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NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea

NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice ...

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea

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NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is practicing in the Baltic Sea these days, as it's done before. What's new: The exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet command, a key force during the Cold War era. Russia is running a countermaneuver....
14:52, 06/14/2019

NATO announces change in Baltic air policing duties Detachments from Belgium, the Czech Republic and Denmark will start patrolling the Baltic Sea for NATO this month, replacing Hungary, Britain and Spain, who have been there since May....
21:39, 09/06/2019

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said....
21:39, 06/12/2019

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
00:26, 06/14/2019

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....
07:52, 06/28/2019

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
14:52, 06/14/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it refuse to comply with a major Cold War-era missile treaty. Stoltenberg said Tuesday that “tomor...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Russia, Serbia blame NATO for Kosovo police raid BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia and Serbia have blamed pro-NATO and Western influences for an armed raid by Kosovo police in the Serb-dominated north of Kosovo that raised tensions in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States banning certain short- and intermediate-range missiles....
05:13, 06/26/2019

NATO chief urges action if Russia drops INF treaty NATO's leader has warned that Europe's security could be compromised by Russia's decision to exit a Cold War-era treaty. Russia has accused the US and its allies of stoking tensions, saying it is "ready for all options."...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey in challenge to NATO Russia began delivering an advanced missile defense system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Russia shows no 'sign' it's willing to comply with INF nuclear treaty, NATO says There is little hope a key nuclear arms treaty can be saved, as Russia refuses to come back into compliance, says NATO's Jens Stoltenberg. He spoke after a NATO-Russia Council meeting on the INF arms control treaty....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost...
21:26, 08/02/2019

NATO chief: Clock ticking on INF treaty as Russia shows no compliance The United States could suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty in a matter of weeks, prompting NATO leaders to prepare for a world with more Russian missiles....
03:13, 07/19/2019

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” one expert said....
10:52, 07/05/2019

Georgian leader sees NATO future, seeks tough line on Russia Georgia's president is calling on Western allies to do more to face up to Russia and the "very heavy pressure" she says Moscow has put on her Caucasus nation....
00:39, 06/11/2019

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty....
05:13, 06/27/2019

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
06:40, 07/06/2019

NATO wants to avoid 'new arms race' with Russia, promises 'measured' response after treaty scrapped NATO said it will respond “in a measured and responsible” way to Russia’s new missiles, but said the alliance will work to avoid a new arms race after the end of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty....
18:13, 08/02/2019

U.S. set to push security strategy as Chinese maneuvers rattle region Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing's sincerity about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed U.S. push to build alliances with countries unnerved by China's assertiveness....
11:52, 07/31/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russi...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Odysseus, Off Course in the Baltic Sea Homer’s Odyssey tells of the adventures of the ancient seasoned mariner, Odysseus, hero of the Trojan War, who offended Poseidon and as a result was cursed to sail the seas and prolong his journey home to the isle of Ithaca and his queen Penelope, wi...
18:26, 08/24/2019

No time to waste in the Baltic Sea The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
16:39, 06/13/2019

WTA roundup: Gasparyan upset at Baltic Open Romania's Irina Bara moved into the second round of the inaugural Baltic Open when No. 5 seed Margarita Gasparyan was forced to retire while trailing 6-4, 4-6, 4-0 on Monday in Jurmala, Latvia....
10:13, 07/23/2019

Poles wade through Baltic 'like herrings' to commune with the sea Once a year, Poles head to the Hel Peninsula on the northern coast near Gdynia to "become herrings" and wade up to a meter deep for five hours along a 10-km (six-mile) sand bank through the Baltic Sea....
15:26, 08/19/2019

Mysterious Perfectly Preserved Ship Found in the Baltic Sea Beneath the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea, investigators have discovered perhaps the best-preserved ship from the Age of Discovery. It was found on the seafloor and it is almost intact. ...
01:52, 07/25/2019

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies by a pipeline to Europe although traders said this might take several more weeks to fix....
16:13, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detained UK consulate official had been "soliciting prostitutes."...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Baltic index down on muted capesize demand; falls 6% this week The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, declined on Friday for a seventh consecutive session as losses in the capesize vessel segment continued....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chain 30 Years After "Baltic Way" Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy "Baltic Way" protest against Soviet rule three decades ago....
02:00, 08/24/2019

Baltic index hits new nine-year high on strong capesize demand The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose for an eighth-straight session on Monday, beating a near nine-year peak marked at the end of last week and helped by robust capesize demand....
03:13, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters tie Xi’s hands with Baltic anti-Soviet human chain Pro-democracy activists formed a human chain across Hong Kong, recreating a historic anti-Soviet demonstration known as the Baltic Way to denounce China’s infringement on the semi-autonomous city....
17:13, 08/24/2019

US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he came away with no firm commitments from NATO allies to participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against Iran...
19:13, 06/27/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Friday....
15:13, 05/10/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Former NATO head says US is in ‘dangerous’ position with Iran A former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO said the US is in a “dangerous” position in its standoff with Iran but believes ultimately the Islamic Republic will not go to war. “We’re in a kind of dangerous place right now, because of ...
19:13, 05/19/2019

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara anticipated — and could cost all NATO allies. Teri Schultz reports....
22:13, 06/14/2019

NATO needs to address China's rise, says Stoltenberg NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of the North Atlantic security body, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
05:26, 06/14/2019

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
02:26, 06/15/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO ally....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
20:26, 08/27/2019

Putin is the greatest gift to NATO since the end of the Cold War, ex-CIA chief says Russian President Vladimir Putin has given NATO a "reason to live again" and is one key factor behind the resurgence and improved capability of the military alliance....
21:13, 09/06/2019

