METAL-NEWS-AUSTRIA.COM: Breaking News - Latest of The Hour 18:00, 05/15/2019

Is roadkill a harmless all-you-can-eat buffet or game of Russian roulette

You might grimace at the idea of scavenging roadside meat run down by a car. Yet some people view it as a free, organic source of meat that would be a shame to waste....

Is roadkill a harmless all-you-can-eat buffet or game of Russian roulette

Source: foxnews.com

Forget burgers, roadkill could be on the menu soon in California A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so sure.        ...
18:17, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Navy prosecutor says email snooping was harmless SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL charged with murder (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A military prosecutor says efforts to track emails to lawyers defending a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes may have intruded on attorney-clie...
01:51, 06/01/2019

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Jaguars drafted Blaine Gabbert while their coach was at the buffet The story is more memorable than Blaine Gabbert’s career. Former Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio had no idea his team was going to select the quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft. In fact, he had no idea they even traded up to take him 10th overall. “I had n...
23:34, 06/26/2019

Cramer: The Anadarko acquisition is now Chevron verse Buffet Berkshire Hathaway has committed a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum contingent on the company completing its proposed takeover of Anadarko Petroleum. The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the implications of the investment....
17:17, 04/30/2019

Anonymous Bidder To Pay $4.57 Million To Have Lunch With Warren Buffet An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with WarrenBuffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc....
21:34, 06/01/2019

Occidental's Yearslong Pursuit of Anadarko Gets Big Boost From Buffet Berkshire Hathaway agreed to invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum to help finance its bid for Anadarko Petroleum and beat back a rival offer from Chevron. Even as some investors applaud Occidental’s bold push for Anadarko, others are expressing...
03:34, 05/01/2019

Global Markets Cautious After Trade Tensions Buffet Stocks U.S. stocks were set to open lower as investors sought to assess the risks of a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions after Washington doubled down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Jack Del Rio Was At The Buffet When The Jaguars Decided To Draft Blaine Gabbert Usually we only get to hear the juicy stories behind NFL Draft machinations when someone wants to brag, about finding a hidden gem or putting one over on another team, but in all cases, it involves a successful pick. Well, this is not that, but it’s ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Warren Buffet plays lead in annual ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’ An estimated 40,000 people are expected in town for the event, where Buffett and Munger preside over the meeting and spend hours answering questions.        ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Katana Zero is a good game about swords, and a great game about being a rude, interrupting prick Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
09:51, 05/03/2019

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher....
19:34, 06/02/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy gets one-game suspension for hit, but only a minor penalty in game Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy got a one-game suspension for a hit to head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson but a two-minute penalty on ice.        ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and ...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Give Your Game Nights New Life With Amazon's Prime Day Board Game Deals While there isn’t a big, advertised board game sale this Prime Day, a bunch of popular games are individually discounted for Prime members. The best ones we’ve seen are below, but I’ll give a special shoutout to Ticket to Ride - Europe, which feature...
17:34, 07/15/2019

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscription, you can also grab some excellent freebies....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
09:17, 05/13/2019

PS5 Game Update is BAD news for Xbox Scarlett as PlayStation prepare new game for next-gen The Blood and Truth Developers SIE London Studio have recently put out job positions at the studio, could they be staffing the team for their next VR title....
09:34, 07/21/2019

San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski game-time decision for Game 7 against Avalanche Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision for San Jose's matchup against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Game of Thrones: Conquest is a mobile game as disappointing as the last season of the show As the last season of the super-popular TV show Game of Thrones is in full swing, you might have noticed ads about the “Official HBO GoT Strategy RPG” with all the familiar faces of the show’s actors. If you’re a fan of the show, you might have wonde...
15:17, 05/10/2019

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yo...
22:34, 07/03/2019

Did Game of Thrones sneak a video game reference into “The Long Night?” Okay, before we get started, I’m going to warn you that there are *SPOILERS* in this post for episode 3 of season 8 of Game of Thrones. No, really: *SPOILERS* Last warning: *SPOILERS* For those of you still here, I assume you’ve watched last Sunday’s...
20:34, 04/30/2019

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of t...
11:34, 06/11/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pits ‘Game of Thrones’ Against ‘The Avengers’ in a Game of ‘Family Feud’ The characters of Game of Thrones may have battled the white walkers, but their greatest fight was yet to come — facing off against The Avengers on a parody of Family Feud. In a legendary cold open mashup this weekend, Saturday Night Live pitte...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George R.R. Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George R.R. Martin collaboration, a new Tales game, and Ni no Kuni remastered....
06:34, 06/08/2019

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
16:00, 06/07/2019

PS4, Xbox FREE game ALERT: Download this video game trial this bank Holiday Weekend Ubisoft has a May Bank Holiday treat for PS4, Xbox One, and PC players this weekend. You'll still need PS Plus and Xbox Live, but you can still play Ghost Recon Wildlands for free....
08:34, 05/04/2019

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
22:51, 06/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke laughs as Rockets' mascot ‘bends the knee’ at NBA playoff game “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke got the royal treatment at the showdown between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in Houston, Tex., on Friday night....
19:17, 05/11/2019

Garfield, Only He's A Nightmarish Monster Starring In A Game Boy Game Last year, just in time for Halloween, Lumpy made some short animations based on artist Will Burke’s nightmarish Garfield sketches. Fast forward to May 2019 and he’s just finished work on a complete 13-minute video, presented in the style of the gros...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Finals        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
16:51, 07/18/2019

Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals up a bit over Game 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for Game 2 of the NBA Finals were slightly higher than the numbers for Game 1 of the title series between Toronto and Golden State. The Warriors’ win on Sunday night drew a 10.2 overnight rating, up a bit from the 10.1 r...
19:51, 06/03/2019

In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
19:34, 05/26/2019

Russian Doll Season 2 Will Be All About a Cat? Russian Doll season two is officially happening! So, what's next for "sweet birthday baby" Nadia and Alan? "I don't know, maybe season two is all about Oatmeal the......
22:34, 06/12/2019

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, angering President Donald Trump’s administration, whi...
07:17, 05/06/2019

The Russian da Vincis: Originals or imitations? "Madonna Benois" and "Madonna Litta": Of Leonardo da Vinci's nearly 20 preserved paintings, two are located in Russia. From June on, they are on show in Italy for a brief period. But are they authentic?...
12:17, 06/04/2019

