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Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia'

In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her country's wish to put the Soviet pas...

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia'

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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 M...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Turkey, Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce ten...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Turkey and Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce ten...
16:56, 05/14/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
16:28, 06/17/2019

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 Geo...
21:28, 06/21/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in t...
16:42, 06/05/2019

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’...
19:56, 05/30/2019

Ukraine's president says ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said on Monday he was ready to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that he said shoul...
15:56, 07/08/2019

American Charged With Spying in Russia Appeals to President Trump to Help Him (MOSCOW) — An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges on Thursday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help. Paul Whel...
14:14, 06/20/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Kore...
02:14, 05/05/2019

President Trump Tweets That Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Then Quickly Backtracks President Donald Trump is muddying the waters over Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election. Trump tweeted early Thursday that “I had no...
15:14, 05/30/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virg...
20:42, 05/11/2019

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Coun...
16:28, 05/11/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it not...
18:56, 06/29/2019

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehr...
14:56, 07/12/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivere...
17:28, 05/18/2019

Some Hedge Against Renewed Trade Tension An Australian dollar short and bearish put options on a China stock ETF are among strategies protecting against a potentially disappointing meeting b...
14:42, 06/28/2019

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbil...
18:00, 06/22/2019

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...
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 ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Why US-Iran tension won’t spoil summer jaunts If you don’t think the oil and gasoline industry has changed dramatically, consider this. Tensions in the Middle East have risen sharply in recent mo...
07:42, 07/05/2019

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehr...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Tension flares between Roma, extremists in Hungary Several hundred radical nationalists, including hard-line extremists, protested in a small town in eastern Hungary on Tuesday against what they call ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut Oil soared more than 5% higher on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and W...
19:28, 06/20/2019

Tension developing in Aretha Franklin will dispute: report A fight is emerging over whether a son of Aretha Franklin could be put in charge of the late singer's estate after a 2014 handwritten will was found ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald...
15:42, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald...
12:28, 06/11/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Was...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
17:56, 06/03/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle...
08:28, 06/12/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, s...
18:56, 05/23/2019

Wall St steadies after trade tension-driven selloff U.S. stocks inched higher for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going well, offering a...
19:56, 05/30/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to h...
18:00, 06/25/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's ...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gove...
19:28, 06/30/2019

Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, beco...
14:28, 06/10/2019

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the U.S., Iran will see a week of...
18:56, 06/09/2019

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world pow...
02:42, 06/13/2019

METALS-Copper lingers near 5-month low as trade tension persists Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME), on Thursday, hovered around the five-month lows hit in the previous session, as trade dispute betwe...
07:28, 05/30/2019

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow U.S. farm-equipment makers already contending with a five-year downturn in the agricultural economy face new threats from the U.S. trade spat with Ch...
15:42, 05/27/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunda...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions betwe...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil count...
11:56, 07/16/2019

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two cou...
06:28, 07/14/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunda...
17:14, 05/20/2019

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, an...
02:42, 07/09/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul tension is good for Rockets: GM The ongoing tension between Houston Rockets stars Chris Paul and James Harden is apparently of no concern to general manager Daryl Morey. While speak...
01:56, 06/18/2019

Oil steadies as US supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil count...
14:00, 07/16/2019

UAE will work to defuse Middle East tension, ADNOC CEO Jaber says The United Arab Emirates seek a de-escalation of tension in the Middle East, the head of state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Tue...
12:28, 06/25/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Trump-Xi meet, Iran tension to overshadow G20 summit in Japan Concerns over trade, conflict and oil will dominate a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Japan this weekend, with attention focused on a me...
04:28, 06/26/2019

CBD Is Wildly Popular. Disputes Over Its Legality Are a Growing Source of Tension. CBD has grown so popular that you can get it at the mall in some states — but in others, the police say it’s cause for arrest. Regulation has become ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

UAE, Germany call on Iran to refrain from escalating tension: joint statement The United Arab Emirates and Germany expressed concern over growing tensions in the Gulf region, calling on Iran to refrain from steps that escalate ...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Pompeo likely to calm tension with India before expected Trump-Modi talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will try to soothe increasing friction with India over trade, data flows and arms from Russia during a visit next...
13:42, 06/21/2019

