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NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea

NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW ...

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea

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NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is practicing in the Baltic Sea these days, as it's done before. What's new: The exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet command, a key for...
23:12, 06/13/2019

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry s...
14:36, 06/12/2019

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold ...
21:48, 06/27/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it r...
04:36, 06/25/2019

Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister S...
01:12, 06/26/2019

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Pola...
21:36, 06/13/2019

Russia shows no 'sign' it's willing to comply with INF nuclear treaty, NATO says There is little hope a key nuclear arms treaty can be saved, as Russia refuses to come back into compliance, says NATO's Jens Stoltenberg. He spoke af...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Russia airs video of fighter warding off NATO jet in Baltics A video aired on Russian state television shows a fighter jet warding off a NATO military aircraft that approached a passenger plane carrying Russia’s...
11:01, 08/13/2019

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey in challenge to NATO Russia began delivery of an advanced missile defense system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and dri...
07:36, 07/12/2019

NATO chief urges action if Russia drops INF treaty NATO's leader has warned that Europe's security could be compromised by Russia's decision to exit a Cold War-era treaty. Russia has accused the US and...
22:36, 06/26/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States bannin...
14:48, 06/25/2019

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” on...
00:12, 07/05/2019

NATO chief: Clock ticking on INF treaty as Russia shows no compliance The United States could suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty in a matter of weeks, prompting NATO leaders to prep...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formal...
11:48, 08/02/2019

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely ...
22:12, 07/05/2019

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines ...
23:12, 06/27/2019

Georgian leader sees NATO future, seeks tough line on Russia Georgia’s president is calling on Western allies to do more to face up to Russia and the “very heavy pressure” she says Moscow has put on her country...
15:12, 06/10/2019

NATO wants to avoid 'new arms race' with Russia, promises 'measured' response after treaty scrapped NATO said it will respond “in a measured and responsible” way to Russia’s new missiles, but said the alliance will work to avoid a new arms race after...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian ...
16:36, 06/07/2019

Poles wade through Baltic 'like herrings' to commune with the sea Once a year, Poles head to the Hel Peninsula on the northern coast near Gdynia to "become herrings" and wade up to a meter deep for five hours along a...
14:12, 08/18/2019

WTA roundup: Gasparyan upset at Baltic Open Romania's Irina Bara moved into the second round of the inaugural Baltic Open when No. 5 seed Margarita Gasparyan was forced to retire while trailing ...
08:36, 07/23/2019

Mysterious Perfectly Preserved Ship Found in the Baltic Sea Beneath the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea, investigators have discovered perhaps the best-preserved ship from the Age of Discovery. It was found on ...
11:36, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detain...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies ...
12:24, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters join in 'Baltic Chain' link of hands Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined peaceful "Baltic Chain" links of hands on Friday, with almost three months of anti-government demons...
07:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters link hands in ‘Baltic chain’-inspired demonstration Demonstrators linked hands across different districts as others held up banners thanking overseas nations for supporting "freedom and democracy" in Ho...
08:12, 08/23/2019

WRAPUP 7-Hong Kong protesters join in "Baltic Chain" link of hands Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined peaceful "Baltic Chain" links of hands on Friday, with almost three months of anti-government demons...
07:00, 08/23/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign M...
06:36, 05/10/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbili...
08:12, 06/22/2019

New Ukraine president commits to NATO, EU membership BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine’s new president says his country still hopes to become a member of the NATO military alliance and the European Union but...
10:24, 06/04/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to n...
14:48, 06/04/2019

NATO needs to address China's rise, says Stoltenberg NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of...
05:36, 08/07/2019

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. tells NATO it wants to avoid war with Iran: diplomats U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told NATO allies on Thursday that the United States did not want to go to war with Iran but said it could not tolera...
06:00, 06/27/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict...
20:24, 05/14/2019

Former NATO head says US is in ‘dangerous’ position with Iran A former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO said the US is in a “dangerous” position in its standoff with Iran but believes ultimately the I...
10:36, 05/19/2019

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro ...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Stoltenberg says no NATO mission requested in Strait of Hormuz NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday there had been no formal request for the military alliance to launch a mission in the Strait...
07:24, 07/31/2019

NATO looks to outer space as modern warfare evolves Since its founding 70 years ago, NATO has primarily focused on the threat posed by conventional warfare. But these days, conflicts are also fought in ...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue i...
17:12, 08/05/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been...
22:24, 06/13/2019

