GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14, 09:00

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia'

In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her country's wish t...

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia'

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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...
2019-06-21, 17:00

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...
2019-06-05, 10:26

Ukraine's president says ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said on Monday he was ready to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that he said should...
2019-07-08, 08:39

American Charged With Spying in Russia Appeals to President Trump to Help Him (MOSCOW) — An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges on Thursday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help. Paul Whela...
2019-06-20, 09:52

Ukraine's president ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is ready to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that would also involve Germany, Br...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d...
2019-05-30, 13:39

President Trump Tweets That Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Then Quickly Backtracks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, calling him a “never Trumper” who led a bi...
2019-05-30, 10:13

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it noth...
2019-06-29, 16:01

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehra...
2019-07-12, 10:26

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...
2019-06-22, 11:26

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 ...
2019-05-28, 17:13

Some Hedge Against Renewed Trade Tension An Australian dollar short and bearish put options on a China stock ETF are among strategies protecting against a potentially disappointing meeting be...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut Oil soared more than 5% higher on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Wa...
2019-06-20, 13:39

Why US-Iran tension won’t spoil summer jaunts If you don’t think the oil and gasoline industry has changed dramatically, consider this. Tensions in the Middle East have risen sharply in recent mon...
2019-07-05, 04:26

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehra...
2019-06-22, 11:26

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...
2019-06-11, 08:26

Tension flares between Roma, extremists in Hungary Several hundred radical nationalists, including hard-line extremists, protested in a small town in eastern Hungary on Tuesday against what they call “...
2019-05-21, 21:39

Tension developing in Aretha Franklin's will dispute: report A fight is emerging over whether a son of Aretha Franklin could be put in charge of the late singer's estate after a 2014 handwritten will was found u...
2019-06-18, 10:13

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
2019-06-03, 12:52

METALS-Copper falls further as trade tension flares Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell on Thursday on fears of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade dispute, despite signs of demand picking up in Chin...
2019-05-30, 06:39

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gover...
2019-06-30, 14:39

UPDATE 2-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...
2019-06-11, 08:26

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's s...
2019-05-22, 21:26

Wall St steadies after trade tension-driven selloff U.S. stocks inched higher for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going well, offering a ...
2019-05-30, 14:26

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, su...
2019-05-23, 08:26

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...
2019-06-11, 07:00

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two coun...
2019-07-14, 03:26

James Harden-Chris Paul tension is good for Rockets: GM The ongoing tension between Houston Rockets stars Chris Paul and James Harden is apparently of no concern to general manager Daryl Morey. While speaki...
2019-06-17, 19:39

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil counte...
2019-07-16, 06:00

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, su...
2019-05-23, 10:52

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the U.S., Iran will see a week of ...
2019-06-09, 12:00

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 s...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powe...
2019-06-12, 22:26

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, ana...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow U.S. farm-equipment makers already contending with a five-year downturn in the agricultural economy face new threats from the U.S. trade spat with Chi...
2019-05-27, 13:26

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year afte...
2019-06-17, 21:00

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thurs...
2019-06-22, 12:26

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepeni...
2019-05-27, 23:52

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threate...
2019-07-19, 22:00

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade dispute...
2019-05-27, 08:26

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political ten...
2019-06-23, 22:13

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Iran...
2019-07-10, 10:00

IAEA chief worried about rising tension over Iran nuclear issue The U.N. atomic watchdog's chief said on Monday he was worried about rising tensions over Iran's nuclear program and called for de-escalation through ...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Pompeo likely to calm tension with India before expected Trump-Modi talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will try to soothe increasing friction with India over trade, data flows and arms from Russia during a visit next ...
2019-06-21, 13:13

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest de...
2019-07-10, 08:13

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, ...
2019-06-27, 17:39

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May ...
2019-05-29, 10:26

| Tension in Tiananmen Square | Trump in UK: WATCH the top World news videos for today Heavy security for flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square | Donald Trump UK state visit: Day one round-up; here are the top World news videos for t...
2019-06-04, 02:39

