The head of parliament's families committee told Russian women to keep away from foreign men, while the head of the sports committee wants a baby boom.
At least three journalists have accused lawmaker Leonid Slutsky of harassing them, but the parliament threw out the case in one sitting.
Three female journalists have accused a senior lawmaker of sexual harassment but the issue is a thorny one in Russia, where victims are often dismissed.
There are no signs for optimism in U.S.-Russia ties, warned the head of Moscow’s International Affairs Committee.
Parliamentarians from Russia said North Korea was ready to talk to the U.S.
As Washington urges Russia's state-funded network to register as a "foreign agent," Moscow is considering restrictions on all international press.
The Russian delegation had suspended their involvement after disagreements following Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Repeatedly protesting in Russia without official permission carries a jail penalty of up to five years.
Vyacheslav Volodin spoke after the head of the church addressed parliament.
Leading members of both houses of parliament have predicted turbulence for the European Union.
Crocodiles, horses and an erotic calendar have all been given to Putin as gifts in recent years.
Tens of thousands of Muscovites have been receiving calls about the September elections.
Parliamentarians are keen to make it a criminal offense to parody the anthem.
A new draft demands state employees brief bosses on information they have shared online.
The law was drafted after a controversial case in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
Alexey Navalny has announced his Party of Progress will not run alongside the Parnas party.
Sergey Naryshkin said the fear of Russia in the Baltics is ingrained.
Alexey Pushkov said Europe has hushed up links to opposition militants.
Alexey Pushkov has told NATO to focus on suicide bombers, not Russia.
The bill has been inspired by Soviet legal framework, its author said.