Trump 'demands' probe of alleged spying on his campaign
US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.
Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
Russian ex-spy Skripal discharged from hospital
Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Britain, triggering a diplomatic crisis with Russia, has been discharged from hospital, the facility said Friday.
The use of sanctions against Russia, North Korea and China
The West uses economic sanctions against any and everybody it disagrees with. It uses the economic sanction regime like a headmaster in an 18th-Century public school. If you misbehave, we will make you pick pin and face the wall!! The United States will ask its Treasury to instruct its banks to freeze assets; it produces…
Brazilian banks authorised to close for World Cup games
Brazilian bankers can breathe a sigh of relief: they'll be allowed to close up and watch the national team in the World Cup on television. Financial authorities in Latin America's biggest economy have told all banks they can arrange their working hours around the far more important live coverage of the "selecao's" matches in Russia.…
Paris attack latest linked to Russian Caucasus
A knife attack in Paris that killed one man on Saturday, carried out by a French citizen born in Chechnya, is the latest of numerous suspected acts of terrorism linked to the troubled Russian region.
Erdogan, Putin say US 'wrong' to abandon Iran nuclear deal
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed it was "wrong" for the United States to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, a Turkish presidential source said late Thursday.
Russia calls for 'dialogue' between Israel and Iran, says Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Thursday called for dialogue between Israel and Iran following Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria that marked a sharp escalation between the two enemies.