Ten Russian universities included in Times Higher Education rankingSociety & Culture October 17, 18:00
Diplomat reveals foreign structures behind wave of fake ‘Russian embassy’ accountsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 17, 16:57
Russian Guard, police may get electroshock shields for special operationsMilitary & Defense October 17, 16:41
Catalonia promises not to give up independence bidWorld October 17, 16:21
Political strife off the radar as Syria plays in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiersSport October 17, 16:16
Investments in bitcoin riskier than gambling, Russia’s economy minister warnsBusiness & Economy October 17, 16:02
Russian expert has misgivings about Amber Room discovery near DresdenSociety & Culture October 17, 15:58
Russia increases Glonass orbital grouping to 24 satellitesScience & Space October 17, 15:11
Hermitage Museum director says US decision to quit UNESCO will not affect its workSociety & Culture October 17, 15:08
MOSCOW, June 26 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko said on Tuesday he was ready to resign in the event the Russian national teams fails at the London Olympic Games.
“We must have an adequate idea of ourselves. After the Vancouver Olympic Games in 2010 I already heard questions about resignation. If I feel I am to blame, I will go. But let us invite representatives from all sports disciplines and ask them what the minister should do more to ensure adequate preparation for the Olympics, and what is up to the state,” Mutko said at a news conference.
In his words, he is ready to step down if he “feels he should”.