Trump says he, Poland's Duda will discuss NATO, trade U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would discuss NATO and trade with Polish President Andrzej Duda as the two leaders sat down for talks at the White House, but he said discussions were continuing on whether to deploy U.S. troops to Pol...
19:26, 06/12/2019

Nato's "stupid mistake" in WEC opener hospitalised mechanic Rebellion Racing driver Norman Nato has expressed his regret over the "stupid mistake" in Sunday's World Endurance Championship opener at Silverstone that hospitalised one of the team's mechanics...
03:13, 09/03/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
18:13, 05/20/2019

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said nothing of the sort....
23:26, 06/07/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
02:00, 06/03/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
23:52, 05/24/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute: top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander told Reuters....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said....
10:39, 06/25/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future of arms control and tensions among NATO allies....
20:26, 05/01/2019

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback', after US withdraws NATO members are on edge after the official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after the US withdrew from the pact....
10:13, 08/03/2019

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after the US withdrew from the pact....
22:39, 08/03/2019

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro four months ago....
20:39, 08/01/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
22:52, 06/25/2019

NATO looks to outer space as modern warfare evolves Since its founding 70 years ago, NATO has primarily focused on the threat posed by conventional warfare. But these days, conflicts are also fought in cyberspace. Could outer space be next?...
01:26, 06/27/2019

US general for NATO: Afghan violence will rise before vote The top U.S. general for NATO says he expects increased violence in the lead-up to the election in Afghanistan later this month, and says allies will make any necessary adjustments to military operations there....
00:13, 09/14/2019

Lone wolf attackers inspire each other, NATO chief says Nations must work together to stop lone wolf attackers, who take inspiration from each other, NATO's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, during a visit to a mosque in New Zealand where a gunman killed dozens of people in March....
11:00, 08/05/2019

Afghan government and Nato killing more civilians than the Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsAfghan forces and their international allies killed more civilians in the first half of 2019 than the Taliban and other militant groups, UN figures show, exten...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
06:39, 08/06/2019

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partners, said they would not allow Trump to dictate military spending....
16:00, 07/22/2019

NATO chief, New Zealand PM say they’re united in stopping extremism Stoltenberg, making a two-day trip to New Zealand, visited Christchurch, where 51 Muslim worshippers were killed in the attacks on two mosques by a suspected white supremacist....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training Missiles to Germany through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency....
21:26, 07/01/2019

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
23:13, 06/27/2019

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Greece. Stoltenberg spoke after meeting the country&#...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
18:52, 07/12/2019

U.S., NATO allies start Formidable Shield exercise in Scotland Nine nations, led by the U.S. 6th Fleet, on Tuesday began Formidable Shield, a live-fire integrated air and missile defense exercise in Scotland through May 19....
21:00, 05/07/2019

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for Washington....
21:13, 07/18/2019

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday....
00:13, 07/31/2019

Romanian, U.S. members of foreign force killed in Afghanistan: NATO A Romanian and a U.S. member of foreign forces in Afghanistan were killed in the capital Kabul on Thursday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement....
14:39, 09/05/2019

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
02:13, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. stance on F-35 doesn't fit spirit of NATO partnership Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. warning that Ankara would be removed from Washington's F-35 fighter jet programme unless it drops a planned purchase of a Russian air defence system was out of keeping with the spirit of NATO partnership....
16:00, 06/18/2019

US nuke locations accidentally exposed in NATO-affiliated report A document accidentally published by a NATO-affiliated body has hit headlines across Europe this week, seeming to affirm a longstanding open secret that is technically still classified: precisely where in Europe the United States stores its nuclear w...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion ...
20:39, 05/25/2019

German troops head for Lithuania NATO exercises, despite air delay Germany's Bundeswehr overcame another potentially embarrassing aircraft glitch by flying tank battalion troops from Leipzig to Kaunas in Lithuania — one day later than planned. The tanks traveled by train....
13:26, 07/29/2019

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on defense....
16:39, 06/04/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
20:52, 06/04/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief....
21:26, 06/25/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
13:13, 05/03/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:26, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Acting Pentagon chief to appeal to NATO allies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he wants to persuade NATO allies to form a broader international coalition to deter Irani...
20:39, 06/25/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
15:26, 06/15/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
16:00, 06/15/2019

Russian Jet Chases NATO Plane Away From Minister's Aircraft: Report A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on......
06:00, 08/14/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to play there amid a standoff between the United States and Iran...
13:13, 06/25/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian S-400s deal - minister NATO member Turkey is not distancing itself from the military alliance by making an agreement with Russia on purchasing S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday....
12:52, 05/03/2019

NATO completes Aegis defense system upgrade in Romania NATO announced the completion of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in Romania on Friday, and a THAAD system temporarily stationed there during the upgrade will now be redeployed....
08:52, 08/10/2019

No sign of progress at NATO in U.S.-Turkey dispute over Russian defenses The United States and Turkey appeared to make no progress during talks at NATO headquarters on Wednesday toward resolving a major dispute over Ankara's plans to acquire a Russian air defense system, just ahead of its expected July delivery....
20:00, 06/26/2019

NATO weighs options to deter new Russian missile threat NATO defense ministers considered on Wednesday how to deter Russia from launching a missile attack at short notice on Europe if a landmark treaty against land-based nuclear warheads collapses next month....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Kosovo Albanians welcome Clinton, Albright 20 years after NATO intervention Thousands of Kosovo Albanians turned out on Wednesday to welcome back former U.S. president Bill Clinton and his ex-top diplomat Madeleine Albright 20 years after they helped engineer the NATO air war that ousted Serbian forces....
19:13, 06/12/2019

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
09:00, 06/12/2019

NATO chief says alliance must prepare ‘to address the rise of China' China’s efforts to establish economic and even military influence far beyond its borders are pushing NATO to develop new plays for the Indo-Pacific, the security bloc’s civilian chief says....
03:39, 08/08/2019

