News tagged with dmitry medvedev

Russia turns back clocks to permanent Winter Time

Russia on Sunday is set to turn back its clocks to winter time permanently in a move backed by President Vladimir Putin, reversing a three-year experiment with non-stop summer time that proved highly unpopular.

dateOct 25, 2014 in Other
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Report of British hacking raises hackles abroad

A newspaper report that British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails has prompted an angry response from traditional rival Russia and provoked demands for ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Internet
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Russian national park to bridge US-Russia divide

Russia on Thursday decreed a national park in its remote Far Eastern Chukotka region, paving the way for a joint US-Russian nature reserve spanning the Bering Strait, an idea first proposed by the last Soviet ...

dateJan 17, 2013 in Environment
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Russia hints plans to quit Kyoto Protocol

Russia on Thursday hinted that it may refuse to sign up to a new round of targeted carbon cuts that could see the Kyoto environmental protection treaty extended beyond its end of 2012 expiry date.

dateOct 18, 2012 in Environment
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YouTube to broadcast Bolshoi reopening live

YouTube on Thursday said it would broadcast live on its website the gala reopening of Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, the hottest ticket of the Russian cultural season where seats are like gold dust.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Internet
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