State Duma deputy from Crimea resigned ahead of schedule

The deputy said that “at this difficult time, he should be in Crimea.” Alexey Chernyak was elected to the State Duma from Crimea last September Aleksey Chernyak The State Duma terminated the powers of Deputy Aleksey Chernyak, elected from the Simferopol single-mandate constituency, according to a resolution published in the…

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Commission of the Federation Council and the State Duma discussed US biological laboratories in Nigeria

Vice Speaker of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev announced the operation of six US biological laboratories in Nigeria, where monkeypox originated. It is reported by RIA Novosti.  «We received absolutely new information about the activities of biolaboratories (USA) in Nigeria», – Kosachev said during the  commission to investigate the activities…

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State Duma deputy proposed to change the flag of Russia

State Duma Deputy from Crimea Mikhail Sheremet (United Russia) proposed to make the Victory Banner the state flag of Russia, RIA Novosti reports. “Today, Western countries have actually declared war on the Victory Banner, banning it everywhere. They are afraid of this symbol, because the red flag of victory reminds…

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‘Symbol of Russian national character’ Averina was victim of ‘political games’ in Olympic medal row, claims State Duma sports boss

Follow RT on A Russian politician on the country’s sports committee has said gymnast Dina Averina was a victim of “political games” when she was controversially denied a gold medal at the Olympic Games. Senior lawmaker Boris Paikin has lavished praise on Averina after the star was reduced to tears by…

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Russian leftist political parties unite into new electoral bloc ahead of national vote later this year

Follow RT on Three opposition parties from across Russia’s political spectrum have announced that they will join forces, in a bid to win parliamentary seats at this Autumn’s legislative elections. Sergey Mironov, of the left-of-center ‘Fair Russia’ party, told journalists on Wednesday that his group would be merging with the…

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