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade disput...
17:56, 05/27/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepen...
23:42, 05/27/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest d...
11:56, 07/10/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds from 5-month low, but trade tension caps gains Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME), on Thursday, edged up from a five-month low, supported by better China demand and a possible supply...
07:28, 05/30/2019

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Ira...
15:56, 07/10/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thur...
22:28, 06/22/2019

IAEA chief worried about rising tension over Iran nuclear issue The U.N. atomic watchdog's chief said on Monday he was worried about rising tensions over Iran's nuclear program and called for de-escalation through...
12:28, 06/10/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political te...
06:28, 06/24/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year aft...
07:28, 06/18/2019

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednes...
01:28, 06/13/2019

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to ...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs....
19:42, 06/20/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May...
12:28, 05/29/2019

Flip or Flop Is Returning to HGTV, But What About the Tension Between Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa? They're back! Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa are back for a new 18-episode season of Flip or Flop on HGTV. Premiering Thursday, Aug. 1 at 9 p...
02:00, 06/27/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company'...
18:56, 05/18/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns ab...
10:28, 05/17/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges down as U.S.-Iran tension counters trade hopes Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upco...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices advanced on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States ...
03:56, 05/21/2019

| Tension in Tiananmen Square | Trump in UK: WATCH the top World news videos for today Heavy security for flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square | Donald Trump UK state visit: Day one round-up; here are the top World news videos for ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between I...
07:14, 06/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China,...
02:14, 06/28/2019

Iran Tension, Trade Friction to Complicate Mike Pompeo's India Visit US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives in India Tuesday fresh from a last-minute trip to the Gulf aimed at building a global coalition against ...
09:14, 06/25/2019

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboar...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat pla...
03:42, 05/28/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 bill...
01:28, 05/06/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion wo...
05:56, 05/06/2019

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez’s ‘tension’ may prevent the couple ‘from ever making it down the aisle’: source Trouble may be brewing in Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s relationship and it seems the A-list couple has a chink in their armor that may prevent...
16:56, 07/03/2019

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf...
22:42, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday by saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion ...
04:28, 05/06/2019

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
01:42, 05/23/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what U...
21:28, 06/28/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President...
23:56, 05/15/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and th...
01:28, 06/13/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 sum...
02:56, 06/11/2019

South Korea urges North Korea to avoid raising military tension South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to "stop action that intensifies military tension on the Korean peninsula," saying it is "very concerned ab...
09:42, 05/04/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in ...
20:56, 04/28/2019

'I'll knock you the (expletive) out, bro!' Mets' Jason Vargas charges reporter as tension mounts Things got heated between Mets manager Mickey Callaway and a reporter. A charging Jason Vargas - held back by teammates - escalated the situation. &...
01:42, 06/24/2019

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 eart...
23:00, 07/14/2019

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 mar...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Put...
02:42, 05/15/2019

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. ...
02:00, 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 Presid...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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...
21:14, 04/28/2019

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 s...
02:56, 06/14/2019

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 con...
07:42, 06/14/2019

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 supplie...
12:14, 04/29/2019

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 ...
21:56, 06/07/2019

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 Nation...
18:42, 05/14/2019

| 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 Ja...
09:42, 07/14/2019

Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent’s main human rights body following a spa...
16:28, 05/17/2019

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...
19:56, 05/02/2019

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 ...
01:42, 05/15/2019

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 e...
02:14, 05/15/2019

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some ...
07:42, 06/06/2019

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 Yo...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest aren...
13:14, 06/14/2019

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...
23:56, 06/07/2019

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 ...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S. 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...
12:56, 06/29/2019

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 gov...
20:42, 06/09/2019

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 O...
23:56, 06/29/2019

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 force...
18:00, 06/07/2019

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...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the main owner of Russia's TCS group, told Russian Internet giant Yandex's chief executive on Friday that their companies together would...
13:28, 06/07/2019

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...
20:14, 06/03/2019

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 th...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Russia cut oil output by 278,000 bpd in June: Ifax Russia cut its oil output in June by an average of 278,000 barrels per day from levels seen last October, Interfax news agency cited Russian Energy M...
16:42, 07/01/2019

