AP: Panel faults Obama on arms reduction treaty - The agreement does not require cuts in short-range or tactical nuclear weapons, which are significant to Russia's overall military posture, said Dimitri Simes, president of the Nixon Center.
RIA: United States supports talks on new European security – Biden - "NATO is revising its "strategic concept," which contains the guiding principles for NATO's strategy to deal with security threats, to prepare the alliance for the challenges of the 21st century. Russia also has come forward with new ideas about European security," Biden said in an article published by The New York Times on Wednesday.
Panarmenian: Moscow to host CIS, CSTO informal summit May 8
RUVR: Security Council's "five" back nuclear-free zone in Mid East - Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has told the Voice of Russia he expects the Iranian delegation to make a constructive contribution to the conference. The full version of the interview will be posted on the VOR web site on Thursday.
RUVR: Russia and the Arab League for talks on Iran - A statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry, placed on its Web site, says the same adding that all the participants of this meeting spoke for solving the Iranian issue by diplomatic means. An armed intervention, they all believe, would be a catastrophe for the entire Middle East region.
Itar-Tass: Russia ASW ship releases tanker crew seized by pirates
Turkish Weekly: Turkish Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin will attend the signing ceremony of the 10th protocol of Turkey-Russia Joint Economic Committee in Ankara
Regnum: Igor Sechin: Relations with Turkey under the ongoing supervision of the president and prime minister
Interfax: RUSSIA CONSIDERING PASSAGE OF INVESTIGATION FINDINGS ON TU-154 PLANE CRASH NEAR SMOLENSK TO POLAND – PROSECUTOR GENERAL CHAIKA
WBJ: Smolensk investigation continues - Polish prosecutors are looking to interview as many potential witnesses to the tragedy as possible, to get clues as to what exactly went wrong on that tragic day.
B92: Russian envoy welcomes street name changes - Russian Ambassador to Serbia Aleksandr Konuzin welcomed the Belgrade city authorities' decision to rename several streets after Russian generals. The streets in the Serbian capital will once again bear the names of Red Army's Marshall Tolbukhin and General Zhdanov.
Moscow Times: Yanukovych: If Gas Merger Is Considered, European Union Should Join Talks
Russia Today: UK politics married with Russian blood - In just a few hours people in the UK will begin voting in one of the most tightly contested general election in decades. And as the election unfolds, it turns out there is Russian blood in British politics.
Premier.gov.ru: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with President Rustam Minnikhanov of Tatarstan
Itar-Tass: Putin pleased by preparations for Universiade 2013 in Kazan
Itar-Tass: Moscow mayor begins visit to Venezuela with helicopter flight over capital
Gazeta.kz: Russia ratified agreement on Secretariat of Customs Union Commission
Trend.az: Turkmen president to visit Russia - Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhammedov will pay a working visit to Russia's Astrakhan region May 7 upon Governor Alexander Zhilkin's invitation.
Milaz: RUSSIA’S AMBASSADOR ABOUT FATE OF GABALA RADAR STATION - «The term of the contract on leading of the radar station expires in two years. We have time to take a decision which meets Russia’s and Azerbaijan’s interests, and the interests of common security in the region, » Dorokhin said.
RIA: Space Shuttle may continue through next year - Roscosmos
Interfax: Russia to launch 4 telecommunications satellites by 2015
RIA: Russia deports 4 illegal Iranian immigrants -"The Iranians were arrested in the port of Vladivostok on May 3. They attempted to get illegally on board a Russian ship getting ready to leave the port on a trip to Japan," the official said.
RUVR: Russia displeased with Lithuanian provocation - The Russian State Duma has expressed indignation at Lithuania’s ban on Soviet symbols during Victory Day celebrations.
RIA: U.S. warship to take part in Victory Day celebrations in Russia
Vietnamnet: President to attend 65th anniversary of victory against Fascism
B92: Tadić expected to attend Moscow parade - Leaders of more than 15 countries will attend the Moscow Victory Day parade on May 9, said reports. According to head of the Economic Department of the administration of the Russian President, Vladimir Kozin, the parade organization is in progress and leaders of Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Serbia, China, Slovenia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Latvia, Slovakia, Estonia, as well as the Council of Europe secretary general, are expected to attend the parade.
Russia Today: Victory Day Parade: pilots to ‘sweat out’ precision flying
Daily Mail: Lada to return to UK roads - no giggling: The new version is one of a number of cheap cars likely to be on sale for less than £5,000, undercutting some budget brands from Japan and Korea which have done well in the economic downturn. Many of the newcomers were originally produced for emerging nations.