NATO still hasn't picked a successor to its 'eyes in the sky,' and that could cost the alliance big-time Reuters NATO's fleet of early-warning and surveillance aircraft, often called its "eyes in the sky," are aging, and the alliance has yet to choose a replacement. That delay could soon become costly, as the lack of a successor would require NATO to p...
10:52, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congress, Fitch)...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two NATO troops in Kabul A Taliban suicide blast in the center of Kabul killed at least 10 civilians and two NATO soldiers on Thursday, destroying cars and shops in an area near the headquarters of Afghanistan's international military force and the U.S. embassy....
19:00, 09/05/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Mattis details differences with Trump over Nato allies and torture in new book Ex-defense secretary avoids direct criticism of the president in his memoir, Call Sign Chaos, but notes the pair disagreed over NatoJames Mattis, who quit as US defense secretary last year, highlights his sharp differences with Donald Trump over Nato...
04:00, 08/29/2019

U.S. joins 11 NATO allies for Breeze 2019 maritime exercise in Bulgaria The United States and 11 NATO allies began their participation in the nine-day Breeze 19, a maritime exercise hosted by Bulgaria that included three U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft....
18:13, 07/15/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's process of joining the alliance....
18:39, 05/21/2019

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an American alternative....
18:39, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-No sign of progress at NATO in U.S.-Turkey dispute over Russian defenses The United States and Turkey appeared to make no progress during talks at NATO headquarters on Wednesday toward resolving a major dispute over Ankara's plans to acquire a Russian air defense system, just ahead of its expected July delivery....
17:26, 06/26/2019

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its required NATO defense spending. ...
22:00, 08/09/2019

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
08:39, 07/17/2019

Turkey proceeds with deal for Russian missile system despite US and NATO warnings The delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as the F-35, America's most expensive weapons platform....
05:39, 07/09/2019

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-...
10:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
22:39, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal - minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
12:52, 05/03/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
22:13, 08/15/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence singles out Germany for not meeting NATO spending Vice President Mike Pence has criticized Germany for allowing the US to bear the "burden of defending Europe." Pence has also suggested deploying an additional 1,000 US troops in Poland....
18:00, 09/03/2019

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NATO ally United States against the purchase....
18:13, 07/12/2019

Esper faces first challenge as Pentagon chief meeting with allied counterparts at NATO headquarters ESPER’S NATO DEBUT: After just one day in his new job as acting defense secretary, Mark Esper makes his debut on the world stage, arriving in Brussels today ahead of a two-day meeting of NATO defense ministers....
23:13, 06/25/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shoot-down' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
18:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Bolton touts NATO allies' $100B military spending spree after Trump push: ‘Unequaled triumph’ National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that an increase in defense spending from NATO allies, after pressure from President Trump, marked a significant victory for the United States and made the alliance stronger....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years - CEO Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce market, boosted sales growth and improved infrastructure, its chief executive said....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Russia to China in under 8 minutes Traveling between Russia and China is about to get a lot more scenic. The world's first cross-border cable car is coming, giving passengers a unique perspective of the two countries below....
17:52, 07/30/2019

Russia says it will ban think-tank formerly run by U.S. ambassador Russia said on Thursday it was preparing to ban the Atlantic Council, a think-tank formerly run by the U.S. ambassador to Moscow, which Russia's prosecutor general described as a security threat....
12:00, 07/26/2019

US and Russia blame each other after nearly colliding at sea The U.S. and Russia each accused the other of unsafe actions after naval ships from each came within 165 feet of each other off the coast of China.        ...
04:39, 06/08/2019

What Zelensky's win will mean for relations with Russia Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become the country's next President. After popping the champagne, he faces some serious tasks....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7 President Trump issued his latest call for ending Moscow’s international pariah status, but the idea is likely to earn a cool reception at the annual Group of 7 summit starting this weekend....
06:52, 08/21/2019

Why Russia’s relationship with the G-7 collapsed President Trump’s hope that Russia will rejoin the Group of Seven is rooted in misunderstandings. But if it did rejoin, it would be another blow to meetings designed to offer a unified front to global problems....
00:26, 08/23/2019

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area....
21:52, 07/14/2019

U.S., Russia Commit to Repairing Ties Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled a willingness to mend relations between the two countries, even as they remained deeply at odds on crises in Ukraine, Venezuela, Iran and North Korea....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by email. (June 3)        ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

France's Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are "insulting" and the suggestion that National Rally accepted Russian money is a "lie."...
01:39, 05/15/2019

Trump says it’s ‘possible’ he’ll invite Russia to the G-7 next year President Trump on Sunday said “it’s possible” that he’ll invite Russia to attend the G-7 summit the US is hosting next year, even though European countries oppose allowing Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be readmitted. ​R...
08:52, 08/26/2019

In Sochi, red lines remain between US and Russia Pompeo had flown to Sochi today after a surprise detour to Brussels, where he had tried to persuade European leaders to stand with Washington in an escalating confrontation with Iran. It was his second Iran-related change of plans in a week. After th...
10:00, 05/15/2019

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January....
07:39, 07/14/2019

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet earth. ...
08:52, 07/13/2019

U.S. got key asset out of Russia following election hacking Concerns that Russia would determine who was spying for the United States mounted after officials revealed Putin’s role in attacking the 2016 election....
15:26, 09/10/2019

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss took place just days after a similar close call between planes....
00:52, 06/08/2019

EU's Tusk sees even more reasons to keep Russia out of G7 The president of the European Council on Saturday rebuffed Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies, saying there were even more reasons than before for keeping Moscow out....
19:13, 08/24/2019

Russia to allow more foreigners on soccer field Russia will allow soccer clubs to field eight foreign players from the 2020-21 season, loosening long-standing and controversial protections for local players       ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elections prompted protests that turned violent as Moscow police cracked down hard on those that turned ...
03:00, 08/01/2019

