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Finland summons Russian ambassador over GPS blocking claims

17 November 2018 | 0 comments

Finland has summoned Russia's ambassador to answer allegations that Moscow was behind the jamming of GPS signals in Lapland during recent NATO exercises, the foreign ministry in Helsinki confirmed Saturday.Ambassador...

US promises Ukraine to fight Russian pipeline to Germany

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday promised Ukraine to fight the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, saying the project undermined European security.Pompeo said Ukraine...

Trump says he has written answers to Russia probe questions

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had personally written -- though not yet submitted -- answers to the questions put to the White House by Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, while once more...

'Angel', 80, drives to aid of poor St Petersburg pensioners

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

Long retired from her job as a Saint Petersburg trolley driver, 80-year-old Galina Yakovleva still spends her days behind the wheel, but now in a mini-van distributing food to needy pensioners."I do it...

Next US House foreign affairs chief vows to check Trump, warns Russia

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

The incoming head of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee warned Thursday of election-related sanctions against Russia and vowed oversight of Donald Trump's diplomacy, which he said had made Americans...

Russia set for first ISS launch since accident

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel is to blast off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month. "The mission control centre has completed...

Russia had mole in visa firm used by UK: report

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's FSB security service had a mole in a company used by Britain and other countries to process visa applications, according to a report published Friday by investigative group Bellingcat.The report...

Russia stages first Soyuz launch since accident

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel blasted off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month. The Soyuz-FG rocket took off at the scheduled...

Pentagon to trim Africa forces as focus shifts to Russia, China

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

The Pentagon will trim the number of US troops deployed across Africa as it concentrates more on countering threats from "Great Power" competitors Russia and China, officials said Thursday.Currently,...

Russia warns France over C. Africa peace role

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia warned France on Thursday that it must put aside "parochial national interests" and recognize its peace efforts in the Central African Republic as negotiations continued on a contentious UN Security...

Putin says oil at $70 per barrel 'suits' Russia

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the price of oil at $70 per barrel "suits" Moscow, while promising to "cooperate" with Saudi Arabia's call to cut output in an effort to bolster prices."The...

Facebook aims to quell new storm over Russian efforts, lobbying

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday sought to quell a new firestorm over the social network's handling of Russian misinformation efforts in 2016 and its hiring of a consulting firm that used questionable...

Putin critic claims victory after rights court condemns arrests

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Europe's top rights court condemned Russia on Thursday over a series of arrests of the outspoken Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, calling them "politically motivated" attempts to curtail opposition to President...

CORRECTED: European rights court to rule on Russian opposition leader

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny heads Thursday to the European Court of Human Rights which will rule on whether his repeated arrests were politically motivated.The court in Strasbourg must decide whether...

Abe, Putin to accelerate WWII treaty talks stalled by island row

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia and Japan have agreed to accelerate talks to formally end World War II hostilities, using a Soviet-era peace declaration as their starting point and throwing into doubt the fate of four disputed...



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