The English-language newspaper The St. Petersburg Times, which is published in St. Petersburg, has to suspended publication due to the difficult economic situation, the paper's editor Simon Patterson told Interfax on Monday.
Russian Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov has expressed hope for swift recognition by the United States of the uselessness of its sanctions against Russia and suggested that Moscow would respond to Washington's restrictive measures against Crimea
The Crimean naval base that operated as part of the Russian Black Sea Fleet until 1996 was revived as a separate unit at the beginning of December, Interfax-AVN was told at the fleet's headquarters on Sunday
Russia's position on a contract with France for the construction and delivery of the Mistral helicopter carriers remains unchanged: Moscow would be equally whether France transfers the ships or refunds all money invested in the project by Russia, says Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov
The proposals to expel Russia from the UN Security Council and a draft law renouncing the non-bloc status of Ukraine play into the hands of party of war supporters, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said
The Ukrainian Security Service hopes to end the investigation into the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight crash in the Donetsk region next year on the condition that detectives will have access to the crash scene
It was announced on December 16 that Orbital Sciences had signed a contract with Energomash for the supply of new RD-181 rocket engines. Starting in 2015 they will be used in the assembly of the Antares rocket