Family of American man held in Russia wants more aid from US WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of a Michigan corporate security executive on espionage allegations in Russia seemed to his family like a horrible mista...
21:42, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Russia says at least 40 dead on burning jet Russian officials are giving out conflicting numbers on a fiery airliner accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate at least 40 peo...
00:42, 05/06/2019

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...
18:14, 07/16/2019

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...
18:42, 05/31/2019

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 long...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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 ea...
01:28, 07/13/2019

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 ...
12:28, 06/06/2019

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabiliza...
21:56, 06/20/2019

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 terrori...
23:42, 06/10/2019

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 oth...
09:56, 05/29/2019

Trump says he will meet China's Xi and Russia's Putin at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 gathering i...
20:56, 05/13/2019

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, Gre...
01:00, 05/25/2019

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...
21:14, 06/20/2019

Russia says it will counter new U.S. sanctions on Iran: reports Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryab...
11:56, 06/24/2019

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 is excluding it from the F-35 fighter j...
16:42, 06/13/2019

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 sta...
23:56, 05/29/2019

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 ...
15:42, 05/13/2019

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...
15:28, 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...
11:14, 06/02/2019

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 Perspectiv...
14:28, 05/01/2019

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 m...
23:56, 06/26/2019

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 Turke...
06:14, 05/19/2019

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 informatio...
01:56, 05/07/2019

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 accusi...
18:56, 06/07/2019

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 ...
15:28, 05/01/2019

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 proxi...
02:14, 05/22/2019

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 tra...
12:28, 05/14/2019

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...
06:14, 05/30/2019

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 mini...
13:42, 06/13/2019

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 protest...
07:56, 07/11/2019

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 fo...
08:42, 06/14/2019

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 S...
07:42, 05/14/2019

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 retal...
13:42, 06/13/2019

Man killed in Russia’s Chechnya after wounding 2 policemen GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Police in Russia’s Chechnya province say that an attacker has wounded two officers before being shot dead. The authoritie...
15:14, 06/24/2019

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 s...
17:14, 05/05/2019

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 secur...
15:56, 06/24/2019

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 comm...
18:42, 06/14/2019

| 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...
23:28, 06/03/2019

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow...
19:42, 07/01/2019

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...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russian and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East afte...
17:00, 06/18/2019

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...
23:28, 06/27/2019

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 rele...
17:00, 07/01/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend by nine months their deal to cut output, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are con...
12:56, 07/01/2019

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...
10:14, 05/01/2019

| 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 ...
17:28, 06/10/2019

Venezuela's Maduro may visit Russia next month: RIA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro may visit the Russian city of St Petersburg next month to attend an economic forum there, Russia's RIA news agenc...
12:56, 05/06/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news st...
18:42, 06/14/2019

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...
19:14, 07/11/2019

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 Tru...
22:56, 05/05/2019

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),...
23:42, 07/02/2019

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 g...
19:00, 05/17/2019

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 po...
11:42, 06/11/2019

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 influenc...
03:56, 06/13/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuel...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Russia says it welcomes formation of government in Moldova Russia's foreign ministry said on Monday it welcomed the formation of a ruling coalition and government in Moldova, and hoped to restore good relatio...
12:28, 06/10/2019

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 ...
01:56, 07/01/2019

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 f...
13:00, 06/05/2019

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...
09:42, 05/12/2019

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 ca...
16:00, 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 h...
11:42, 07/02/2019

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 cit...
12:56, 05/06/2019

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanction...
15:00, 07/09/2019

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 cach...
19:14, 05/22/2019

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 i...
23:42, 06/07/2019

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 Pol...
00:14, 06/14/2019

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, t...
23:28, 06/17/2019

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 Exec...
15:42, 05/23/2019

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....
22:14, 06/12/2019

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 ...
22:14, 06/12/2019

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progr...
16:00, 05/30/2019

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...
02:42, 06/09/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Former opioid addict Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. Addiction, he says, ‘might be very useful for a phot...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Palestinians: EU, Russia and UN should counter US peace plan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador says the European Union, Russia and the United Nations should take action to save a two-state s...
19:28, 05/07/2019

