Victory Day parade in Moscow to become largest one in Russia's contemporary history
S-300 deliveries cannot be topic for discussion between Iran and six powers — Deputy FM
Ukrainian presidential adviser suggests dissolving parliament, holding snap election
France’s return of €1.5-bln prepayment for Mistrals acceptable fo Russia — source
Russia’s OSCE envoy: Azov battalion acting as "third force" in Ukraine
Investigative Committee probes into special operation in Chechnya on April 19Russia April 25, 11:28
Russian deputy PM to visit spaceport where criminal inquiry is under wayRussia April 25, 10:14
UN chief to visit Moscow for May 9 celebrations - sourceRussia April 25, 8:03
Kerry says sanctions not to be lifted until Russia implements Minsk dealsWorld April 25, 4:55
China considers possible to increase turnover with Russia to $200 bln in 5 yearsEconomy April 24, 22:01
S-300 deliveries cannot be topic for discussion between Iran and six powers — Deputy FMWorld April 24, 21:53
Turkey foreign ministry condemns Putin’s words on Armenian genocideWorld April 24, 21:32
No Iran-P5+1 ministerial meeting planned to take place in New York — Russian diplomatWorld April 24, 21:20
Victory Day parade in Moscow to become largest one in Russia's contemporary historyRussia April 24, 21:08
MOSCOW, March 18, 23:35 /ITAR-TASS/. Flags of Crimea and of Sevastopol will be hung on the premises of the Federation Council on Monday, March 24, Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday at the meeting with a delegation of Crimea and Sevastopol.
“Two more flags will be added to a row of flags [on the ground floor of the Federation Council premises] on Monday,” Matviyenko said.
Flags of all entities of the Russian Federation are hung on the ground floor of the building in which the Federation Council is located.
Earlier in the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov and Mayor of Sevastopol Aleksei Chaly signed the treaty in accordance with which the Republic of Crimea is accepted to the Russian Federation. The document says the new entities - the Republic of Crimea and the city of federal importance Sevastopol - are formed within the Russian Federation since the day the Republic of Crimea is accepted to the Russian Federation.
Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko said earlier that Russian parliament might start immediately discussing Crimea’s and Sevastopol’s joining Russia. “I believe all the legal procedures may be completed by weekend,” Matviyenko stressed.