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Chechnya Gets First Senator in Russian Parliament Since 1997

The Russian upper house of parliament, the Federation ... The Russian upper house of parliament, the Federation Council, voted Wednesday for Akhmat Zavgayev to become ... independence to the republic following the 1994-1996 war.  Doku Zavgayev currently serves as the Russian ...

19/05/2010 - 10:03 - comment 0

Russia: UK decision shows dangers of military action

Russian Federation, Syria) The UK parliament's decision to abstain from military intervention ... that the UK parliament's rejection of military action in Syria reflects the danger of foreign intervention. The UK parliament's decision to abstain from military ...

30/08/2013 - 14:09 - comment 0

Kuwait's Parliament Speaker Heads to Moscow for Bilateral Talks

that the "visit is important because it will strengthen relations between the Kuwaiti parliament and the Russian ... Kuwait's parliament speaker Jassem Khorafi headed to Moscow on Monday for a four-day visit for talks with senior Russian parliamentarians and governme ...

18/05/2010 - 19:37 - comment 0

Chechen Parliamentarian Threatens to Quit over Russian Abuses

of Chechnya in the Russian parliament threatened Thursday to resign unless Moscow's troops improve The only deputy representing the breakaway republic of Chechnya in the Russian parliament threatened ... population.  The threat from Aslambek Aslakhanov, who sits in the State Duma lower house of parliament ...

18/05/2010 - 19:17 - comment 0

Abbas ready to address Israeli parliament on 'own terms'

explained that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited him to address the parliament ... Abbas countered. Netanyahu on Monday invited Abbas to address the Israeli parliament and publicly ... the deadlock," Netanyahu said in a special address to the parliament, or Knesset, in honor of a visit by French ...

23/11/2013 - 13:59 - comment 0

Russian envoy: Assad not ready to step down

enjoys strong support in Syria, said a Russian deputy on Friday who met with the Syrian presidentearlier ... enjoys strong support in Syria, said a Russian deputy Friday, who met with the Syrian president earlier ... overnight," said Alexei Pushkov, Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the lower house of Russian ...

26/02/2012 - 19:01 - comment 0

US-Russian talks on Syria chemical weapons 'not going smoothly'

and the United States on the conflict in Syria are not going  smoothly, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday ... in parliament. Ryabkov also expressed concern that a chemical weapons deal may have only delayed US ... headlines, Russian Federation, Syria, United States) Talks between Russia and the United States ...

24/09/2013 - 11:44 - comment 0

Clashes go on as Gulf, Russian meeting expected on Syrian crisis

their Russian counterpart in Riyadh on March 7 to discuss developments in Syria The foreign ministers of the six Gulf states will meet their Russian counterpart in Riyadh on March 7 ... will be a meeting between the Russian Foreign Minister and ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ) in Riyadh ...

01/03/2012 - 09:15 - comment 0

Poll predicts 40 seats to Gaydamak in Israeli parliament

Olmert and Defense Minister, Amir Peretz, the popularity of Israeli-Russian tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak ... might lead the biggest party in the next Israeli parliament (Knesset).   But beyond the polls, ... in the next elections. This figure matches recent comments by the Israeli-Russian businessman, who declared ...

18/05/2010 - 11:05 - comment 0

Russian regional leader "title" changed

Lawmakers in a southern Russian region voted Saturday ... saying t Lawmakers in a southern Russian region voted Saturday to change ... parliament in the republic of North Ossetia, one of Russia's 89 administrative regions, voted ...

18/05/2010 - 13:51 - comment 0