BBC: Russia is working on a Tor de-anonymization project Hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive data and defaced the website of SyTech, a major contractor working for Russian intelligence agency FSB (Federal Security Service). BBC Russia, which reported the breach, said “it’s possible that this i...
07:39, 07/22/2019

Russia to retaliate against UK media over RT fine The Russian communications regulator has announced plans to "respond in kind" after Ofcom fined the Kremlin-funded television channel RT for biased coverage over the Salisbury attack....
02:13, 08/02/2019

Will Russia splash rainy day cash? The Russian economy is crawling along at a low rate of growth, with oil prices insufficient to boost state revenues. But, an oil price rise raises the prospect of Moscow delving into its oil funds to boost growth....
11:13, 07/01/2019

Russia on top of WADA agenda but maybe not much longer Russia will again be at the top of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agenda when the Foundation board meets on Thursday but maybe not for much longer....
22:00, 05/15/2019

US and Russia blame each other after warships nearly collide American guided-missile cruiser and Russian destroyer came within 165ft of each other in the East China SeaThe US and Russia have accused each other of unsafe actions after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165ft ...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Russia denies visa for second US senator Russia has barred a second senator from entering the country as Moscow denies visas for American lawmakers critical of President Vladimir Putin while President Trump backs him on the world stage....
00:00, 08/28/2019

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would soon be blocked in Russia unless they complied with local laws.Now the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexand...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Russia and the US nuke 32-year-old INF treaty The US is out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Force missile treaty with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. The US immediately announced plans to start testing a new missile....
13:00, 08/02/2019

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet and Russia's S-400 air defense system, which Moscow started delivering last week....
22:52, 07/16/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
00:26, 06/10/2019

The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear weapons in secret. The explosive accusation was made by the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency,...
07:39, 06/01/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's state atomic energy corporation, were killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, no...
23:00, 08/12/2019

US, Russia blame each other as warships nearly collide The US and Russia are blaming each other in a near-collision of naval ships in the East China Sea on Friday. Both countries claim the near miss forced them to perform emergency maneuvers. Russia’s Pacific Fleet accused the USS Chancellorsville ...
17:39, 06/07/2019

U.S. Accuses Russia After a Harrowing Encounter at Sea The U.S. Navy accused Russia’s military of unsafe and unprofessional operation at sea after a Russian destroyer came within 100 feet of an American-guided missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea....
17:26, 06/07/2019

Russia accuses DW of inciting unrest Moscow issued the statement after DW condemned the arrest of correspondent Sergey Dik. The allegations come amidst a violent crackdown on opposition rallies....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Here's why Russia and the US might do a deal over Venezuela's Maduro As unrest continues in Venezuela, questions continue over whether beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro really has the support and backing of Russia, or not....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Osaka. The two sides suspended the key INF treaty earlier this year....
02:00, 06/30/2019

Jon Huntsman: US ambassador to Russia will step down Two-year tenure ends with stark warning to hold Russia ‘accountable when its behavior threatens us’Jon Huntsman, whose two-year tenure as the US ambassador to Russia has been characterized by disagreements with the Kremlin, is stepping down with a st...
10:39, 08/07/2019

Belarus' Belneftekhim: no clean oil from Russia yet Belarus state oil company Belneftekhim said on Monday that clean oil from Russia has not reached Belarus yet after Moscow said on Friday that supplies of clean oil to Belarus would resume by Monday....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Behind the scenes of Russia's elite Alexander Lebedev's new book is a revelatory portrait of power players, from his days in the KGB to multi-million pound deals. Here, he speaks out to Anne McElvoy and Jim Armitage about assasination plots, Brexit and ambition...
13:26, 09/12/2019

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Georgian parliament on Thursday....
10:52, 06/22/2019

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race' After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal....
06:52, 08/23/2019

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
08:13, 06/14/2019

Russia to ban Atlantic Council NGO once led by US envoy Russian prosecutors decided to ban the pro-western Atlantic Council NGO after finding its activities pose a threat to Russia's "constitutional order." The NGO representatives say they were not informed about the move....
13:39, 07/26/2019

Jon Huntsman quits as U.S. ambassador to Russia U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. will resign from the diplomatic post -- perhaps to position himself for another run at the governorship of Utah....
09:26, 08/07/2019

U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped him as ambassador to China in 2009....
07:00, 08/07/2019

Russia’s Version of #MeToo Has Struggled to Take Off — Until Now For the last 10 days, thousands of Russians have flooded social media with new hashtags to challenge sexual harassment and violence against women. On July 16, Twitter users started posting their experiences of sexism and sexual harassment using the #...
18:52, 07/26/2019

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The deal was signed Wednesday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vlad...
12:52, 06/06/2019

The Quick Read About… Russia’s New Internet Law What Happened This Week: Last week, Russia’s parliament approved a law that might allow the country to cordon off its internet from the rest of the world, creating an unprecedented “sovereign” internet. Russian President Vladimir Pu...
18:39, 04/28/2019

US to EU: Our liquefied natural gas is more reliable than Russia's US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has encouraged the EU to buy liquefied natural gas from the US instead of Russia. US exports of LNG surged following a meeting between Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker in July 2018....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too...
07:26, 06/14/2019

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for its annual summit in France....
10:52, 08/21/2019

US Got Key Asset Out Of Russia After Election Hacking In 2017, the United States extracted from Russia an important CIA source who had provided information about the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to current and......
06:13, 09/10/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, the continuing political crisis in the South America...
16:39, 05/05/2019

Russia investigated disappearance of suspected US spy as possible murder Oleg Smolenkov hadn’t been seen after he went on holiday in 2017, but Russian authorities concluded he had fled abroadThe CIA Russian spy drama currently gripping Washington has taken a new turn as Russian media reported that a suspected US mole insi...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studying climate and atmosphere, the changes such a conflict could bring to our planet are a worthy subject...
07:52, 08/20/2019

