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Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow

9 November 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Friday hosted international talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, both of whom sent delegations.Russia hopes "through joint...

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9 November 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow to call in Austrian ambassador over spy claim: ministry

Austria accuses colonel of spying for Russia for decades

9 November 2018 | 0 comments

Austria has a launched a probe into a colonel suspected of spying for Russia for several decades, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday, the latest in a string of cases where Moscow has been accused of...

The Ukraine war: key facts

9 November 2018 | 0 comments

A four-year war between the Ukraine government and breakaway Moscow-backed rebels in its east has left more than 10,000 people dead and strained relations between the West and Russia.As the separatist...

Trump's attorney general switch sparks Russia probe fury

9 November 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump was accused Thursday of pushing America toward a constitutional crisis after his firing of the attorney general cast doubt over the future of an explosive probe into election collusion...

US delays UN approval of aid for North Korea

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

The United States is delaying approval of several requests for sanctions exemptions to deliver tractors, spare parts and other goods needed for humanitarian relief in North Korea, according to documents...

US sanctions Russians over Crimea business dealings

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

The United States on Thursday announced sanctions against three people and nine entities over Russia's intervention in Ukraine, including for doing business in annexed Crimea.The sanctions will freeze...

Spoof ads celebrating Russia's Brexit 'role' pop up in London

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

Spoof billboards appeared in the British capital on Thursday purportedly organised by Russian military intelligence officers "to celebrate their role" in the 2016 Brexit referendum -- to the bemusement...

'No plans' for new US missiles in Europe despite treaty pullout

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

The US has "no plans" to deploy new missiles to Europe, a senior official said Thursday, despite announcing it will pull out of a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia.Last month's decision...

Moscow names 'Kim Philby Square' to honour British defector

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow this week named a square after Kim Philby, the British double agent who defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, near the headquarters of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service.The move comes as relations...

US Poland LNG deal way for Europe to ease reliance on Russia: Perry

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

Washington's energy secretary on Thursday hailed a 24-year deal to deliver US liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Poland as signal for Europe on ensuring energy security and easing dependence on Russian supplies.The...

Fears for Russia probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after a heated midterm vote, naming a loyalist to replace him in a move that raises questions over the future of the Russia...

Kremlin says Mueller probe not Russia's problem after Sessions sacked

8 November 2018 | 0 comments

The Kremlin said on Thursday that the Washington investigation into alleged interference by Moscow in the 2016 US election was not Russia's problem, after President Donald Trump sacked Attorney General...

Russia raises North Korea sanctions at UN Security Council

7 November 2018 | 0 comments

The UN Security Council is expected to meet behind closed doors at Russia's request on Thursday to discuss sanctions imposed on North Korea, diplomats said.The request for consultations came just hours...

Trump says will not stop Russia collusion probe

7 November 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump once more Wednesday attacked the investigation into his campaign's possible collusion with Russia as a "hoax," but said he had no plans to shut it down."I could fire everybody...



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