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US ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia (Lead)

Washington |Sunday, 2018 9:45:15 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has announced that America was pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, a decades-old agreement signed in 1987.... read..
 

US will pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia, says Trump

Washington |Sunday, 2018 5:45:22 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a decades-old pact limiting strategic weapons development.... read..
 

US' withdrawal from arms deal reflects its unipolar world dream: Russia

Moscow [Russia] | October 21, 2018 7:11:28 AM IST
Following the United States' announcement of withdrawal from a key arms deal with Russia, a source from the Russian Foreign Ministry has said that President Donald Trump's move is the reflection of its dream of a "unipolar world".... read..
 

Russia nuclear treaty: US warned over threat to scrap deal

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Russia has condemned US plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty and threatened to retaliate for a "very dangerous step". On Saturday, President Trump said he intended to "terminate" the three-decade-old 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear... read..
 

US to pull out of arms control treaty with Russia

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 21, 2018 3:41:28 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that the US will be pulling out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a nuclear deal signed between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War.... read..
 

Mongolia may join talks on Korean Peninsula denuclearization: Russia

MOSCOW | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Russia thinks it is possible that Mongolia might enter the six-party talks on the Korean Peninsula denuclearization, comprising Russia, China, North and South Korea, the United States and Japan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said in an int... read..
 

US to pull out from missiles treaty with Russia : Trump

Washington | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
President Donald Trump said Saturday he would pull out of a Cold-War era treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in each country. Trump said Moscow had violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and he would halt the agreement. ... read..
 

Unilateral steps not to help find solution to Korea crisis: Russia

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said steps taken to solve the Korean Peninsula crisis should be gradual and synchronous, as unilateral ones will not bring about any result. In an interview with TASS on Saturday Morgulov said unconditio... read..
 

Russian forces killed 88,000 rebels in Syria: Defence Minister

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 21 2018 IST
Almost 88,000 rebels had been killed in Syria in the three years since Moscow's intervention to back government forces, said the Russia's Defence Minister on Saturday at a forum in Singapore in a ministry statement. "Over the course of the operation, ... read..
 

Chinese President meets Russian defence minister

Beijing | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met visiting Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in Beijing. President Xi said that China-Russia relations have continued to maintain a high level of development and political mutual trust has reached its highes... read..
 

US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls

Washington |Saturday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.... read..
 

Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft over Black Sea

Ottawa | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
The Canadian Defense Department said that two of its fighter jets have intercepted a Russian military aircraft in Romania, which was approaching NATO airspace over the Black Sea. Canadian CTV News has reported that the Department said in a statement, "Two... read..
 

US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls (Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.... read..
 

Demonstrating hostility to Russia, US will receive rebuff: Russian diplomat

Moscow | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
Demonstrating hostility towards Moscow, Washington will receive a tougher response, according to the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov's commentary on accusations against the Russian national Elena Khusyaynova with conspiring to interfere wit... read..
 

Russia's Rosatom ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant

Chennai |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).... read..
 

US raises concerns over Russia, China, Iran to interfere American polls

Washington | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
US national security agencies said on Friday they are concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia, China and Iran to interfere in American politics, an alarming statement that comes as voters have begun to cast ballots in this year's midterm elections. ... read..
 

US charges Russian woman for conspiracy to interfere midterm polls

Washington | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST
A Russian woman has been charged with trying to interfere and "sow discord" in the American political system, including in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be o... read..
 

Turkey to host Syria summit with Russia, Germany, France

Istanbul |Friday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST
Top political leaders from Turkey, France, Russia and Germany are set to meet here later this month in a bid to find a solution to the seven-year conflict in Syria, it was announced here on Friday.... read..
 

Russia to strengthen coordination with China for common interests: Putin

Sochi (Russia) |Friday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST
-- Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his country is ready to further strengthen coordination and cooperation with China to safeguard and promote common interests and global peace and development.... read..
 

Syria received 'Modernized' S-300 system : Russian report

Moscow | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Russia supplied advanced S-300 air defence system to Syria.The report was published in Russian newspaper citing Defence ministry sources. Izvestiya, a Russian newspaper cited Russian Defense Ministry official saying, new system has advanced radars and hi... read..
 

Russia, Turkey, Germany and France to discuss political settlement in Syria

Moscow | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a working visit to Turkey on October 27 to take part in a meeting between the leaders of Russia, Turkey, Germany and France on Friday, the Kremlin press service reported. "It is planned to exchange views on the Sy... read..
 

Russia ships out equipment for KNPP 4th unit

Chennai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Atomenergomash, a machine-building division of Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, manufactured and shipped out a set of equipment for Unit-4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) being set up in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu. ... read..
 

Russia, Argentina, IOC shine at end of Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires |Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Russia as leader of the medal table with 59, Argentina which impressed with the organisation and also garnered 26 medals, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which innovated with new sports, were the top winners of the third edition of the Yout... read..
 

ASEM: Russian PM points out growing signs of global trade wars

Brussels | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Speaking at a plenary session of the ASEM summit in Brussels, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday highlighted the real signs of trade frictions in the world. He said, "The significant fact is that the protectionist sentiments have materialis... read..
 

Twitter releases data linked to Russian, Iranian info campaigns

San Francisco |Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
With the goal of improving understanding of how foreign influence campings operate on Twitter, the microblogging site has now released massive datasets of accounts linked to potential influence campaigns originating in Russia and Iran.... read..
 