Emaciated polar bear goes to Russian zoo An emaciated polar bear who was roaming a Russian industrial city far south from normal bear hunting-grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and treatment...
17:51, 06/21/2019

How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today For thirty years, since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policy toward Russia has been going in circles with the relationship getting worse as different U.S. administrations came and went. Today, the U.S.-Russian relationship is at the lowest point sinc...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Russian, U.S. top diplomats to meet on May 6 in Finland: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov may meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on May 6 in Finland, RIA news agency reported on Thursday citing a Russian official....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Is That Whale a Russian Agent? The Beluga Won't Tell Some Norwegian scientists are convinced a beluga whale stalking boats off Norway’s Arctic coast is an operative from the Russian base in Murmansk that trains sea mammals for military missions....
18:51, 05/11/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Wednesday....
16:17, 05/08/2019

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the ...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: this is your last chance to get best ever Xbox game deal Want to get as much as three years of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 100 pennies? If you act fast, here's how.We know what you're thinking: this deal seems too good to be true. But, don't worry, it's a fantastic (albeit a little...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Russian, Chinese leaders sit down for talks in Moscow Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sat down for talks at the Kremlin in a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei signs deal to work on Russian 5G Huawei has agreed a deal with Russian mobile operator MTS to cooperate on the development of 5G networks.The Chinese giant and MTS will work together in areas such as indoor coverage, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband, the Internet of Things (IoT...
17:00, 06/06/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 mln in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow....
18:17, 05/01/2019

New Mexico man killed in Russian airliner fire A New Mexico man who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames in Moscow. Friends remember Jeremy Brooks as a fly-fishing expert who 'loved everyone.' (May 7)  ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Cyprus gas discoveries spark US-Russian gamesmanship To counter Russian influence in the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish ambivalence, the US is strengthening its involvement in the region's energy development. Diego Cupolo reports from Nicosia....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Russian 'spy whale' may have provided therapy for children The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
17:34, 06/20/2019

'Kommersant' Russian journalists quit over censorship Two veteran reporters were fired, and their colleagues on the political desk quit in protest at the 'Kommersant' business newspaper. The billionaire owner apparently disapproved of an article....
22:00, 05/20/2019

What’s an advanced Russian warship doing in Havana harbor? Questions and answers on the Admiral Gorshkov, an advanced Russian warship that arrived in Havana harbor and now sits at the dock used until this month by U.S. cruise ships...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Russian prospect could help add depth to Rangers’ defense One of the operable words in rebuilding a team is flexibility. And what helps create flexibility is depth. So as the Rangers continuing juggling a handful of scenarios in the lead-up to Monday’s start of free agency — including the possibility of sig...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Pack up a Russian picnic | Four favourite recipes Bundle up a basket with a refreshing cold soup, a buckwheat salad with a side of pickles, and a semolina cake to finishPrep 20 minCook 9 minServes 4 Continue reading......
10:17, 06/08/2019

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Turkey Gets First Shipment of Russian S-400 Missile System The purchase of the sophisticated antiaircraft system was fiercely opposed by the United States, which may impose sanctions in response, and by NATO....
10:34, 07/12/2019

US warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day US warplanes for the second day in a row encountered Russian bombers and jet fighters off the coast of Alaska and intercepted them, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Wednesday. Two US F-22 jets intercepted two Russian T...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
22:00, 06/08/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Georgians Have Now Been Protesting Russian Interference for a Week. Here’s Why Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Georgia’s capital city Tbilisi since June 20 in protest against Russian interference, the largest demonstrations in over seven years. Shouting “Russia is an occupier” and burni...
19:17, 06/27/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
20:17, 06/08/2019

Russian Submersible Fire Leaves 14 Dead Fourteen sailors died after fire broke out on a research submersible in Russian waters, recalling past Russian naval tragedies and casting a spotlight on the safety of the country’s deep-sea vessels....
23:17, 07/02/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:51, 06/07/2019

as russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer? Amid the furor around the Mueller report, it’s somehow become easy to forget that Russia continues to wage war against the truth through censorship and disinformation. This stands true whether you look at the country’s domestic policy or ...
22:34, 05/30/2019

US Navy says Russian warship nearly collided with US cruiser TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy has accused a Russian warship of unsafe and unprofessional actions after it came within 100 feet (30 meters) of an American guided-missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet says the maneuver by the Russian U...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google - RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70. The agency, known as RUSADA, said last week it would file cases against 33 athletes from numerous sports s...
12:34, 06/19/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
04:00, 06/23/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
10:34, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the nuclear accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers around the world, this ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Russian Doll is a comic delight – but do we really need a second season? The first season of the Netflix drama delivered a perfect story arc. So why bring it back, and risk an attack of difficult-second-season syndromeIt is hard to be ecstatic at the news that Russian Doll has been renewed for a second season. Not because...
11:17, 06/17/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Netflix renews 'Russian Doll' for a second season Natasha Lyonne's time-looping Netflix series Russian Doll is getting a second season. The streaming service hasn't revealed the new season's plot yet, though The Hollywood Reporter says it will follow the same format in eight episodes....
17:34, 06/12/2019

Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping Russian race walker Maria Ponomareva has been handed a four-year suspension for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Updates From Child's Play, Russian Doll, and More Mark Hamill talks about defying expectations while lending his voice to Chucky. Robert Kirkman’s sci-fi series Oblivion Song is being turned into a movie. Chip and Dale are heading to Disney+. Plus, what’s to come on The 100, good news for Russian Do...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Russian submarine sailors buried in St. Petersburg Following a deadly fire on a Russian nuclear submarine, Russian authorities laid the bodies of 14 naval officers to rest in St. Petersburg. The Kremlin has stayed tight-lipped over the incident....
21:51, 07/06/2019

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
07:51, 06/22/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Netflix renews Russian Doll for another season In a somewhat surprising decision, Netflix has decided to grant time-looping series Russian Doll for another season. This comes from Variety, which says the next season will consist of eight episodes, but that seems to be pretty much all that’s been ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Videos Show Russian Plane on Fire An Aeroflot aircraft landed at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport partly engulfed in flames on Sunday. The crash landing killed 13 people, Tass, a Russian news agency, reported....
01:17, 05/06/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
16:17, 05/16/2019

6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska’s western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space. The North American Aerospace Defense Com...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/25/2019

