Tag: Russia

Putin says oil at $70 per barrel ‘suits’ Russia

Singapore: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the price of oil at $70 per barrel "suits" Moscow, while promising…

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

Washington: The incoming head of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee warned Thursday of election-related sanctions against Russia and vowed…

Russia blocks return of IS militants’ families: activist

Moscow: A Chechen activist on Tuesday accused Russia's FSB security service of blocking attempts to bring back widows and children…

Netanyahu, Putin meet for first time since friendly fire incident

Paris: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris on Sunday, their first face-to-face talks since…

India witnessing heavy cyber attacks from Russia, US, China

New Delhi: India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and…

Fire in Russia shopping mall prompts mass evacuation

St. Petersburg (Russia): Nearly 800 people have been evacuated after a massive fire broke out in the Lenta supermarket in…

Russia says France ‘illegitimately’ holding Indian Ocean island

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday accused France of ignoring UN resolutions and illegitimately holding the Indian Ocean…

Russian, South Korean scientists develop nanosprings with unique properties: FEFU

Vladivostok: Scientists from the Russian Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), in cooperation with their South Korean colleagues, have developed unique…

NASA Chief, Ambassador Antonov meet to discuss US-Russian space cooperation: Statement

Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator James Bridenstine said in a statement that he discussed US-Russia space cooperation…

US to send representative to Moscow meeting on Afghanistan

Kabul: The United States Embassy in Moscow will send a representative to a meeting in the city on Afghanistan, State…

Omar tears into Centre for participating in talks with Taliban in Russia

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday tore in to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led…

US slaps additional sanctions on Russia over Crimea annexation

Washington: The United States on Thursday imposed a new set of sanctions on a dozen of Russian individuals pertaining to…

‘No plans’ for new US missiles in Europe despite treaty pullout

Bruxelles: The US has "no plans" to deploy new missiles to Europe, a senior official said Thursday, despite announcing it…

US imposes new sanctions on Russia

Washington: The US has imposed new sanctions against individuals and entities supporting Russia's role in Ukraine issue, according to a…

US delays UN approval of aid for North Korea

United Nations: The United States is delaying approval of several requests for sanctions exemptions to deliver tractors, spare parts and…

India to participate in Russia-led meet on Afghanistan at “non-official level”

New Delhi: India on Thursday confirmed that its participation at the crucial meeting initiated by Russia on the conflict with…

US hopes Russia remains ‘permissive’ of Israel strikes in Syria

Beirut: The US envoy to Syria said Wednesday he hoped to see more of Damascus ally Moscow's "permissive approach" to…

Trump says will not meet Putin in Paris, despite Moscow claim

Moscow: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had no plans to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin in Paris at…

Russia raises North Korea sanctions at UN Security Council

United Nations: The UN Security Council is expected to meet behind closed doors at Russia's request on Thursday to discuss…

Pakistani, Russian troops conclude joint military exercises

Islamabad: Pakistani and Russian troops have concluded their two-week joint anti-terrorism military exercises, the military said on Monday. The exercise…