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Rebels shut down first Ukraine firm in trade war

1 March 2017 | 0 comments

Russian-backed rebels on Wednesday halted the operations of the first Ukrainian company after an ultimatum expired to end a trade blockade between the two foes.Protesting Ukrainian war veterans and opposition...

Rebels shut down Ukraine firm in trade war

1 March 2017 | 0 comments

Russian-backed rebels on Wednesday halted the operations of the first Ukrainian company after an ultimatum expired to end a trade blockade between the two foes.Protesting Ukrainian war veterans and opposition...

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

1 March 2017 | 0 comments

Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. Army Lieutenant...

Pussy Riot branches into theater at New York festival

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russian punk provocateurs Pussy Riot are branching into theater to tell their story as they headline a New York festival that explores women's empowerment.Spring Revolution, which opens Wednesday at Brooklyn's...

France says Russia has 'heavy responsibility' after UN Syria veto

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

France slammed Russia on Tuesday for vetoing a Western-backed UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons use.French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Russia bore...

Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a Western-backed UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons use, in the first clash at the Security Council since US President Donald...

Russia and UK hold high-level military talks in Moscow

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Senior Russian and British military officials held rare talks in Moscow on Tuesday aimed at avoiding clashes and lowering tensions that have spiked to their highest levels since the Cold War.Russia's...

Finland police officer cleared over Putin entry in criminal database

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Finnish police officer on Tuesday was cleared of charges of negligence over the appearance of Russian President Vladimir Putin's name on a database of criminal suspects.Putin's name was discovered on...

Russia wants terrorism on agenda of Syria talks

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia called Tuesday for terrorism to be included on the agenda of UN-sponsored peace talks on Syria in Geneva, which have been overshadowed by violence on the ground.Moscow, a key ally of Syrian President...

Lithuanian court jails Russian spies

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Lithuanian court on Tuesday jailed a Russian citizen and one of its own nationals for spying for Moscow, in the latest case of espionage as tension simmers between Russia and the West.The Lithuanian,...

Investigators raid Russia opposition journalist's flat

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Investigators on Tuesday searched the flat of prominent Russian opposition journalist Zoya Svetova, saying it was related to an ongoing probe into alleged money laundering by former heads of the Yukos...

Democrats warn not to stymie probe into Trump-Russia ties

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Top Democrats warned Republicans Monday not to stymie investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, as the White House sought to quell a media storm over the allegations.The...

Trump Commerce nominee faces questions on Russian ties

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Wilbur Ross sailed through Senate confirmation Monday to become the new commerce secretary, despite tough questions about his possible ties with Russian oligarchs through his position on the board of...

US, Russia set to clash over Syria sanctions

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia and the United States were headed for a clash at the UN Security Council on Tuesday as Moscow prepared to veto a draft resolution that would impose sanctions on Syria.The council will vote on a...

Russian vetoes of UN resolutions on Syria

28 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia has now blocked seven UN resolutions regarding Syria since unrest erupted there in 2011, almost always with support from China.Moscow is an unconditional supporter of Bashar al-Assad's regime in...



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