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endangered thousands of lives,” said State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus. The sanctions, which wil...
07:13, 08/04/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend their deal to cut oil output by nine months, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Sunday, in a sign that some of the world’s major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility...
09:13, 07/01/2019

Russia offers Turkey Su-57 after failed F-35 deal with U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering his military's new Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet to Turkey, since the nation is no longer allowed to buy the new U.S.-made F-35 Lightning II....
21:13, 08/28/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of t...
16:13, 05/27/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices Vladimir Putin may relish his place at the table in Vienna but he will be tempted to cash in on rising pricesThe Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will meet this week in Vienna under a familiar pretext: to act as stewards of oil ma...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
17:00, 08/05/2019

Russia Says Won't Install New Missiles Unless US Deploys Them In Europe Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a......
13:26, 08/18/2019

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influence an election should call his bureau....
07:26, 06/13/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Executive Officer Alexei Kornya said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its ...
16:13, 06/13/2019

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on ­Saturday. Perry spoke with reporters in Warsaw, Poland, after meeting with Polish and Ukrainian ...
06:39, 09/01/2019

Ukraine, Poland want continued sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Saturday he and Poland’s president have agreed that sanctions ought to continue against Russia until Ukraine regains the territory it lost in Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea...
22:39, 08/31/2019

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its S-400 missile defense system....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign minister as saying on Thursday....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuela's President Nicola Maduro, who the US says should stand down....
13:00, 05/05/2019

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a...
12:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trump downplaying Moscow’s role in the crisis on the heels of his Friday phone call with President Vladi...
04:00, 05/06/2019

US to face Latvia in Fed Cup, Romania to play Russia The United States will face Latvia for a place in next year's Fed Cup finals, the first time the 'World Cup of Tennis' tournament system will be used        ...
22:26, 08/21/2019

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
18:39, 06/07/2019

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in the country if and when President Vladimir Putin ultimately steps down....
01:26, 06/13/2019

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance, experts say....
03:13, 08/24/2019

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda. Wealthy individuals like Roman Babichev are filling the gap by brin...
10:00, 06/02/2019

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom....
09:00, 08/03/2019

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests in the capital Tbilisi....
19:00, 07/11/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nation....
23:52, 06/03/2019

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian crisis and turmoil. ​Russia, which has energy invest...
02:13, 06/04/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
11:13, 06/06/2019

US and Russia blame each other for abandoning missile treaty Russia and the U.S. are blaming each other for abandoning an arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and the Trump administration demanding details of a mysterious explosion that killed five Russian nuclear engineer...
03:39, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
04:39, 07/07/2019

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a year ago....
04:39, 08/03/2019

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better relations under her successor....
18:26, 06/06/2019

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist ri...
13:52, 06/05/2019

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia....
02:39, 08/03/2019

Putin says Russia ‘will react accordingly’ after US missile tests Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the United States’ testing of a new missile – which had been banned under a now-defunct arms treaty – raises new threats for Russia and will warrant a response....
20:26, 08/22/2019

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
18:39, 06/04/2019

Russia says U.S. missile deployments in Asia would be a threat Russia's foreign ministry said on Thursday that a possible U.S. deployment of missiles in the Asia-Pacific region would pose a threat to international security....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Russia Today puts Japan on the map, where New Zealand should be New channel apologises to New Zealanders for map mix-up that also labelled Papua New Guinea as South KoreaRussian news channel RT has apologised for apparently accidentally labelling New Zealand as “Japan”, and Papua New Guinea as “South Korea” in an...
14:00, 08/24/2019

Boeing 737 slides off runway in Russia's Norilsk A Boeing 737-800 passenger jet operated by Russia's NordStar carrier slid off a runway as it landed on Monday in a heavy snowstorm in the Russian city of Norilsk with 101 passengers and 6 crew members on board, NordStar said....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Russia says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-powered Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday that a top-secret military submarine that was hit by a fatal fire on board earlier this week was nuclear-powered....
09:13, 07/04/2019

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally....
11:26, 07/13/2019

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Ge...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
05:52, 06/11/2019

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian port of Makhachkala, Russia's Transport Ministry said....
10:52, 06/11/2019

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a park...
21:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
16:13, 05/29/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
16:13, 05/29/2019

Doping: First cases on Russia cheats sent to federations The first batch of doping cases built on evidence secured from a tainted Russian laboratory have been turned over to international federations (IFs), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday....
20:13, 07/02/2019

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
14:26, 07/02/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
11:52, 07/02/2019

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russia called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and proposed a prisoner swap with Washington to win the release of any American national held in Russia, Interfax news agency reported....
23:13, 07/01/2019

G7: Trump's demands for Russia's readmission cause row in Biarritz US president argues Putin should be included in discussions on Iran, Syria and North KoreaDonald Trump has rowed with his fellow G7 leaders over his demand that Russia be readmitted to the group, rejecting arguments that it should remain an associati...
04:52, 08/26/2019

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer....
07:00, 08/02/2019

The Last Czars: the historical drama that the whole of Russia is laughing at This bizarre Netflix show about the Romanovs seems to have been made for people who have never heard of Russia. How do you spell disaster in Cyrillic?Forgive the makers of this series, for they know not what they do. All you need to know to understan...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey says no delays in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday, dismissing reports of delay....
12:00, 05/31/2019

American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia Even as President Trump courts Russia, Special Operations forces are teaming up with partners on Europe’s eastern flank to counter a mix of subterfuge, cyberattacks and disinformation....
11:52, 07/12/2019

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to support prices....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election in February resulted in a hung parliament....
04:00, 06/09/2019

Trump renews call for Russia to be readmitted to G-7 “I think it’s much more appropriate to have Russia in,” the president told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday, days before he is set to arrive in France for this weekend’s G-7 summit....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
14:39, 05/30/2019