2 missing, 20 injured after Russian TNT plant blast MOSCOW (AP) — Two people are reported missing and nearly 20 injured after an explosion in a Russian plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determin...
14:17, 06/01/2019

Turkey denies delaying Russian S-400 deal Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denied that Turkey is delaying the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia amid tensions with the United States....
14:34, 05/15/2019

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Putin on Victory Day: Russian military to be strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way to another country....
12:17, 07/01/2019

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
23:34, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Freed Russian journalist thanks supporters MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A prominent Russian journalist absolved of drug-dealing charges under public pressure has thanked his supporters and promised to continue his inves...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
08:34, 07/17/2019

Are Russian space satellites failing? It’s now harder to find out Enlarge / Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin before Russian-Chinese talks at the Moscow Kremlin in June. (credit: Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images) One of the key themes of HBO's new Chernobyl miniseries is the Soviet Union's control of information....
19:17, 06/18/2019

Russian Investigators Examine Black Boxes for Cause of Jet Fire Russian officials were busy examining the black boxes and flight data recovered from the wreckage of a passenger jet that caught fire and killed 41 people at Moscow’s busiest airport....
13:00, 05/06/2019

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
01:00, 07/18/2019

| Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Hundreds of Roma 'forcibly removed' from Russian village Governor blames tensions on US after about 650 believed evicted from ChemodanovkaHundreds of Roma people have been forcibly evicted from a village in western Russia, the head of the village council has admitted, after one ethnic Russian was killed an...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources and ship tracking data....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Russian submarine accident remains shrouded in mystery The death of 14 sailors on a deep-sea submarine is dramatic for Russia but very little is known about the disaster. The official response hints at a classified mission — and at enduring Soviet attitudes....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Huawei inks agreement to establish Russian 5G network Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has signed a deal with Russian Internet and mobile provider MTS to develop 5G networks in Russia, the companies announced Thursday....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Khachanov and Medvedev continue Russian advance at Wimbledon Like reliable Russian machines, Karen Khachanov and Daniil Medvedev advanced to the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday, keeping the torch alight for tennis's so-called next generation after the flames of some of their contemporaries were snuffed o...
22:34, 07/03/2019

241m Europeans 'may have received Russian-linked disinformation' Research says malign actors online tried to craft individual narrative for each EU stateAround half of all Europeans could have been exposed to disinformation promoted by social media accounts linked to Russia before the European elections, an analys...
13:51, 05/08/2019

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Friday....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Russian runner gets 12-year ban in doping and deception case MONACO (AP) — Russian runner Ksenia Savina has been banned for 12 years on charges of doping, complicity and tampering with a sample. The IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Savina is banned until May 2031, when she will be aged 41. Her coach ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn’t think the findi...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Russian YouTuber explores the horrors of Stalin's gulags A strong majority of Russians approve of Stalin's rule, and young adults have never heard of his Great Terror campaign. Now YouTube star Yury Dud's film about the legacy of Stalinist repressions is shaking the country....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Malaysia: ‘No proof’ of Russian involvement in MH17 downing Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Russian cosmonauts are conducting a spacewalk right now, and you can watch it live The International Space Station is one of the most important scientific laboratories on (or around) Earth, and it’s home to travelers from the United States, Russia, and other countries year-round. As such, upkeep is critical to ensuring things...
02:51, 05/30/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. Leonid Volkov was sentenced late Wednesday on charges of violating the rules f...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Scores injured after blast at Russian explosives factory At least 79 injured by explosion in Dzerzhinsk, with 15 hospitalised At least 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east o...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Watch: U.S., Russian warships narrowly avoid collision Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said there will be military-to-military conversation after the Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov came within 100 feet of the USS Chancellorsville Friday in the Philippine Sea....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire Almost 80 people were injured and two more were missing after explosions and a fire at an explosives plant in Dzerzhinsk. The cause of the blasts that shattered windows in the city of 230,000 was not clear....
21:17, 06/01/2019

3 Russian soccer players banned over match-fixing MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian soccer players have been banned for three years each in a match-fixing case. The three, all defenders for third-tier club Chernomorets Novorossiisk, were allegedly offered money to lose a game against promotion-chasing Cha...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
06:34, 05/20/2019

US intercepts Russian fighter jets and bombers off Alaska The U.S. intercepted two Russian fighter jets and four Russian bombers near the Alaskan coast Monday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command....
19:34, 05/21/2019

US Warship Nearly Collided with Russian Vessel Near China: Reports Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous manoeuvring, Russian news......
13:00, 06/07/2019

Pompeo, Russian FM to meet as Venezuela spat intensifies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet next week with his Russian counterpart as a dispute between Washington and Moscow intensifies over Venezuela. A senior State Department official says Pompeo and Foreign Minister Sergey La...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statement indicated....
08:51, 07/14/2019

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Be...
01:00, 07/05/2019

More than a dozen killed after Russian plane bursts into flames At least 13 people — including 2 children — were killed when flames broke out aboard a Russian passenger plane and it was forced to make a fiery emergency landing in Moscow on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. The Aeroflot Sukoi Supe...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Symantec: Russian plot against U.S. election was advanced, profitable The Russian effort to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was better planned and more advanced than previously believed, a new cybersecurity analysis said Wednesday....
15:34, 06/05/2019

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat....
15:51, 06/19/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
19:00, 06/05/2019

At Least 40 Dead In Russian Plane’s Fiery Emergency Landing (AP PHOTO) MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least 40 people died, officials said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline A...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Trip to check radiation after 1989 sinking of Russian sub Norwegian authorities say a joint Norwegian-Russian expedition will assess whether a Russian submarine that sank 30 years ago is leaking radioactive material...
13:51, 07/05/2019

| Russian, North American astronauts return to earth The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth safely....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
17:51, 07/12/2019

France's Total says know-how for Russian Arctic LNG-2 to slash costs Russia's Arctic LNG-2 project will be around a third cheaper to build than the country's Yamal LNG plant thanks to technology being built by Italy's Saipem, stakeholder Total said on Tuesday....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:34, 06/01/2019

US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be axed from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles. Speaking Tuesday on the eve of NATO talks in Brussels, U.S. Amb...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Facebook Removes More Pages Tied to Russian Operators Facebook on Monday said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to....
12:51, 05/07/2019

Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted Near Alaska By F-22s: US Military US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis...
14:34, 05/04/2019

