Federation Council

Crimean Senator calls US statement irresponsible

Crimean Senator calls US statement irresponsible

The statement by US Permanent Representative to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield about possible US measures against Russia in case of escalation in Ukraine is absolutely irresponsible and harmful in the current situation, Crimean Senator Sergei …

Putin to address Federal Assembly on April 21

Putin to address Federal Assembly on April 21

Russian President Vladimir Putin will address the Federal Assembly with the annual message on April 21, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media. "The president will address the Federal Assembly with the annual message …

Vladimir Putin appointed head of Russia's State Council

Vladimir Putin appointed head of Russia's State Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the composition of the State Council, according to the decree published today on the official legal information website. "In accordance with parts 1 and 2 of Article 9 of the Federal …

Russia approves use of armed forces in Karabakh

Russia approves use of armed forces in Karabakh

Russia's Federation Council (upper house of parliament) has passed a resolution granting consent to the Russian president to dispatch Russian military servicemen to Nagorno-Karabakh starting from November 10. "To grant consent …

Jeyhun Bayramov's comprehensive visit to Moscow

Jeyhun Bayramov's comprehensive visit to Moscow

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has paid his first official visit to Moscow. He held meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Averchuk and Deputy Chairman of the Federation …

Federation Council on Russia switching to contract enlistment

Federation Council on Russia switching to contract enlistment

Russia may switch to contract enlistment entirely with time, but it is crucial to have a mobilization reserve, which is now comprised of conscripts, head of the Russian Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Viktor …

Russian senator on status of Russian language in Azerbaijan

Russian senator on status of Russian language in Azerbaijan

Education in Russian language is highly valued in Azerbaijan, the first deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture, representative of the executive body of the Republic of Bashkortostan Lilia …

Dariga Nazarbayeva starts official visit to Russia

Dariga Nazarbayeva starts official visit to Russia

Kazakhstan Senate Speaker Dariga Nazarbayeva has arrived in Russia, according to the press service of the Senate. "The delegation of the Senate headed by Dariga Nazarbayeva arrived in the Russian Federation at …