Tag Archives: Russia

  • Russia plans new missile systems to counter US by 2021

    Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday. ...

  • Tenam French presidential election 2017 and an uncertain future

    After the victory of Brexit and of Trump, will the French choose Frexit? ...

  • Russia considers returning Snowden back to US as a ‘gift’ to Trump

    Snowden is a former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who shared top-secret documents in 2013 that revealed unconstitutional mass surveillance activities by the US government. ...

  • Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of United States

    Trump's win came only in the Electoral College, which gives smaller states more clout in the outcome. He lost the popular vote to Clinton by about 2.9 million. ...

  • Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files

    Britain has been forced to move some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported. ...

  • Russia to manufacture one of its most advanced copters in India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said even though India's options have increased, Russia will remain the country's "most important" defence partner. ...

  • Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal from Ukrainian border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine. ...

  • Putin is ‘self-centred’, Dalai Lama says

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticized Russia's President Vladimir Putin as "self-centred" in a German newspaper interview on Sunday. ...

  • Moscow warns Dalai Lama: ‘No politics’

    The Dalai Lama "must fully distance himself from politics" if he wants to visit Russia, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said, a stance echoing China's position while appeasing Buddhists at home. ...

  • Russia says will complete legal moves to absorb Crimea this week

    The legal process required to make Crimea part of Russia will be completed this week, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday. President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty to bring the Ukrainian region into Russia on Tuesday. ...