Russia-EU cooperation deal to be discussed in Moscow on Friday:
A planned round of negotiations on a new Russia-EU bilateral cooperation agreement will be held in Moscow on April 3, European Commission Moscow office chief Marc Franco said on Tuesday.
Ukraine’s Tymoshenko wants better relations with Russia:
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has said that she wants to see friendly relations between Kiev and Moscow that take into account the national interests of both countries.
Mars-500 flight simulation experiment starts in Moscow:
A 105-day experiment to simulate a flight to Mars started on Tuesday at the Institute of Medical and Biological Studies in Moscow.
Victory Day parade to include 9,000 personnel, military hardware:
About 9,000 personnel, 110 military vehicles and 70 aircraft will take part in a military procession on Moscow’s Red Square to commemorate the 64th Victory Day, a senior military official said on Tuesday.
Georgian president vows to build strong, modern army:
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has pledged to build new and stronger armed forces in the light of the recent military conflict with Russia.
Russian, German leaders to meet in Berlin ahead of G20 summit:
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will pay a one-day visit to Germany on Tuesday to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of this week’s G20 summit in London, a Kremlin source said.
Boy accidently kills himself in horror game in south Russia:
A seven-year-old boy accidentally killed himself with a knife while pretending to be “a maniac” during a game with his friends in southern Russia’s Rostov Region, investigators said on Tuesday.
Gazprom urges EU to look into causes of gas conflict with Ukraine:
Gazprom has asked the European Union to delve into the causes of January’s gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine that left millions of EU consumers short of gas, a company executive said Tuesday.