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secretar...
01:48, 08/03/2019

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partner...
01:36, 07/22/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goe...
16:12, 05/24/2019

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said not...
13:36, 06/07/2019

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have...
17:12, 06/14/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute - top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air def...
03:36, 06/18/2019

Turkey says U.S. stance on F-35 doesn't fit spirit of NATO partnership Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. warning that Ankara would be removed from Washington's F-35 fighter jet program unless it drops a planned purchase of a ...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Afghan government and Nato killing more civilians than the Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsAfghan forces and their international allies killed more ci...
08:12, 07/30/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a mayor non-NATO...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week duri...
08:12, 06/25/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Trump says he, Poland's Duda will discuss NATO, trade U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would discuss NATO and trade with Polish President Andrzej Duda as the two leaders sat down for talks...
11:12, 06/12/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alli...
13:36, 06/02/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President ...
15:36, 06/25/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Russian fighter jets push NATO war plane away: TASS Russian fighter jets pushed away a NATO war plane after it tried to approach Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu's plane over neutral waters in the...
06:49, 08/13/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (A...
18:00, 06/15/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (A...
13:24, 06/15/2019

U.S., NATO allies start Formidable Shield exercise in Scotland Nine nations, led by the U.S. 6th Fleet, on Tuesday began Formidable Shield, a live-fire integrated air and missile defense exercise in Scotland throu...
15:12, 05/07/2019

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-lo...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defense...
17:00, 07/17/2019

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for W...
11:24, 07/18/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian m...
08:24, 06/04/2019

US nuke locations accidentally exposed in NATO-affiliated report A document accidentally published by a NATO-affiliated body has hit headlines across Europe this week, seeming to affirm a longstanding open secret th...
17:00, 07/16/2019

NATO chief says alliance must prepare ‘to address the rise of China' China’s efforts to establish economic and even military influence far beyond its borders are pushing NATO to develop new plays for the Indo-Pacific, t...
05:36, 08/08/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally an...
12:12, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute -NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defenc...
12:12, 06/18/2019

Albanian soldier killed, 2 injured at Latvia's NATO base The Albanian army has reported that one of its soldiers was killed at a military base in Latvia during training exercises for a NATO mission in easter...
09:36, 05/06/2019

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training M...
09:24, 07/01/2019

NATO completes Aegis defense system upgrade in Romania NATO announced the completion of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in Romania on Friday, and a THAAD system temporarily stationed there...
22:24, 08/09/2019

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signa...
15:00, 05/25/2019

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation fo...
16:12, 06/27/2019

No sign of progress at NATO in U.S.-Turkey dispute over Russian defenses The United States and Turkey appeared to make no progress during talks at NATO headquarters on Wednesday toward resolving a major dispute over Ankara'...
08:00, 06/26/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to pl...
04:36, 06/25/2019

NATO weighs options to deter new Russian missile threat NATO defense ministers considered on Wednesday how to deter Russia from launching a missile attack at short notice on Europe if a landmark treaty agai...
13:12, 06/26/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island...
08:24, 05/20/2019

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN miss...
11:00, 07/30/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian S-400s deal - minister NATO member Turkey is not distancing itself from the military alliance by making an agreement with Russia on purchasing S-400 missile defence systems,...
02:24, 05/03/2019

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration offici...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on F...
20:24, 05/03/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict wit...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War...
06:00, 05/17/2019

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for inc...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote North Macedonia's leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a d...
00:36, 05/07/2019

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an America...
08:36, 07/13/2019

Petraeus praises Trump, calls out NATO, North Korea and China In  a wide-ranging with Fox News' Brian Kilmeade, former CIA Director David Petraeus praised President Trump's hard line on NATO, claimed the west nee...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Report: NATO jets escort Russian aircraft 6 times last week COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region’s main news agency says NATO fighter jets were scrambled six times last week after Russian military...
08:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal - minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on F...
03:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. joins 11 NATO allies for Breeze 2019 maritime exercise in Bulgaria The United States and 11 NATO allies began their participation in the nine-day Breeze 19, a maritime exercise hosted by Bulgaria that included three U...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense mi...
18:12, 06/19/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's proc...
11:36, 05/21/2019

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its re...
16:48, 08/09/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and...
14:12, 06/25/2019

NATO still hasn't picked a successor to its 'eyes in the sky,' and that could cost the alliance big-time Reuters NATO's fleet of early-warning and surveillance aircraft, often called its "eyes in the sky," are aging, and the alliance has yet to choose a ...
23:24, 06/15/2019