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to c...
2019-06-16, 18:13

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs. ...
2019-06-20, 14:13

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such mee...
2019-05-27, 01:52

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on ...
2019-06-29, 13:39

METALS-Copper slides as prolonged U.S.-China trade tension clouds sentiment Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese Pres...
2019-05-23, 05:39

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat plan...
2019-05-27, 18:52

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf ...
2019-06-20, 16:26

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez’s ‘tension’ may prevent the couple ‘from ever making it down the aisle’: source Trouble may be brewing in Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s relationship and it seems the A-list couple has a chink in their armor that may prevent ...
2019-07-03, 05:52

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard...
2019-06-21, 07:13

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking m...
2019-07-19, 17:52

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U.S...
2019-05-22, 19:39

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN...
2019-06-28, 12:00

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American histor...
2019-05-23, 08:13

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and tha...
2019-06-12, 21:52

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summ...
2019-06-10, 21:13

Amid tension with Iran, US Navy assisting 2 Gulf of Oman tankers targeted in 'reported attack' Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both. ...
2019-06-13, 07:00

'I'll knock you the (expletive) out, bro!' Mets' Jason Vargas charges reporter as tension mounts Things got heated between Mets manager Mickey Callaway and a reporter. A charging Jason Vargas - held back by teammates - escalated the situation. &#...
2019-06-24, 02:26

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...
2019-07-14, 17:39

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. &...
2019-06-07, 16:26

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...
2019-06-07, 12:52

U.S. Accuses Russia After a Harrowing Encounter at Sea The U.S. Navy accused Russia’s military of unsafe and unprofessional operation at sea after a Russian destroyer came within 100 feet of an American-gu...
2019-06-07, 11:26

| 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...
2019-07-14, 01:13

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...
2019-06-14, 03:13

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 ...
2019-06-29, 06:39

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion roubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution centre, modernise some ...
2019-06-06, 02:13

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 ...
2019-05-31, 11:26

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...
2019-07-12, 20:52

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...
2019-06-06, 06:39

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...
2019-06-09, 12:26

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...
2019-06-29, 16:52

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...
2019-06-07, 11:39

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...
2019-06-16, 04:00

Russia says 'extremists' in Sudan must be subdued: RIA Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia's...
2019-06-06, 06:26

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 ...
2019-06-03, 15:00

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 ...
2019-06-07, 20:26

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...
2019-07-01, 13:01

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 ...
2019-07-16, 13:13

US, Russia blame each other in near-collision of warships The U.S. and Russian militaries have accused each other of unsafe actions after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within...
2019-06-07, 09:26

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...
2019-06-14, 06:13

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 ...
2019-06-07, 07:39

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...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Turkey says no delays 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...
2019-05-31, 05:26

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...
2019-05-29, 10:52

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 ...
2019-06-08, 22:52

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...
2019-07-06, 17:39

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...
2019-06-07, 11:39

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...
2019-06-13, 11:39

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?...
2019-07-11, 11:13

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW — A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with drug dealing after four grams of a synthetic drug called mephedrone were f...
2019-06-07, 16:26

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...
2019-06-07, 10:26

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...
2019-07-02, 05:39

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...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should n...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Turkey says no delay in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy sai...
2019-05-31, 08:39

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...
2019-06-07, 13:52

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter j...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests...
2019-07-11, 04:26

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...
2019-06-17, 17:52

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions...
2019-07-09, 11:26

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...
2019-06-30, 18:00

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...
2019-06-14, 01:26

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), ...
2019-07-02, 15:13

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....
2019-06-06, 07:39

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,...
2019-06-06, 03:52

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...
2019-05-30, 10:13

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...
2019-05-30, 10:13

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 comma...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland 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...
2019-06-13, 19:13

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 ...
2019-06-29, 13:52

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...
2019-06-07, 10:13

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...
2019-07-02, 07:39

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend their deal to cut output by nine months, Saudi’s energy minister said, a sign that some major crud...
2019-07-01, 05:00

