Stories tagged: russia
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has overseen sweeping war games carried out by his nation’s strategic nuclear forces.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
A plan for Ukrainian and separatists to pull back their troops and weapons in eastern Ukraine remained in limbo after another round of inconclusive talks Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
A Russian journalist has been arrested in the Iranian capital and kept in custody since earlier this week, the Russian embassy to Tehran said on Friday.
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 2 p.m.
Russia and European powers, eager to end a protracted military conflict in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday welcomed the new accord between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists but many in Ukraine dismissed …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
During the Cold War, atomic bombs were on everyone’s mind. Spokane was chosen as the first city in the nation to attempt a complete evacuation of its downtown area, about …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
A Russian submarine has moored at Russia’s base in Syria after a patrol mission while another one is getting ready to sail off after replenishing supplies – the rotation that …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday reiterated his support for his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, who has made a surprise visit to Moscow.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
An American, a Russian and the first space flyer from the United Arab Emirates blasted off Wednesday on a mission to the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 4:40 p.m.
The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir without giving the government an opportunity …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a deal that had been nearly a …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir, telling his life story in detail for the first time and explaining why he chose to risk his freedom …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri called Wednesday on Muslims to attack U.S., European, Israeli and Russian targets in a speech on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
MOSCOW – In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight years …
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
A Russian aircraft leasing company that ordered 35 Boeing Max jets is suing the U.S. aircraft maker, accusing it of hiding defects in the plane that has been grounded after …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
French President Emmanuel Macron used the three-day summit of G-7 leaders he hosted in southwest France to showcase his political talents.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
In a show of burgeoning security ties between Russia and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of an annual Russian air show as a guest of President …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
Two of the Russian specialists killed in the explosion at a White Sea missile testing range died not of traumatic injuries from the blast itself but of radiation sickness before …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, an nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
A Russian pilot was hailed as a hero Thursday for safely landing his passenger jet in a cornfield after a collision with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff crippled …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
The Russian military on Tuesday told residents of a village near a navy testing range to evacuate, but cancelled the order hours later, adding to the uncertainty and confusion fueled …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots more vulnerable to hacking.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Russian authorities say powerful explosions that started at a military depot in Siberia two days ago left one person dead and 13 people injured.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 12:32 p.m.
The head of Russia’s meteorological service says he sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the country’s Far East.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
The U.S. is planning to conduct tests soon on new missile technology that would have violated a treaty with Russia that expired Friday, senior administration officials said.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
Syria’s government said it has agreed to a conditional cease-fire starting late Thursday in northwestern Syria, according to state media. Government troops and allied Russia warplanes have been carrying out …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
An unmanned Russian spaceship carrying tons of supplies to the International Space Station has docked with the orbiting laboratory.