You are here / Russia

Subscribe to / Russia feed / Russia
PravdaReport: Russian news and analysis
Updated: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Russian business dreams: Better late than never or better never?

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 16:06
Many Russians dream to have their own business and believe in the "lucky star". However, only three percent of Russians can boast of their business success. Therefore, Russia is too premature a country to fall into the arms of the "all-powerful liberal market," forgetting about the role of the state
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russian natural gas looks for ways to Europe bypassing failed state Ukraine

Mon, 30/05/2016 - 18:00
The United States and the pro-US lobby in the European Union have undermined the South Stream gas pipeline project on the bottom of the Black Sea, having caused concerns in a number of countries in Eastern Europe. These days, we can see the same people making every effort to block the construction of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline
Categories: Russia & CIS

West shocked to discover revival of Russian economy

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 16:03
Western media have started to notice positive changes in the Russian economy. Russia is an attractive country for foreign investors. Domestic investors have been showing signs of life as well - they were ready to buy the stock of Russian Eurobonds. Sanctions no longer frighten people, because there are long-term attractive projects in Russia
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia wants to take full control of the Arctic challenging USA and Canada

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:22
Everyone wants to be in the Arctic today due to its enormous natural wealth - millions of tons of oil and gas. In the Russian Arctic zone, there are diamonds, metals and other resources. Russia owns the world's largest fleet of ice breakers. Russia has 41 icebreaker, the United States has six, and four of which are to be decommissioned
Categories: Russia & CIS

Aegis Ashore targeting Russia launched. How will Russia respond?

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 15:44
The US has proudly opened Aegis Ashore stationary complex in Romania. The same month in Poland, a ceremony was conducted to lay the first brick in the construction of a similar missile defense complex in the village of Redzikowo. As we can see, NATO is deploying rapid reaction forces in Eastern Europe. Do these measures pose a threat to Russia?
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia not to liberate Europeans any more

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 15:16
A scent of great war is in the air. US deploys air defence systems in Romania and Poland. In some years, Russia will not be able to respond with a nuclear strike. So, which should be an asymmetrical response of Russia to new threats and challenges of the modern world?
Categories: Russia & CIS

Can Russia destroy US missile defenses in Europe?

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 17:12
No one doubts the power of American weapons. The United States is one of the greatest military in the world, no matter how you look at it. Russia has no doubts about it either, but the country does not fear US weapons, because it can adequately respond to any "smart move" of the American military
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia to take retaliatory measures in response to US missile defense system in Romania

Fri, 13/05/2016 - 12:06
The US has deployed the first ground missile defense system in Romania. Russian officials said that such actions violate strategic stability and may lead to even more serious challenges in the region. Russia will increase spending on next-generation technologies. NATO officials continue saying that the BMD Aegis Ashore system is no threat to Russia
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome makes Pentagon grind teeth

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 17:29
The success of Russia's new cosmodrome Vostochny ("Eastern") speaks about Russia's independent course in space policy. It also means that Russia is capable of launching spacecraft regardless of someone else's political will. Russia's new spaceport has no analogue in the world on the level of new technological innovations
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia will break any siege, Putin says

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 17:38
Fourth line of the power bridge to Crimea has been put into operation some hours ago. It's a historical event, which has put an end to attempts of the Kyiv authorities to revenge on the Crimean residents for their choice in 2014 with an energy siege.
Categories: Russia & CIS

Putin warns those who want to try Russia's strength

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 15:50
Victory in the Great Patriotic War should be a reminder of how the people of Russia defend the interests of their country, Russian President Putin believes. USSR's victory in the Great Patriotic War is a warning to those who want to try Russia's strength, Putin said. Meanwhile, Mideastern leaders seek assistance from Russia, rather than the USA
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia must save the West from totalitarianism

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 17:49
Western policy-makers suddenly admit the falsity of their statements about Russia as soon as they retire. Former US President Jimmy Carter said that the return of the Crimea to Russia was inevitable against the backdrop of the Ukrainian crisis. The head of French intelligence, General Gomart, stated that the Russian army had not invaded Ukraine
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia responds to NATO's expansion, creates new S-500 air defense system

Wed, 04/05/2016 - 15:12
Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia would form three new divisions before the end of the year to respond to NATO's aggressive expansion. According to Shoigu, Russia intends to counteract to NATO's actions near the borders of Russia. The S-500 will be able to reach targets at altitudes of about 200 kilometers
Categories: Russia & CIS

Chemical Warfare Day of Remembrance: Russian Federation praised

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 15:49
The role played by all institutions of the Russian Federation at all levels has been praised by the Chair of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons today, the International Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.
Categories: Russia & CIS

Mejlis wants blood. Blood of Tatars too

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 14:03
The US Ministry of Justice banned the Crimean Tatar People Mejlis, as being an extremist organization. Washington called on Moscow to cancel this “unfounded and illegal” order. What for does the West pile up so much lie around the Crimean-Tatar problem?
Categories: Russia & CIS

Russia determined to intercept any drone violating its airspace

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 14:33
Russia's new radar will be able to detect not only ground, but also air targets. The new complex will stay on guard of both the state border and strategically important objects. The systems will monitor the movement of vehicles, people and small drones at a distance of 20 kilometers
Categories: Russia & CIS

PAK DA: Invisible bomber to replace White Swan

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 18:13
In 1999, Russia announced the works to create a new strategic bomber to replace Tu-95MS and Tu-160 bomber aircraft (the White Swan, NATO reporting name Black Jack). The new plane was to be ready by 2010, but the plans did not materialize, due to shortfalls in the development of the engines
Categories: Russia & CIS

Prime Minister Medvedev: No reforms at people's expense

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 17:28
On April 19, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev delivered a report at the State Duma about efforts of the Russian government to overcome consequences of the economic crisis in Russia. The Russian economy remains under the heavy influence of several negative factors. In 1990s, such conditions would have destroyed Russia
Categories: Russia & CIS

Severodvinks: The place where Russian nuclear submarines are born

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 17:28
Pravda.Ru journalists have recently visited the city of Severodvinsk, one of the centers of the Russian shipbuilding industry, one of the main bases of the Northern Fleet, from where submarines would set off for their missions. The city used to be one of the most secret places in the USSR. Nowadays, the city is open for everyone
Categories: Russia & CIS

Putin: The West shall work with Russia on equal terms

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 16:52
Russian President Putin held a televised Q&A conference on Apr 14. Most questions were related to public utilities, corruption and socio-economic guarantees. This year's Q&A conference is Putin's 14th. The first conference was held in 2001. The longest conference took place in 2013, when Putin was answering questions for 4 hours, 48 minutes
Categories: Russia & CIS