Stories tagged: Russia
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.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
The Ukrainian Security Service said Thursday it had seized a Russian tanker in a Black Sea port, a move that could undermine an anticipated prisoner swap between the two countries.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s eastern coast, Seoul officials said …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance,” the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Turkey hopes to co-produce high-tech weaponry systems with Russia in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, further defying its NATO ally the United States, which has warned the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
The stalled campaign by government forces and their Russian allies to retake Syria’s Idlib province from jihadi rebels has stalled out after two months of hard fighting
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
The United States is edging closer to crisis with NATO ally Turkey, now that it has started receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system in defiance of Trump administration …
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin had his first phone call with Ukraine’s new president on Thursday and discussions centered on the conflict in eastern Ukraine that has bitterly blighted relations between …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia met in Helsinki on Wednesday to search for ways to ease tensions between Moscow and Washington, but didn’t report any immediate progress, …
Wed., July 3, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill suspending Russia’s participation in a pivotal nuclear arms treaty.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Some crew members have survived a fire that killed 14 sailors onboard one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, the nation’s defense minister said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
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 …
Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan that began Friday are clashing over values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation as they …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 11 a.m.
A meeting of the remaining partners in the Iranian nuclear deal produced some progress but not enough to satisfy Tehran’s demands, a senior Iranian official said Friday, offering little prospect …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 12:01 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of an international summit in Japan, the Kremlin said Wednesday, in talks that come amid bitter …