Over 150 terror suspects detained in Russia, Central Asia over past year: Bishkek

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan] | October 18, 2018 3:41:35 PM IST
Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], Oct 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Over 150 terrorism suspects have been detained and extradited by the special services of Russia and Central Asian countries over the past year, Vice Chairperson of the Kyrgyz State Committee on National Security... read..
 

US assures security for UN humanitarian convoy in Syria: Russian diplomat

Moscow | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Wednesday said that Washington had agreed to provide security guarantees to a UN humanitarian convoy in the area around the Syrian town of Al-Tunf. The Russian diplomat said, "According to recent inf... read..
 

Mongolian PM meets Russian defence minister

Ulan Bator | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh on Thursday met visiting Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoygu. Sergei Shoygu arrived here in the morning for his one-day official visit, Xinhua reported, quoting a statement from Mongolian government press of... read..
 

Russia gainsays new US sanctions on Iran

Moscow | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov voiced his country's opposition to US sanctions against Iran, saying that US seems to be taking every opportunity to exert pressure on countries that do not follow its policies. On the US new strategy to impo... read..
 

Russia's Rubin Kazan banned for 1 yr from Europe

Zurich | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Thursday banned Russian club Kazan for a year, for spending more money than the fixed limit. The decision has been taken in view of financial transparency, the Association said in a statement here. Th... read..
 

Nuclear treaty still on priority list: Russia

Moscow | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Russia on Tuesday announced to continue supporting the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), asserting that it was one of the 'priorities' of the country's foreign policy. The entry of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) into force is... read..
 

Russia 'threatens' to quit Council of Europe

Moscow | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Russia on Tuesday warned that it will quit the Council of Europe voluntarily, if its opponents in the association insist on expulsion. "I don't think presence in the Council of Europe is more important for Russia than it is for European countries. It is m... read..
 

Blast in Crimea college a terrorist attack, says Russian investigative committee

Moscow [Russia] | October 17, 2018 7:41:32 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], Oct 17 (ANI/Sputnik): A deadly blast rocked the polytechic college in Kerch, Crimea, on Wednesday leaving at least 18 people dead and 50 more injured, according to the Crimean health ministry. The Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee... read..
 

Russia 'threatens' to quit Council of Europe

Moscow | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Russia on Tuesday warned that it will quit the Council of Europe voluntarily, if its opponents in the association insist on expulsion. "I don't think presence in the Council of Europe is more important for Russia than it is for European countries. It is m... read..
 

Russia, Pakistan to hold joint military drills

Moscow |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Russian and Pakistani troops will hold joint military drills in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from October 21 to November 4, a statement said here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Nuclear treaty still on priority list: Russia

Moscow | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Russia on Tuesday announced to continue supporting the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), asserting that it was one of the 'priorities' of the country's foreign policy. The entry of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) into force is... read..
 

'Friendship -2018' : Russia, Pakistan to hold military drills

ROSTOV-ON-DON | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Russian and Pakistani forces will conduct joint military drill this month.The report has been confirmed by the Russian military official . 'Friendship-2018' as it is known as,will start from Oct 21 to Nov 4. The servicemen from the armed forces of both ... read..
 

Observers from thirteen countries invited to Russia-Egypt anti-terror drills

Moscow | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The Military observers from thirteen countries will observe the Russian-Egyptian 'Defenders of Friendship-2018' anti-terror drills which will be held on October 24-26. Russia's Defence Ministry said "At the invitation of the Egyptian side, representati... read..
 

UK trying to impair Russia-EU ties after Brexit : Russian embassy

London | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The United Kingdom is persuading the Western Europeans to impose anti-Russian sanctions to complicate the relations between Russia and the European Union in the light of Brexit, a spokesperson for the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom alleged on Monda... read..
 

Russia, US must not let their bilateral relations fall into potential conflict : Russian Ambassador

San Francisco | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has called on the United States and Russia to do their best not to let bilateral relations slide into a potential conflict. "Today it is vitally important to remember that we have never been enemie... read..
 

Moderate quake jolts Russia

Moscow | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has rattled the eastern coast of Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Kronotsky Bay off the eastern coast of Kamchatka at a depth of about 120-130 kilomet... read..
 

ISS has enough supplies until next summer: Russia

Moscow |Monday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
The International Space Station (ISS) has enough supplies of food, water and life-supporting materials until the next summer, mission control head of the ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov said Sunday.... read..
 

Quake jolts Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula

Moscow | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale, hit the Kuril Islands in Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula at around 1616 hrs local time, causing major tremors across the region. The tremor struck 177 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk at a depth of 33 ... read..
 

Russia Defence Ministry to probe firing ranges in Croatia, Ireland

Moscow | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
Russia Defence military experts will hold inspections of firing ranges on the territories of Croatia and Ireland between October 15 and 18. "In the period between October 15 and 18, Russian military inspectors will be on its mission on the territories o... read..
 

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
After serving 50 days in Jail for organizing anti government protests, Kremlin foe, Aleksei Navalny has been released from jail. Navalny left a detention center south of Moscow in the early Sunday morning and was driven away in a waiting car after thanki... read..
 

Two Islamic state militants killed in counter-terrorism operation in Russia

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
Two followers of the Islamic State terrorist group, which is banned in Russia, were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan. "During a search carried out as part of a counter-terrorism operation in the Kh... read..
 

Malaysian Minister denies allegations of Russian influence over MH17 issue

Moscow | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke denied allegations that Malaysia was influenced by Russia when declaring that there was no conclusive evidence to confirm that the country was responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014. ... read..
 
 
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