Kuban truckers rebelled and blocked a road leading to a ferry to the Crimea
In the Krasnodar Krai of Russia, long-distance truck drivers blocked the road leading to a car ferry to the annexed Crimea, as was reported by the Crimean media on the evening of February 16th.
Russian Foreign Minister to discuss Ukraine with Tillerson, - media
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during the meeting in Bonn on Thursday, February 16. This was reported by the deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, reports RIA agency.
Russia to sell three Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates to India after failing to acquire Ukrainian engines
Three Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356M) frigates originally intended for use by the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet will be sold to India, the Assistant Director to the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Vladimir Drozhov, stated, RIA Novosti reported.
Dzhemilev said he talked with Putin before the annexation of the Crimea
People's Deputy and Commissioner of the President of Ukraine on the Affairs of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzhemilev spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of "referendum" and Putin was trying to persuade him to cooperate. He revealed this information in an interview with Apostrophe news portal.
Both Sides In St. Petersburg Cathedral Tussle Accused Of Extremism
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Locals in Russia's northern capital who oppose a government plan to hand control of the iconic St. Isaac's Cathedral over to the Russian Orthodox Church have vowed to continue mass protests and other actions.
Russia deploys police battalion to Syria from Ingushetia
The Russian Ministry of Defense has deployed a military police battalion to Syria from Ingushetia, the head of the Republic, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, stated, RIA Novosti reported.