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finlan...
15:17, 06/27/2019

2 Russian biathletes banned based on doping lab data MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian biathletes have been banned for doping based on computer data from a laboratory in Moscow. The International Biathlon Union says it handed four-year bans to Alexander Chernyshov and Alexander Pechyonkin because of “agg...
14:51, 06/25/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Russian says military plane in Venezuela to service equipment A Russian air force plane that landed in Venezuela is there to service Russian military equipment already in the country, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday, according to the Interfax news agency....
09:34, 06/25/2019

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
02:00, 06/15/2019

Russian S-400 missile-system equipment arrives in Turkey The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has landed in Ankara, in a move that sets up a potential showdown between Turkey and the United States....
13:34, 07/12/2019

2 killed, 22 injured in plane crash at Russian airport A Russian passenger plane attempting to make an emergency landing missed the runway and crashed into a building, killing two crew members, authorities said....
05:34, 06/28/2019

Polar bear wanders through Russian city of Norilsk An exhausted-looking she-bear has been spotted wandering through the industrial zone of the Siberian city of Norilsk, far away from its natural home. Authorities fear the animal might be ill....
14:34, 06/19/2019

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
19:17, 07/14/2019

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a development set to escalate tensions with the United States which has warned of sanctions over the deal....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed: investigation Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Both flight recorders recovered from burned Russian plane MOSCOW — Russia’s main investigative body says both flight recorders have been recovered from the plane that caught fire while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, killing at least 40 people. Committee spokeswoman...
12:17, 05/06/2019

'Russian spy' whale has defected to Norway, locals claim As experts fear for its survival, Tufjord residents told not to feed beluga so that it can learn to forageA beluga whale that may – or may not – have been trained to spy for Russia appears to have defected to Norway, refusing to stray more than a few...
22:00, 05/02/2019

US Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska US fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, US military officials said on......
19:00, 05/22/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions....
12:00, 07/12/2019

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Russian jet buzzes US recon plane in Mediterranean, US Navy says A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane over the Mediterranean Sea three times on Tuesday, acting in an "irresponsible" manner, the U.S. Navy said. ...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Russian Submarine That Caught Fire Was Nuclear-Powered A secret Russian military submarine that caught on fire earlier this week was nuclear-powered, the government said, amid criticism that authorities withheld information about the country’s deadliest naval accident in more than a decade....
16:51, 07/04/2019

Tainted oil hits Russian revenues but rouble immune for now Russia suffered a $1 billion shortfall in export revenues in the first two weeks of May after the discovery of contaminated oil disrupted pipeline flows to Europe, a Reuters calculation showed....
20:17, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
07:34, 05/21/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that the social media network's willingness to leave up an obviously false video shows it wasn't...
13:34, 05/30/2019

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
23:17, 06/29/2019

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
21:34, 05/25/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top investigative body saying police used violence against him while in custody...
14:34, 06/09/2019

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency m...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:00, 05/01/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the Balkan country's government and prevent it from joining NATO....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Prominent Russian journalist and critic of Putin dies at 59 MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died. He was 59. The Govorit Moskva radio station said on Friday that its editor-in-chief, Sergei Dorenko, die...
13:00, 05/10/2019

'No evidence' of Russian interference in Brexit, Facebook exec says A top Facebook executive has said there's no evidence that Russia influenced the Brexit referendum result, prompting a backlash from some British lawmakers and critics of the tech giant. ...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia's fourth-largest city before what's expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Russian and Egyptian ministers discuss closer ties MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian and Egyptian foreign and defense ministers have discussed ways to expand military and security ties between the two nations. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said during Monday’s talks with his Egyptian counterpa...
17:17, 06/24/2019

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a......
15:51, 07/10/2019

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated....
18:34, 06/09/2019

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Georgia expects tourism will recover from Russian flight ban TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Travel experts say a ban on Russian airlines taking citizens to Georgia will cause visitor traffic to drop significantly at first but they expect Georgia’s tourism industry to recover quickly. Russian President Vladimir ...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Russian retailer Magnit says not planning major deals Russia's second-biggest food retailer Magnit is not considering any major deals at the moment, a company official told reporters on Tuesday when asked if Magnit planned to pursue an acquisition of a smaller rival Lenta....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Russian tainted oil suspect detained in Lithuania - TASS Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian investigation into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has been detained in Lithuania, TASS news agency cited a source as saying on Thursday....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea – video Washington and Moscow blame each other for a near-collision between warships in East China Sea on Friday morning. A US guided missile cruiser, the USS Chancellorsville, and a Russian destroyer came within 50 metres of each other while on patrolUS and...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in sub fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor, the Russian defense ministry was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies....
19:00, 07/02/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, saying the 30-year-old Russian deliberately obscure...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Trump not doing enough to thwart Russian 2020 meddling, experts say Despite fears of cyber attacks, adequate funding and White House focus to counter any new election interference are laggingIntelligence warnings are growing that Russia will probably meddle in the 2020 elections, but Donald Trump and a powerful Senat...
07:34, 05/27/2019

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million cash offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign        ...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter: Trump is president because of Russian meddling Jimmy Carter is taking a swipe at the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s presidency, saying Russian interference in the 2016 election was responsible for putting Trump in the White House. The 94-year-old former U.S. president said Friday that he beli...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
18:34, 06/11/2019

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis between the neighbors....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Russian Navy Submarine Catches Fire, Killing 14 The lethal fire broke out at the same Arctic port as the Kursk nuclear submarine, which sank in 2000, and the navy was again slow to acknowledge the emergency....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Russian hermit seeks peace in remote Siberia Viktor, 62, turned his back on society 16 years ago and moved to the remote forest wilderness of Russian Siberia where he lives in seclusion in a wooden hut, studying the Bible and foraging for food....
15:17, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
19:51, 05/08/2019

Mystery of the missing whale: is it a Russian spy or child therapist? Beluga with Russian harness found off Norwegian coast – but no one has publicly announced they’ve lost a whaleWhen Morten Vikeby saw reports that a “spy whale” from Russia had been found off the Norwegian coast, he immediately phoned his old fishery ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed...
12:34, 07/11/2019

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
19:17, 07/02/2019

"India's Requirement For Russian S-400 Missile Conveyed To US": Centre India's requirement for Russia's S-400 missile defence system has been clearly conveyed to the American side, including during US Secretary of Secretary Mike Pompeo's recent visit to New Delhi, the......
17:00, 07/10/2019

