Tag: Russia

Russia’s central bank mulls launching its own digital currency

Moscow [Russia]: The Central Bank of Russia's president Elvira Nabiullina on Sunday said that the bank was considering launching its…

Trump refutes newspaper’s claim of US ramping up cyber attacks on Russia

Washington: United States President Donald Trump has refuted the claims made by The New York Times that the US was…

Turkey to retaliate if US imposes sanctions over S-400 deal

Ankara: Turkey will retaliate if the US imposes sanctions over its purchase of the S-400 air defence systems from Russia,…

Imran Khan makes veiled attack on India over Kashmir during address at SCO Summit

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan]: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday made a veiled attack on India over Kashmir during his address…

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Poland: White House

Washington: The White House has announced that the US would deploy 1,000 additional troops to Poland, a move that might…

Russia drops drug charges against journalist after outcry over arrest

Moscow [Russia]: Russia on Tuesday dropped drug charges against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, whose arrest sparked off protests across the…

US slaps sanctions on Syrian businessman for ‘supporting’ Assad

Washington: The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a Syrian businessman named Samer Foz and over a dozen entities…

N Korea, Russia discuss cooperation in economy, trade

Pyongyang [North Korea]: Officials from North Korea and Russia met on Friday and discussed ways to bolster bilateral cooperation in…

Huawei signs a 5G deal with Russia’s biggest carrier

Beijing: Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has signed a 5G development deal with Russia's biggest mobile carrier MTS as battles the…

Pope to receive Putin on July 4

Vatican City: Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 4 in what will become their third meeting,…

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Russia

Moscow: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Russia on Wednesday for a state visit. Xi is expected to join Russian…

Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ out of Venezuela, says Trump

Washington: In a major setback to the Nicolas Maduro regime, United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that Russia…

Second Israeli strikes hit Middle East country

Damascus: Israel launched a second round of strikes against Syria in 24 hours on Sunday, state media reported, as US…

Trump slams Russia, Syria, Iran for ‘bombing the hell out’ of Idlib

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday (local time) slammed Russia, Syria and Iran for "killing many innocent civilians" by…

Russia warns of military conforntation amid US’ ‘blackmailing’

Moscow [Russia]: Questioning the US' hawkish stance against Iran, Russia on Thursday warned of military confrontation risks amid Tehran's plans…

China accuses US of ‘naked economic terrorism’

Beijing: China accused the United States of "naked economic terrorism" on Thursday as Beijing ramps up the rhetoric in their…

Mueller’s public statement ramp up calls for Trump’s impeachment

Washington: Special counsel Robert Mueller's first public statement on the Russia investigation on Wednesday ramped up calls to begin impeachment…

Mueller steps down after public statement on Russia probe

Washington: United States Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Justice Department after delivering his first…

Russia terms US ultimatum to Turkey over S-400 deal ‘unacceptable’

Moscow [Russia]: Condemning the US threat to eliminate Turkey from a programme on creating F-35 multi-role fighters over its deal…

10 killed, including 5 children, in air raids by Russia in Syria

Idlib [Syria]: At least 10 civilians, including five children, were killed in air strikes by Syrian government ally Russia on…