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable...
16:12, 07/17/2019

Turkey proceeds with deal for Russian missile system despite US and NATO warnings The delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as the F-35, Ameri...
17:00, 07/08/2019

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirm...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASS A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the B...
10:12, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on F...
14:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congres...
17:12, 07/12/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense s...
13:24, 08/14/2019

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NATO...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Esper faces first challenge as Pentagon chief meeting with allied counterparts at NATO headquarters ESPER’S NATO DEBUT: After just one day in his new job as acting defense secretary, Mark Esper makes his debut on the world stage, arriving in Brussels...
13:24, 06/25/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He als...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral water...
13:24, 08/14/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Puti...
06:00, 05/15/2019

What Zelensky's win will mean for relations with Russia Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become the country's next Preside...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Russia says it will ban think-tank formerly run by U.S. ambassador Russia said on Thursday it was preparing to ban the Atlantic Council, a think-tank formerly run by the U.S. ambassador to Moscow, which Russia's prose...
02:24, 07/26/2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7 President Trump issued his latest call for ending Moscow’s international pariah status, but the idea is likely to earn a cool reception at the annual ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

US and Russia blame each other after nearly colliding at sea The U.S. and Russia each accused the other of unsafe actions after naval ships from each came within 165 feet of each other off the coast of China. &...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Russia to China in under 8 minutes Traveling between Russia and China is about to get a lot more scenic. The world's first cross-border cable car is coming, giving passengers a unique p...
07:24, 07/30/2019

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth...
19:36, 07/14/2019

BBC: Russia is working on a Tor de-anonymization project Hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive data and defaced the website of SyTech, a major contractor working for Russian intelligence agency FS...
00:00, 07/22/2019

Russia and the US nuke 32-year-old INF treaty The US is out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Force missile treaty with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. The US immediately announced pl...
10:36, 08/02/2019

Jon Huntsman steps down as US ambassador to Russia ​Jon Huntsman ​is stepping down as US ambassador to Russia while he considers another run for governor in his home state of Utah, a report Tuesday sai...
12:48, 08/06/2019

In Sochi, red lines remain between US and Russia Pompeo had flown to Sochi today after a surprise detour to Brussels, where he had tried to persuade European leaders to stand with Washington in an es...
16:24, 05/14/2019

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elec...
18:36, 07/31/2019

The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Russia to ban Atlantic Council NGO once led by US envoy Russian prosecutors decided to ban the pro-western Atlantic Council NGO after finding its activities pose a threat to Russia's "constitutional order."...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internat...
01:36, 07/22/2019

Jon Huntsman resigns as ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, the Trump administration’s ambassador to Russia, resigned Tuesday amid chatter he may return home to run again for governor of Utah, Fox...
10:00, 08/06/2019

France's Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are "insulting" and the suggestion that Nationa...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Russia accuses DW of inciting unrest Moscow issued the statement after DW condemned the arrest of correspondent Sergey Dik. The allegations come amidst a violent crackdown on opposition r...
12:00, 08/05/2019

U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped him...
17:12, 08/06/2019

Russia’s Version of #MeToo Has Struggled to Take Off — Until Now For the last 10 days, thousands of Russians have flooded social media with new hashtags to challenge sexual harassment and violence against women. On ...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Jon Huntsman quits as U.S. ambassador to Russia U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. will resign from the diplomatic post -- perhaps to position himself for another run at the governorship of ...
19:36, 08/06/2019

Jon Huntsman: US ambassador to Russia will step down Two-year tenure ends with stark warning to hold Russia ‘accountable when its behavior threatens us’Jon Huntsman, whose two-year tenure as the US ambas...
04:48, 08/07/2019

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in Jan...
00:00, 07/14/2019

U.S., Russia Commit to Repairing Ties Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled a willingness to mend relations between the two countries, even as they r...
15:12, 05/14/2019

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet ...
09:24, 07/16/2019

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet ear...
16:24, 07/12/2019

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Geor...
14:00, 06/21/2019

US and Russia blame each other after warships nearly collide American guided-missile cruiser and Russian destroyer came within 165ft of each other in the East China SeaThe US and Russia have accused each other o...
10:36, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Russia says at least 40 dead on burning jet Russian officials are giving out conflicting numbers on a fiery airliner accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate at least 40 peop...
20:12, 05/05/2019

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S. Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of ...
05:00, 06/29/2019