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, Russi...
01:56, 07/14/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

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...
10:42, 06/06/2019

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 Wid...
18:56, 05/02/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in pr...
16:42, 05/08/2019

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia’s far ea...
13:42, 06/20/2019

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 p...
17:42, 06/13/2019

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...
13:56, 05/02/2019

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 subterfug...
11:28, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Russia’s Lavrov says US claims are ‘untrue’ CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has ch...
17:28, 05/02/2019

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...
18:00, 06/21/2019

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. Official...
20:00, 07/06/2019

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, underlin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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...
13:56, 06/29/2019

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 rep...
19:56, 06/27/2019

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 de...
10:28, 07/13/2019

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 supp...
18:14, 04/28/2019

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 p...
15:28, 05/30/2019

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 Mad...
17:28, 06/04/2019

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...
15:56, 07/12/2019

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 ...
13:14, 05/27/2019

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 ab...
19:00, 06/07/2019

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 r...
10:28, 05/03/2019

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” Ru...
22:00, 05/14/2019

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. &...
20:42, 05/01/2019

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 R...
20:00, 07/06/2019

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 ba...
15:42, 06/28/2019

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...
05:14, 06/28/2019

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 ...
20:56, 06/28/2019

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 ...
15:28, 06/15/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and des...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes o...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Russia's Putin says Trump meeting will help continue dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Osaka would be a good opportunity t...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connectio...
08:14, 05/10/2019

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...
13:00, 06/15/2019

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 gr...
18:14, 06/25/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connectio...
12:56, 05/10/2019

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 s...
19:42, 06/20/2019

Russia releases first batch of 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 detention in the F...
15:56, 06/27/2019

| 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...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a w...
08:28, 05/10/2019

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...
14:28, 06/10/2019

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 pa...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Florida lawmakers push FBI to name counties hacked by Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Florida’s congressional delegation say it’s “unacceptable” that the FBI and Department of Homela...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Democrats: Mueller testimony to set Russia record straight With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress, Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity fo...
20:56, 06/26/2019

OPEC in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports OPEC is in the dark on the oil supply outlook for the second half of this year, with Iranian and Russian outages looking increasingly significant but...
16:42, 05/09/2019

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 w...
14:14, 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...
14:00, 06/18/2019

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...
06:56, 06/10/2019

Hannity: Secret FBI transcripts from Russia probe 'must be made available' Fox News' host Sean Hannity told his audience Monday that a barrage of news information will be released in the coming days and weeks that will prove...
07:28, 05/21/2019

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 fal...
17:00, 06/20/2019

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 re...
16:28, 06/09/2019

Russia minister says track squad has earned reinstatement MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov says the country’s track team has earned the right to be reinstated in time for the world ...
18:42, 06/27/2019

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 b...
20:14, 06/26/2019

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushi...
09:14, 06/10/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russian...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Rep. Meadows: Declassification of key Russia probe documents 'right around the corner' House Oversight Committee member Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said Monday he believes the declassification of key documents tied to the Russia probe is...
19:56, 05/20/2019

Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister ...
10:28, 06/26/2019

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 off...
23:28, 06/15/2019

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 n...
23:14, 06/16/2019

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 protec...
06:28, 06/18/2019

AP PHOTOS: Russia celebrates 74th end of WWII in Europe Across Russia, millions of people came out for military parades and civilian processions to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War...
22:14, 05/09/2019

With ties frosty, Britain's May to meet Russia's Putin at G20 Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May at this week's G20 summit in Japan with a view to seeking impr...
19:42, 06/26/2019

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 ov...
14:28, 06/06/2019

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants ...
00:42, 06/09/2019

American Accused of Spying in Russia Pleads for Help from Trump A corporate security officer and former Marine, charged with espionage in Russia, called on President Trump and other leaders to free him from a “pol...
16:14, 06/20/2019

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...
11:14, 06/24/2019

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a s...
23:42, 06/20/2019

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia’s top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corrupti...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential vote U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wan...
22:28, 05/14/2019

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 investigat...
15:28, 06/14/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Isl...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attem...
00:42, 06/14/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize th...
19:56, 05/14/2019