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 ...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russia called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and proposed a prisoner swap with Washington to win the relea...
2019-07-01, 10:26

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's ...
2019-06-13, 14:00

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...
2019-07-06, 09:26

Russia says it welcomes formation of government in Moldova Russia's foreign ministry said on Monday it welcomed the formation of a ruling coalition and government in Moldova, and hoped to restore good relation...
2019-06-10, 05:52

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...
2019-06-12, 21:01

Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea Greenpeace criticises long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animalsRussia’s long-awaited operation to release the first bat...
2019-06-28, 11:39

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...
2019-06-03, 16:13

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...
2019-07-13, 14:00

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....
2019-06-13, 01:13

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...
2019-06-14, 12:26

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...
2019-06-27, 20:13

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 ...
2019-06-21, 11:13

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...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache...
2019-05-22, 15:52

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...
2019-07-12, 06:39

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...
2019-06-02, 04:52

| 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...
2019-06-10, 11:26

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...
2019-06-12, 16:39

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...
2019-06-10, 15:13

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...
2019-05-21, 12:13

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 ...
2019-06-27, 14:39

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 ...
2019-06-28, 03:00

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilizat...
2019-06-20, 15:39

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...
2019-05-21, 09:52

| 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 ...
2019-06-03, 18:13

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...
2019-06-04, 12:13

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...
2019-06-11, 03:26

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...
2019-06-13, 08:00

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 ...
2019-07-12, 19:26

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...
2019-07-18, 16:52

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia’s far eas...
2019-06-20, 10:00

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...
2019-05-21, 10:39

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...
2019-07-13, 08:52

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turk...
2019-06-13, 08:52

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russian and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after...
2019-06-18, 10:39

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...
2019-06-13, 08:00

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...
2019-07-18, 16:52

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...
2019-05-21, 18:13

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...
2019-05-23, 08:39

Russia c.bank says inflationary expectations fall in May Russian households' expectations for inflation fell in May to 9.3% from 9.4% in April, the central bank said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Elena Fabrich...
2019-06-05, 09:00

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 ...
2019-06-20, 09:26

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—...
2019-06-06, 15:00

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...
2019-07-01, 14:52

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...
2019-06-03, 11:13

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...
2019-06-06, 16:52

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...
2019-06-06, 14:00

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...
2019-06-06, 11:26

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...
2019-06-04, 14:26

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on ...
2019-07-01, 12:26

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and fall...
2019-06-20, 10:39

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...
2019-06-22, 22:39

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was nev...
2019-05-29, 14:00

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 ...
2019-06-03, 11:13

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS: RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's A...
2019-06-21, 07:39

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has mainta...
2019-06-03, 18:26

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...
2019-06-15, 19:39

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a sp...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Russia's Putin signs law suspending INF disarmament treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation suspending a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, according to the law published on Wednesday on an offici...
2019-07-03, 09:26

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believ...
2019-05-28, 20:52

Russia accuses U.S. of pushing Iran situation to brink of war: RIA Russia accused the United States on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions around Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the R...
2019-06-21, 06:00

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...
2019-06-21, 03:52

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS -RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's A...
2019-06-21, 05:26

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...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests o...
2019-05-29, 07:39

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the...
2019-05-29, 14:00

EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and no...
2019-06-16, 14:52

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties i...
2019-06-16, 13:26

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being so...
2019-06-20, 14:26

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and ...
2019-06-04, 05:39

Georgia's Russia protests benefit Mikheil Saakashvili A visit by Russian parliamentarians to Georgia has sparked mass protests, injuring hundreds. Relations between the countries have been tense since bef...
2019-06-21, 16:00

| 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...
2019-06-03, 12:39

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia 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 and demanding money bef...
2019-06-06, 20:52

Special Counsel Mueller to speak on Russia probe at 11 a.m. ET U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presid...
2019-05-29, 10:00

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...
2019-07-03, 15:13

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...
2019-06-18, 10:13

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their ow...
2019-05-30, 22:00

