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Krasnoyarsk airport welcomes first passengers after reconstruction, TASS reports. The largest airport terminal in our country beyond the Ural Mountains was opened there. The first flight happened the day before. Almost a hundred people flew to Norilsk. The new terminal occupies almost sixty thousand square meters. Its capacity per year is almost five million people. ...

28.12.2017 Subject: Economics

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe suggests Russia to undertake joint activities on Kuril islands as soon as possible, RIA Novosti reports. Aforementioned issue the Prime Minister discussed with a deputy of the parliament Muneo Suzuki, who stands for relations development between Tokia and Moscow. Suzuki has noted that according to Shinzō Abe, Japan has to begin...

25.12.2017 Subject: Economics

One of the oldest Anthropological museums in Sydney, Australia opened exhibition Mammoths - Giants of the Ice Age, Russian weekly Unification – Edinenie reports. Its central showpiece is mammoth Luba that was discovered 10 years ago on Yamal. It's worth mentioning that...

21.11.2017 Subject: Array

American intelligence has published another portion of documents concerning murder of US president John Kennedy, TASS reports. Thousands of papers archived under wraps saw the light including the documents about the ex-KGB agent Yuri Nosenko. In the sixties, during his trip to the West, the son of shipbuilding industry’s minister of the Soviet Union sought...

20.11.2017 Subject: Economics

Russian Defence Ministry revealed materials stating that the Soviet Union helped Poland during WW2, TASS informs. The scale of this campaign was unprecedented, according to Defence Ministry. The documents are published in framework of the project under title Memory Against Oblivion. They were stored in central military archive. ...

17.11.2017 Subject: Economics

Archaeologists working near Kerch found a country estate, TASS informs. Scientists believe that it was built during the 1st century AD. It was the time when Bosporan Kingdom located at the territory of Western Crimea, the Tamansky Peninsula and lower lands of Don was going through the period of prosperity after several wars. ...

16.11.2017 Subject: Economics

Professor of Catholic University of Leuven Emmanuel Waegemans is awarded by label badge of Russian Foreign Ministry for Contribution into International Cooperation for his research called Peter the Great in Belgium, RIA Novosti informs. The awarding ceremony and presentation of the book in French language took place in Brussels. It was timed with...

15.11.2017 Subject: Array

Memorial ceremony honouring Russian soldiers who died one century ago in France during the First World War took place in Paris, RIA Novosti reports. The ceremony took place at the Russian expeditionary corps. High-rank French servicemen, Russian diplomats, Russian compatriots...

11.11.2017 Subject: Economics

Anniversary of the legendary parade of November 1941 was celebrated in Moscow today, RIA Novosti informs. The gala parade took place at Red Square at the anniversary of the Great October Revolution. The parade of 1941 was dedicated to 24th anniversary of the Great October Revolution....

07.11.2017 Subject: Economics

Memory of Russian Imperial Fleet lieutenant Mikhail Desyatov is honored in New York, TASS reports. Russian state flag and St. Andrew’s flag were set on his grave. Local authorities, Russian diplomats as well as Russian and US military officers were present at the memorial ceremony. Lieutenant’s grave is one of the first Russian military burial sites in US, registered by the...

22.10.2017 Subject: Economics

According to Russian Spiritual Cultural Center, anniversary of the Great October Revolution is to become the main topic of the coming week in Paris. Several activities are dedicated to this tremendous event of the last century, TASS reports. The October Lessons scientific conference starts at Quay Branley. Loud names of the world scientists are...

16.10.2017 Subject: Economics


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