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White House says 'threat' from Russia still exists

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

The White House said Wednesday that Russia continues to pose a danger to the US electoral system, just hours after President Donald Trump appeared to dismiss the threat."We believe the threat still exists,...

Democrats want Trump interpreter to testify about Putin summit

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday pushed for Congress to subpoena Donald Trump's interpreter, amid a growing sense of alarm over the private summit in Helsinki between the US president and Russia's Vladimir...

Muscovites protest pension reform ahead of parliament vote

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Around 1,000 people gathered in Moscow on Wednesday to protest a planned hike in the pension age, a day before the lower house of the Russian parliament is set to vote on the measure.Rallies were held...

Trump says no president has been as 'tough' on Russia

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that no president has been as "tough" on Russia as him but appeared to contradict his intelligence agencies when asked if Russia was still targeting the...

OSCE Ukraine mission says claim of Russian spying 'big blow'

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

The OSCE mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday claims that Russia's security agency had received inside information about its activities came as a major blow. Germany's ARD...

French actors protest as Russian director's house arrest extended

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Actors protested at one of the world's biggest theatre festivals in support of Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov as judges in Moscow on Wednesday extended his 11-month-long house arrest.Artists wearing...

Russia extends house arrest of theatre director Serebrennikov

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Moscow court on Wednesday extended the house arrest of renowned Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov over a controversial fraud case to August 22, TASS state news agency reported.Serebrennikov...

Putin opens closed town where 'Novichok developed'

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to open the closed town where Russian scientists say they developed Novichok, the nerve agent at the centre of a poisoning row with London.Britain...

Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to limit the damage from his summit with Vladimir Putin, claiming he misspoke in appearing to accept the Russian leader's denial of election meddling -- in a rebuke...

Russian 'agent' arrested in US to undermine Putin-Trump summit: Moscow

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Wednesday slammed the arrest in the United States of a Russian national for conspiring to influence US politics, saying it was intended to undermine the "positive results" of a summit between...

Trump's overtures to Putin stir opposition at home

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump stunned allies, gave ammunition to foes and ignited a domestic political firestorm following his meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.Here is a look at some of the...

Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he accepts that Russia sought to influence the 2016 US election, and that he misspoke by appearing to accept Vladimir Putin's denials over those of his own intelligence...

Flooding damages World Cup stadium in Russia's Volgograd

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

Heavy rain has damaged parts of the interior and landscaping around the Volgograd Arena, a new stadium that hosted four matches during the World Cup, the company in charge of its construction said Tuesday.The...

Pussy Riot imagines joyous cops in post-arrest song

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

Russian punks Pussy Riot put out a new song Tuesday imagining protester-embracing, gay-friendly police officers after four band members were arrested for storming the field during the World Cup final."Track...

Pro-Putin bikers set up 'European branch' in Slovakia

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

The pro-Kremlin Night Wolves bikers have set up a "European branch" just northeast of the Slovak capital Bratislava, triggering concern in the EU and NATO member.Fiercely loyal to Russian President Vladimir...



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