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Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS

27 March 2015   0 comments
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station, blasted off on schedule...

Kerry, Lavrov agree possible meeting of Iran talks foreign m... 27 March 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a phone call Friday agreed a possible meeting of foreign ministers Sunday at the Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland, the Russian...

Crimean Tatars accuse Russia of forcing media shutdown 27 March 2015

The Tatar community on the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula warned Friday it will be forced to shut down its independent TV and radio stations by the end of the month after Moscow repeatedly refused to...

Ravaged east Ukraine village reveals cost of war 27 March 2015

A stuffed toy horse hanging from a gate reminds visitors that the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine village of Logvinove, now held by pro-Russian separatists, was once bustling with life.But this rural hamlet...

Russian air controllers charged for Polish presidential jet... 27 March 2015

Pilot error was to blame for the 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia, but two Russian air traffic controllers also triggered the disaster that killed Poland's then head of state, prosecutors...

One civilian dead in Ukraine clashes

27 March 2015
Fighting close to the strategic eastern Ukraine port of Mariupol, the last major city in the conflict zone controlled by Kiev, claimed one civilian life overnight, police loyal to the government said......

Assad 'welcomes' larger Russian naval presence in Syria

27 March 2015
Syria would welcome an increased Russian military presence at its sea ports, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russian news channels published Friday."I can say with complete confidence......

Assad 'welcomes' larger Russian naval presence in Syria 27 March 2015

Syria would welcome an increased Russian military presence at its sea ports, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russian news channels published Friday."I can say with complete confidence...

Ukraine's Russia debt threatens IMF rescue 27 March 2015

A default by Ukraine on $3 billion in debt to Russia this year could threaten the International Monetary Fund's lifeline to the embattled country, an IMF spokesman said Thursday.The Ukrainian government...

Ukraine's Russia debt threatens IMF rescue 26 March 2015

A default by Ukraine on $3 billion in debt owed to Russia this year could threaten the International Monetary Fund's lifeline to the embattled country, an IMF spokesman said Thursday.The Ukrainian government...

Putin, Rouhani express 'hope for success' at Iran talks: Kre... 26 March 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani voiced hope Thursday for progress at crunch talks over Iran's nuclear drive, the Kremlin said. "Hope was expressed for success...

Russia threatens to prosecute MP who opposed Crimea annexati... 26 March 2015

Russian prosecutors have asked parliament to lift the immunity from prosecution of the only member of Russia's legislature who voted against the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, parliamentary officials...

Russian army TV offers Jeremy Clarkson job 26 March 2015

Russia's Zvezda television, a channel run by the defence ministry, unexpectedly revealed Thursday that it has offered a job to disgraced British "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson after he was dropped by...

N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russ... 26 March 2015

North Korea weighed in Thursday on the proposed deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, criticising it as a Cold War-era move to "contain" China and Russia.The North Korean response...

Moscow could reignite Ukraine fighting: US diplomat 26 March 2015

The United States fears that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists will reignite the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine following a February ceasefire that has largely held, a US diplomat warned Wednesday."Russia...

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