Tag Archives: Russia

  • 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. ...

  • US fumes as Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden stepped out of the Moscow airport where he was marooned for over five weeks, after Russia granted him one year's asylum, sparking fury in Washington. ...

  • Russia catches “American CIA agent” in Moscow

    Russia said it had detained an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the US embassy discovered trying to recruit a Russian agent. ...

  • Xi hails China-Russia relations as guarantee of peace

    China's new leader Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed strong relations between Russia and China as a guarantee of world peace, as he continued his first foreign trip as president with a speech to students in Moscow. ...