Russian warships complete visit to Vietnam, head to Vladivostok
A Pacific Fleet task force led by the Admiral Vinogradov destroyer has completed a friendly visit to Vietnam and is now heading for the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok.
// May. 11, 2011 - 13:14 GMT
Japanese Imperial couple to visit Fukushima province
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have set off for the northeastern Fukushima prefecture, devastated by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the NHK TV channel said on its website on Wednesday.
// May. 11, 2011 - 13:52 GMT
Russian Press at a Glance, Wednesday, May 11, 2011
A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today
// May. 11, 2011 - 14:36 GMT
Dmitry Medvedev‚Äôs three years in office: achievements, results and influence
Three years ago, in early May, Dmitry Medvedev took his oath of office, becoming the third president of the Russian Federation. The Valdai International Discussion Club asked some of its members to share their impressions and thoughts regarding Dmitry Medvedev‚ôs presidency. </p>
// May. 11, 2011 - 15:43 GMT
4++ generation fighter Su-35S
Su-35S uses fifth-generation technologies that ensure its superiority over other models of the same class
// May. 11, 2011 - 15:45 GMT
Arctic treaty leaves much undecided
Canada, Russia, the United States and their smaller circumpolar neighbours have agreed how to divvy up the fast-warming and fragile Arctic, but only for search-and-rescue responsibilities, leaving aside the vexed issues of sovereignty, oil drilling, pollution and shipping.
// May. 11, 2011 - 15:52 GMT
Pakistan‚Äôs new friend Russia
How the world changes. In the 80s, the US was allied with America fighting the USSR and Islamabad was instrumental in the implosion of the Soviet Union. Today, the US-Pakistan relations are fraying, a victim of Gung-Ho Ramboism, and John Wayne imperialism that tramples on countries to achieve real or imaginary profits. President Zardari‚ôs visit to Moscow is a seminal event. </p>
// May. 11, 2011 - 16:06 GMT
Japan's TEPCO to sell assets to raise compensation funds
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will sell assets worth more than $6 billion to raise funds to compensate victims of the country's worst nuclear crisis.
// May. 11, 2011 - 16:30 GMT