Articles Tagged 'Russia'
Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup
Lausanne (AFP) – The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and… READ MORE
Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite U.S. pressure
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country’s capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media… READ MORE
Russia will disconnect from the Internet tomorrow to test cyber-war defences
In a bid to protect itself from any cyberattacks , Russia will disconnect from the global internet tomorrow.
The test will see Russia revert to… READ MORE
Russia covered up explosion of Skyfall nuclear superweapon
Russia covered up the deadly nuclear reactor explosion in August during the salvage at sea of one of Vladimir Putin’s new superweapons, a nuclear-powered cruise… READ MORE
Russia’s ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, has lost a slew of seats in the Moscow parliament, RIA news… READ MORE
GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of a bipartisan… READ MORE
Putin says no risk of increased radiation after rocket blast
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site… READ MORE
Russia tells Google not to advertise “illegal” events after election protests
MOSCOW, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said… READ MORE
NATO says it will act unless Russia destroys nuclear-ready missile
NATO said Russia must destroy its short-range nuclear-ready cruise missile system, or the alliance will be forced to respond.
The U.S. has previously said it… READ MORE
Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker’s visit try to storm parliament
TBILISI –Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia’s parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police,… READ MORE