Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense at NATO summit

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense
President Donald Trump started the NATO summit Wednesday with criticism, saying certain Western nations need to spend more on defense and calling Germany a "captive" of Russia.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Ukrainian parliament rejects ban on 2018 World Cup broadcasts

Ukrainian parliament rejects ban on 2018 World Cup broadcasts
Members of the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, have turned down a proposal to ban broadcasts of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a lawmaker from the "Opposition bloc" party has told TASS.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ex-espion empoisonné: le Royaume-Uni suspend tous contacts bilatéraux avec la Russie et expulse 23 diplomates

Ex-espion empoisonné
La Première ministre britannique Theresa May a annoncé mercredi l'expulsion de 23 diplomates russes du Royaume-Uni, après avoir jugé la Russie "coupable" de l'empoisonnement de l'ex-espion russe Sergueï Skripal sur le sol britannique. La cheffe du gouvernement a également annoncé la "suspension des contacts bilatéraux" avec Moscou. La Russie disposait jusqu'ici de 59 diplomates accrédités au Royaume-Uni.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Russia ‘threatens our ability to dominate’ : US general to Congress

Russia ‘threatens our ability to dominate’
The US is seeking to contain Iran’s rising influence in the Middle East and fend off challenges to Washington’s hegemony posed by Russia and China, the top general commanding US forces in the region told Congress.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Chinese Spokesman Says No Idea Why US Feels 'So Insecure'

countries posing the greatest cyber threats
Beijing has no idea why the US feels "so insecure," a Chinese spokesman said Wednesday, responding to an American government report singling out China as among the countries posing the greatest cyber threats.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Syrian opposition factions leave Sochi talks and traveled back to Turkey

Syrian opposition factions leave Sochi talks and traveled back to Turkey
The Sochi talks sponsored by Russia to discuss the Syrian crisis began on Tuesday after a one day delay due to Syrian opposition factions boycotting the event.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry views US statements on Navalny as election meddling

Russian Foreign Ministry
In a recent Twitter post, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described US Department of State’s comments on the rejection of Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny's presidential bid as "meddling in the Russian elections."

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Ukraine: Russia's withdrawal of truce monitors undermines peace deal

Russia's withdrawal of truce monitors
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was "outraged" by Russia's withdrawal from the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC) in Ukraine's eastern conflict-hit region of Donbas.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

‘Bloodthirsty tirade’: Russian FM decries US threats to destroy North Korea

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley
US military action against North Korea would be a big mistake, Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, warned, adding that Washington is itself provoking Pyongyang to make new reckless moves by drills with South Korea and aggressive rhetoric.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Al-Bashir visits Russia, says Sudan needs protection from US

Al-Bashir visits Russia, says Sudan needs protection from US
Sudan has reached an agreement with the Russian Defense Ministry on assistance in upgrading its armed forces, President Omar al-Bashir said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday in Sochi.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

RT America registers as foreign agent in US

RT America registers as foreign agent in US
The Russian international news network RT America has registered as a foreign agent in the United States at the demand of the U.S. Department of Justice, RT said Monday on its website, citing its editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Russian space corporation promotes Baikonur as UNESCO object

Baikonur cosmodrome
Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos addressed the Foreign Ministry asking to promote the Baikonur cosmodrome is put on UNESCO’s world heritage list as a joint nomination of Russia and Kazakhstan, Secretary of the Russian commission on UNESCO affairs Grigori Ordzhonikidze said on Saturday.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Trump's Iran decertification announcement again rattles world

US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump's Friday decertification of Iran's compliance with the landmark nuclear deal has provoked wide disturbances and fury in and outside the United States.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Former Japanese residents of Kurile Islands make trip to visit ancestors’ graves

Kurile Islands
A chartered flight took a group of Japanese from the city of Nakashibetsu, Hokkaido prefecture, to Russia on Saturday so that they could visit their ancestors’ graves on the Kurile Islands, Japan’s Foreign Ministry said.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Russia pays off balance of Soviet Union's foreign debt.

Moscow
Moscow made the final payment on the remaining foreign debt inherited from the Soviet Union. Russia took on the debt after the other former Soviet republics refused to pay.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Putin Says US Must Cut 755 Diplomatic Staff, More Measures Possible

Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington
President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new US sanctions approved by Congress.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

About 80% of Germans Disapprove of New US Sanctions Against Russia : Poll

US Sanctions Against Russia
Eighty three percent of Germans says the US plan to impose new anti-Russia sanctions is a mistake, a poll conducted by the Forsa for the Spiegel newspaper said on Saturday.

Friday, July 28, 2017

FSB detains Central Asians on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in St Petersburg

Russia's intelligence service, the FSB
Russia's intelligence service, the FSB, detained seven individuals of Central Asian origin on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg, FSB said on Friday.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Putin lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a wreath-laying ceremony on Thursday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow in memory of the country’s defenders who perished in the battles against fascists.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.