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Reporting on its own dissolution, the respected news agency said it and The Voice of Russia radio will be scrapped.
Human rights advisers to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday criticized his proposal to free some prisoners on the 20th anniversary of Russia's constitution, arguing it was far too limited to help ease social tensions.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has a history of being humiliated, most memorably in the 2004 Orange Revolution that deprived him of the presidency.
Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247.
The virtues of prison, like this gulag above, were touted as having a beneficial role to play in the creation of literary genius.
Stockholm Pride stuck it to Russian president Vladimir Putin by sending him a "Lovie Award" with the inscription: "To a man with a heart of stone, here's a heart of gold."
Dmitry Kiselyov uses his weekly news program as a soapbox to promote some of the Kremlin's most controversial policies and denigrate the West.
Russian president Vladimir Putin' s sudden decision to abolish state news agency RIA Novosti and establish a new, more tightly controlled national multimedia outlet named Rossiya Segodnya may have been prompted by fears that neighboring Ukrainian's current political unrest could spill over the border.
Russian flotilla headed by the flagship of the Northern Fleet, cruiser Peter the Great, September 2013 Russia will create forces in the Arctic in 2014 to ensure military security and protect the country's national interests in the region, which President Vladimir Putin has named among the government's top priorities.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, comparing him to Mahatma Gandhi and Soviet dissident and Nobel prize-winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
William Browder is trying to hold to account Russians whom he claims are responsible for the death of his lawyer, and US officials have drawn up a blacklist of those said to have been involved in the case.
Three crises, one president, many bewildered friends. The first crisis, barely noticed here, is Ukraine's sudden turn away from Europe and back to the Russian embrace.
A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
Russian president Vladimir Putin Monday announced sweeping reforms to state-owned broadcasters and news agencies that will dissolve Russia's state news agency At a stroke of a pen by presidential decree, Putin scrapped the state news agency and issued orders to establish a new Russian Information Agency that will incorporate Kremlin international ... (more)
A decree published on the Kremlin's website on Monday announced the appointment of Dmitry Kiselyov to be head of Russia Today, which will replace RIA Novosti in a major structural overhaul of the company.