UN chief calls late Ambassador Churkin 'uniquely skilled diplomat'World February 21, 8:01
Vitaly Churkin’s sense of humor will be remembered by his UN colleagues — Ban-Ki-moonWorld February 21, 7:59
People bringing flowers to Russian Foreign Ministry in memory of late Ambassador ChurkinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 23:55
US envoy to UN pays tribute to Churkin’s ‘great skill’ in advocating Russia's positionWorld February 20, 23:29
Energy minister says Russia outpaces its February schedule of oil production cutBusiness & Economy February 20, 23:02
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin’s death is big loss for Russia, premier saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 22:52
Colleagues mourn Russia's ambassador to UN as 'diplomatic giant and wonderful character'World February 20, 21:58
Putin offers condolences over UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 21:21
Russia’s Foreign Ministry lost outstanding diplomat — spokeswoman on UN envoy’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 20:54
MOSCOW, January 30. /TASS/. Troops will be reinforced in strategic areas, as the Defense Ministry’s plan for 2015 is corrected to increase the combat potential of the armed forces in connection with the military and political situation around Russia, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told a ministry board meeting on Friday.
Corrections were made to the plans for armament and equipment of the armed forces and construction of military towns and facilities, the minister said.
Shoigu said the chief of the main operational department, Deputy Chief of the General Staff Andre Kartapolov, would report to the meeting about specific plan corrections and formation of forces in strategic areas.