US, Russia blame each other as warships nearly collide The US and Russia are blaming each other in a near-collision of naval ships in the East China Sea on Friday. Both countries claim the near miss forced...
08:36, 06/07/2019

Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the main owner of Russia's TCS group, told Russian Internet giant Yandex's chief executive on Friday that their companies together would ...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the gove...
09:12, 06/09/2019

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Os...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Russia cut oil output by 278,000 bpd in June: Ifax Russia cut its oil output in June by an average of 278,000 barrels per day from levels seen last October, Interfax news agency cited Russian Energy Mi...
06:12, 07/01/2019

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the c...
18:36, 06/27/2019

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss ...
19:12, 06/07/2019

US to EU: Our liquefied natural gas is more reliable than Russia's US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has encouraged the EU to buy liquefied natural gas from the US instead of Russia. US exports of LNG surged following a ...
08:48, 05/02/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New Yor...
05:48, 06/16/2019

The Quick Read About… Russia’s New Internet Law What Happened This Week: Last week, Russia’s parliament approved a law that might allow the country to cordon off its internet from the rest of ...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Trump again calls for Russia to rejoin the G-7 President Donald Trump said Tuesday it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations. ...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena...
06:00, 06/14/2019

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in cond...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN se...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for i...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Russia to allow more foreigners on soccer field Russia will allow soccer clubs to field eight foreign players from the 2020-21 season, loosening long-standing and controversial protections for local...
08:24, 06/26/2019

Will Russia splash rainy day cash? The Russian economy is crawling along at a low rate of growth, with oil prices insufficient to boost state revenues. But, an oil price rise raises the...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some m...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Russia to retaliate against UK media over RT fine The Russian communications regulator has announced plans to "respond in kind" after Ofcom fined the Kremlin-funded television channel RT for biased co...
10:36, 08/01/2019

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The d...
03:24, 06/06/2019

Family of American man held in Russia wants more aid from US WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of a Michigan corporate security executive on espionage allegations in Russia seemed to his family like a horrible mistak...
13:12, 06/03/2019

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's st...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
19:36, 06/12/2019

Highlights from Mueller's report on Russia investigation The public was able to get its first detailed look at Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s bombshell report on his years-long investigation into Russian i...
06:24, 07/24/2019

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in t...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influence...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retali...
05:36, 06/13/2019

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessib...
07:24, 06/04/2019

Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by the numbers Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign concluded on Friday. In a letter released...
06:24, 07/24/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proxim...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how mu...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Execu...
06:12, 05/23/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terroris...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian por...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its we...
10:36, 07/23/2019

Turkey says no delay in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy sai...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Doping: First cases on Russia cheats sent to federations The first batch of doping cases built on evidence secured from a tainted Russian laboratory have been turned over to international federations (IFs), ...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Madu...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Russia's Lavrov says Venezuela dialogue should have 'no preconditions' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday a dialogue to resolve Venezuela's political crisis should have "no preconditions," as he visit...
20:24, 07/27/2019

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign minis...
05:36, 06/13/2019

Russia protests: More than 1,000 arrested at Moscow rally More than 1,000 people have been arrested in Moscow during a protest against the exclusion of some opposition candidates from an upcoming election to ...
14:24, 07/27/2019

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after ...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far ...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, th...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to...
14:24, 06/03/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news sto...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Ru...
10:48, 07/06/2019

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials...
10:48, 07/06/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental gr...
13:36, 05/17/2019

Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turkey...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Mueller hearings on Russia investigation conclude Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded more than five hours of testimony on Wednesday before the House of Representatives Intelligence a...
18:48, 07/24/2019

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s ag...
01:48, 06/02/2019

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first j...
13:24, 07/24/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area Russian told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news ag...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has pu...
09:36, 06/13/2019

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and f...
19:12, 06/10/2019

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challengi...
07:12, 05/29/2019

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8,...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and othe...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the pr...
05:24, 05/30/2019

Ukraine says it has agreed exchange of prisoners with Russia A senior Ukrainian official said on Tuesday his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the next...
09:24, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the founder and key shareholder in Russia's TCS Group, said on Friday that if his bank were to merge assets with Russian Internet giant Y...
06:00, 06/07/2019

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusin...
05:24, 06/07/2019

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices Vladimir Putin may relish his place at the table in Vienna but he will be tempted to cash in on rising pricesThe Organisation of Petroleum Exporting C...
11:24, 06/30/2019

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine ...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia...
13:36, 07/13/2019

