Close ASEAN, Russia's cooperation will increase Russia's political role in Asia – Thai expert

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Close ASEAN, Russia's cooperation will increase Russia's political role in Asia – Thai expert 

BANGKOK, May 11 — Close cooperation between Russia and the ASEAN will bring economic benefits and greater political presence of the country in Asia, Thailand's political analyst Dr Paradon Rangsimaporn told Russia's TASS news agency on Tuesday.

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Sharapova’s doping-related case to be decided by ITF Tribunal — world tennis body

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sharapova’s doping-related case to be decided by ITF Tribunal — world tennis body 

MOSCOW, April 13 — A doping case involving Russia’s tennis star and former World No. 1 Maria Sharapova will be considered by the Tribunal of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) despite recently announced thaw of requirements concerning banned substance meldonium, the ITF told TASS on Wednesday.

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Russia, Iran, Armenia, Georgia discuss North-South Energy Corridor

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russia, Iran, Armenia, Georgia discuss North-South Energy Corridor 

YEREVAN, April 13 — Russia, Armenia, Georgia and Iran have had talks on the countries’ cooperation in the power sector on Wednesday. The energy ministers of the four countries signed a "roadmap" for preparing joint operations of the energy systems, TASS reports from the signing ceremony.

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Two police officers killed in Dagestan car blast thought to be act of suicide bomber

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Two police officers killed in Dagestan car blast thought to be act of suicide bomber 

MAKHACHKALA, Feb. 15 — Remains of an unknown person believed to be a suicide bomber who blew himself up have been found at the scene of the car blast

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South Korea urges North not to launch rocket carrying satellite

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on South Korea urges North not to launch rocket carrying satellite 

SEOUL, Feb. 3 — "This is a challenge to the whole international community," the deputy chief of the country’s presidential office of national security stressed

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Group of militants blocked in Russia’s North Caucasus republic

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Group of militants blocked in Russia’s North Caucasus republic 

NALCHIK, Nov. 10 — A group of militants has been blocked in one of the multi-story residential houses in Nalchik, a source in law enforcement agencies of the Russian Kabardino-Balkar Republic in the North Caucasus told TASS on Tuesday.

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Russian pole vaulter Isinbayeva elected to IAAF Athletes' Commission

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian pole vaulter Isinbayeva elected to IAAF Athletes' Commission 

BEIJING, Aug. 30 — Russia's two-time Olympic gold medallist and multiple world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has been elected to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes' Commission, the IAAF communications department told TASS on Sunday.

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EAEU to study opportunity to sign free trade zone agreement with South Korea, Iran

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on EAEU to study opportunity to sign free trade zone agreement with South Korea, Iran 

MOSCOW, Aug. 3 — The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will study an opportunity to sign a free trade zone agreement with South Korea and Iran, according to the data of the EAEU obtained by TASS.

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FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding 

MOSCOW, June 10 — FIFA has to suspend the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup as the world football governing body is facing a raging corruption scandal, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke announced Wednesday.

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Russia trims spending on hotels construction for 2018 World Cup

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia trims spending on hotels construction for 2018 World Cup 

MOSCOW, April 8 — Russia plans to cut spending on hotels construction for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but the mooted change will not affect the accommodating capacity for fans during the much-awaited global football tournament, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told TASS on Tuesday.

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