Chechen schoolgirls Now Can wear Hijab in School

Chechen schoolgirls Now Can wear Hijab in School

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his own position on the issue of hijabs in 2012, when he opposed them being worn in schools. He said that although people’s religious feelings must be respected, Russia is a secular state. “We should see how our neighbors, European states deal with [wearing hijabs]. And everything will become clear,” Putin said. In 2015 however, Russia’s Supreme Court ruled to uphold the ban on Muslim headgear in schools introduced by the authorities of the central Russian Republic of Mordovia. The court rejected a complaint lodged…

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Russia is not looking for conflicts with anyone : Lavrov

Russia is not looking for conflicts with anyone : Lavrov

In recent meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg , Lavrov the russian foreign minister told  that he supports the resumption of military cooperation with the alliance. Without it, the diplomats’ meetings do not make any sense, he said. “We need to resume [our] military cooperation. [And yet] NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, surrounded by his deputies yesterday, couldn’t say that NATO is ready for this. It’s sad,” Lavrov said. “NATO’s expansion has led to an unprecedented level of tension over the last 30 years in Europe,” he said.  Statements made by Western…

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MiG-31 interceptor practice in 32,808 feet of stratosphere .

MiG-31 interceptor practice in  32,808 feet of stratosphere .

Russian Air Force MiG-31 supersonic interceptors were used in simulated air battles in the upper atmosphere over Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East, Pacific Fleet press service said Thursday. Read more “MiG-31 pilots practiced simulated aerial combat in the stratosphere, where the second crew acted as targets,” Pacific Fleet Air Force said in a statement, as cited by Interfax news agency. “The combat training mainly focused on practicing techniques of air combat using both offensive and defensive combat maneuvers at high altitudes,” according to the statement. The aircrew of the MiG-31…

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