Turkey receives first S-400 missile delivery from Russia First components of Russian-made S-400 missile system have arrived in Ankara, Turkish officials said. The US had threatened sanctions, sparking a row ...
10:48, 07/12/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend by nine months their deal to cut output, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are conc...
06:48, 07/01/2019

The Latest: China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the United States, and related developments (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Huawei Techn...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a dea...
04:36, 07/13/2019

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning fo...
03:12, 06/05/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
02:36, 06/06/2019

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who ...
06:24, 06/07/2019

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously abs...
07:00, 06/07/2019

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the car...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far ...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election ...
19:12, 06/08/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknam...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because o...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to repo...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg...
17:36, 05/24/2019

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And th...
17:36, 07/18/2019

The Last Czars: the historical drama that the whole of Russia is laughing at This bizarre Netflix show about the Romanovs seems to have been made for people who have never heard of Russia. How do you spell disaster in Cyrillic?...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and polit...
17:36, 07/18/2019

American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia Even as President Trump courts Russia, Special Operations forces are teaming up with partners on Europe’s eastern flank to counter a mix of subterfuge...
05:00, 07/12/2019

UK's May tells Putin that Russia must end 'irresponsible activity' British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" if relations between t...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have th...
13:12, 07/27/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean a...
04:00, 05/27/2019

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in it...
10:24, 06/07/2019

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed t...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of ...
04:36, 06/29/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock ha...
04:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a ye...
01:24, 08/03/2019

US to face Latvia in Fed Cup, Romania to play Russia The United States will face Latvia for a place in next year's Fed Cup finals, the first time the 'World Cup of Tennis' tournament syste...
08:12, 08/21/2019

Sweden says Russia expels 2 diplomats in reprisal TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Sweden says Russia expelled two Swedish diplomats after Stockholm turned down Moscow’s request to extend a Russian diplo...
09:36, 05/08/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in pri...
11:00, 05/08/2019

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Russia wants to boost transparency with blockchain – are you kidding me? Russia, ruled by Vladimir Putin‘s arguably authoritarian regime, wants to leverage blockchain technology to host Moscow‘s administrative services and ...
07:48, 08/15/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this ...
00:48, 05/12/2019

Palestinians: EU, Russia and UN should counter US peace plan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador says the European Union, Russia and the United Nations should take action to save a two-state so...
10:12, 05/07/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are sc...
11:24, 05/05/2019

Is the 'super weapon' behind the Russia nuclear incident? Russia is offering little information or details after a missile explosion left five scientists dead. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a deeper look into ...
06:36, 08/16/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trum...
09:36, 05/05/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuela...
05:36, 05/05/2019

Russia Says Won't Install New Missiles Unless US Deploys Them In Europe Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu sa...
21:36, 08/18/2019

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endang...
12:36, 08/03/2019

Russia's Alexei Navalny may have been poisoned: doctor A Russian doctor has said the opposition leader's symptoms suggest that he might have been targeted with a "toxic agent." Berlin has urged Moscow to r...
18:36, 07/30/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign r...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 slides off runway in Russia's Norilsk A Boeing 737-800 passenger jet operated by Russia's NordStar carrier slid off a runway as it landed on Monday in a heavy snowstorm in the Russian city...
03:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces t...
21:24, 08/02/2019

Putin says Russia ‘will react accordingly’ after US missile tests Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the United States’ testing of a new missile – which had been banned under a now-defunct arms treaty...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump Says "It Makes Sense" For US To Get Along With Russia It makes sense for the United States to get along with Russia, US President Donald Trump said Monday on the eve of the meeting between Secretary of St...
23:12, 05/13/2019

Bentley Continental GT Gets Modified Into A Tank In Russia Russian car builders, AcademeG, have converted a Bentley Continental GT into an Ultratank by replacing the wheels with a custom set of heavy duty trac...
02:24, 05/14/2019

U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on Fr...
11:24, 08/02/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture ...
10:00, 08/05/2019

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial ...
13:24, 08/21/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective...
12:24, 05/01/2019

INSIGHT-How Russia contaminated $2.7 bln of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?...
09:00, 04/30/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?...
10:24, 04/30/2019

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligen...
03:24, 08/02/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information...
12:24, 05/06/2019

U.S. man accused of spying by Russia says he was hurt in prison A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying said on Friday that prison authorities in Moscow had injured him, as a court ruled to exten...
07:00, 08/23/2019

