Ex-Finance Minister Kudrin says oil price may slide below $55 per barrel in year’s timeBusiness & Economy February 28, 17:31
Russian Bandy Federation penalizes two clubs for bizarre own-goals matchSport February 28, 17:31
Two lion cubs discovered in Moscow’s industrial districtSociety & Culture February 28, 16:55
Russian senior diplomat calls on nuclear powers to strengthen cooperationRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 16:44
Russian diplomat points to possible ways of improving relations with USRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 16:24
GLONASS terrestrial station goes live in South AfricaScience & Space February 28, 16:19
Russia has no plans to change new START Treaty — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 16:10
Putin stresses Russia never interferes in other countries’ domestic policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 15:36
Putin sure Russia, Belarus will find solution to disputesRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 15:31
MOSCOW, May 08. /ITAR-TASS/. A draft appeal to the parliaments of the world and international parliamentary organizations in connection with a looming humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine has been submitted to Russia's State Duma.
The document, authored by State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin and the leaders of all four factions, urges “the parliamentarians of the world to do everything possible to stop the mass violence and the impending humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine”.
“State Duma deputies are enraged by the fact that the Kiev authorities are encouraging the escalation of the civil war and the brutal killing of peaceful citizens by rampaging national radicals,” the document said.
“The exact number and names of those who were burnt alive in the new Khatyn - Odessa - are still unknown” and range from “several dozen to several hundred people, which signifies that the authorities are unwilling to tell the truth and put those responsible on trial”, the document said.