Answers to Readers’ Questions on Our Coverage of the Russia Investigation Our deputy managing editor who oversees The Times’s investigative and enterprise journalism answers readers’ questions on our coverage of the Mueller ...
2019-05-30, 22:00

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...
2019-06-05, 21:13

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the pu...
2019-05-31, 23:00

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...
2019-06-29, 06:39

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he ...
2019-05-30, 17:13

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...
2019-06-28, 13:13

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea fr...
2019-06-19, 02:00

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already vol...
2019-06-19, 08:13

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to ...
2019-06-18, 06:13

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...
2019-06-05, 09:00

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...
2019-06-28, 18:26

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...
2019-06-05, 12:26

Russia to West: D-Day wasn't decisive in ending World War Two Russia told the West on Wednesday the Normandy landings on D-Day in 1944 did not play a decisive role in ending World War Two and that the Allied war ...
2019-06-05, 13:39

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...
2019-06-18, 10:00

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...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Pavel Datsyuk staying in Russia with hometown club MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Datysuk has signed for his hometown Russian club in the Kontinental Hockey League, ending speculation of a possible return to the ...
2019-06-05, 10:26

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...
2019-06-05, 15:26

UPDATE 1-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...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement...
2019-06-05, 10:13

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news ...
2019-06-18, 08:00

Britain says Russia must cooperate fully with MH17 prosecution Britain said Russia must cooperate fully with the murder prosecution of three Russians and a Ukrainian for downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over ...
2019-06-19, 10:52

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...
2019-06-28, 02:52

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 ...
2019-06-27, 23:39

American charged with spying in Russia appeals to Trump MOSCOW (AP) — An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help. Paul Whelan, who also...
2019-06-20, 06:52

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence ...
2019-05-30, 01:13

Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada and Ireland to hel...
2019-06-20, 06:52

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...
2019-06-27, 13:39

Rep. Swalwell: Russia investigation 'larger issue than Watergate' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says the Russia investigation is a "larger issue than Watergate" after Special Counsel Robert Mueller'...
2019-05-29, 22:52

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Rus...
2019-06-20, 09:26

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new...
2019-05-29, 22:39

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching their...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointed...
2019-05-29, 19:39

Media in Russia’s south protest journalist’s arrest MOSCOW (AP) — Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up. Abdulm...
2019-06-19, 13:13

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...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military b...
2019-05-30, 09:13

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...
2019-06-01, 20:13

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 ...
2019-06-06, 07:39

EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU official...
2019-06-19, 12:52

Russia calls U.S. nuclear accusation 'crude provocation' Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday called a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting nuclear tests in violation of a moratorium on ...
2019-05-30, 10:39

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though spec...
2019-05-30, 10:39

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...
2019-06-30, 23:13

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...
2019-06-27, 16:26

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations follow...
2019-05-30, 10:13

The Latest: Trump muddles waters over Russia election help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 8:37 a.m. President Donald Trump is muddying the w...
2019-05-30, 10:13

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon 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...
2019-06-06, 11:26

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...
2019-06-07, 11:39

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...
2019-06-10, 12:52

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...
2019-06-12, 15:13

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get 1st Boeing-737 MAX in Dec - Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agenc...
2019-07-08, 19:00

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporati...
2019-07-15, 15:01

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushin...
2019-06-10, 02:39

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...
2019-06-14, 09:26

Major prisoner swap between Russia, Ukraine in limbo A major prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine has been thrown into uncertainty after a Ukrainian court postponed a hearing that was expected to rel...
2019-07-15, 12:13

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently ...
2019-07-09, 10:39

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency...
2019-07-15, 10:39

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 ...
2019-06-10, 06:52

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...
2019-06-14, 14:00

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...
2019-06-12, 12:39

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....
2019-06-15, 05:26

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...
2019-07-06, 07:00

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...
2019-07-07, 12:26

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 ...
2019-07-08, 03:39

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...
2019-06-12, 12:26

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disap...
2019-07-16, 13:13

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...
2019-06-14, 03:26

Italy's Salvini to respond to parliament over Russia case Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini bowed to demands on Tuesday to address parliament on allegations that his right-wing League party had sou...
2019-07-16, 11:26

