40 ceasefire violations reported in Syria in past day ― Russian reconciliation centerWorld December 10, 0:02
Russia open for cooperation with IOC, WADA ― ROC presidentSport December 09, 23:44
McLaren’s report speaks for ‘fundamental attack’ on sports integrity ― IOC chief BachSport December 09, 23:08
McLaren report’s allegations to be taken to legal courts — former Sports Minister MutkoSport December 09, 21:41
Russia-Ukraine-EU gas talks to continue — EC energy chiefBusiness & Economy December 09, 21:11
Russian diplomat says concept of Syria’s moderate opposition has failedRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 20:58
Hollywood star Schwarzenegger to appear in Russian adventure filmSociety & Culture December 09, 20:53
Restoration of Palmyra possible after ending of hostilities in Syria — ministerSociety & Culture December 09, 20:35
Gazprom ready to supply gas to Ukraine — Russia’s energy ministerBusiness & Economy December 09, 20:08
The decision has been approved by the government and will come into effect soon, the ministry said adding that the cabinet members are holding consultations on the issue with the country's parliament.
Norway, though not a EU member, will join all sanctions that the European Union has imposed on Russia over the situation in eastern Ukraine.
The European Union imposed nine packages of sanctions on Russia since March.
The last set of sanctions targeting three largest Russian state-owned companies, Gazpromneft, Transneft and Rosneft, as well as Uralvagonzavod and Oboronprom defence firms and the United Shipbuilding Corporation, came into force on September 12.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said that the EU may revise the sanctions depending on the situation in Ukraine.
On September 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a plan to settle the crisis in Ukraine. Two days later the Contact Group for Ukraine met in Minsk and reached a ceasefire agreement based on Putin's peace plan plan.