Russian task force returns home after anti-piracy mission

The Russian Pacific Fleet's task force led by the Admiral Vinogradov destroyer will arrive on Saturday in the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok after a successful anti-piracy mission off the Somali coast.

// May. 21, 2011 - 13:51 GMT


Middle East settlement

// May. 21, 2011 - 15:37 GMT


Israel rejects Obama's 1967 border agreement call

Israeli Prime Minister has rejected U.S. President Barack Obama's call for an Israeli-Palestinian deal based on the 1967 borders.

// May. 21, 2011 - 15:37 GMT


Denis Lebedev vs. Roy Jones Jr.

Russia's Denis Lebedev will square off U.S. Roy Jones Jr. in a cruiserweight bout on May 21.

// May. 21, 2011 - 16:02 GMT


Global consequences of Japanese quake

// May. 21, 2011 - 17:10 GMT


Giant barge arrives at Fukushima plant to store radioactive water

A giant water-storage barge has arrived at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to store highly radioactive waste water from the basement of a reactor building, Kyodo news reported on Saturday.

// May. 21, 2011 - 17:10 GMT


Andrei Sakharov - deputy and dissident

May 21 will be the 90th anniversary of the birth of Soviet physicist Andrei Sakharov. One of the fathers of the Soviet H-bomb and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, Sakharov was also a politician and dissident. He died at the age of 68 in 1989, having spent seven years in internal exile.

// May. 21, 2011 - 17:18 GMT


Pirogovo – a journey into Ukraine’s rural past

The Pirogovo museum of national architecture and lifestyle is a few minutes drive from Kiev and is named after the village which has existed here since at least the start of the 17th century. </p>

// May. 21, 2011 - 17:25 GMT


RIA Novosti denies Turkey election survey link

RIA Novosti has denied media reports that it helped carry out a controversial opinion poll ahead of Turkey's general election next month and is considering taking legal action.

// May. 21, 2011 - 17:54 GMT