Chile edges Portugal with 3-0 penalty shootout win for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup finalSport June 29, 1:38
Telegram included in register of Internet information distributorsBusiness & Economy June 28, 20:56
Putin points to growing activities of foreign secret services against RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:36
FIFA chief Infantino to attend Chile-Portugal 2017 Confederations Cup semis match in KazanSport June 28, 20:27
Lavrov expects US to refrain from creating pretexts for new attacks on SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:09
Top diplomat says Germany willing to open new chapter in relations with RussiaWorld June 28, 19:28
Russia open for cooperation with Germany in war on terror, Lavrov saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 19:22
Baltic Fleet’s fighter jets hold air combat drills in Russia’s westernmost regionMilitary & Defense June 28, 18:57
Russian telecom watchdog to include Telegram in registerBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:51
MOSCOW, October 21. /TASS/. The Russia’s State Duma on Friday granted an application by former speaker of the lower house of parliament, Sergey Narshkin, on terminating his powers as a State Duma member.
Naryshkin won the parliamentary elections in the Kingisepp one-candidate consistuency (in the Leningrad region). He was also the head of the United Russia group in that region.
On September 22, he was appointed by the Russian president to the post of Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service.
When the issue was discussed, the floor was given to Chairpeson of the State Duma Committee on Family Affairs, Women and Children, Tamara Pletnyova. "A lot of thanks to Sergey Yevgenevich (Naryshkin). It was a pleasure to work with him. He is a very intelligent and cultured person," she said, wishing the former speaker further success in his future career.