Tag Archives: Russia

  • 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. ...

  • Xi’s Russia trip attests new paradigm of state-to-state ties

    Following a diplomatic tradition, Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading for Russia for the first stop of his first foreign tour as China's head of state. ...

  • Xi visits Russia as China seeks bigger global role

    Xi Jinping heads to Russia on Friday on his first foreign visit as president amid signs he wants China to be more assertive in challenging US leadership in Asia while looking for new energy sources to fuel the Chinese economy. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Russian, Mongolian and Tibetan Buddhists — Learning from each other

    Buddhists from Russia, Mongolia and Tibet are joining together and expanding Buddhism in recent years, united by His Holiness Dalai Lama. ...

  • Malware found on brand-new MSwindows computers in China

    The new laptop, supposedly in pristine, super-fast, direct-from-the-factory condition, had instantly become part of an illegal, global network capable of attacking websites, looting bank accounts and stealing personal data. ...