State Duma factions strike "package agreement" on committee heads’ postsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 27, 9:26
Russian and Indian military use drones during 'Indra-2016' joint military drillsMilitary & Defense September 27, 8:13
Nine districts of Syria’s Aleppo under shelling by militantsWorld September 27, 7:22
IOC president does not understand why Russian athletes were sanctioned at 2016 OlympicsSport September 27, 6:38
Russian pilot Yaroshenko signs formal agreement to be extradited to Russia — lawyerRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 27, 6:01
Colombia welcomes peace agreement with FARC — presidentWorld September 27, 5:24
Talks on resuming air service between Russia and Egypt to be held in Cairo on TuesdayBusiness & Economy September 27, 4:49
Russian energy minister discusses cooperation with OPEC secretary general, Qatari ministerBusiness & Economy September 27, 4:02
Voter turnout at constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan reaches 69.7%World September 27, 3:16
“Putin said the Crimean population’s vote is realised in compliance with the norms of international law, in particular with Article 1 of the UN Charter that stipulates the principle of equality and self-determination of peoples,” the press service said.
“Russia will respect the choice of Crimean residents,” Putin said. The president expressed concern about the aggravation of the situation in eastern and east-southern regions of Ukraine, the press service said.
The Russian and German leaders also exchanged views on sending an OSCE mission to Ukraine to monitor the situation, the Kremlin press service said.