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Montenegro prosecutor links Russian state to coup plot

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Montenegrin prosecutor said Sunday that some "Russian state bodies" were involved in a coup attempt during October's election, with the aim of stopping the Balkan country from joining NATO.Montenegrin...

Ukraine ultra-nationalists protest to back rail blockade

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

More than 1,000 ultra-nationalists staged a protest in Kiev on Sunday to back a blockade between the coal-producing separatist east and the rest of Ukraine that the government has warned could cause nationwide...

Trump should help kick 'Russia's ass': senator

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump should come clean and back moves to "kick Russia's ass" for its alleged meddling in last year's US election, senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday.Trump has...

Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment after 'poisoning'

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Russian opposition politician who fell into a coma due to poisoning this month has left the country for treatment abroad after his condition improved, his lawyer said Sunday."This morning Vladimir Kara-Murza...

France denounces cyberattacks blamed on Moscow

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

Suspected Russian cyberattacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said Sunday, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.A...

US role 'necessary' in Baltic air defence: Lithuania

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Lithuania wants US President Donald Trump's administration to help beef up air defence in the Baltic region as security concerns grow over Russia, President Dalia Grybauskaite said Saturday. She also...

Truce accord from Monday in eastern Ukraine: Russian FM

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

A truce between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian army will come into force on Monday in eastern Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.Announcing a ceasefire deal brokered at the Munich...

Russia calls for 'post-West' world order: Lavrov

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Saturday for an end to a world order dominated by the West and said Moscow wanted to establish a "pragmatic" relationship with the United States.Lavrov was...

US remains 'your greatest ally', Pence tells Europe

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an "unwavering" commitment to transatlantic ties, aiming to reassure allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who pleaded with nations not to...

Moscow recognises passports for separatists in Ukraine

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia announced Saturday a decree recognising passports issued by rebel authorities in separatist regions of Ukraine, triggering a protest from Kiev which called it a "provocation".The decree, signed...

Europe warns US against hurting cohesion, favouring Russia

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

European leaders Friday fired a salvo of warnings against Washington, cautioning it against hurting EU cohesion, abandoning shared values and seeking a rapprochement with Russia behind the backs of its...

Lithuania probes fake German troops rape claim

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Lithuanian prosecutors said Friday they had opened a probe into who was responsible for spreading false allegations of a rape committed by German troops freshly deployed to the Baltic NATO state.Police...

Germany warns US off hurting Europe, favouring Russia

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Friday fired a salvo of warnings against Washington, cautioning it against hurting European cohesion, abandoning core Western values and seeking a rapprochement with Russia behind the backs...

Russia says ready to act on strong ruble

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia's economy minister said Friday that authorities expected the ruble to begin weakening soon, but would react if the currency continues to strengthen. "We consider that the strengthening that we...

Trump loses pick for top security advisor

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Donald Trump's reported pick for national security advisor turned down the job just hours after the president defended the ousted Michael Flynn, saying he "wasn't wrong" for dealing with Russia.Retired...



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