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  • Kremlin promises to respond to Britain's Magnitsky case sanctions

    Russia will respond to Britain's sanctions in connection with the Magnitsky case, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said at a briefing on Tuesday.

    According to him, Moscow "can only regret" London's decision to list 25 Russians, including the head of the Russian Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, former Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor Grin, as well as employees of the Russian Interior Ministry, the Federal Penitentiary Service and the judiciary, who Britain considers responsible for …

  • Kremlin urges Germany to build factories in Russia

    Russia expects to expand cooperation with German businesses and establish joint production of high value-added products in Russian territory, stated Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov during the online conference "Russia and the World in 2021", organized by the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce.

    According to the Minister, Germans could begin construction of factories for the auto industry, aviation industry, railway engineering and energy.

    German companies were pioneers in …

  • Kremlin: Russia’s relations with Poland are ‘at their lowest level’

    Relations between Russia and Poland are "at their lowest possible level", this goes against the interests of the two countries, said Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Channel One Russia.

    "Our relations with Poland today do not just leave much to be desired, they are bad. They are probably at their lowest level, which is clearly contrary to the interests of our two countries, because the peoples of our two countries would be interested in the opposite," said Peskov, as quoted by …

  • Kremlin accuses Washington of aggression in space

    The American strategy in space demonstrates Washington’s aggression, stated the Russian Foreign Ministry following the publication of the Defense Space Strategy of the United States.

    "The document confirms the aggressive direction of Washington's course in the space sphere. The ultimate goal is to ensure "American military superiority in space," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

    The Ministry stressed that the United States considers space as an arena for combat operations, not only defensive, …

  • ‘Sanitizing tunnel’ installed in Putin's residence

    A special tunnel to protect against coronavirus has been installed at Vladimir Putin's residence in Novo-Ogarevo, RIA Novosti reports.

    It is reported that the tunnel has been developed by a company from the city of Penza and is intended for disinfection of visitors.

    “A sanitizing tunnel has been installed in Putin's residence. A person is disinfected by a misty cloud.

    The tunnel was developed by a company from Penza,” reported RIA Novosti.

    "Anyone who passes through the tunnel is covered in …

  • Romania's Foreign Ministry summons Russian ambassador over Kremlin’s comments about Romanian National Defense Strategy

    The Romanian Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador to Bucharest, Valery Kuzmin, because of a statement made by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova about the Romanian National Defense Strategy.

    "The reference to Russia in the Romanian National Defense Strategy should not come as a surprise, as this is a consequence of the well-known behavior of the Russian side in the region in recent years. We consider this behavior as destabilizing," reads the statement on the …

  • Kremlin considers classifying data on the state of Russian economy

    The record-breaking collapse of the Russian economy since the 1990s instead of the promised "breakthrough" to growth rates caused "cognitive dissonance" among Russian officials, who began to look for ways to hide uncomfortable figures from the public.

    Reuters reports, citing sources familiar with the situation, that a number of government officials from the team of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin proposed to classify the economic statistics for April, when the country closed stores, …

  • Kremlin bans import of cheap gasoline to Russia

    Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree imposing a temporary ban on the import of fuel into Russia, reports

    According to the document published on the website of the Russian government, gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, ship fuel and gasoil will be prohibited from being imported until October 1.

    Until 15 July, the Russian Government has the right to change the duration of the restrictions, both by extending it and by lifting it earlier.

    Russian authorities …

  • Kremlin claims that 123 fugitive oligarchs want to return to Russia

    123 businessmen, against whom criminal cases were initiated at different times, are willing to return to Russia, reports TASS, referring to the report of Boris Titov, the commissioner for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs under the Russian president.

    "The commissioner was approached by entrepreneurs who had previously carried out business activities in the Russian Federation, but were forced to leave the Russian Federation due to the circumstances related to the criminal …

  • Kremlin: U.S. is trying to destabilize Russia

    The U.S. is trying to destabilize the situation in Russia by spreading misinformation about the situation with COVID-19 pandemic in Russia and Putin’s falling public support, stated the chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

    "The purpose of all these planned attacks is obvious - to destroy Russia. We must prevent this from happening," he said.

    Volodin noted that the purpose of the U.S. attacks is to discredit the Russian president, the main institutions of power and key …