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over what the investigation found and didn’t find. In his remarks Wednesday, Mueller said federal r...
08:39, 05/30/2019

US official: Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuke test ban WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Russia “probably” is not adhering to a moratorium on nuclear weapons testing. The statement was made Wednesday by the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley....
00:00, 05/30/2019

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
17:26, 06/10/2019

Turkey receives first S-400 missile delivery from Russia First components of Russian-made S-400 missile system have arrived in Ankara, Turkish officials said. The US had threatened sanctions, sparking a row within NATO, which Turkey is a member of....
22:13, 07/12/2019

DW strongly rejects accusations by Russia's Duma In reaction to a series of protests across the country, Russia's parliament has announced a probe into "foreign meddling" by Western governments and media — including DW....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Russia and Ukraine carry out prisoner swap Russian and Ukrainian authorities have confirmed the long-awaited prisoner exchange. Those swapped are believed to include Ukrainian journalists, sailors, a filmmaker and a suspected Russian witness to the MH17 downing....
18:39, 09/07/2019

Russia protests: More than 1,000 arrested at Moscow rally More than 1,000 people have been arrested in Moscow during a protest against the exclusion of some opposition candidates from an upcoming election to the city council....
11:39, 07/28/2019

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the airspace around the airport near Tel Aviv has bee...
19:39, 06/27/2019

Russia's Alexei Navalny may have been poisoned: doctor A Russian doctor has said the opposition leader's symptoms suggest that he might have been targeted with a "toxic agent." Berlin has urged Moscow to release over 1,300 prisoners arrested during Navalny-backed protests....
13:26, 07/29/2019

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
18:13, 06/21/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by the numbers Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign concluded on Friday. In a letter released Sunday by Attorney General William Barr, publicly revealed the "principal conclusions" and a bit mo...
16:26, 07/24/2019

Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far East last year caused an international outcry....
21:13, 06/27/2019

Highlights from Mueller's report on Russia investigation The public was able to get its first detailed look at Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s bombshell report on his years-long investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election in April....
16:26, 07/24/2019

Inside Russia's secret aviation capital The MAKS air show takes place every other year in Zhukovsky and showcases the best of Russian aviation, from new planes hoping to break into an international market to old military jets...
20:39, 09/05/2019

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
17:52, 06/18/2019

Russia's Opposition Looks Beyond Moscow for Election Gains Russia’s opposition is trying to gain a political foothold in municipal elections on Sunday, but must first overcome a crackdown against them, and their own internal divisions....
01:26, 09/08/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. ‘Addiction,’ he says, ‘is the kind of thirst that might be very useful for a photographer - you always want more’ Continue reading......
19:13, 05/01/2019

New law allows Russia to build separate Internet, unplug from WWW Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial new law that allows the country to launch its own Internet -- separate from the World Wide Web -- and possibly disconnect globally....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others freed, Russia benefited most from the swap....
07:52, 09/08/2019

Trump says others support his call to add Russia back into the G7 "We have a number of people that would like to see Russia back," Trump said when asked if there was an update about adding the former member to the group....
18:26, 08/25/2019

S-400 Systems Will Be Delivered To India Within 18-19 Months: Russia Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov on Sunday said S-400 air defence missile systems will be delivered to India in strict accordance with the schedule....
18:26, 09/08/2019

UK's May tells Putin that Russia must end 'irresponsible activity' British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, were to improve....
15:52, 06/28/2019

Yandex will stream every NHL game for free in Russia Over the last couple of years, we've seen more and more major tech companies step into sports streaming, from Facebook and Twitch to Twitter and Amazon. Yandex has just landed a major deal on that front, as it will stream every NHL game for free...
05:39, 09/06/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this month....
11:52, 05/12/2019

Russia says it wants a relationship with US on energy but 'ball not in our court' The International Energy Agency expects America to become the world's leading oil exporter, with its shale boom keeping a lid on the crude futures that OPEC and its allies hope to boost....
20:26, 09/12/2019

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area Russian told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential office....
11:39, 07/24/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Says "It Makes Sense" For US To Get Along With Russia It makes sense for the United States to get along with Russia, US President Donald Trump said Monday on the eve of the meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir......
11:52, 05/14/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
23:13, 06/26/2019

RPT-INSIGHT-How Russia contaminated $2.7 bln of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
07:52, 05/01/2019

Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin's tight grip on power....
21:13, 07/27/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and jail people....
23:39, 07/27/2019

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those guilty of shooting down a passenger plane there in...
15:39, 06/20/2019

Bentley Continental GT Gets Modified Into A Tank In Russia Russian car builders, AcademeG, have converted a Bentley Continental GT into an Ultratank by replacing the wheels with a custom set of heavy duty tracks....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Russia's Lavrov says Venezuela dialogue should have 'no preconditions' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday a dialogue to resolve Venezuela's political crisis should have "no preconditions," as he visited the small South American country of Suriname at the end of a multi-nation Latin American tour....
04:00, 07/28/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of meddling over publication of protest map Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday accused the U.S. Embassy of meddling in Russia's internal affairs for having published a map on social media showing the proposed route of an unauthorized anti-government protest in Moscow....
12:00, 08/09/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign rivals.Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia’s far east has become a rallying cry for environmentalists...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: no more election interference On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Russia’s great firewall: is it meant to keep information in – or out? Vladimir Putin will soon sign the ‘sovereign internet’ bill to allow greater monitoring of traffic. But what are its other consequences?Earlier this year, US officials briefed reporters on an extraordinary operation: they claimed to have launched an ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

No consensus on inviting Russia to G7 next year: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday G7 leaders had not reached a consensus on inviting Russia to next year's G7 summit in the United States....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
19:52, 06/17/2019

You Can Read This Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia The translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as references to the author’s sexuality....
15:00, 07/30/2019

