Articles Tagged 'Russia'
Russia summons UK envoy, expands visa ban list, in response to Navalny sanctions
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia said on Wednesday it had summoned Britain’s ambassador to tell her it was expanding the number of British citizens banned from entry… READ MORE
Russia admits coronavirus death toll three times higher than reported
Russia has admitted its coronavirus death toll is more than three times higher than previously reported.
New figures show that more than 186,000 Russians have… READ MORE
European allies to tap brakes on any rush to cyber ‘war’ with Russia
U.S. allies are hesitant to classify the recently revealed cyberattack as an act of war due to misgivings about the consequences of such a label,… READ MORE
Putin denies involvement in poisoning of Kremlin foe Navalny
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected allegations that the Kremlin was behind the poisoning of his top political foe, opposition leader… READ MORE
Vladimir Putin plans to step down next year amid health concerns, report claims
Vladimir Putin is planning to step down next year as speculation swirls in Russia that the longtime president may have Parkinson’s disease, a report said… READ MORE
Snowden granted permanent residency in Russia
Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer said on Thursday.
Snowden, the former US intelligence contractor who revealed… READ MORE
Russia’s Military Strength Now at Post-Cold War Peak, Report Says
(Bloomberg) — Russia’s military is now more capable than at any time since the end of the Cold War, a development that comes as Western… READ MORE
Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Russian President Vladimir Putin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, the Kremlin confirmed on Thursday.
The nomination from a group of Russian public figures… READ MORE
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny mocked Putin for suggesting that he poisoned himself
Russian President Vladimir Putin told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call that his top opponent, Alexei Navalny, may have poisoned himself with the… READ MORE
Venezuela’s Maduro proposes giving Russia COVID-19 vaccine to legislative candidates
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday proposed administering a Russian coronavirus vaccine to nearly 15,000 candidates in upcoming legislative elections so that… READ MORE