Today's trade on the Russian stock market opened with a surge of the majority of traded stocks despite negative news from world markets. The leader of the trade has been RAO UES shares, which have gone up considerably after a report on a possible considerable increase in dividends for 2002. Analysts accept the possibility that after the long holidays, the market trade will be more vivid today, though the continuation of a stable price growth is not very likely so far.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War