UK's Johnson says case yet to be made for Russia to rejoin G7 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he did not believe the case had yet been made for Russia to rejoin the G7 following its "provoc...
11:00, 08/21/2019

DW strongly rejects accusations by Russia's Duma In reaction to a series of protests across the country, Russia's parliament has announced a probe into "foreign meddling" by Western governments and m...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Official: Serbia could ditch EU bid, turn to Russia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s pro-Russian defense minister says the Balkan country could ditch its European Union membership goals for close ...
05:48, 05/02/2019

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to suppo...
06:36, 04/28/2019

Butina saw US political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin says she believed Russian officials would consider h...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Russia’s great firewall: is it meant to keep information in – or out? Vladimir Putin will soon sign the ‘sovereign internet’ bill to allow greater monitoring of traffic. But what are its other consequences?Earlier this y...
07:36, 05/01/2019

Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studyin...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Trump renews call for Russia to be readmitted to G-7 “I think it’s much more appropriate to have Russia in,” the president told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday, days before he is set to arrive in...
17:00, 08/20/2019

You Can Read This Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia The translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as re...
02:36, 07/30/2019

Streetkid visions: Russia's Instagram star Former opioid addict Dmitry Markov posts evocative images of everyday Russian life on Instagram. Addiction, he says, ‘might be very useful for a photo...
06:36, 05/01/2019

New law allows Russia to build separate Internet, unplug from WWW Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial new law that allows the country to launch its own Internet -- separate from the World Wide...
10:36, 05/02/2019

German government very concerned about arrests in Russia The German government said it was very concerned about Russian police arresting more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday around a protest to deman...
05:00, 07/29/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlini...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Russia fines CNN broadcaster for volume violations Russia's federal anti-monopoly service FAS said on Tuesday it fined a media group that broadcasts CNN International in Russia 200,000 rubles ($3,000) ...
06:12, 08/20/2019

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has c...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Russia upholds bar on Kremlin critics despite protests Russia's main election board on Wednesday upheld rulings barring several Kremlin critics from a Moscow election next month as the opposition said it w...
10:00, 08/07/2019

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security. &#...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Apple under investigation for unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant position in smar...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so ...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s nor...
06:00, 06/05/2019

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as par...
17:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the...
12:36, 04/29/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigati...
06:12, 06/14/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the Intern...
07:24, 08/22/2019

U.S. and Russia spar over 'unsafe' spy plane intercept near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean S...
03:36, 06/05/2019

Russia's Transneft says it imposed limits on oil intake from Rosneft - RIA Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft has had to impose limits on oil intake from the country's largest oil producer Rosneft in July "after several ...
05:24, 07/09/2019

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea...
08:12, 06/05/2019

Russia and China want situation in Venezuela to stabilize: Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after talks in Moscow with Chinese leader Xi Jinping that Moscow and Beijing wanted the situation i...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signal...
13:24, 05/31/2019

| Russia mourns 'heroes' killed in missile test The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused el...
20:48, 08/12/2019

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesda...
12:36, 08/14/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Spy games? Russia could be using beluga whales for military purposes A whale has been discovered in waters near Norway with tight harnesses on it, which could have been attached by the Russian military.   &#...
14:12, 04/29/2019

Russia demands Google take action over protest videos Russia's media oversight agency has demanded Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of its YouTub...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the b...
06:24, 07/09/2019

Gay parents flee Russia with kids: 'The authorities could take the children away' Andrei and Yevgeny are married, with two adopted children. In an exclusive DW interview, they recount how they had to leave Moscow for fear that the R...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data stora...
15:00, 06/03/2019

A year after World Cup, Russia toasts big soccer crowds A year after hosting the World Cup, Russia is boasting the biggest club soccer crowds since Soviet days and participation at the amateur level is on t...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in th...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea...
15:24, 06/05/2019

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire Russian officials faced accusations of trying to cover up the full details of an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors, but th...
13:36, 07/03/2019

Russia's Putin Gives China's Xi Ice Cream On His 66th Birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who g...
04:24, 06/15/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connection...
01:12, 05/10/2019

Russia not planning to send more military specialists to Venezuela: RIA Moscow does not plan to send more Russian military specialists to Venezuela, RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov as sayi...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Montenegro jails 14 over alleged pro-Russia coup plot Opposition leaders among 14 people given jail sentences over alleged plotA court in Montenegro has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including two o...
04:24, 05/09/2019

