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Azerbaijan fires info war salvo against Russia

Azerbaijan has launched a public campaign against Russia, with the government and other public figures lining up to air choreographed ...

Matching US Sanctions, Russia Expels 10 American Diplomats

MOSCOW - Russia announced late Friday it will expel 10 U.S. diplomats from Moscow in a tit-for-tat response to Washington's ...

Prosecutor In Moscow Seeks 11 Years In Prison For Former FSB Officer

Prosecutors have asked a Moscow military court to sentence a former senior officer of Russia's Federal Security Service to 11 ...

NATO Slams Russian Plan to Block Parts of Black Sea

WASHINGTON - NATO is accusing Russia of again ramping up tensions, calling Moscow's plans to limit access to the Black ...

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Russia To Expel 10 U.S. Diplomats

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on April 16 that Moscow will ask 10 U.S. diplomats to leave the country ...

Russia To Expel 10 U.S. Diplomats In Tit-For-Tat Response

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on April 16 that Moscow will ask 10 U.S. diplomats to leave the country ...

Moscow to ask 10 US diplomats to leave Russia - foreign minister

Russia will ask 10 US diplomats to leave the country in retaliation for Washington's expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats over ...

Top 5 TALLEST monuments in Moscow

Size matters when it comes to monuments. To prove that point, we've selected some of the capital's most epic masterpieces ...

15 RARE relics of Russian tsars before the Romanov dynasty

The fall of the Rurik dynasty of Russian tsardom shocked the nation, as it was Ruriks who founded the Russian ...

Ukraine and Russia: why troop build-up unlikely to lead to all-out war

Russia's recent build-up of 80,000 troops on its eastern border with Ukraine and in Crimea has put the international community ...

Russian stock market shrugs off new US sanctions risks

Key indices on the Moscow Exchange rebounded on Friday, just a day after the US unveiled new anti-Russian sanctions targeting ...

Two Moscow Student Magazine Editors Appeal De Facto House Arrests

MOSCOW -- Two of four editors of the student magazine Doxa have appealed a Moscow court's decision to place then ...

Russian, Belarusian Leaders To Meet In Moscow Next Week

The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and authoritarian Belarusian leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka have agreed to meet in Moscow later ...

Navalny allies plead for EU to pressure Moscow over medical access

The inexplicable incaseration of Alexei Navalny continues to draw censure.Two allies of Navalny, Vladimir Ashurkov and Leonid Volkov, wrote to ...

Russia reports 8,995 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], April 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 8,995 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, up from 8,944 the ...

The Week In Russia: Just One Minute (Of Freedom)

A Russian court conjures up an 'illusion of leniency' with a ruling that lets four young arrestees leave their homes ...

Ukraine To Consult With France, Germany On Russian Military Buildup

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on April 16 ...

US not looking to start 'cycle of conflict' with Russia

Washington [US], April 16 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) said he is not seeking a "cycle ...

USFurther Punishes Russia for Cyberattacks, Election Meddling

WHITE HOUSE - The United States cannot allow a foreign power to intervene with impunity in American elections, President Joe ...

Conversation with Putin was candid, respectful: Biden

Washington DC [US], April 16 (ANI): US President Joe Biden said his recent conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin concerning ...

US General Sees 'Low to Medium' Risk of Russian Move on Ukraine

The U.S. military commander keeping close watch on Russia's massing of military forces in Crimea and along the border of ...

Sputnik V deliveries to India to begin in April

Moscow [Russia], April 16 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Russia, Bala Venkatesh Varma on Thursday said that the first batch of ...

Ukraine Calls For More Western Support Amid Russian Buildup

KYIV -- Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on April 15 called for stronger Western backing, saying "words of support aren't ...

US Further Punishes Russia for Cyberattacks, Election Meddling

WHITE HOUSE - The United States is taking action to punish Russia for what it describes as "harmful foreign activities," ...

More and more Russians are becoming atheists - why

Over the past four years the number of atheists in Russia has doubled. Here we examine who exactly are those ...

Iran Signs Deal To Buy 60 Million Sputnik Vaccine Doses From Russia

Iran's ambassador to Moscow says Tehran has signed a contract with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of the Sputnik ...

US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels Russian diplomats

The United States announced sanctions and the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats on Thursday in retaliation for what Washington says ...

Ukraine Wants NATO's Action to Match Words on Russia

Brussels has been the focus this week of a full court diplomatic offensive by U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken ...

Ukraine's anti-corruption effort struggles, but soldiers on

A Russian troop buildup is boosting anxiety about Ukraine's sovereignty, but the central threat to Kyiv's reform ambitions - the ...

US Expels Russian Diplomats, Imposes New Round of Sanctions

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against nearly three dozen ...

U.S. To Expel 10 Russian Intel Officers, Target Debt With Sanctions

U.S. media reports say sanctions looming against Russia in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking will include the expulsion ...

Russia sentences Navalny ally over threat to alleged agent

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced an ally of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny - Lyubov Sobol - to one ...

US to Sanction Russia Over Hacking, Election Interference

WASHINGTON - The United States will announce sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday for alleged election interference and malicious ...

Navalny Ally Sobol Handed One-Year Suspended Sentence For Trespassing

MOSCOW -- Lyubov Sobol, a lawyer for jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), has been handed a one-year ...

Russia registers 8,944 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], April 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 8,944 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, up from 8,326 the ...

US expected to sanction Russia over election meddling

Washington [US], April 15 (ANI): US President Joe Biden's administration is expected to announce sanctions targeting Russia in response to ...

US to Sanction Russia for Hacking, Election Interference

WASHINGTON - The United States will announce sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday for alleged election interference and malicious ...

U.S. Set To Slap Sanctions On Russian Officials, Entities

The United States is planning to announce sanctions targeting several Russian officials and entities as early as April 15, according ...

Living Color: Moscow's Faithful Street Artist

The work of the Russian painter who has dedicated her life to chronicling the changing face of her country's capital.Moscow's ...

Putin gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had received the second dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus and encouraged ...

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ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a FedEx facility in ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

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JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...

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