Top US and Russian diplomats meet, make no visible progress Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia have met to search for ways to narrow differences between Moscow and Washington but haven’t reported any immediate progress...
19:17, 07/10/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that internet service providers in Russia unplug from foreign servers. It also calls for the creation of...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Turkey rejects ultimatums, says will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems and rejects any ultimatums on the issue, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday in response to U.S. warnings about the purchase....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Blues' Russian Two, Tarasenko and Barbashev, on verge of Cup Blues' Russian Two of Vladimir Tarasenko and Ivan Barbashev are on verge of winning Stanley Cup 22 years after Red Wings' famed "Russian Five" lifted it and inspired a generation of players       ...
08:51, 06/09/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Harness-wearing whale was 'trained by Russian military' Fishermen off Norway's northern coast were astonished last week when they spotted a beluga whale wearing a harness, complete with mounts for a camera....
16:17, 04/29/2019

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist Russia's three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday's editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says it will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Trump: 'may' talk to Putin at G20 about Russian meddling in 2020 election: NBC President Donald Trump told NBC News in an interview aired on Sunday that he "may" talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit this week about Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 U.S. election....
11:51, 06/24/2019

Kamala Harris claims her campaign is being targeted by Russian bots: 'We already know we are' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, claimed on Friday that "Russian bots" have already attacked her presidential campaign during her appearance on "The Breakfast Club."...
00:34, 07/13/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 41 The death toll in the fiery crash-landing of a Russian plane climbed to 41 on Sunday evening, with some passengers still unaccounted for, authorities and local reports said. Video footage showed the Aeroflot Sukoi Superjet bouncing on the tarmac at M...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Russian sailors killed after fire breaks out on nuclear submarine Fourteen sailors died when a fire erupted aboard a Russian navy nuclear submarine conducting a survey of the sea floor in the country’s territorial waters, officials said. The Losharik — an AS-12 deep-sea nuclear mini-sub – was carrying out a m...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
21:00, 06/22/2019

Russian weightlifter suffers gruesome injury trying to squat more than 500 pounds A Russian weightlifter suffered a brutal injury over the weekend at the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship as the man tried to squat more than 500 pounds....
19:17, 05/23/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Pose, Russian Doll, and HBO lead this year's TCA Awards nominations The Television Critics Association have announced their nominees for the 35th Annual TCA Awards, and the competition is pretty stiff. Per a recent press release, “TCA nominees compete for accolades across different categories honoring outstanding ach...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday - RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/04/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago...
11:17, 07/07/2019

Hurdlers McLeod and Shubenkov collide, Russian falls over line to win "Omar McLeod falls before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic instalment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday."...
00:17, 06/17/2019

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo Koretskyy is accused of moving drugs for the carte...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
01:34, 05/21/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommer...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Passengers tried to save their bags before Russian plane burst into flames As ferocious flames and thick, black clouds of smoke engulfed the outside of the plane, all hell was breaking loose inside. The fuel-laden Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjet had been struck by lightning as it took off from a Moscow airport in a ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Jigsaw Bought a Russian Twitter Troll Campaign as an Experiment In a controversial move, the Alphabet-owned tech firm played both sides of an online argument in Russia with the aim of testing disinformation-for-hire services....
03:17, 06/13/2019

Belneftekhim doubts that clean Russian oil will reach Belarus on Monday Belarus state oil company Belneftekhim said it doubted that clean Russian oil would reach the country on Monday, five days after European refineries suspended imports because of contamination in the Druzhba pipeline....
18:34, 04/29/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes....
10:17, 05/04/2019

Mark Zuckerberg: We can't stop Russian election interference by ourselves, US government must help "As a private company we don't have the tools to make the Russian government stop," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the Aspen Ideas Conference on Wednesday....
01:34, 06/27/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging l...
01:00, 06/13/2019

MH17 Plane Crash Investigators Name 3 Russian Suspects, 1 Ukrainian International investigators said Wednesday they were issuing arrest warrants for three Russians and one Ukrainian suspect over the downing of flight MH17 in 2014....
19:34, 06/19/2019

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential for the U.S. to remove Turkey from the F-35 program....
23:51, 07/12/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
21:51, 06/04/2019

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought refuge in Lithuania....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Putin to meet Russian defense minister after death of sailors: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu soon, RIA quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday, after 14 sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor....
19:00, 07/02/2019

US warns Turkey it faces sanctions if it buys Russian system Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making it clear to Turkey that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense system...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
12:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month, a U.S. official said on Tuesday....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
19:34, 07/12/2019

The Way These Russian Mechanics Built This Bentley 'Ultratank' Is Utterly Fascinating The idea of a $150,000+ luxury car like the Bentley Continental GT being chopped up and turned into a tank tickles the most primal of our human fancies, which is why so many are watching this video of the luxury “Ultratank” bombing through dirt and o...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller report....
01:17, 05/13/2019

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies by a pipeline to Europe although traders said this might take several more weeks to fix....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Elton John slams Russian cuts to 'Rocketman' gay scenes Elton John on Friday criticized Russia's reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, "Rocketman," calling the decision "cruelly unaccepting of the love between two people."...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
18:34, 06/11/2019

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility...
03:00, 06/02/2019

Black boxes recovered from Russian Aeroflot crash that killed 41 The black box flight recorders have been recovered from the Aeroflot plane crash site at the Moscow airport where at least 41 people died, Russian officials said Monday....
17:34, 05/06/2019

Russian military is building a flying vehicle with rotating paddles Defence researchers in Russia are building a cyclocopter, which is a flying vehicle that looks more like a paddle steamer than a conventional aircraft...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
01:51, 05/24/2019

NATO weighs options to deter new Russian missile threat NATO defense ministers considered on Wednesday how to deter Russia from launching a missile attack at short notice on Europe if a landmark treaty against land-based nuclear warheads collapses next month....
21:51, 06/26/2019

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political kidnapping.        ...
16:51, 05/25/2019

Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting Russia’s Channel One TV has annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star’s daughter...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China...
03:34, 07/14/2019

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitious effort....
17:18, 07/06/2019

Pompeo warns of dangers of Russian and Chinese activities in the Arctic In a speech at the Arctic Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Moscow and Beijing have been acting aggressively in the region threatening its stability and future economic prospects....
18:17, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: 41 dead as Russian plane bursts into flames on landing A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks....
22:17, 06/25/2019