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...
2019-05-25, 06:13

| 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...
2019-06-08, 10:26

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 ...
2019-05-25, 03:39

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion...
2019-06-13, 14:00

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...
2019-05-23, 04:52

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-4...
2019-05-23, 22:39

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...
2019-05-23, 19:00

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...
2019-06-09, 10:00

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matte...
2019-07-11, 21:00

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...
2019-05-23, 14:39

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his a...
2019-07-11, 21:52

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 ...
2019-06-13, 15:26

| 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...
2019-06-08, 19:00

Russia to host 2023 hockey worlds in St. Petersburg BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championships...
2019-05-24, 08:52

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...
2019-07-09, 12:00

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil...
2019-07-11, 07:26

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 ...
2019-06-10, 00:26

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth'...
2019-07-14, 01:00

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference a...
2019-05-24, 17:52

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...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more ...
2019-07-13, 19:00

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
2019-07-13, 14:26

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanctions...
2019-07-12, 07:39

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, according to state media, after a fierce backlash that a...
2019-06-11, 11:13

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 ...
2019-07-04, 04:39

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...
2019-06-07, 12:13

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...
2019-05-21, 10:39

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...
2019-06-07, 12:13

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared indepe...
2019-05-28, 17:39

Damaged Sub Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Russia Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withho...
2019-07-04, 10:39

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digit...
2019-07-18, 18:52

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect...
2019-06-18, 00:26

Russia accuses Kosovo of 'provocation' over Serb detentions Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused Kosovo of provocation after its police detained what Moscow said were 13 Serbians in Serb-popu...
2019-05-28, 07:26

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of under...
2019-06-11, 03:52

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...
2019-07-04, 20:13

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing...
2019-07-18, 09:26

Russia denies its troops are fighting in northwest Syria: RIA Russia on Thursday denied allegations by Syrian rebels that Russian special forces or ground troops were fighting in the campaign for the rebel-held r...
2019-07-18, 07:00

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and ...
2019-07-17, 20:39

U.S., Russia diplomats meet in Helsinki to discuss relations Senior U.S. diplomat David Hale met with Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in Helsinki on Wednesday to discuss U.S.-Russian relations,...
2019-07-10, 19:00

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offe...
2019-06-15, 16:52

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately ...
2019-06-10, 19:26

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing...
2019-07-19, 13:52

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good t...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Russia summons Spanish ambassador over 'old enemy' comment Russia summoned Spain's ambassador to Moscow on Tuesday after acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell referred to the country as an "old enemy",...
2019-05-28, 16:39

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...
2019-06-15, 07:13

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan ...
2019-06-11, 11:39

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...
2019-07-03, 21:39

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib prov...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib p...
2019-06-04, 04:13

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respec...
2019-05-23, 04:52

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launc...
2019-07-13, 16:26

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received d...
2019-07-17, 09:39

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Anka...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Russia hits out at 'groundless' murder charges over MH17 downing Russia has denied involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 after investigators charged four men - including three Russians - with m...
2019-06-19, 12:52

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesThe star of the film Rocketman, Taron Egerton, has said he is cres...
2019-06-01, 07:39

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the te...
2019-06-01, 03:13

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin...
2019-07-13, 05:39

Analysis: How Trump made a mockery of Russia's election interference While you were sleeping, President Donald Trump sunk to a new low when it comes to his long-held skepticism that Russia actively interfered in the 201...
2019-06-28, 19:13

Russia fines Google for failing to filter search results Russia's communications watchdog fined Google 700,000 roubles ($11,100) on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from it...
2019-07-18, 21:13

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
2019-06-05, 09:00

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey: RIA Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and ...
2019-07-12, 12:39