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action ...
22:56, 05/23/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, according to state media, after a fierce backlash that ...
03:14, 06/12/2019

U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 m...
00:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
21:14, 06/21/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univer...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Russia's Lavrov to Pompeo: it's time to work together constructively Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday it was time for Russia and the United States to start a ne...
16:56, 05/14/2019

We're Finally Going to Know What the Hell Trump Team Told Russia A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of materials obtained during the course of Robert Mueller’s investigation which seems to point heavil...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts ...
19:56, 06/19/2019

EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU officia...
18:42, 06/19/2019

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 be...
21:42, 06/21/2019

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 cite...
16:14, 06/21/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections — and said Moscow must show that its purported medd...
23:14, 05/14/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wan...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democr...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
13:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
11:42, 06/21/2019

Jim Jordan says AG Barr ‘serious’ about uncovering origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr fully intends to go forward with his probe into the origins of the Russia investigation and why federal authorities con...
13:14, 05/15/2019

Belarus vice PM to meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news a...
09:14, 05/23/2019

Vladimir Putin Says Wants To "Fully Restore" Russia-US Ties Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said he wanted to "fully restore" strained ties between Washington and Moscow, during a visit by US Secre...
04:42, 05/15/2019

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 provocati...
12:56, 06/21/2019

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
21:56, 06/12/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stre...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 200 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calli...
15:56, 06/12/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Weste...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators Russia is seeking U.N. Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting up an investigativ...
06:28, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s m...
10:28, 05/17/2019

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...
23:28, 06/13/2019

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 oth...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-...
01:56, 05/24/2019

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is ...
04:28, 05/14/2019

Former Rep. Issa: Schiff knows he's been 'disingenuous' about Trump-Russia claims Former Rep. Darrell Issa said Monday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff "knows" that he was "disingenuo...
03:28, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo discusses Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble for a wide-ranging interview about some of the most pressing geopolitica...
11:56, 05/12/2019

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The two contestants in Lithuania’s runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone towa...
11:56, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats...
11:56, 05/25/2019

Austria: Secret Russia video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 elec...
00:42, 05/18/2019

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good ...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: we're committed to improving ties U.S. President Donald Trump is committed to improving relations with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavr...
16:56, 05/14/2019

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, h...
20:14, 05/11/2019

Russia's Yandex.Taxi likely to issue new shares in IPO, says top shareholder Russia's largest online taxi service Yandex.Taxi is likely to sell new shares in its planned initial public offering (IPO), an executive at its major...
13:14, 06/25/2019

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for “calm and restraint” in Moldova, where a court installed...
01:42, 06/11/2019

The GOP’s increasing embrace of Trump’s Russia conspiracy theory When Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) first raised questions about the process of obtaining warrants using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, GOP ...
17:00, 05/11/2019

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 maintai...
23:14, 06/18/2019

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 ...
14:14, 06/25/2019

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 Communist...
21:14, 06/14/2019

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 ...
04:00, 06/23/2019

Study: Most Americans have positive view of FBI after Russia saga After the two-year Russia investigation and its continuing fallout, most Americans still approve of the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation handl...
20:28, 05/10/2019

North Korea’s New Missiles Look an Awful Lot Like Russia’s, Experts Say (TOKYO) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They lo...
19:28, 05/10/2019

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 t...
04:14, 06/25/2019

Mike Pompeo talks Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble to discuss some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United...
14:42, 05/12/2019

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of unde...
11:56, 06/11/2019

Russia to host 2023 hockey worlds in St. Petersburg BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championship...
15:56, 05/24/2019

Russia says situation in Korean Peninsula could escalate in 2020: RIA The situation in the Korean Peninsula could escalate next year if the United States fails to convince Pyongyang it is serious about improving ties, a...
14:42, 06/19/2019

AP source: Prosecutor to examine Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if int...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the ...
20:28, 05/17/2019

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 Pol...
08:42, 06/14/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
22:14, 05/24/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference ...
23:14, 05/24/2019

Emaciated polar bear found in Russia taken for treatment An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of normal sea ice hunting-grounds is being transported to a zoo fo...
19:00, 06/21/2019

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already vo...
10:14, 06/19/2019