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, moving to the top of a list of long-simmering spats be...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and politicians are warning user data could fall into the wrong hands....
01:13, 07/19/2019

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security.        ...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turkey's relations with the United States....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Russia elections: Kremlin-backed parties take a hit Parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow despite flagging support. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny....
12:13, 09/09/2019

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because of his desire to restore normal relations with Russia....
02:13, 07/20/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls have taken place across the country. Attention was focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a crackdown on independent candidates and some of their supporters....
12:13, 09/09/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailing "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Mueller hearings on Russia investigation conclude Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded more than five hours of testimony on Wednesday before the House of Representatives Intelligence and Judiciary committees about his 2-year-long investigation of Russian election meddling....
02:13, 07/25/2019

France calls for easing of tensions with Russia The French foreign minister has called during a Moscow visit for better ties with Russia. Relations between Europe and Russia have been strained since the EU and US imposed sanctions over Moscow's annexation of Crimea....
23:13, 09/09/2019

U.S., Israel Look to Coax Russia Away From Iran Alliance The U.S. and Israel are working to convince Russia to join them in reining in Iran during an unusual gathering of the three countries’ national security advisers this week, part of a flurry of diplomatic activity amid tensions with Tehran....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea Greenpeace criticises long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animalsRussia’s long-awaited operation to release the first batch of whales held in cramped enclosures in the country’s far-east region was dangerously flawed, env...
17:39, 06/28/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations......
13:39, 06/29/2019

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper repor...
11:39, 06/17/2019

Official: Serbia could ditch EU bid, turn to Russia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s pro-Russian defense minister says the Balkan country could ditch its European Union membership goals for close ties with Moscow. In blunt comments to a pro-government TV channel Thursday, Aleksandar Vulin said t...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Russia wants to boost transparency with blockchain – are you kidding me? Russia, ruled by Vladimir Putin‘s arguably authoritarian regime, wants to leverage blockchain technology to host Moscow‘s administrative services and boost transparency. Essentially, the government is looking for a contractor to build an Ethereum-bas...
17:26, 08/15/2019

Apple under investigation for unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant position in smartphone apps, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
09:39, 08/08/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on...
21:52, 07/21/2019

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks....
23:13, 06/20/2019

Governor in Russia’s North Caucasus quits following protests MOSCOW (AP) — A governor in Russia’s North Caucasus responsible for an unpopular land swap deal has stepped down. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in a televised address on Monday that he was resigning as governor of Ingushetia. He did not mention the u...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Gay parents flee Russia with kids: 'The authorities could take the children away' Andrei and Yevgeny are married, with two adopted children. In an exclusive DW interview, they recount how they had to leave Moscow for fear that the Russian authorities would take their children away....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of pushing Iran situation to brink of war: RIA Russia accused the United States on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions around Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the RIA news agency reported....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Russia, after three days, says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a top-secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia's defense minister to assure him that its nuclear reactor had been...
10:26, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Russia says 13 dead from burning plane in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Russia’s Investigative Committee says 13 people have died in a fire on an airplane that made an emergency landing at Moscow’s S...
20:52, 05/05/2019

China's Huawei Signs Deal to Develop 5G in Russia Huawei, considered a security threat in the US, on Wednesday signed a deal with Russian telecom company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year,...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
04:00, 06/21/2019

China's CNPC to develop partnership with Russia's Rosneft China National Petroleum Corp will further develop its partnership with Russian oil producer Rosneft, CNPC's chairman said on Thursday at an economic forum in St Petersburg. (Reporting by Dmitry Zhdannikov; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jane M...
14:00, 06/06/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
15:26, 06/25/2019

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
05:39, 06/25/2019

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that key information about the incident was a "state secret."...
06:52, 07/04/2019

Trump Confirms Missile Exploded During Testing in Russia President Trump on Monday appeared to confirm reports that an advanced nuclear cruise missile had exploded during testing in Russia, saying on Monday night that the U.S. was “learning much” from the incident....
08:13, 08/13/2019

Russia Says Details Of Submarine Fire "State Secret" The Kremlin on Wednesday refused to reveal the full story of a fire that killed 14 officers on what was reportedly a nuclear-powered mini-submarine, saying the details of the tragedy were a "state......
01:26, 07/04/2019

"Can't Wish Away" Russia Defence Ties, Say Sources Before Pompeo Visit India will push ahead with its $5 billion air-defence missile deal with its longtime defence partner Russia despite threat of US sanctions, a stand that will be made clear to US Secretary of State......
11:52, 06/25/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
17:13, 06/25/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German business group said the US was prioritizing its own economic interests....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Britain's May to meet Russia's Putin this week at G20: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May this week at a G20 summit in Japan to try to improve relations between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
15:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the...
00:13, 06/08/2019

| Russia mourns 'heroes' killed in missile test The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused elevated radiation levels....
07:26, 08/13/2019

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at full throttle....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8....
04:00, 06/23/2019

Anti-Russia protests turn violent in Georgia Georgian opposition leaders said they would hold mass protests until parliament was dissolved. Moscow condemned the rallies as "russophobic provocation" as a Russian delegation paid a visit....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Georgia's Russia protests benefit Mikheil Saakashvili A visit by Russian parliamentarians to Georgia has sparked mass protests, injuring hundreds. Relations between the countries have been tense since before the 2008 war — and now old wounds are being reopened....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
10:52, 08/22/2019

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to respond to a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Russia To Send "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
10:52, 08/22/2019

Russia Raids Offices and Homes of Navalny Allies A wave of raids nationwide took aim at allies of Aleksei A. Navalny, the leading Putin critic, as the Kremlin tries to keep dissent from spreading beyond Moscow....
16:26, 09/12/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
15:39, 04/29/2019

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter. Bogdana Alexandrovna Mo...
01:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
05:26, 08/03/2019

