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Putin, leader of war-torn C.Africa want better ties

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Vladimir Putin told the leader of the war-torn Central African Republic on Wednesday he wanted to ramp up cooperation with the resource-rich country as the Kremlin seeks to regain influence on the continent....

Poisoned ex-spy's daughter says wants to return to Russia 'in future'

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in Britain in March, said in a video statement Wednesday she would like to eventually return to Russia but first needed to get better."I was discharged...

Poisoned ex-spy's daughter says wants to return to Russia 'in future'

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in Britain in March, said in a video statement Wednesday she would like to eventually return to Russia but first needed to get better. "I was discharged...

Assad meets Russia envoy, hails 'partners in victories'

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hailed Russia's hand in his recent victories during a meeting in Damascus on Wednesday with the Kremlin's special envoy to talks on the conflict.It came just days after...

Russia's top diplomat planning N.Korea visit: ministry

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russia said its foreign minister was planning a trip to North Korea, after a media outlet said Wednesday Sergei Lavrov could visit the reclusive state next week."The visit of the head of the Russian foreign...

Russia calls for international aid to rebuild Syria

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Senior Russian military officials on Wednesday called for the United Nations and other international organisations to help rebuild Syrian territory recaptured by government forces, in order to consolidate...

Syria says withdrawal of Iran, Hezbollah 'not on agenda'

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

Syria's deputy foreign minister said Wednesday Damascus did not envisage Iran and Hezbollah participating in the withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-torn country as announced last week by Russia.Asked...

Macron and Putin: 'frenemies' reunited

23 May 2018 | 0 comments

With relations between the West and Russia at historic lows, French President Emmanuel Macron travels to St Petersburg Thursday to seek common ground with Russian President Vladimir Putin.The talks between...

Russian nuclear submarine test fires Bulava missiles: military

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian nuclear submarine on Tuesday successfully fired four Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the White Sea on Russia's northwestern coast, the military said in a statement quoted by state...

Ukraine tests anti-tank missiles bought from US

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Ukraine on Tuesday carried out tests of the top of the range Javelin anti-tank missile it recently bought from the United States to boost its arsenal against Russian-backed rebels.Ukrainian President...

Russia threatens retaliatory tariffs against US

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russia may impose retaliatory tariffs of nearly $540 million on US goods in response to US duties on steel and aluminium, according to a document Moscow circulated Tuesday at the World Trade Organization.Russia...

Arctic coastal powers back 'peaceful' dialogue over disputes

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

The five nations bordering the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made in Greenland a decade ago to "peacefully" settle their differences over the resource-rich region threatened by climate...

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Russia, which...

Sberbank sells Turkish unit to Emirates NBD for 2.7 bn euros

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's state-owned Sberbank said Tuesday it was selling its Turkish subsidiary Denizbank to Emirates NBD for roughly 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) to focus on its own brand.Sberbank bought Turkey's...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russia probe

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump attacked the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia as a "political hit job" on Monday, as a part of a mounting White House effort to paint the probe as politically...



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