Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Russian and Chinese warships conducted the first joint patrol in the Pacific Ocean, the Russian Ministry of Defence said on Saturday.
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Ukraine's possible NATO entry would be an extremely dangerous step, which would force Moscow to react, the alliance was warned about the possible consequences, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko told Sputnik on Thursday.
Analysts feel that the passage of 10 Chinese and Russian warships through a narrow strait in the north of Japan on Monday did not violate Japan’s territorial waters, but has exploited a loophole that’s set alarm bells ringing in Tokyo.
Moscow/Sputnik: Russia confirmed a record high of 31,299 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, up from 28,717 the day before, bringing the cumulative total to 7,892,980, the federal response center said on Thursday.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said the country is concerned over the activity of the Islamic State terrorist group in Afghanistan.
Oslo, Norway/IBNS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday announced the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their 'courageous efforts' to safeguard freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia respectively.
Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Saturday he believed that US delegates in Geneva saw his point in the mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine certificates.
New York: The Russian Foreign Minister addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday, calling for a new consensus to uphold the “purposes and principles” of the UN’s founding document, the UN Charter, and a rejection of the Western-backed “Rules Based Order” concept.
New York: International recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders here for the UN General Assembly.
Moscow, UNI/Sputnik: A search group found the remains of the crew members of Russia's An-26 aircraft on the site of its crash in the Khabarovsk region, all of them died, a spokesman for emergency services told Sputnik on Thursday.
Moscow/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed the United States and its allies for the 'new crisis' that developed in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of troops by the Joe Biden administration.
Vladivostok, Russia/UNI/SPUTNIK: Russian President Vladimir Putin described the situation in Afghanistan after the US troops withdrawal as a humanitarian catastrophe.
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban cannot be settled in its neighbouring countries even temporarily as "militants showing up here under cover of refugees" isn't acceptable to him, Russian news agencies reported.
Kabul/Sputnik: The Taliban (terrorist organization, banned in Russia) have released 340 "political prisoners" in Farah province in western Afghanistan, the Shamshad News broadcaster reported Saturday.
Moscow: German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and sought support in rescuing local Afghan forces after the Taliban seized power.