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  • Russia's new hypersonic Sarmat ICBM has begun active testing – Putin (VIDEO)
    Russia's new hypersonic Sarmat ICBM has begun active testing – Putin (VIDEO)
    Russia's new hypersonic Sarmat ICBM, which is capable of overcoming missile defense systems, has completed tests and is a "breakthrough" for the country's missile program, according to President Vladimir Putin.
  • Putin acts to counter hack attacks on top Russian officials
    Putin acts to counter hack attacks on top Russian officials
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has given the Federal Guard Service (FSO) powers to counter hack attacks on state data resources as well as to protect the personal data of senior state officials and their families.
  • Republicans increasingly see Russia as an ally – poll
    Republicans increasingly see Russia as an ally – poll
    Following the lead of President-elect Donald Trump, Republicans say their views of Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, are improving, according to a new poll. The percentage of Republicans who call Russia an enemy has dropped 11 points since August.
  • PM Medvedev to lead United Russia list in 2016 parliamentary polls - report
    PM Medvedev to lead United Russia list in 2016 parliamentary polls - report
    United Russia will be led during elections by its current leader Dmitry Medvedev. Party officials said this would help make the president a non-partisan figure, but assured reporters that Vladimir Putin will always remain their “moral leader.”
  • Neocon doldrums: ​Iran deal points to global ‘shift of power’
    Neocon doldrums: ​Iran deal points to global ‘shift of power’
    The Iran nuclear agreement hammered out in Vienna promises to attract heated political opposition from detractors in Washington and Israel, but Iran deserves to be an active partner on the global stage, Middle East experts tell RT.
  • Why Russia launched New Technology Initiative
    Why Russia launched New Technology Initiative
    Rapid technological progress in the 21st century promotes global transformations and, among other things, shapes a new world order where leadership belongs to countries that pursue an active scientific, technological and industrial policy.
  • BRICS/SCO sow panic in Exceptionalistan
    BRICS/SCO sow panic in Exceptionalistan
    As austerity-ravaged Europe watches its undemocratic “institutions” grapple with the Greek tragedy, and the US backtracks on a fair nuclear deal with Iran, geopolitical tectonic plates are shifting in the Urals.
  • Russia should move to the national payment card this year - Putin
    Russia should move to the national payment card this year - Putin
    Russia should switch to the national payment card by the end of 2015, said President Putin, adding that the country needs to change the situation where more than 90 percent of Russians use foreign payment cards, such as Visa or MasterCard.
  • Pamela Anderson writes to Putin on behalf of endangered Fin whales
    Pamela Anderson writes to Putin on behalf of endangered Fin whales
    The Baywatch series star actress Pamela Anderson has written an open letter to the Russian President, urging him to use his authority over Russian territorial waters to block the passage of a cargo ship carrying 1,700 tonnes of fin whale meat to Japan.