Tag: russian news – www.hromedia.com

Russia approves amnesty covering Pussy Riot, Greenpeace crew

Russia approves amnesty covering Pussy Riot, Greenpeace crew

Dec 18, – Russian MPs have backed an amnesty that may include some of the country’s best-known prisoners including Pussy Riot and the Greenpeace Arctic protesters. The State Duma in Moscow unanimously approved the law at its third reading and it is expected to come into force within days. It covers at least 20,000 prisoners, […]

December 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Moscow confirms deployment of Iskander missiles on NATO borders

Moscow confirms deployment of Iskander missiles on NATO borders

Dec 17, Moscow – Lithuania and Poland expressed concern on Monday about signals that Russia has deployed state-of-the-art missiles in a territory that borders the NATO countries. The U.S. State Department also said that it has urged Russia to avoid taking any steps that could destabilize that region. Russia’s Defense Ministry gave an oblique response […]

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Russia and France still differ on Syria

Russia and France still differ on Syria

Sep 17, – French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have held talks on the Syrian crisis. The talks served only to confirm differences of opinion between the countries. The French and Russian foreign ministers, meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, admitted that their two countries differed in their approach to the […]

September 17, 2013 | By | Reply More