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NATO chief voices concern about Chinese missiles

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday voiced concern about Chinese as well as Russian medium-range missiles and urged Beijing to join an international nuclear arms control treaty."We see that China is...

Opposition chief Navalny says barred from leaving Russia

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was prevented from flying out of Moscow for a European court ruling on whether his recent detentions have been politically motivated."Border guards...

Russia will boycott Davos if oligarchs kept out: PM

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that no delegation would go to the Davos World Economic Forum in January if top tycoons including Oleg Deripaska were kept out of the prestigious...

Finnish PM: Jammed GPS signals may be work of Russia

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia denied Monday being behind the recent disruption to GPS signals across Lapland which put civil aviation at risk, after Finland's prime minister said the interference was "almost certainly deliberate".Finnish...

US condemns 'sham' elections in 'Russia-controlled' eastern Ukraine

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

The United States on Monday dismissed leadership elections in separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine as a "sham" one day after voters cast their ballots."The United States joins our European Allies...

Field of WWII mines discovered near St Petersburg

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian emergency services are defusing a field of WWII anti-tank mines that were discovered off a motorway leading to Saint Petersburg, police and a military-historical group said Monday. The wartime...

Saudi minister calls for 1 mln bpd global oil output cut

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's energy minister called Monday for a global output cut of one million barrels per day to re-balance the market, as Riyadh unveiled plans to cut production by 500,000 bpd from December."The...

Separatist leaders voted back as Moscow cements hold on east Ukraine

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

Residents of Russian-backed areas of eastern Ukraine have voted to keep their incumbent separatist leaders, results showed Monday, cementing Moscow's hold on the disputed regions.Kiev and its Western...

Separatists voted back in as US denounces 'sham' east Ukraine polls

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

Residents of Russian-backed areas of eastern Ukraine have voted to keep their separatist leaders, results showed Monday, cementing Moscow's hold on the disputed regions.Kiev and its Western allies denounced...

Putin says had good conversation with Trump in Paris: media

11 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in Paris, Russian media reported.When journalists asked...

Netanyahu, Putin meet for first time since friendly fire incident

11 November 2018 | 0 comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris on Sunday, their first face-to-face talks since the accidental downing of a Russian plane in Syria provoked tensions.Netanyahu,...

Smoke forces Air France-Shanghai flight to divert to Siberia

11 November 2018 | 0 comments

An Air France flight carrying 282 passengers from Paris to Shanghai made an unexpected stop in Siberia on Sunday after smoke and a bitter smell filled the cabin, the company said.No passengers were hurt...

Russia condemns 'unfounded' Austrian spy accusations

10 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia said on Saturday that Austria's "unfounded accusations" in a spy scandal were unacceptable, as the suspect in the case was taken into custody.On Friday, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said...

Rybolovlev back in Russia after Monaco fraud case release

10 November 2018 | 0 comments

Dmitry Rybolovlev, the owner of Monaco football club, has returned to his native Russia after being charged with corruption in connection with a fraud case involving a Swiss art dealer, his spokesman...

Afghan rivals say no closer to direct talks after Moscow meeting

9 November 2018 | 0 comments

Afghanistan rivals failed to reach a breakthrough on holding direct peace negotiations after international talks in Moscow on Friday, the latest international push to end the conflict.Russia, which said...



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