of sheer ignorance on a level which questions her capacities to hold her position, is what is unclear. So let us set the record straight.
General Robert Neller, the commander of the US Marine Corps stationed in Norway, announced the impending "big-ass fight."
The world's longest and cruelest embargo was without a doubt the US sanctions imposed on Cuba, which started in 1958 and lifted in December 2014
The West can never seem to understand the specialness of Russia and its people, especially now, when most Russians believe that Russia is going in the right direction - against the West
McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain, started testing a new service in Russia enable customers have their order brought to their table
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, called himself "a convinced Russophile"
The conflict lasted throughout the flight and then continued at the airport of Kaliningrad and even on the parking lot of the airport
In Moscow, a man suffered a fatal injury when he stumbled upon a glass table while walking around the apartment in his virtual reality glasses
A scientific experiment, which Vice Prime Minister Rogozin presented to Serbian President Vučić in Moscow on Tuesday, December 19, has shocked many Russians.
The number of sanctions lists continues growing fast, and one may lose count of them already. What is Russia going to do about it?
Gays and lesbians will be allowed to hold hands and kiss each other when attending football matches of the World Cup 2018 tournament in Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin interrupted his participation in the meeting of the Council for Culture by saying that he had to make an urgent call
Border guards of North Korea and South Korea exchanged gunshots after a North Korean soldier fled across the border
The Russian army will be able to solve combat tasks with the help of kamikaze robots in the near future
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Israel was not going to recognise the UN General Assembly's vote on Jerusalem
The function of the lungs begins to deteriorate at around the age of 30, and the rate of their demise depends on person's general state of health
The volunteers were asked to take annual tests for cognitive abilities of the brain (attention, memory, thinking)
Two Russian top managers - Dmitry Samokhin and Anatoly Smorgonsky - announced the consolidation of their assets into the new holding company Ambite
Before the end of 2017, China is going to introduce something that is going to create serious competition for the omnipresent US currency
A Russian design bureau won the competition for the design of the identity of the London World Chess Championship in 2018
The video shows the passengers - a man and a woman - getting inside a cab and telling the driver the address
A ten-year-old fifth grader broke his spine during a class in physical education
Student from Novy Urengoy, Nikolay Desyatnichenko, is facing harassment on the Internet after his infamous speech at Germany's Bundestag, where he delivered a report about soldiers of Wehrmacht
The UN General Assembly adopted Ukraine's resolution which condemns violations of human rights that allegedly take place in the Crimea
What signal did Russia send having withdrawn its officers from the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire
When the UN was established on 24October 1945, little over five months after the end of World War 11, the organization's stated aims were to prevent further devastating conflicts. In spite of the fact that 193 out of the world's 195 nations are Member States, it has failed woefully.
Russian cosmonaut Sergei Ryazansky, who has recently returned from the International Space Station, said that open space has a typical smell of metal welding
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the forum of the All-Russian People's Front that Russian people would be able to cope with all problems
The International Olympic Committee has prohibited Russian Paralympic athletes from mentioning their citizenship on social networks
Representatives of the Chinese embassy in Washington expressed an opinion that assessments contained in the US national security strategy would lead to the isolation of the United Sates of America
America has declared an economic war on Russia, and the USA is never going to lift sanctions from Russia
In addition to another step towards the creation of a full-fledged segment of the US global missile defense, Japan receives a qualitatively new military potential
Russia's former tennis star and model Anna Kournikova gave birth to twins after 16 years of relationship with her no less famous boyfriend Enrique Iglesias
The very first moment when we made contact, at the Beijing airport, with other North Korean passengers and with Air Koryo staff (who certainly helped each others busily), we began to realize that the relationship between the citizens of People's Korea surpasses camaraderie and friendship: they are a great family.
Putin's Sunday call to Trump, was an illustration of what the two countries could have achieved, if they had toned down contradictions
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Moscow has a "moral right" to count on financial "returns" from efforts to liberate Syria from terrorists
In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. That's a population larger than the Republic of Korea's
The forecast focuses on the continuing decline in prices on oil because of the growing popularity of electric vehicle
Russia's national broadcasting company "Sakha" invited producers of the popular "Game of Thrones" TV series to shoot the 8th and final season of the project in the Republic of Yakutia (Siberia)
Originally, the program was supposed to be approved in 2016, but the president postponed its adoption for two years due to the unstable economic situation
The son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, will participate in the presidential election in Libya
An underground railway terminal is to be built at Ryazanskaya transport hub in Moscow before 2019