A year after World Cup, Russia toasts big soccer crowds A year after hosting the World Cup, Russia is boasting the biggest club soccer crowds since Soviet days and participation at the amateur level is on ...
09:14, 06/14/2019

GOP sees end of Russia probe after Don Jr. subpoena fight fizzles Mitch McConnell may have been premature in declaring “case closed” on the Mueller investigation, but Senate Republicans are now ready to bang down th...
02:56, 05/16/2019

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...
11:56, 06/24/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea f...
05:56, 06/19/2019

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case Ukraine has accused Russia of "wholesale violations" of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Black Sea and other waters bordered by the tw...
13:28, 06/11/2019

American charged with spying in Russia appeals to Trump MOSCOW (AP) — An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help. Paul Whelan, who als...
13:42, 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 ...
20:42, 06/24/2019

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and ...
18:14, 06/10/2019

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disa...
18:14, 07/16/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
19:14, 05/31/2019

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth...
06:14, 07/14/2019

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...
16:42, 07/01/2019

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
22:14, 07/13/2019

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their o...
00:42, 05/31/2019

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Se...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more...
20:14, 07/13/2019

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching thei...
03:56, 05/30/2019

Russia calls U.S. nuclear accusation 'crude provocation' Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday called a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting nuclear tests in violation of a moratorium on...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — ar...
21:28, 06/04/2019

Russia and China want situation in Venezuela to stabilize: Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after talks in Moscow with Chinese leader Xi Jinping that Moscow and Beijing wanted the situation ...
17:42, 06/05/2019

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.   &...
22:56, 04/29/2019

Russia Says Won't Ground Sukhoi Jet Despite Crash-Landing That Killed 41 Russia sees no reason to ground its domestically-produced Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft despite one of the planes bursting into flames during a crash-...
13:56, 05/06/2019

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was ne...
17:28, 05/29/2019

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence...
04:56, 05/30/2019

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 m...
02:28, 07/05/2019

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 ah...
04:42, 07/01/2019

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporat...
16:28, 07/15/2019

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently...
17:56, 07/09/2019

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, th...
17:56, 04/29/2019

Here’s What to Know About Russia’s SSJ100, the Airliner That Caught Fire and Killed 41 (FRANKFURT, Germany) — The Aeroflot-operated SSJ100 passenger jet that caught fire during an emergency landing in Moscow is part of Russia̵...
18:56, 05/06/2019

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
19:56, 06/05/2019

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 agenc...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the ...
19:28, 07/09/2019

Pompeo warns about Russia, China activities in Arctic U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern over Chinese and Russian investments in the Arctic and called on both countries to ac...
16:42, 05/06/2019

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 physic...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to halt a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to m...
17:56, 06/06/2019

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...
17:56, 06/06/2019

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...
03:14, 05/01/2019

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow ...
04:42, 06/07/2019

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 a...
04:14, 06/07/2019

U.S., Russia diplomats meet in Helsinki to discuss relations Senior U.S. diplomat David Hale met with Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in Helsinki on Wednesday to discuss U.S.-Russian relations...
06:56, 07/11/2019

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointe...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matt...
01:14, 07/12/2019

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oi...
14:28, 07/11/2019

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing ne...
23:14, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says no delay 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 sa...
13:28, 05/31/2019

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 k...
20:28, 07/03/2019

Putin says Russia didn’t meddle in US vote, despite evidence Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite the extensive e...
20:28, 06/06/2019

Russia's Putin orders inquiry into accident with submarine Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into an accident with a submarine, he told a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his ...
02:28, 07/12/2019

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...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Russia jails Kremlin critic Navalny for 10 days A Moscow court jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for 10 days on Monday after finding him guilty of breaking the law when he took part i...
19:28, 07/01/2019

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors....
15:00, 07/03/2019

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 unreaso...
20:14, 07/01/2019

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 ...
19:42, 04/30/2019

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanction...
13:14, 07/12/2019

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, ...
07:14, 07/04/2019

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 th...
20:14, 05/29/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in th...
14:42, 06/05/2019

Pavel Datsyuk staying in Russia with hometown club MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Datysuk has signed for his hometown Russian club in the Kontinental Hockey League, ending speculation of a possible return to the...
15:14, 06/05/2019

