Tag Archives: Russia

  • China, India agree to disengage troops on contested border

    China and India said they had agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore “peace and tranquillity” following a high-level diplomatic meeting in Moscow. ...

  • Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump: US intel

    US intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting Trump's reelection. ...

  • Tens of thousands in fresh anti-Kremlin rally

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Russia's Far East for a fifth consecutive weekend as anti-Kremlin rallies showed little sign of dying down on Saturday. ...

  • Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

    Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified. ...

  • US accuses China, Russia of coordinating on virus conspiracies

    The United States on Friday accused China and Russia of stepping up cooperation to spread false narratives over the coronavirus pandemic, saying Beijing was increasingly adopting techniques honed by Moscow. ...

  • Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections

    A few thousand Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital’s city legislature on 8 September, defying a ban which has been enforced. ...

  • Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow’s biggest protest for years

    Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country’s biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections. ...

  • US withdrawal from arms pact with Russia sparks fears of new arms race

    The United States and Russia ripped up a Cold War-era missile pact on Friday in a move that raised the spectre of an arms race between the global powers. ...

  • Dalai Lama not barred from entering Russia: Putin

    The Dalai Lama is not barred from entering Russia, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday while addressing a media forum, "Truth and Justice," organized by the Russian-wide Nation. ...

  • Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

    Russia's Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence. ...