The Latest: Trump seeks ‘solutions’ for Turkey-Russia deal OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 1:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and Turkish ...
2019-06-29, 00:52

Turkey's Erdogan says no setbacks in S-400 deal with Russia, 'eyes on delivery' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defense systems, and added that "e...
2019-06-29, 02:26

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed rest...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US will not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Rus...
2019-06-13, 03:39

Russia’s Soyuz rocket got nailed by lightning shortly after launch When planning for a rocket launch there are many things that have to be taken into account, and one of the biggest factors is always the weather. Laun...
2019-05-31, 23:52

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian ...
2019-06-20, 19:52

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey in challenge to NATO Russia began delivering an advanced missile defense system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and driv...
2019-07-12, 12:39

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the te...
2019-06-01, 03:00

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from commu...
2019-06-05, 08:00

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a...
2019-07-14, 18:13

Outrage in Russia as abused teen sisters charged with murder The case of three teenage sisters who were charged in Russia with premeditated murder of their father who abused them for years has provoked outrage i...
2019-07-05, 04:52

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry: state TV Russia has started releasing a group of captive killer whales whose detention in Russia's Far East has caused an international outcry, state TV said o...
2019-06-20, 08:52

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The presidents of Russia and China are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have m...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of ...
2019-06-21, 16:13

Mark Meadows: Declassification of Russia investigation docs ‘right around the corner’ Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said on Monday that the declassification of key documents related to the Russia investigation is "right around the corner."...
2019-05-21, 11:13

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and ec...
2019-06-02, 16:39

De Niro, other celebs team up to accuse Trump of collusion with Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report didn't conclude President Trump's campaign conspired with the Russians but, according to celebrities like Robe...
2019-06-21, 19:13

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hou...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Severed head of a giant 40,000-year-old wolf discovered in Russia Last summer, a Russian man was strolling along the shore of the local Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia when he came upon a grisly sight: the severed head ...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. A...
2019-06-23, 08:00

Georgia and Russia trade blame over unrest as crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker with the Kremlin announcing ...
2019-06-21, 21:13

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said he discussed regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a ph...
2019-06-10, 15:00

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law e...
2019-06-04, 11:52

Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia This might even be too much wolf for Jon Snow. A massive wolf’s head that’s been encased in permafrost for 40,000 years — with its fur and teeth still...
2019-06-12, 00:26

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election medd...
2019-06-11, 18:26

Norway thinks it captured a Beluga whale that was spying for Russia Russia may be resorting to more unconventional methods of espionage these days, dragooning Mother Nature into helping the country extend its spying ca...
2019-05-21, 13:26

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalema...
2019-06-11, 18:00

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to h...
2019-06-20, 07:52

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the company intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles now operating in the Russian city of Innop...
2019-06-21, 13:52

U.S. complains after Russia denies visas to embassy school teachers The United States accused Russia on Wednesday of using children as pawns, after Moscow rejected visas for dozens of new teachers at an English-languag...
2019-07-17, 11:01

Malaysia: Dutch-led MH17 probe turns Russia into scapegoat Malaysian PM Mahathir has said the MH-17 investigative panel has offered no proof that Russians were involved in the disaster. His comments are at odd...
2019-06-20, 17:00

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Kup...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intel...
2019-06-03, 16:13

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. san...
2019-05-22, 12:52

Russia says to deliver missile defense system to Turkey in July Russia plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, amid concerns that the delivery will further...
2019-06-11, 11:39

SEE IT: Russia claims to test fire new hypersonic interceptor missile Russia’s defense ministry on Tuesday said it had successfully test launched a new hypersonic interceptor missile system with a precision unmatched by ...
2019-06-05, 03:00

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow,...
2019-07-17, 15:39

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried ...
2019-06-21, 13:13

Russia's Putin to visit Saudi Arabia in October, says Falih Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia, a traditional U.S. ally in the Middle East, in October this year, Saudi Energy Minister Khal...
2019-06-10, 05:52

