30.10.13 09:54 Politics
The criminal charge against Sinyakov was changed from an act of piracy into an act hooliganism punished by the Russian Criminal Code. Sinyakov will remain in custody until the end of November, it said.
30.10.13 09:53 Politics
The Dutch king will visit Russia to attend the events to close the cross years of Russia in the Netherlands and the Netherlands in Russia, the Russian presidential press service reported on Tuesday.
30.10.13 09:51 Politics
The king’s visit to Moscow was timed to coincide with an official closing ceremony of the Year of the Netherlands in Russia and the Year of Russia in the Netherlands. A concert of the orchestra of the Amsterdam Philharmonic Society (Concertgebouw Royal orchestra)will crown the cross year of friendship between the two countries,
30.10.13 09:50 Politics
In the meantime, the prime minister's office declined to comment on its counterespionage steps. The government also takes some other precautions after former CIA employee Edward Snowden’s revelations about US large-scale bugging of EU leaders, but no details have leaked to the press so far.
30.10.13 09:48 Politics
Bakhin specified that the building of a prefabricated residential compound has been completed, and the checking and adjustment of the power supply systems and filtration systems, water treatment and hot water supply facilities is nearing completion. According to him, this work will be completed in three to four days.