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Seven Russian regions will receive nearly $ 3 billion rubles for the construction of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup · 2014-12-23 17:23

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the allocation the country funds to seven regions for the construction and renovation of stadiums for the World Football Cup in 2018.

According to the decree, in 2014 the Republic of Mordovia, Volgograd, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Sverdlovsk and Rostov regions will get a total of 2.9 billion rubles from the federal budget.

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19.9.2019 16:9 International Puppet Theater Festival of the Barents Region Starts in Murmansk

MURMANSK (Sputnik). The International Puppet Theater Festival of the Barents Region was held in Murmansk. Theatres from regions of Russia, Sweden, Norway and Finland took part in it.


19.9.2019 13:15 Moscow Lawmakers Plan to Introduce Bill on Softer Penalty for Rally Violations in October

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the Moscow city parliament from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation plan to prepare a bill by late October to soften the punishment for violations at public rallies, lawmaker Leonid Zyuganov told Sputnik.


19.9.2019 12:0 Putin Briefed on Results of Probe Into Hole in Soyuz MS-09 Spaceship - Source

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has been briefed on the results of a probe into the mysterious hole in the hull of Soyuz MS-09 spaceship, a source in the space industry told Sputnik.


18.9.2019 20:0 One Policemen Killed, Another Injured While Detaining Fellow Officer in Moscow

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A policeman was killed and another one was seriously injured while detaining an armed police patrol officer in Moscow on Wednesday, the Moscow Police Department reported.


18.9.2019 15:55 Peskov on Situation With Sentence to Actor Ustinov: Necessary to Wait for Appeal Results

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has stated that the Kremlin was aware of rallies in support of actor Pavel Ustinov, sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for injuring a riot police officer during an unauthorised protest in Moscow, and said an appeal had been filed.


18.9.2019 12:46 Four Russian Border Servicemen Injured After North Korean Poachers' Attack - Investigators

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Four Russian border servicemen, and not three as earlier reported, were injured in an attack by North Korean poachers in the East Sea, the Russian Investigative Committee said Wednesday.


18.9.2019 7:45 Russian FSB Neutralise Two People Planning Terror Attack in Chegem - Anti-Terror Committee

According to the Russian Federal Security Service, an operation has begun in Kabardino-Balkaria, where officers are targeting members of an extremist religious group who were planning a terror attack.


17.9.2019 17:21 N.Korea's Charge d'Affaires in Russia to Be Summoned to Foreign Ministry Over Schooners

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korea's charge d’affaires in Russia will be summoned to the Foreign Ministry in connection with the detention of North Korean schooners, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.


17.9.2019 15:42 Three Russian Soldiers Wounded in Attack by North Korean Poaching Suspects

MOSCOW (Sputnik) -Three Russian border service personnel were injured in an attack by a crew of a North Korean ship in the Sea of Japan, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Tuesday.


17.9.2019 14:50 Video: Vladimir Putin Gives Speech at Keren Hayesod Foundation Congress in Moscow

This comes as Israelis go to the polls on Tuesday to elect the 120 members of the Knesset after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government after the April election.


17.9.2019 9:57 Terrorist Cells Found in 17 Russian Regions in 2019 - Interior Ministry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian security force found secret terrorist cells in 17 regions of the country, the head of the main counterterrorism directorate of the Interior Ministry, Maj. Gen. Oleg Ilyinykh, said.


16.9.2019 13:40 Moscow Court Sentences Participant in Unauthorised Rally to 3.5 Years for Violence Against Police

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow's Tverskoy court sentenced unauthorised rally participant Pavel Ustinov to 3.5 years in prison for violence against riot police in the Russian capital's centre August 3, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the courtroom Monday.


15.9.2019 12:41 West Seeking to Oust Russia From Gas Market in Traditions of Trade War - German Lawmaker

BERLIN, (Sputnik) - The European Commission's decision of 2016 expanding Gazprom’s access to OPAL’s facilities gave the Russian company a possibility to additionally transport up to 10.2 billion cubic meters of gas per year via OPAL, which receives gas from the Nord Stream pipeline laid from Russia's Vyborg to German Greifswald.


14.9.2019 12:49 Nine People Killed, 28 Injured As Truck Crossing Into Oncoming Lane Hits Bus in Russia

MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - At least nine people were killed and 28 others were injured on Saturday in a road accident in Russia's Yaroslavl Region, where a bus collided with a truck, a spokeswoman for the local department of healthcare said.


13.9.2019 23:53 Russian Foreign Ministry Confirms Presidential Envoy Met Taliban Delegates in Moscow

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Ministry Second Asian Department Director Zamir Kabulov, who is the Russian president's special representative for Afghanistan, has received a delegation of the Taliban group in Moscow, the Russian side emphasized the need to resume the US-Taliban talks, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry.


13.9.2019 15:41 Moscow: Russia and Ukraine Need Lot of Work and Time to Start New Stage of Detainee Release

KIEV (Sputnik) - New lists are being prepared for the next stage of the release of detainees, following a simultaneous release last week agreed by Kiev and Moscow, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday.


13.9.2019 15:22 Kremlin Aware of Money Laundering Case Against Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation

Opposition figure Alexei Navalny stated earlier that the police, the National Guard and the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), had simultaneously searched more than 200 apartments of regional coordinators and activists and the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) centres in 41 cities.


13.9.2019 14:16 Moscow to Contend in Five Categories in 26th Annual World Travel Awards

The winners of the prestigious award will be announced on 28 November in Oman's capital city Muscat. Voting will continue until 20 October with anyone registered on the World Travel Awards site eligible to cast their vote.


13.9.2019 13:38 Russian Central Bank Has No Plans to Stimulate Growth by Printing More Money

SOCHI (Sputnik) - The Central Bank of Russia is often asked to inject money into the economy, but it would only hamper growth, the bank's head, Elvira Nabiullina, said Friday.


13.9.2019 13:7 Baikonur Cosmodrome Getting Ready for Last Launch of Russian Rocket With Ukrainian Parts

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Baikonur cosmodrome is getting ready for the last start of a Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with Ukrainian parts, Russian state space agency Roscosmos announced on Friday.






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