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Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

Ukraine's parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the...

Putin ready to boost UK anti-terror links after 'inhuman' attack

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Britain in a condolence message to Prime Minister Theresa May over the "inhuman" attack in Manchester, the Kremlin...

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion: report

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump asked two top US intelligence officials in March to help push back against the FBI investigation into his campaign's possible links with Russia, The Washington Post reported Monday.In...

Trump to rely on outside counsel for Russia probe: report

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump is building a team of outside legal counsel to handle his responses to investigations into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian interference in last year's elections,...

Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russia

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump sought to defend himself against criticism that he provided Israeli intelligence to Russia as he met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday.Trump, responding...

Ex-Trump aide Flynn to defy Senate subpoena in Russia probe

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn will not comply with a Senate subpoena for documents on his links to Russia and will invoke his constitutional protection against...

Macron to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29: official

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset strained...

Russia turns to WTO over Ukraine transit restrictions

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russia has complained to the World Trade Organization that Ukrainian restrictions on access to its territory by people and goods from Russia violate international trade agreements, a source close to the...

Russia agrees to lift remaining Turkey trade sanctions

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russia agreed Monday to lift remaining trade sanctions against Turkey imposed in the wake of the shooting down by Turkish air forces of a Russian warplane over the Syrian border in 2015.The state-run...

China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

China and Russia on Monday launched an ambitious project to jointly develop a long-haul jet to challenge Boeing and Airbus, just two weeks after the successful test flight of the first made-in-China large...

Philippines' Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US

22 May 2017 | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flew to Russia on Monday to meet his hero, seek arms and steer his nation's foreign policy further away from longtime ally the United States.The five-day trip will...

Putin congratulates Iran's Rouhani on re-election

20 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on his re-election Saturday, calling for deeper ties between Moscow and Tehran. In a telegram to Rouhani, Putin "confirmed...

Senior W.House aide 'person of interest' in Russia probe: report

19 May 2017 | 0 comments

The FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russia has extended to a current senior White House official, the Washington Post reported Friday.The newspaper cited unnamed sources familiar...

Big-budget film about Russian sub Kursk disaster starts

19 May 2017 | 0 comments

A big-budget drama about the sinking of the Russian submarine Kursk has begun shooting, its producers said Friday at the Cannes film festival."Kursk", which stars British actor Colin Firth as the British...

Moscow says US coalition strikes on Syrian forces 'unacceptable'

19 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russia on Friday condemned strikes by the US-led coalition against Syrian forces as "unacceptable", state media reported, after the bombing of pro-government troops. "Any military actions that lead to...



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