Russia's Aeroflot plans to add nine Airbus A320 Neo to fleet-documents Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to add nine medium-haul A320 Neo Airbus planes for about $870 million to its fleet next year, pro...
2019-07-15, 13:52

Russia's Aeroflot plans to add 9 Airbus A320 Neo to fleet-documents Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to add nine medium-haul A320 Neo Airbus planes for about $870 million to its fleet next year, proc...
2019-07-15, 14:52

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian ...
2019-07-17, 15:01

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stan...
2019-06-12, 14:39

First Batch Of Captive Whales, Orcas In Russia Released After Outcry A number of whales and orcas captured to perform in aquariums and held in cramped pens have been released into the wild, but experts warned the mammal...
2019-06-27, 15:52

Paul Whelan, American Held in Russia, Pleads for Help from Trump A corporate security officer and former Marine, charged with espionage in Russia, called on President Trump and other leaders to free him from a “poli...
2019-06-20, 14:26

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing r...
2019-06-10, 06:52

Russia’s Putin tries softer touch as his approval rating falls. Will it last? President Vladimir Putin will be doing his annual television call-in show at a time when the Kremlin is becoming more sensitive to shifting public opi...
2019-06-19, 23:26

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting th...
2019-06-07, 21:39

Moldovan oligarch's party makes way for pro-Europe, pro-Russia coalition Moldova's Democratic Party, headed by a powerful oligarch, has ceded power to an unlikely coalition of pro-Russian and pro-European forces. It's an al...
2019-06-14, 22:52

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline...
2019-06-17, 15:39

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through soc...
2019-06-17, 09:52

Russia ‘probably’ not abiding by nuclear test ban, says U.S. military intelligence official Moscow’s questionable approach to nuclear testing has helped Russia enhance new warhead designs, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency....
2019-05-29, 21:39

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community una...
2019-07-05, 18:39

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has alr...
2019-06-07, 16:13

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data o...
2019-06-06, 14:39

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional nava...
2019-06-07, 16:00

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured ...
2019-06-06, 09:26

Russia plans to make 200 more Sukhoi jets despite crash: minister Russia plans to produce at least another 200 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, Industry Minister Denis Manturov told Reuters, despite a fatal crash that r...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get first Boeing-737 MAX in December: Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agen...
2019-07-08, 18:13

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improv...
2019-05-25, 10:52

Oil jumps over 2% as Saudi Arabia, Russia back supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ...
2019-07-01, 02:26

Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. (credit: Vladimir Fedorenko / Владимир Федоренко) The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital i...
2019-06-17, 18:13

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribu...
2019-05-26, 01:26

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebr...
2019-05-26, 02:52

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign o...
2019-07-01, 08:52

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pla...
2019-06-07, 18:26

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...
2019-07-05, 13:01

EU calls on Russia, Turkey, Iran to protect civilians in Idlib The European Union called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province and said Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government must protect ...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he ...
2019-05-29, 14:52

China says its Russia partnership is designed to blunt US ‘strategic edge’ China and Russia are being pushed into a closer geopolitical partnership by President Trump's foreign policy decisions, a diplomat in Beijing argued T...
2019-06-06, 21:26

Russia’s whale release plan called success despite criticism Russian officials say a plan to put nearly 100 illegally captured whales back in open water has been successful so far, but environmentalists claim it...
2019-07-04, 18:00

Get on one, comrade! The story of Russia’s post-Soviet rave scene For a brief period in the early 90s, anything seemed possible for the pioneers of a new youth culture. But as a new film reveals, things didn’t turn o...
2019-06-07, 12:52

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Koso...
2019-05-28, 07:26

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incurs...
2019-06-16, 08:13

Russia to press ahead with release of 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...
2019-07-04, 15:52

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. W...
2019-05-28, 15:26

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely comp...
2019-07-03, 14:52

Russia's Putin says ready to hold talks with Donald Trump Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he was ready to hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpa...
2019-06-20, 09:26

