Russian cutting-edge frigate completes shipbuilders’ sea trials - TASS

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:00
Russian cutting-edge frigate completes shipbuilders’ sea trials  TASS

The second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov has successfully completed shipbuilders' sea trials.

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Many Russians hoped that Hitler would free them from Stalin - HeritageDaily

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:00
Many Russians hoped that Hitler would free them from Stalin  HeritageDaily

To put it briefly: Ethnic Russians were much less loyal to the Soviet regime in their encounters with the German occupiers than historians have believed up to ...

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Putin disavows crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses, giving hope to detained - Religion News Service

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:00
Putin disavows crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses, giving hope to detained  Religion News Service

MOSCOW (RNS) — Before he was arrested in April, Anatoly Vilitkevich often went door to door in his hometown, proselytizing and passing out literature inviting ...

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Two Russian nuclear subs to complete sea trials this summer — source - TASS

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:00
Two Russian nuclear subs to complete sea trials this summer — source  TASS

MOSCOW, January 8. /TASS/. Russia's newest nuclear submarines, Prince Vladimir (Project 955A, the Borei-A class) and Kazan (Project 885M, the Yasen-M ...

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Elering: Russia may seek fees for system services in future - ERR News

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 11:00
Elering: Russia may seek fees for system services in future  ERR News

The likelihood that Russia seeks a fee from the Baltic states for frequency regulation will increase over time as investments made into Kaliningrad's electricity ...

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Russian cutting-edge frigate starts sea trials - TASS

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:00
Russian cutting-edge frigate starts sea trials  TASS

ST. PETERSBURG, December 21. /TASS/. The second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov built at the Severnaya Verf Shipyard in St. Petersburg in ...

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Russia’s Borei subs doubly quiet than US Virginia class - TASS

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:00
Russia’s Borei subs doubly quiet than US Virginia class  TASS

MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. Russia's Borei strategic missile submarines are doubly quiet than the US Virginia class, Director of the Kurchatov Institute R&D ...

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No more direct flights between two largest cities in Northwest-Russia - The Independent Barents Observer

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:00
No more direct flights between two largest cities in Northwest-Russia  The Independent Barents Observer

People from Murmansk and northern Norway now have to fly via St. Petersburg or Moscow to get to Arkhangelsk. “The flight to Murmansk can now take 10 to 12 ...

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Teenage boy who saved his mother from being raped dies - Sky News

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:00
Teenage boy who saved his mother from being raped dies  Sky News

The teenager had suffered serious injuries when he came home from school and found the attacker straddling his mother.

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Moscow garbage sparks mass protest across Northwest-Russia - The Independent Barents Observer

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:00
Moscow garbage sparks mass protest across Northwest-Russia  The Independent Barents Observer

About 25,000 people took part in the largest wave of protests in northern Russia since the 1990s. Construction of the huge landfill at Shies, deep into the forest ...

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Russia to start building naval cluster near St. Petersburg in 2019 - TASS

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 11:00
Russia to start building naval cluster near St. Petersburg in 2019  TASS

The Defense Ministry's funds have been used to reconstruct some facilities in St. Petersburg.

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Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport to bear Pushkin's name - FRANCE 24

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:00
Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport to bear Pushkin's name  FRANCE 24

Moscow (AFP). Moscow's main Sheremetyevo airport will bear the name of Russia's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin, according to results of a nation-wide vote ...

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Russian Detainee Dies in US Immigration Custody - VOA News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:00
Russian Detainee Dies in US Immigration Custody  VOA News

After nearly a year in detention, a months-long hunger strike, and a deportation order, 40-year-old Mergensana Amar died in U.S. immigration custody this month ...

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First Ancient DNA From Finland Reveals Early Ancestors' Migration From Siberia - IFLScience

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:00
First Ancient DNA From Finland Reveals Early Ancestors' Migration From Siberia  IFLScience

Researchers have found evidence for how humans first spread from Siberia to Finland and Northwest Russia thousands of years ago.

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A Russian icebreaker caught fire in St. Petersburg — the latest in a series of shipyard accidents - Business Insider

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:00
A Russian icebreaker caught fire in St. Petersburg — the latest in a series of shipyard accidents  Business Insider

A fire aboard the under-construction Russian icebreaker Viktor Chernomyrdin engulfed a significant portion of the ship and injured at least two people before it ...

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Medical examiner calls immigrant detainee's death a suicide - The Daily Herald

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:00
Medical examiner calls immigrant detainee's death a suicide  The Daily Herald

A Russian asylum seeker who conducted a hunger strike to protest the conditions at an immigration jail in Tacoma died by suicide, the Pierce County Medical ...

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Nord Stream 2: project fact box - World Pipelines

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 11:00
Nord Stream 2: project fact box  World Pipelines

Nord Stream 2 will form part of a modern corridor connecting Europe to vast gas reserves in Northern Siberia.

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Nord Stream 2: project fact box - World Pipelines

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 11:00
Nord Stream 2: project fact box  World Pipelines

Nord Stream 2 will form part of a modern corridor connecting Europe to vast gas reserves in Northern Siberia.

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Heavy haul tests to improve capacity to the ports - Railway Gazette International

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 11:00
Heavy haul tests to improve capacity to the ports  Railway Gazette International

RUSSIA: A Type 2ES10 Granite twin-section electric freight locomotive manufactured by the Ural Locomotives joint venture of Sinara (51%) and Siemens (49%) ...

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Heavy flamethrowers unit assumes combat duty in northwest Russia - TASS

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:00
Heavy flamethrowers unit assumes combat duty in northwest Russia  TASS

The TOS-1A Solntsepyok heavy flamethrower is a multiple launch rocket system, which comprises a BM-1 combat vehicle, a TZM-T transporter-loader and an ...

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