About 3,000 troops to take part in missile force’s drills in central RussiaMilitary & Defense March 27, 20:55
Russian footballers must ‘force own game’ on Belgium in Sochi friendly match — coachSport March 27, 20:34
UN denies rumors of Staffan de Mistura’s resignationWorld March 27, 20:16
Prominent Russian lawyer vows to look into detention of journalists during Moscow ralliesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 27, 20:05
Kremlin says world chess tournaments should go as planned despite FIDE’s presidential rowSport March 27, 19:32
Ukrainian politician says Kiev turns deaf ear to public pleas to end Donbass blockadeWorld March 27, 19:17
Serbia to get Russian MiG-29 fighter jets 'within weeks'Military & Defense March 27, 18:51
Putin wants Russian Guard to ensure security at FIFA World CupSport March 27, 18:35
Russia's Novatek to invest almost $417 million in shipyard for Arctic projectsBusiness & Economy March 27, 18:34
International law needs to be seriously reformed, said State Duma deputy Alexander Sidyakin of the United Russia party during an international parliamentary forum in Moscow on Thursday. He added that international law contained two conflicting principles — the principle of territorial integrity and the principle of nationalities' right to self-determination.
“I support the proposal for holding an international conference to negotiate reforms of major international institutions, which make decisions today and draw up an agenda determining, among other things, global security,” Sidyakin said, adding that it was impossible to talk about sustainable development of institutions of international law without a serious reform.
“This refers also to the United Nations' Security Council, comprising five states [permanent members of the UN Council — Britain, China, Russia, the United States and France],” he said. “It is unclear why India, Brazil, Spain and South Africa are not in the UN Council [as permanent members] now. It is not clear why the UN Council refuses without any criticism at all to consider the attack on the Russian embassy in Kiev.”