Peace deal that was signed in the evening of November 10 by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, took effect as of 01:00 local time November 11 (21:00 GMT November 10). Under the deal, Armenian forces will withdraw from Nagorno-Karabakh, and Russian peacekeepers will take control of the line of contact between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Russia’s former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who is much younger than Putin, is also the only living former president of Russia, recalls the political expert Fyodor Krasheninnikov.
Recently political expert Valery Solovey has begun to give more details about the future political transition in Russia. For example, not long ago he said that “Putin will announce the transition in January.”
A huge area around the air hub will get a special status. This is required by new legislation. However, the updated rules violate the interests of thousands of ordinary citizens and entrepreneurs.
Day of Military Intelligence was once again celebrated on November 5 in Russia. This date was established by President Vladimir Putin’s decree issued on May 31, 2006.
It seems that the Russian President has really squandered his former enthusiasm and has also lost confidence and influence over the government, the British news analyst Mark Galeotti said in a recent opinion piece in the Daily Telegraph. “But we still don't know anything for sure,” he continued. “Instead, we can only rely only on some allusions."
On October 29, 1955, 65 years ago, the Soviet battleship Novorossiysk exploded in the Sevastopol Bay. As a result, 604 sailors were killed. The cause of the accident remains unknown even now.
The U.S. presidential race in 2020 was something akin to the election held four years ago when the victory went to republican billionaire Donald Trump.
On October 27th, Genrikh Novozhilov would have celebrated 95the anniversary. He was one of a brilliant assemblage of legendary Russian aircraft constructors who brought glory to the country. In 1948, as a young graduate of the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) he was assigned to the Design Bureau of Sergey Ilyushin, an outstanding Soviet aircraft designer. He immediately joined the development of the IL-14, IL-46, IL-40 and IL-54 aircraft.
Volnoe Delo Foundation established by Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, has opened XII Robofest, Europe's largest festival of research and technological creativity of school and university students. Its activities are aimed at developing the creative potential of the young generation.
COVID-19 pandemic has put into jeopardy the exports of Russian fish to China. However, many experts believe that the onset of the novel coronavirus infection was only an official reason for limiting trade with Russia.
“Compromise has to be found,” Belkovsky said. “Chances are gay lobby will also play an important mediating role in this situation. It has quite a lot of power and influence [all over the world,] including in Russia. For example, the Russian gay lobby might make Vladimir Putin tolerant to Tikhanovskaya and the opposition.”
Apparently, the Russians have not realized yet what amendments to the Constitution they voted for last summer. However, as soon as these changes become reality, people will understand them.
Recently, some political scientists have discussed the emblematic results of a survey conducted by the Romir holding company and the rating of Russians’ trust in a number of politicians and media personalities based on its results.
Russia’s Ministry of Transport decided to celebrate the half-centenary anniversary of the country's joining the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in a very peculiar manner.