Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the expansion of the Shanghai Security Organization in an interview with Xinhua, noting that the association is gaining relevance outside the region and inspiring respect worldwide.
The landmark meeting of the heads of all Orthodox Christian churches could be postponed as five out of 14 churches have pulled out. The head of external relations at the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion, explains the situation to RT.
Ahead of a visit to Athens for talks with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Vladimir Putin wrote an article for Greek daily Kathimerini, in which he praised the cooperation and future-oriented partnership between the two states.
Tax data will soon be easier to monitor, and revolutionary technologies will make paying them a hassle-free process, promised Mikhail Mishustin, the head of Russia’s Federal Tax Service, in an interview with RT in Beijing, where a major tax conference is taking place.
As Russian universities climb up the international education ratings following the launch of the transformative Project 5-100 programme, the Russian Education Minister reflects on what has already been done while setting ambitious new goals.
As Russia and the world celebrate the 55th anniversary of history’s first manned spaceflight made by Yury Gagarin, RT talked to the Director General of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency, who shared details on some exciting, ambitious plans now in the works.
In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with RT, the head of Russia’s Federal Migration Service, Konstantin Romodanovsky, has called on Europe to make a concerted effort to integrate refugees and offer them jobs, or risk an explosion of social tension.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has discussed the role of Russia in international relations, stressing the need for cooperation between Moscow and the West, in an article published in the Russia in Global Affairs magazine.
A ceasefire in Syria will come into effect on February 27, Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, said in a special address, in which he also expressed hope that all of the warring parties will support the action plan agreed upon by Moscow and Washington.
Russian scientists are studying the Zika virus and have already developed pilot samples of medication that could potentially be very effective in a “specific therapy” for the tropical disease, health minister Veronika Skvortsova said in an interview with RT.
Oleg Storchevoy, the deputy head of the Federal Air Transport Agency, says the organization is assisting with the investigation into the crash of flight MH17 over Ukraine. However, the data it has provided has largely been ignored by the Dutch authorities.
As Russia ushers in 2016, President Vladimir Putin has given his traditional televised address, aired at 5 minutes to midnight. This year he had special words for Russian soldiers fighting international terrorism. You can read the full speech below.