No sign radiation from a missile explosion has spread beyond Russia An explosion at a Russian missile testing range led to local spikes in radiation, but it doesn’t seem to have spread to Europe as it did during the Chernobyl incident...
01:00, 08/13/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
15:13, 08/22/2019

Emaciated polar bear found in Russia taken for treatment MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of its normal sea ice hunting grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and treatment. The bear was spotted earlier this week in Norilsk, a c...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Spy games? Russia could be using beluga whales for military purposes A whale has been discovered in waters near Norway with tight harnesses on it, which could have been attached by the Russian military.        ...
00:26, 04/30/2019

US formally withdraws from Reagan-era nuclear pact with Russia Washington and Moscow walked out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty that Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed in 1987.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS: RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's Avrova operating system, the RIA news agency on Friday cited a Russian deputy communications minister...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
15:39, 08/21/2019

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite......
03:52, 07/05/2019

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as S...
18:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. withdraws from Soviet-era nuclear missile accord with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark 1987 nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was violating the treaty, an accusation the Kremlin has denied....
08:13, 08/03/2019

Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia Russia's state consumer watchdog said on Monday it is tightening checks on the quality of Georgian alcohol imports arriving in Russia after observing an increase in cases of sub-standard wine....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Russia accuses YouTube of interfering in its sovereign affairs Moscow says US-based firm has spread information about unsanctioned protestsRussia has accused YouTube of spreading information on unsanctioned opposition protests, calling recent push notifications from the US-based company interference in Russia’s ...
04:39, 08/13/2019

No evidence Russia influenced Brexit via Facebook, says Clegg There is "absolutely no evidence" that outside forces such as Russia used Facebook to target users and influence Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the world's biggest social network said on Monday....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Russia will help Iran with oil if payment channel not launched: Ryabkov Russia is ready to help Iran with oil exports and its banking sector if the Instex European payment system is not launched, Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
14:52, 06/06/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
09:52, 07/06/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
15:26, 06/14/2019

European Games end with Russia atop medal table The European Games have ended with Russia dominating the medal table in a tuneup for some of next year's potential Olympic medal contenders       ...
00:39, 07/01/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
07:26, 06/13/2019

Oil jumps on Saudi, Russia support for supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ahead of an OPEC meeting this week....
05:52, 07/01/2019

Graham: IG's report on Russia probe will be 'ugly and damning' for DOJ Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is adamant about revealing what went on behind the scenes of the Russia investigation and is looking forward to the American people learning about what happened....
00:26, 08/19/2019

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
00:13, 08/15/2019

Russia says exit of Trump adviser Bolton unlikely to help ties: RIA Russia does not expect its ties with Washington to suddenly improve following the exit of U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, RIA news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Wednesday....
08:52, 09/11/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
21:26, 06/12/2019

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Russia: U.S. diplomat Jon Huntsman leaving after failed policies Russian officials say the failure of U.S. policies are responsible for the resignation of ambassador Jon Huntsman, a day after he said he's leaving the post this fall....
14:26, 08/08/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
06:26, 06/18/2019

Russia plans excise taxes on e-cigarettes: reports Russia's healthcare ministry has drafted a bill to introduce excise taxes on electronic cigarettes, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing minister Veronika Skvortsova....
12:26, 09/13/2019

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on Monday, as the sector still felt the impact of a contaminated crude crisis that crippled exports....
18:26, 07/01/2019

Russia nuclear monitoring stations go quiet after blast Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns ab...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghani...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former......
21:00, 06/28/2019

EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and now it's directly pointing a finger at the country. EU officials have published a report accusin...
22:39, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Russia accuses US of stoking tensions in Mideast The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned against rushing to assign blame for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and accused the U.S. of stoking tensions in the region with its accusations against Iran...
17:13, 06/14/2019

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
22:13, 06/14/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, in a phone call on Tuesday, called for a ceasefire in Libya and renewal of a political process under the aegis of the United Nations, the Kremlin said in a statement....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to protest" in the face of a growing crackdown on independent candidates....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
00:13, 06/14/2019

US calls Russia and China's support for Maduro 'intolerable' National Security adviser John Bolton said Venezuela was now part of an "exclusive club of rogue states," and issued a stark warning to any countries wanting to do business with Caracas....
10:39, 08/07/2019

Trump says had 'long and very good' talk with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had a "very productive" call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on issues ranging from North Korea, Ukraine and Venezuela to trade and nuclear weapons....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported....
14:52, 06/15/2019

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said....
10:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities....
21:39, 06/15/2019

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "...
23:52, 06/15/2019

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
02:13, 06/16/2019

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
15:26, 08/17/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
08:26, 06/29/2019

Russia's Controversial New Internet Law Stokes Censorship Fears Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried by rights groups....
14:26, 05/02/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news agencies reported said....
16:52, 06/18/2019

British satellite threat from near-misses with China and Russia British satellites are being put in danger by near-misses with those operated by the likes of Russia and China, a senior defence official has warned....
23:52, 09/11/2019

Matthew Continetti: 'Russia is clearly trying to overthrow the Monroe Doctrine' Matthew Continetti, editor in chief of the Washington Free Beacon, said on Tuesday that Russia was the "key player" in the Venezuelan crisis and that it showed no interest in following the 19th-century U.S. doctrine discouraging interference in Weste...
07:26, 05/01/2019

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime minister. It seemed likely to be a short-lived appointment....
08:52, 08/09/2019

Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada and Ireland to help him as he appeared in court at an appeal hearing on Thursday....
13:26, 06/20/2019

After Radiation Sensors Blink Off, Russia’s Explanations Change Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tes...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means la...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously banned under a nuclear arms treaty that was abandoned this month....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Sunday’s decision by track’s world governing body, the IAAF, means Russia has thre...
18:13, 06/09/2019