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Putin welcomes US 'awareness of reality' in N. Korea crisis

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he welcomed the United States' "awareness of reality" in the North Korea crisis after Washington announced it was ready for talks with Pyongyang without...

Putin says Russians do not want Ukraine-style 'coup'

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russians "do not want and will not stand for" a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference."Do...

Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he regards Arctic exploration a priority for Russia, but added it should also respect nature.Speaking at his annual end of year conference on Thursday, Putin stressed...

Two astronauts, cosmonaut return from five-month ISS mission

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

Two astronauts, from the US and Italy, and a Russian cosmonaut on Thursday landed in Kazakhstan after almost five months on the International Space Station, footage from the Russian space agency showed....

'Candidate Putin' makes first appearance at annual press conference

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off an annual press conference Thursday, his first major public appearance since announcing he would seek a new six-year term in March 2018 elections.The marathon...

Putin says Trump opponents 'made up' Russia vote interference

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

Opponents of Donald Trump made up allegations of Russian interference in last year's US elections to discredit him, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual press conference Thursday. "All...

US, Britain, France seek details on Russian arms to C. Africa

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

The United States, Britain and France on Wednesday asked that a Russian request to send light arms to the Central African Republic be put on hold as they seek more information on the shipments, diplomats...

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

A senior British MP on Wednesday accused Facebook of failing to seriously investigate possible Russian influence in the Brexit vote, after it found just three adverts linked to a known propaganda group.Damian...

Greek court orders extradition of Russian Bitcoin suspect to US

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

Greece's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that a Russian accused of laundering $4 billion using bitcoin digital currency be extradited to the United States, a court source said.Greece's justice minister...

Gambia denies deal for land 'to revive Russian empire'

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

The West African state of The Gambia has angrily denied claims it reached a deal with monarchist Russian politician Anton Bakov, who is seeking land in an oddball scheme to revive the Romanov Empire.Bakov...

US urges talks with North Korea 'without preconditions'

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

The United States is ready to talk to North Korea "without preconditions" but remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday.China and Russia...

Russia welcomes 'constructive' US position on N. Korea talks

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

Russia on Wednesday said it welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statement that Washington is ready for talks with North Korea without preconditions, calling this a constructive approach."We...

Russia asks UN for green light to send arms to C. Africa

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

Russia has asked the UN Security Council for permission to supply light arms and ammunition to the struggling armed forces of the Central African Republic beginning next week, according to a request obtained...

Republicans want special prosecutor to probe FBI anti-Trump bias

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

Republicans pressed the US Justice Department on Wednesday to name a new independent prosecutor to probe alleged bias in the FBI after a top agent's anti-Trump text messages were released to the media.With...

FBI agents on Russia probe called Trump 'idiot": reports

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

A senior FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe this year referred to Donald Trump before his election as an "idiot," in emails turned over to the Senate, US media reported....



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