Kidnappers of Sophia Mirimskaya to be Taken to Court Again

A new court session on the kidnapping of little Sophia Mirimskaya, which was carried out by an organized crime group of Ukrainian and U.S. citizens, has been announced for the first week of October. Mirimskaya's representatives disagreed with the prosecutor's decision to drop the criminal charges against the kidnappers, initiated back in 2015. The Odintsovo district court is to decide how lawful it was.

‘I Cleaned old Weapon Myself’: Prigozhin Tells Journalists how Wagner Group was Founded

Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin told the media how the Wagner Group had been founded, as reported by the press service of the Concord company group.

AFU is Trying to Impede Wagner Group Advance, said Ukrainian Prisoner

Wagner Group’s assault troops continue to advance in the Bakhmutskiy district of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR.) As a result of the offensive near Zaitsevo, several Ukrainian servicemen from the 58th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) were captured.

Monument is Unveiled on Occasion of 85th Birth Anniversary of Joseph Kobzon

Joseph Kobzon, People's Artist of the USSR and a State Duma deputy, passed away four years ago, but the audience remembers him. On the eve of Kobzon's 85th anniversary, a memorial in his memory was erected in Oruzheiny Alley in the center of Moscow.

Muslum Magomayev’s 80th Anniversary

In the midst of the Second World War, a boy, who was named Muslim, was born in Baku on August 17, 1942. The child's name was given in honor of his grandfather, who was a famous composer and conductor and one of the founders of Azerbaijani classical music.

Unusual Collaborations With Modern Artists

The CHROME x SOLNTSEV x VOVA Family x ARTFLASH art collaboration started on August 18th. Gleb SOLNTSEV, an artist, author of unique augmented reality paintings and projects for the meta universe, presents his paintings and AR, created especially for CHROME.

Garbage Collection Issue of Trans-Baikal Territory

Garbage collection reform in the Trans-Baikal Territory is stalled. During its implementation, it has not been possible to regulate the collection, transportation and disposal of garbage.

Exhibition of Weapons Designed to Protect Russia is Held in Moscow Region

The Army-2022 International Military-Technical Forum (IMTF), which was opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobiev on August 15, was held in the Patriot park, located in the Moscow Region.

August Novelties

On August 1, new laws are to come into force in Russia. In particular, there will be a number of legislative norms concerning weapons circulation, taxes, social payments, and support for entrepreneurs.

ZooFriend’s Fifth Truck Delivers aid for Animals of Donetsk and Mariupol

The fifth truck of the ZooFriend campaign has recently brought 10 tons of oats and 5 tons of wheat groats and barley to zoos, shelters and equestrian clubs of Donbass and Mariupol.

Which is More Important: Diploma or Hands-on Experience?

Judging by the statement of Vyacheslav Volodin, Speaker of the State Duma, the decision to withdraw from the Bologna Process was supported by all the factions, as if there was nothing to be worry about. However, the prospects of Russian higher education are still unclear.

Su-34 Bomber to Become Reconnaissance Aircraft

The Russian Aerospace Forces have used a state-of-the-art reconnaissance complex based on the Su-34 frontline bomber for the first time in the special operation in Ukraine. As a reminder, the Su-34 as such (generation 4++) is originally a multifunctional frontline supersonic fighter-bomber, which in NATO was codified as Fullback, i.e. Defender.

Consequences of Floods in Sochi to be Eliminated

Last weekend a state of emergency was introduced due to bad weather in Sochi. The city was hit by rain, gale force winds and thunderstorms. A heavy downpour caused flooding, and powerful torrents of water began to wash away everything in their path.

Russia to Exit From Bologna Process

The Russian Federation was “cut off” from the Bologna Process in April. A month later, the Ministry of Education and Science came to the conclusion that Russia should build its own system of education taking into account the interests of the national economy, said the head of the department Valery Falkov.

Battle of Stalingrad: From Banks of Volga to Berlin

These days Russians recall events that happened 80 years ago. On July 17, 1942 the Battle of Stalingrad began, and the victory of the Red Army in it predetermined the course of the Second World War in many respects. It was from the banks of the Volga river a counter-offensive of the Soviet troops on almost all fronts, culminating in the defeat of the German invaders, started.