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Record Number of Agreements Signed During ATOMEXPO-2017

Record Number of Agreements Signed During ATOMEXPO-2017

The ATOMEXPO International Forum was organized by Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom.This year, more than 6,500 delegates and guests from 65 countries around the world participated in the event; 33 countries were represented by official government delegations. The number of companies that participated in the forum has also increased: the representatives of 653 companies took part in the exhibition. One of the main events of the business program ATOMEXPO 2017 was[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Why NATO’s Increased Reconnaissance Activity ‘Comes as No Surprise to Russia’

Why NATO’s Increased Reconnaissance Activity ‘Comes as No Surprise to Russia’

Russia’s jets have intercepted 14 foreign spy planes near its national borders in a week, the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper reported on Thursday. Russia’s MiG-31 and Su-27 fighters were scrambled in response to 23 flybys, most of them by US planes. The paper estimated that US RC-135 planes and Global Hawk drones had been involved in ten reconnaissance missions, four were conducted by Norwegian P-3 Orions, and three[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
In Kalashnikov’s Long Shadow: Russia’s Top 5 Little-Known Assault Rifles

In Kalashnikov’s Long Shadow: Russia’s Top 5 Little-Known Assault Rifles

That said, Soviet and Russian arms makers have come up with a flurry of other assault rifles which, though not so mass-produced as the Kalashnikovs, have still proved their efficiency thanks to their unconventional design. A-91 Even though Soviet arms manufacturers have experimented with the bullpup design where action is located behind the trigger group, bullpup assault rifles have seen limited production and are in service with a[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Confederations Cup 2017 is Very Important for Russia, Here’s Why

Confederations Cup 2017 is Very Important for Russia, Here’s Why

Alexei Smertin said that Russian footballers should play more official games on the international level, rather than just friendly matches. “We have spent several seasons playing friendlies, but official games are different. That’s why the Confederations Cup is so important both from the standpoint of medals and the number of games played. We need to play with strong rivals to test our abilities and move on to a higher level,”[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Putin Asks to Speed Up Reconstruction of Great Mithridates Stairs in Crimea

Putin Asks to Speed Up Reconstruction of Great Mithridates Stairs in Crimea

KIEV (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Putin arrived in the Crimea and visited the International Children’s Center Artek. « Last year we took the decision and the entire year was spent solely on producing the design and estimate documentation, but the Crimean head is not the one to blame, there is common work supported by Moscow’s ministries… If you need support of other Moscow’s structures, let’s do this,[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Main Program of XIX World Youth Festival in Russia’s Sochi Approved

Main Program of XIX World Youth Festival in Russia’s Sochi Approved

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The primary program for the festival, which is will be held in the Russian resort city of Sochi in October, has been approved by WFDY, Kirienko said Friday. « We expect that the meeting of the International Organizing Committee will provide us with recommendations and suggestions. We still have some time, but the main program has been approved by the WFDY, we are moving within the framework of preparing to implement[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Russia’s Advanced MC-21 Plane Accomplishes First Stage of Test Flights

Russia’s Advanced MC-21 Plane Accomplishes First Stage of Test Flights

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — New Russian advanced MС-21 passenger plane has successfully performed another test flight, thus completing the first stage of testing, the company said in statement Friday. « [On] June 23, 2017, MC-21-300 test aircraft performed another flight, which completes the first stage of the in-plant testing, » the statement read. Such characteristics as stability and ability to control the aircraft, as well as the working capacity of the systems,[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Putin Says Work in KGB Was Tied to Non-Official Cover Espionage

Putin Says Work in KGB Was Tied to Non-Official Cover Espionage

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his work in the Soviet state security committee KGB was related to « illegal intelligence, » and wished happiness to the Russian illegal agents who were currently on duty. « All my work in the USSR foreign intelligence agencies was connected not just with the Foreign Intelligence Service [SVR], but specifically with illegal intelligence, » Putin told Rossiya 1 broadcaster in an interview. The[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
About 150,000 Foreigners Applied for Participation in XIX World Youth Festival

About 150,000 Foreigners Applied for Participation in XIX World Youth Festival

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The XIX World Festival of Youth and students is scheduled for October 14-21, and expects to attract young specialists aged between 18 and 35 from different spheres worldwide. The event’s limit of participants is set at 20,000. « The total figure, probably, has already exceeded 150,000 and now we have to choose 20,000 participants that will go to the festival from 150,000 of potential ones, » Petushkov told reporters. The organizer[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Australian Diplomats Praised Security at Confederations Cup

Australian Diplomats Praised Security at Confederations Cup

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Diplomats from Australia and New Zealand visited the National Center for Crisis Management (NCMC) of the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM) and highly appreciated the safety of the events of the FIFA Confederation Cup, the press service of ministry said. « Representatives of the diplomatic staff of the embassies of New Zealand and Australia in Moscow visited the National Center for Crisis Management of the Emergencies Ministry. The interest shown by foreign colleagues[La suite……]

juin 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
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