Posts Tagged Russia

Russia offers free e-visa to PH passport holders visiting St. Petersburg

Marje Pelayo   •   September 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Starting October 1, 2019, Philippine passport holders may be granted free electronic visa (e-visa) to two key cities in Russia – Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad. “Any other documents...

Abe expects to discuss Russia-Japan peace treaty with Putin

UNTV News   •   September 5, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday (September 5) he expects to have an open exchange of opinions with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a peace treaty between the...

Russia returns over 4,000 rare tortoises to the wild

Jeck Deocampo   •   August 28, 2019

More than four thousand Red List tortoises, which were smuggled into Russia in a cabbage truck, were safely returned to their Arys region of Kazakhstan, the Russian Interior Ministry said on...

Russia’s floating nuclear plant readies for Northern Sea Route

Robie de Guzman   •   August 23, 2019

Russia showcased to the media the world’s first floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov on Thursday (August 22). Crew on the Akademik Lomonosov are expected to leave Murmansk for a...

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space

Robie de Guzman   •   August 23, 2019

A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday (August 22) to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test...

Investigators work on site of plane after emergency landing

Robie de Guzman   •   August 16, 2019

Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a cornfield on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of...

Wife of Russian emergency landing pilot recalls call from husband

Robie de Guzman   •   August 16, 2019

The wife of a Russian pilot who safely landed an airliner carrying 233 people in a cornfield outside Moscow after striking a flock of birds spoke of her pride and...

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured – TASS

Robie de Guzman   •   August 7, 2019

A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday (August 5), injuring eight people and prompting aluminium producer Rusal to suspend operations...

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut

Robie de Guzman   •   July 1, 2019

Oil prices were up on Monday (July 1) as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019, a policy aimed...

Trump tells Putin: Don’t meddle in U.S. elections

Robie de Guzman   •   June 28, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday (June 28) told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to...


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