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian authorities have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, and released the investigative reporter whose arrest caused a major public outcry.Vladi...
21:51, 06/11/2019

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
18:51, 05/24/2019

American college grad among dead in Russian plane fire A newly minted college graduate from New Mexico was among those killed when a Russian plane erupted in flames, a report said Monday. Jeremy Brooks of Santa Fe had just gotten a job as a fishing guide in Moscow after graduating from school in Colorado...
21:00, 05/06/2019

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement on Tuesday. The Russian planes – Tupolev Tu-95 bomb...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said he wants Australia’s role in setting off the FBI inquiry into links between Russia and his election ...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Judge sentences Russian operative Maria Butina to 18 months A federal judge on Friday sentenced Maria Butina, a Russian operative who infiltrated various conservative political groups in the United States, to 18 months in prison....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges. The court ruled on Friday to keep Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, behind bars for three...
14:17, 05/24/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Kosovo declares Russian national working for U.N. persona non grata The Kosovo government said on Friday that a Russian national working for the U.N. mission would not be allowed back into the country after his expulsion....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Czechs, Slovaks irked by Russian revisions on 1968 invasion PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech and Slovak governments have criticized what they see as historical revisionism by Russia about the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. The Czech Foreign Ministry said Monday a draft amendment to Russia’s law on v...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Elton John slams Russian censorship of 'Rocketman' gay sex scenes Elton John has hit out at Russian film distributors for editing out gay sex scenes from his biopic "Rocketman," adding that it was a "sad reflection of the divided world we still live in."...
19:51, 06/03/2019

The Russian Government Now Requires Tinder to Hand Over People's Sexts Tinder users in Russia may now have to decide whether the perks of dating apps outweigh a disconcerting invasion of privacy. Russian authorities are now requiring that the dating app hand over a wealth of intimate user data, including private message...
22:17, 06/03/2019

German refinery halts Russian oil imports over contamination - Handelsblatt The PCK refinery in eastern Germany has halted imports of Russian oil via the Druzhba pipeline after once again finding "slightly elevated" levels of organic chlorides, the refinery's owner Shell told Handelsblatt newspaper on Friday....
18:17, 07/05/2019

Russian Doll star thanks Netflix algorithm for the show's success Even if you spend a lot of time on Netflix, you may not have got around to watching the Netflix-produced Russian Doll yet: a time-bending drama set in modern Brooklyn which landed on the streaming service earlier this year.In fact, unless Netflix&apo...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Russian plane struck by lightning before fiery crash, passengers say The Russian plane that burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing in Moscow, killing 41 people, was struck by lightning moments before the crash, the pilot and surviving passengers said. Fliers said the lightning strike happened at the sta...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Russian S-400 Missile Deal May "Seriously Affect" Indo-US Ties: Report India's decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administration has warned....
07:51, 05/31/2019

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in......
06:34, 06/22/2019

Trump Seeks Resolution With Turkey Over Russian Missile Dispute President Trump said he is considering ways to resolve a problematic situation borne out of Turkey’s decision to purchase advanced Russian air-defense missile systems the Pentagon regards as a threat to North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s security....
16:17, 06/29/2019

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Royal Air Force jets scramble to intercept Russian planes Royal Air Force jets in Estonia took to the sky to intercept Russian military aircraft for the second time in one day, the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense said....
20:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. condemns Putin's decree pushing Russian citizenship for Ukrainians The United States condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to hasten the process for residents in separatist-occupied Ukraine to gain citizenship....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Sotheby's Bid To Dismiss Russian Billionarie's Lawsuit Rejected: US Judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
11:51, 06/26/2019

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
21:17, 07/01/2019

U.S. warns Turkey of sanctions impact if it buys Russian defenses Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper warned his Turkish counterpart on Wednesday that Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense system would not only end Turkey's role in the F-35 fighter jet program, it would also hurt the Turkish economy ...
16:34, 06/26/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. policy in favor of the Kremlin, was sentenced to 18 months in prison....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant A...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Russian state bank VTB buys more grain trade infrastructure Russia's second-biggest bank VTB said on Monday it was buying a controlling stake in Russian railway holding company RTC, a major transporter of grain and timber cargo....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Polar bear spotted in Russian city, far from normal habitat MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Senior Russian athletics official faces doping ban, says federation A senior Russian athletics official is facing a ban for a suspected anti-doping violation, the country's suspended athletics federation said on Wednesday....
14:34, 06/12/2019

Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile system, the U.S. State Department said in a statement....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Freeland says Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on Russian journalists Prominent Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer after he was stopped by police in Moscow last Thursday, according to his lawyer...
07:17, 06/11/2019

Forty-one people killed in Russian passenger plane fire Forty-one people were killed after a Russian passenger plane made a fiery crash-landing Sunday at a Moscow airport, Elena Markovskaya, a member of the country's Investigative Committee, said....
03:34, 05/06/2019

Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s coming from July: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Russian band to stage Planned Parenthood benefit in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood after the state passed the nation’s toughest anti-abortion law. Al.com reports that the feminist band is set to perform J...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
05:00, 06/21/2019

Russian journalist released to house arrest in drug case A prominent Russian investigative reporter who was detained on drug-dealing charges has been released on house arrest in a case that has raised widespread alarm among fellow journalists...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Russian cosmonauts complete spacewalk at International Space Station A pair of Russian cosmonauts completed a spacewalk on Wednesday to retrieve science experiments and carry out maintenance on the International Space Station....
07:51, 05/30/2019

US seeks to preserve alliance with Turkey, despite rift over Russian missiles CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? The Pentagon is trying to salvage what’s left of a relationship torn asunder by Turkey’s defiance of U.S. warnings that acquiring Russian S-400 air defenses would make it an unacceptable partner to help build, or buy, Amer...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emerg...
17:51, 06/08/2019

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, according to a written copy of the official decision seen by Reuters....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov 'beaten by police in custody' Doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribsA Russian investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug charges has been severely beaten in custody, his lawyer has said.A doctor who inspected Ivan Golunov said...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Malaysia rejects idea of Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn’t think the findings o...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay for her legal costs. The gun rights activist posted ...
07:34, 05/20/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed ...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim he was framed. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
07:00, 06/09/2019