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime ...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea’s new missile TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look j...
01:00, 05/10/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the wo...
02:24, 07/06/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we a...
09:36, 04/28/2019

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores mo...
03:12, 07/05/2019

Russia To Send "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on t...
03:24, 08/22/2019

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championshi...
10:00, 06/03/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers ...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Russia: U.S. diplomat Jon Huntsman leaving after failed policies Russian officials say the failure of U.S. policies are responsible for the resignation of ambassador Jon Huntsman, a day after he said he's leaving th...
07:36, 08/08/2019

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Rep. Peter King: ‘Severe, serious abuses’ by FBI, CIA in Russia probe ‘going to come out’ Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he is “confident” that when Attorney General Bill Barr concludes his investigation of the origins of the investigation o...
07:48, 07/07/2019

Russia Says Details Of Submarine Fire "State Secret" The Kremlin on Wednesday refused to reveal the full story of a fire that killed 14 officers on what was reportedly a nuclear-powered mini-submarine, s...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that ke...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a scr...
17:00, 06/01/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arg...
14:12, 06/04/2019

OPEC in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports OPEC is in the dark on the oil supply outlook for the second half of this year, with Iranian and Russian outages looking increasingly significant but ...
07:24, 05/09/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the Intern...
03:24, 08/22/2019

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read...
04:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities....
02:48, 06/15/2019

Russia, after three days, says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a top-secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was ...
01:36, 07/04/2019

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military ...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a formal diplomatic protest to Japan after accusing Tokyo of circulating a map at its G20 summit showi...
06:48, 07/04/2019

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged...
03:36, 06/02/2019

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense ...
21:24, 07/07/2019

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian force...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishme...
08:12, 06/12/2019

Russia releases first batch of captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose detention in the Fa...
05:36, 06/27/2019

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for ...
05:12, 06/10/2019

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week ...
01:24, 06/10/2019

Matthew Continetti: 'Russia is clearly trying to overthrow the Monroe Doctrine' Matthew Continetti, editor in chief of the Washington Free Beacon, said on Tuesday that Russia was the "key player" in the Venezuelan crisis and that ...
00:12, 05/01/2019

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping ref...
05:24, 06/09/2019

Russia says U.S. cruise missile test is regrettable: TASS Russia said on Tuesday that the U.S. test of a ground-launched cruise missile was regrettable and showed that Washington had long been preparing for t...
00:48, 08/20/2019

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants o...
14:12, 06/08/2019

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world tr...
11:24, 06/08/2019

Senate's Russia reports to start publishing in July Final versions of the Senate's five-part report on Russian interference in the 2016 election will be released in stages starting in July, the panel ch...
12:12, 06/27/2019

Graham: IG's report on Russia probe will be 'ugly and damning' for DOJ Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is adamant about revealing what went on behind the scenes of the Russia investigation and ...
04:24, 08/19/2019

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints...
07:48, 08/18/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 ...
16:48, 06/27/2019

U.N. looks for U.S.-Russia understanding to spur Syria peace process "A deeper understanding" between Russia and the United States is needed to move the Syrian peace process forward, U.N. Syria envoy Geir Pedersen said ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and c...
09:00, 06/10/2019

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations and Russia have declared their support for elected lawmakers in Moldova after a court-appointed interim president dissolved parl...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to othe...
06:24, 06/12/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously b...
17:00, 08/20/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Russia's Yandex.Taxi likely to issue new shares in IPO, says top shareholder Russia's largest online taxi service Yandex.Taxi is likely to sell new shares in its planned initial public offering (IPO), an executive at its majori...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Russia's Controversial New Internet Law Stokes Censorship Fears Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Russia: meeting with US on arms control a starting point MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s deputy foreign minister says a meeting with a U.S. counterpart was a starting point for working out fraught arms control ...
09:12, 06/12/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gro...
08:24, 06/25/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kreml...
12:24, 06/11/2019

Democrats: Mueller testimony to set Russia record straight With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress, Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for...
12:24, 06/26/2019

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has accused Russia of “wholesale violations” of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Blac...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Trump Confirms Missile Exploded During Testing in Russia President Trump on Monday appeared to confirm reports that an advanced nuclear cruise missile had exploded during testing in Russia, saying on Monday ...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Russia to cut oil output by 10 pct in next few days as exports suffer - sources Russian oil producers have received a request from pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce oil output by 900,000 tonnes until May 7 amid severe export d...
09:36, 05/03/2019

