Alisher Usmanov, the owner of Metalloinvest metals giant and a major shareholder in London's Arsenal Football Club, has moved to the top of the Sunday Times Rich List in 2013 with an estimated fortune of 13.3 billion British pounds ($20.3 billion).
Finance ministers of the BRICS countries agreed to set up delegations that would work out the main principles for the establishment of a development bank by this fall, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said.
Russia will base its French-made Mistral-class amphibious assault ships in the Far East ports of Vladivostok and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky when they enter service, a senior Defense Ministry official said in an interview
Russia has published its own list of US officials banned from Russia in response to the US’s list of Russian officials facing visa and financial sanctions under the Magnitsky Act, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on its websit
The United States on Friday released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa and financial sanctions under the controversial Magnitsky Act, which punishes Russians that Washington deems complicit in human rights abuses.
A flaming meteorite streaked across the sky and slammed into central Russia on Friday with a massive boom that blew out windows and damaged thousands of buildings around the city of Chelyabinsk, injuring more than 1,000 people in the area, officials
The Russian Defense Ministry has decided to abandon plans for construction of two Mistral class amphibious assault ships under the French license in Russia, business daily Vedomosti said on Friday citing a government source.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed an action program be worked out to minimize possible risks involved in the upcoming reduction of the international military presence in Afghanistan.
Tajikistan has signaled readiness to join the Customs Union of the ex-Soviet republics of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan to reap the benefits of closer economic integration, Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Secretary General Tair Mansurov said o
The Kremlin “closely” follows “the public discussion” on lawmakers’ plans to ban US citizens from adopting Russian children, but will not make any comments so far, Russian president’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the Kommersant daily on Wednesday.
Russia's Foreign Ministry will do everything within its power to establish the circumstances surrounding the abduction of the Russian nationals in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.