An Airplane’s Extraordinary Story Recalls Bygone U.S.-Russian Amity Abandoned in the Arctic for seven decades, the last remaining Lend-Lease Douglas airplane in Russia is museum-bound, at a time of tensions with the United States....
23:00, 05/07/2019

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Canadian, Russian, American back on Earth from space station MOSCOW (AP) — Three astronauts have safely returned to Earth after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan a...
07:17, 06/25/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Russian, US Astronauts Return To Earth From International Space Station The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth Tuesday....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls Facebook 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi has strongly criticised Facebook for failing to tackle misinformation after the social media gia...
15:17, 05/30/2019

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was da...
16:34, 06/14/2019

Shocking video shows Russian copilot dangling out cockpit Amazing video footage shows the copilot from Sunday’s burning Russian plane climbing out of a shattered cockpit window as flames and black smoke engulfed the aircraft — then frantically scramble up the emergency slide to help save people ...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Russian plane fire: Investigators recover flight recorders The flight recorders from a plane that caught fire during an emergency landing at a Moscow airport have been retrieved. At least 41 people died as a result and it is uncertain if the fire started before or after landing....
15:17, 05/06/2019

Russian parliament urges government to impose sanctions on Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia over what it called the country's unfriendly actions towards Moscow....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Ukraine agrees prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists: official Ukraine and Russia have agreed a prisoner swap expected to involve a total of 277 people taken captive in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a senior Ukrainian official said on Thursday....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Russian Rocket Gets Hit by Lightning, Continues Hurtling Toward Space Like Nothing Happened A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket was struck by lightning yesterday, just seconds after liftoff. Remarkably, the uncrewed rocket continued on its mission as if nothing had happened.Read more......
04:51, 05/29/2019

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
06:51, 07/18/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Two killed after Russian plane overshoots runway and bursts into flames Two crew members were killed but all 43 passengers survived after a Russian aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an emergency landing at an airport in Siberia....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed...
20:17, 07/11/2019

14 Russian Sailors Dead After Fire in Secret Navy Submarine (MOSCOW) — Fire broke out on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, and toxic fumes from the blaze killed 14 sailors aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, although it released few details about the disas...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russi...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
12:34, 07/11/2019

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington considers incompatible with Ankara's participation in......
06:00, 06/08/2019

Russian c.bank lowers U.S. dollars share in reserves due to possible risks Russian central bank's first deputy governor Ksenia Yudaeva said on Monday that the central bank changed the structure of state reserves over the past year in line with how it sees risks that Russia faces....
14:34, 05/20/2019

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims that the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes like the F-22 and the F-35....
22:17, 07/03/2019

DC-area radio station told to register as Russian agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The owner of a Washington, D.C., area radio station that broadcasts Sputnik International 24/7 has been ordered to register his Florida-based broadcasting company as a Russian federal agent. WTOP-FM reports Judge Robin Rosenburg rul...
11:17, 05/08/2019

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies could reach breaking point....
00:17, 06/08/2019

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Air Force chief details US response to Russian nuclear attack Red lights start flashing in rapid succession, space-based infrared sensors detect a heat signature, somebody calls the President...and in what may seem like a matter of seconds, the U.S. launches an immediate, massive counterattack. F-35s, B-2 bombe...
03:17, 07/03/2019

U.S. Boosts Natural-Gas Exports to EU, Aiming to Dent Russian Sales The U.S. has nearly tripled its natural-gas exports to the European Union since July and signed new licenses seeking to establish American energy as an EU mainstay....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
22:17, 06/20/2019

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
01:51, 06/14/2019

Russian spy sub crew prevented nuclear accident at cost of their lives Enlarge / ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 6, 2019: A Russian Navy officer by a grave during a funeral of the 14 Russian Navy officers killed by the July 1 fire on a deep-water research submersible in the Barents Sea, at the Serafimovskoye cemetery. (cr...
03:17, 07/09/2019

Turkey expects Russian missile systems in 1st half of July ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia’s S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. objections to the deal. Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated Thursday that the deal ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organization reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:17, 06/28/2019

Leaked report: crashed Russian Air Force MiG-31 was shot down by wingman MiG-31 [credit: Russian Air Force ] Almost exactly two years ago, a Russian Air Force MiG-31 Foxhound supersonic interceptor went down durin...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north President claims UN staff member was camouflaged ‘to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid in the Serb-dominated north of the country that has caused internationa...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela: witness, website A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuela's main airport, according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements, three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Panic Over Russian Company's FaceApp Is Sign Of New Distrust Of Internet Shortly after the playful photo-transforming FaceApp went viral Wednesday as the most-downloaded smartphone app in America, a nationwide panic began to set in: Who was this shadowy Russian tech firm......
07:51, 07/19/2019

2 Killed After Russian Passenger Plane Skids off Runway and Crashes (MOSCOW) — A small passenger plane skidded off a runway in eastern Siberia on Thursday, killing two crewmembers and injuring dozens of passengers. The An-24 plane, carrying 43 passengers, experienced an engine failure and crash-landed in the to...
19:17, 06/27/2019

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:51, 06/27/2019

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a member. Turkey has been adamant it will follow through ...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
02:51, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets he, Putin discussed ‘Russian Hoax’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says the “Russian Hoax” was one of the topics he discussed with Russian’s Vladimir Putin ...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
22:34, 06/14/2019

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defense minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained....
17:00, 07/04/2019

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centred on the region....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government Hackers stole thousands of Bulgarians' personal financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack possibly related to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
12:00, 07/16/2019

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Fire kills 14 sailors on Russian top-secret navy submersible Losharik deep-sea vessel was carrying out military survey in Russian waters, say officialsRussia has revealed a fire onboard a top-secret navy submersible has left 14 sailors dead in a rare public incident involving one of the country’s most shadowy ...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsRussia began the delivery of an advanced missile defence system to Turkey it has been reported, a move likely to trigger US sanctions against a Nato ally and...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Russian court upholds guilty verdict for Jehovah’s Witness MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia has ruled that a Danish Jehovah’s Witness must stay in prison for the next six years. The court in western Russia on Thursday turned down Dennis Christensen’s appeal against February’s verdict that fo...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Putin confirms fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Nuclear unit aboard top-secret vessel ‘sealed off’ says minister after blaze that left 14 deadVladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submersible that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s defe...
20:17, 07/04/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Jimmy Carter: 'illegitimate' Trump only president because of Russian meddling Trump ‘put into office because Russians interfered on his behalf’Carter says investigation would show Trump didn’t win in 2016Jimmy Carter has called Donald Trump an “illegitimate president” who was helped into office by Russian interference in the 2...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Russian Man Jailed For Buying F-16 Manuals, Claims They Were For Flight Sims A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using...
08:17, 05/14/2019