Trump says had 'long and very good' talk with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had a "very productive" call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on issues ranging from North Korea, U...
11:12, 05/03/2019

Russia's Putin says Trump meeting will help continue dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Osaka would be a good opportunity to...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to d...
19:12, 04/30/2019

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this year...
01:48, 06/28/2019

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The U...
15:24, 05/06/2019

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow h...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physica...
09:24, 06/06/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—...
08:48, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Putin wants to turn a page on Russia-UK ties ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Russian President Vladi...
08:12, 06/06/2019

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Crash Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to halt a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to me...
07:36, 06/06/2019

Putin says US missile test raises new threats to Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under the now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and wil...
13:24, 08/21/2019

22-Year-Old American Among Those Killed in Russia Plane Fire (SANTA FE, N.M.) — A recent college graduate from New Mexico who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those kill...
18:36, 05/06/2019

China's CNPC to develop partnership with Russia's Rosneft China National Petroleum Corp will further develop its partnership with Russian oil producer Rosneft, CNPC's chairman said on Thursday at an economic ...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Here’s What to Know About Russia’s SSJ100, the Airliner That Caught Fire and Killed 41 (FRANKFURT, Germany) — The Aeroflot-operated SSJ100 passenger jet that caught fire during an emergency landing in Moscow is part of Russia’...
18:36, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Russia opposes any foreign intervention in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes “any foreign...
04:24, 06/06/2019

No sign radiation from a missile explosion has spread beyond Russia An explosion at a Russian missile testing range led to local spikes in radiation, but it doesn’t seem to have spread to Europe as it did during the Ch...
20:48, 08/12/2019

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreason...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country an...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Oil jumps on Saudi, Russia support for supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ahe...
20:36, 06/30/2019

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8...
20:48, 06/22/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who h...
11:36, 06/07/2019

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between t...
07:12, 06/28/2019

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over th...
02:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroy...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because t...
19:36, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Russia says 13 dead from burning plane in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Russia’s Investigative Committee ...
14:36, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Netanyahu rallies US, Russia over Iran in Syria DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Israeli Prim...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two cou...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then a...
09:24, 08/21/2019

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at fu...
08:12, 06/07/2019

Governor in Russia’s North Caucasus quits following protests MOSCOW (AP) — A governor in Russia’s North Caucasus responsible for an unpopular land swap deal has stepped down. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in a t...
10:24, 06/24/2019

Pompeo warns about Russia, China activities in Arctic U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern over Chinese and Russian investments in the Arctic and called on both countries to act...
08:12, 05/06/2019

No evidence Russia influenced Brexit via Facebook, says Clegg There is "absolutely no evidence" that outside forces such as Russia used Facebook to target users and influence Britain's vote to leave the European ...
08:48, 06/24/2019

China's Huawei Signs Deal to Develop 5G in Russia Huawei, considered a security threat in the US, on Wednesday signed a deal with Russian telecom company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country ove...
03:24, 06/06/2019

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reaga...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that wi...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univers...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action l...
11:48, 05/23/2019

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. vote Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections, despite sanctions and other efforts to deter Moscow, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesda...
08:12, 07/23/2019

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead,...
00:36, 08/02/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and want...
15:00, 05/14/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Belarus vice PM to meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news ag...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Russia extends detention of ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying A court on Friday extended by two months the pre-trial detention of a former U.S. Marine who has been held in Russia on suspicion of spying since Dece...
12:13, 08/23/2019

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Russia Says Malfunction Led Aircraft Into Unintended Area: Report Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency r...
00:48, 07/24/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German bu...
10:48, 06/26/2019

South Korea says Russia blamed glitch for what it said was an air intrusion South Korea said on Wednesday that Russia blamed an equipment malfunction for what it initially said was an intrusion by a military aircraft into Sout...
02:12, 07/24/2019

South Korea: Russia says airspace intrusion was not intentional Russia has told South Korea that the latest airspace intrusion by one of its warplanes was not intentional and was probably caused by a technical glit...
03:12, 07/24/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintain...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Anti-Russia protests turn violent in Georgia Riot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as demonstrators tried to enter the national parliament building. A Russian lawmaker had...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airs...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations co...
08:24, 07/22/2019

Russia tells Pompeo: Enough mistrust, let's reboot our ties Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday it was time for Moscow and Washington to put aside years of...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: we're committed to improving ties U.S. President Donald Trump is committed to improving relations with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavro...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easi...
04:12, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats ...
22:36, 05/24/2019