UK prime minister signs formal Brexit letter to Brussels — official photoWorld March 29, 1:26
Some 20 Topol-M, Yars mobile ICBM systems take part in massive Central Russian drillsMilitary & Defense March 28, 23:10
Russia clinches last-minute 3-3 draw with Belgium in friendly football match in SochiSport March 28, 21:40
Washington-based National Symphony Orchestra members excited to perform in RussiaSociety & Culture March 28, 21:36
'Gentlefan' continues: 'Angels' greet Belgium football fans ahead of Sochi gameSport March 28, 21:12
Scottish parliament backs new referendum on independenceWorld March 28, 20:42
Russian strategic missile carriers to take part in military drills in TajikistanMilitary & Defense March 28, 20:10
Russia’s offshore energy projects in the ArcticBusiness & Economy March 28, 19:33
US chess chief: No plot to oust current FIDE head, but it ‘would be good for the game’Sport March 28, 18:27
MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. The Kremlin is verifying reports about the attack on the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Monday.
"The president has been informed about the incident. The information is being verified," he said.
"The president plans to hear reports of the foreign minister and chiefs of security services (about this incident)," he added.
Earlier on Monday, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was wounded by an armed man who opened sporadic gunfire during the opening ceremony of a Russian photo exhibition in Ankara. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the Russian side is in contact with the Turkish authorities over this incident.