UPDATE 1-Russia's Lukoil says Q1 net profit up 37% y/y, helped by weaker rouble Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil posted a 37 percent rise in first quarter profit to 149.2 billion roubles ($2.3 billion), as a weaker rouble and hig...
2019-05-29, 10:26

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such s...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on F...
2019-07-05, 06:52

U.S. believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear testing in violation of a moratorium on such tests, the head of the Defense Inte...
2019-05-29, 11:13

Robert Mueller to make first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, th...
2019-05-29, 11:01

Russia Deploys Fighter Jet To Intercept US Plane Over Black Sea: Report The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet headi...
2019-07-05, 03:39

Turkey's S-400s to be loaded on planes Sunday in Russia: Haberturk The first of the Russian S-400 defense systems that Ankara has purchased will be loaded on to cargo planes on Sunday and arrive in Turkey some time ne...
2019-07-05, 02:39

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexan...
2019-06-07, 13:39

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to pu...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Italy’s Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini has bowed to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations an associate sought Rus...
2019-07-16, 09:13

U.S. and Russia trade blame over near collision in East Asian waters _____ MOSCOW/TOKYO (Reuters) – Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in East Asian waters o...
2019-06-08, 18:26

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS An ex-U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying on Friday accused a security service investigator of subjecting him to threats and asked a cou...
2019-05-24, 07:52

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political cris...
2019-06-29, 12:39

Remains of one of Napoleon's 1812 generals believed found in Russia More than 200 years after he died of his battlefield wounds in Russia, archaeologists believe they have found the remains of one of Napoleon Bonaparte...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, ac...
2019-05-24, 11:13

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Pesko...
2019-05-24, 11:13

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology company...
2019-06-06, 02:26

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her...
2019-07-09, 12:26

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international wat...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Remains of one of Napoleon’s 1812 generals believed found in Russia General Charles Etienne Gudin, whose name is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, died aged 44 on August 22, 1812, after being hit by a cannon b...
2019-07-10, 15:52

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was ...
2019-07-11, 21:26

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administrati...
2019-07-11, 21:00

Outpouring of support in Russia for sisters who killed abusive father One summer night last year, sisters Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan went into the room where their 57-year-old father Mikhail was sleeping a...
2019-07-11, 11:52

Putin July visit to pope could pave way for Russia trip Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an his...
2019-06-06, 06:26

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all sce...
2019-05-31, 09:26

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "...
2019-06-05, 15:26

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib 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...
2019-05-31, 08:39

Trump Equates Taking Dirt From Russia With Presidential Diplomacy Under fire for saying he would accept incriminating information about an opponent from foreign governments, the president said it was no different tha...
2019-06-13, 11:52

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statem...
2019-06-13, 21:26

CNN's David Gregory: Russia meddling happened on Biden's watch CNN political analyst David Gregory called out presidential candidate Joe Biden on "New Day" Monday for trying to coast into the presidency, and said ...
2019-07-08, 21:26

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a su...
2019-06-30, 13:13

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against R...
2019-06-08, 11:00

Trump walks back his tweet saying Russia helped him get elected President Trump on Thursday contradicted comments he made on Twitter earlier that morning acknowledging that Russia​’s interference in the 2016 ...
2019-05-30, 10:39

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan,...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said o...
2019-05-30, 12:26

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailo...
2019-05-25, 07:26

US Believes Russia Conducting Low-Level Nuclear Tests: Official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, a US intelligence official on Wednesday, while the head of a body monitor...
2019-05-30, 10:26

Russia's Rosneft says it cuts oil output as Transneft curbs intake Russian largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday its oil production had declined due to a decision by oil pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce in...
2019-07-09, 07:52

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Cri...
2019-05-25, 09:13

Russia starts giving passports to Ukrainians from Donetsk, Luhansk Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said ...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-...
2019-06-13, 07:00

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission rev...
2019-06-14, 10:00

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa – podcast A cache of leaked documents appear to show how a close Putin ally is leading a push to turn Africa into a strategic hub with echoes of Soviet-era zone...
2019-06-13, 04:13

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told C...
2019-06-20, 07:13