US Air Force paints F-16 jet like Russian Su-57 warplane 'to simulate realistic enemies' THE US Air Force has painted an F-16 jet to make it look like a “realistic” enemy – and it bears an uncanny resemblance to Russia’s next-generation Su-57 jets....
13:17, 05/22/2019

Russian officials: Doomed sub crew averted 'planetary catastrophe' Russian leaders have praised 14 sailors who died in a fire aboard a nuclear research submarine last week, saying their actions averted what could've escalated into a "planetary catastrophe."...
18:51, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hours after the two leaders held bilateral talks....
11:51, 06/29/2019

Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival Russian miniatures — boxes painted with elaborate fairy tales — once replaced the holy icons banned by the Soviets, but now history is reversing itself....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Creams, Massage And Police Escort: How Russian Whales Were Freed Whales were massaged and lathered in special balm as they rode toward the ocean in a motorcade as part of their release from a "jail" in the Russian far east, the institute overseeing the operation......
22:00, 07/04/2019

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to U.S. sanctions and testing its position in NATO....
11:51, 07/12/2019

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an ...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential election....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Turkey offers Trump joint review of Russian S-400 threat Officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump a Turkish proposal to establish a joint committee over Turkey's plans to purchase Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of President Vladimir Putin's close allies....
17:34, 05/20/2019

The Brosno Dragon: The Loch Ness Monster’s Russian Cousin? Most people are familiar with the legendary Loch Ness Monster – a mysterious cryptid said to lurk in the depth of Loch Ness in Scotland.  ...
15:51, 05/23/2019

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
19:51, 06/14/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: Russian output falls to three-year low as oil rivals clash Russian oil production fell close to a three-year low in early July, as output was undermined by a row between Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft and the country's biggest producer Rosneft ....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by "scumbags"....
17:34, 07/09/2019

Hackers hit Bulgaria, leak data from Russian email: government Hackers stole millions of Bulgarians' personal and financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack one minister linked to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Georgian president accuses Russian 'fifth column' of stirring unrest Georgia's president called Russia "an enemy and occupier" and suggested Moscow had helped trigger protests that rocked Tbilisi, but the Kremlin on Friday blamed radical Georgian politicians for what it called "an anti-Russian provocation"....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to h...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Putin, After 3 Days, Says Fire-Hit Russian Submarine Was Nuclear-Powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to......
16:51, 07/04/2019

Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their t...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike MOSCOW (AP) — A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent. Investigators are still working to underst...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump silent as tainted Russian oil surges across Europe SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
22:34, 05/06/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin says use of force against Iran would trigger a catastrophe MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says use of force against Iran would trigger a catastrophe....
16:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Czechs detect new Russian oil contamination, Slovakia finds no problem Czech oil refiner Unipetrol has stopped taking oil from the Druzhba pipeline due to chloride contamination detected at the Ukraine-Slovakia border, Czech officials said on Monday, but the Slovak pipeline operator denied contamination had been found....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defens...
03:34, 07/13/2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russia's involvement to the public sooner. ...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
13:51, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congress, Fitch)...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Embrace cartoon despair with the "Russian art film" version of The Simpsons' opening There’s no shortage of dark spins on The Simpsons’ opening credits, but, even counting the one where Bart is left orphaned by the time he gets to the couch, the recently created “The Simpsons. Russian Art Film Version” is the bleakest depiction of th...
18:17, 07/09/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompting almost 200,000 people to flee. Not only is the renewed offensive raising red flags that a final ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Pompeo to raise 'aggressive, destabilizing' Russian actions with Putin, Lavrov Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on "aggressive and destabilizing actions" Moscow has taken around the world, a senior State...
20:51, 05/10/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling African National Congress party (ANC), documents seen b...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Russian Weightlifter's Lower Leg Bones Go Kerblooey During Ill-Fated 250-Kilogram Squat The setting for this horrifying video is the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship, held May 19 in Khabarovsk in southeastern Russia. The central figure is 20-year-old Russian weightlifter Yaroslav Radashkevich, who is attempting to squat 250 kilograms...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
15:17, 05/10/2019

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering ...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Turkey proceeds with deal for Russian missile system despite US and NATO warnings The delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as the F-35, America's most expensive weapons platform....
23:17, 07/08/2019

Russian seamen who died in mysterious navy submarine accident are buried The 14 Russian seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles earlier this week were laid to rest in St. Petersburg on Saturday....
23:00, 07/06/2019

'A show, not a sport': Russian face-slapping champion becomes YouTube star Siberian farmer Vasily Kamotsky fells opponents with a single blow – attracting hilarity and outrage Vasily Kamotsky does not so much slap his opponents as cudgel them with his massive palm. He was crowned the slapping champion at the Siberian Power ...
21:34, 05/26/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation of Montenegro. Both were tried in absentia, and their whereabouts are unknown....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Kremlin calls protest in Georgia a dangerous anti-Russian provocation The Kremlin on Friday condemned a violent street protest in Georgia the previous night, calling it an anti-Russian provocation that had threatened the safety of Russian citizens....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male coll...
01:51, 07/09/2019

Russian airport fire crews mobilised a minute after jet crash-landed Staff at a Moscow airport scrambled fire crews one minute after a malfunctioning passenger jet crash-landed on Sunday, raising questions among some senior Russian aviation industry figures about whether the staff acted quickly enough....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400s does not change strategic orientation: minister Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems does not mean a change of the country's strategic orientation, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told his U.S. counterpart by phone on Friday, adding that the acquisition was a necessity....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Mueller report: Trump dismisses 'Russian hoax' in call with Putin The report concluded that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was ‘sweeping and systematic’Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian hoax” in their first known phone call since th...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Stung by Trump's Criticisms of Russian Gas Deal, Germany Makes Its Own Threats Germany pushed back against pressure from President Trump over its planned Russian gas pipeline after Berlin warned it could reconsider its commitment to begin importing American gas if the U.S. makes good on a threat to block the project....
14:17, 04/30/2019