Poll reveals Russians take pride in country’s symbolsSociety & Culture August 21, 13:15
Press review: Moscow works to cool off US-North Korea spat and Japan eyes peace treatyPress Review August 21, 13:00
Passenger ground effect vehicle seating 100 to be created in Russia in 2020-2022Military & Defense August 21, 12:35
Australian cyclist Perkins gets Russian passportSport August 21, 12:21
St. Petersburg buyer scoops up Yeltsin’s limousine for over $330,000Society & Culture August 21, 12:20
US suspends procedure of issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout Russia as of August 23World August 21, 11:59
Four victims of Surgut stabbing remain in grave conditionWorld August 21, 11:21
Russian Arctic National Park to set up reserve area on Novaya ZemlyaSociety & Culture August 21, 9:36
Iranian president calls defending nuclear deal top priorityWorld August 21, 8:20
TUNIS, December 31. /TASS/. Newly-elected President Beji Caid El-Sebsi will be inaugurated in Tunisia, the northernmost country in Africa, on Wednesday. The 88-year-old politician is the first president in the modern history of the country elected at general democratic election on December 21 after previous President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was toppled during the Jasmine Revolution on January 14, 2011.
So, Tunisia is making a political U-turn, as after a triumphant coming to power of the Islamist Ennahda party amid a public upsurge of the Arab Spring Tunisians preferred again to give the reins of power to secular politicians. On October 23, parliamentary election was held in the country, and a secular party Nidaa Tounes led by El-Sebsi has won the polls.