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Treaty Banning Nuclear Tests Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challeng...
20:42, 05/29/2019

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Se...
15:56, 06/05/2019

Russia's Putin signs law suspending INF disarmament treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation suspending a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, according to the law published on Wednesday on an offic...
15:00, 07/03/2019

US, Russia Finland in same group at 2020 hockey worlds ZURICH (AP) — The United States, Russia and defending champion Finland will join host Switzerland in an eight-team group based in Zurich at the 2020 ...
15:00, 05/28/2019

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 ...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forc...
16:14, 06/03/2019

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 ...
19:28, 06/07/2019

22-Year-Old American Among Those Killed in Russia Plane Fire (SANTA FE, N.M.) — A recent college graduate from New Mexico who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those kil...
04:42, 05/07/2019

Russia to cut oil output by 10 pct in next few days as exports suffer - sources Russian oil producers have received a request from pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce oil output by 900,000 tonnes until May 7 amid severe export ...
18:42, 05/03/2019

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military ...
13:56, 05/30/2019

Russia keeps Ukrainian sailors in custody despite swap talks A court in Moscow ruled on Wednesday to keep 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia off the coast of Crimea in custody for a further three months de...
18:56, 07/17/2019

U.S. and Russia trade accusations over 'visa war' as ties fray The United States and Russia on Wednesday accused each other of using children as political hostages after dozens of teachers at an English-language ...
18:56, 07/17/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a sc...
02:28, 06/02/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we ...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Rus...
15:14, 06/03/2019

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two co...
12:56, 06/29/2019

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared indep...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forge...
12:28, 06/02/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

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 w...
12:56, 07/06/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next wee...
12:56, 05/03/2019

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense...
06:14, 07/08/2019

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasin...
15:42, 07/18/2019

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 ...
02:28, 06/29/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on...
20:28, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Trump muddles waters over Russia election help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 8:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is muddying the ...
19:28, 05/30/2019

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and...
07:42, 07/18/2019

Russia summons Spanish ambassador over 'old enemy' comment Russia summoned Spain's ambassador to Moscow on Tuesday after acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell referred to the country as an "old enemy"...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation on Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though ...
15:14, 05/30/2019

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championsh...
19:14, 06/03/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Rep. Swalwell: Russia investigation 'larger issue than Watergate' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says the Russia investigation is a "larger issue than Watergate" after Special Counsel Robert Mueller...
06:42, 05/30/2019

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 destro...
18:28, 06/07/2019

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the p...
12:28, 06/01/2019

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, ...
23:14, 05/03/2019

Fire breaks out on gas pipeline in Russia's Urals region A fire broke out on a major gas pipeline in the Urals region of Russia, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed source in the emer...
22:56, 05/06/2019

Russia's Transneft says it imposed limits on oil intake from Rosneft - RIA Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft has had to impose limits on oil intake from the country's largest oil producer Rosneft in July "after several...
15:42, 07/09/2019

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data stor...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he...
21:28, 05/30/2019

Rep. Peter King: ‘Severe, serious abuses’ by FBI, CIA in Russia probe ‘going to come out’ Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he is “confident” that when Attorney General Bill Barr concludes his investigation of the origins of the investigation ...
17:14, 07/07/2019

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maint...
03:28, 06/04/2019

Answers to Readers’ Questions on Our Coverage of the Russia Investigation Our deputy managing editor who oversees The Times’s investigative and enterprise journalism answers readers’ questions on our coverage of the Mueller...
20:56, 05/30/2019

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 f...
16:56, 06/07/2019

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The ...
01:14, 05/07/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the ...
23:14, 05/14/2019

Remains of one of Napoleon’s 1812 generals believed found in Russia General Charles Etienne Gudin, whose name is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, died aged 44 on August 22, 1812, after being hit by a cannon ...
23:56, 07/10/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is steppi...
02:56, 05/15/2019

Kremlin says Russia's Putin is open to meeting Trump at G20 if asked Russian President Vladimir Putin is open to a new meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump if Moscow receives a formal proposal for such an encounter...
00:00, 05/15/2019

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have ...
21:00, 06/05/2019