The armed conflict that swept eastern Ukraine in 2014 and is still ongoing displaced close to a million people, who fled the fighting.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has been left red-faced after telling reporters that “Russia will never catch up to the United States in the space race,” the Interfax news agency reported.
Russia may extend its embargo on many Western food products until the end of 2017, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Friday.
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was freed this week after two years in a Russian jail, has announced her readiness to become Ukrainian President, the Interfax news agency reported Friday.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Greece has skyrocketed by more than 500 percent, the Russian Tour Operators Association announced Friday.
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