Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump advisor says US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Trump advisor said US rules out easing sanctions on Russia, reported AFP News Agency on Friday. AFP News Agency -- Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending...

Russian FSB detained a group of terrorists who has plotted public attacks in Moscow

Russian media reported on Thursday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a Daesh-linked group of terrorists who has plotted public transportation attacks in Moscow. Sputnik News reports -- According to the FSB, those detained are the citizens of Russia and Central Asian states. "The FSB...

Russia to build at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 — Putin

Russia needs to build up the orbital grouping with at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 to provide remote sensing of Russia and the whole world, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. The president has held a meeting with Roscosmos state space...

Russian hackers hit banks in Russia by using Android devices, planning to target EU soon

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime...

Russian forces arrive in southern Syria, backing the government troops

Russian paratroopers and special forces arrived in the Al-Sweida Governorate of southern Syria this week, following the U.S. attack on a pro-government convoy near the Iraqi border-crossing, a military source told Al-Masdar News last night. Al-Masdar News reports the Russian military personnel will take the...

Russia not afraid of any country in the world, including China — Putin

Russia is not afraid of China as a competitor in the global economy, when cooperating with Beijing, Moscow accepts only what is good for it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference as part of the Belt and Road international economic forum...

Russia intends to develop its naval base in Tartus, Syria

Russia intends to modernise its naval base in the Syrian city of Tartus, Chairman of the State of Duma’s Defence Committee, Vladimir Shamanov, announced today. Speaking in an interview with Russia Today (RT), Shamanov said that the “Planned measures have already begun,” stressing that...

Trump campaign were in contact with Russians in at least 18 calls and emails before US elections

Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with...

Nearly $100 billion — Russia buying up more of America’s debt

In March, the country bought $13.5 billion of US government bonds -- better known as "Treasury securities." Russia's total holdings of US debt have now increased to nearly $100 billion, according to recently released Treasury Department data. It's the third straight month of buying from...

Robert Mueller delivering highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia — WikiLeaks cable

WikiLeaks cable Robert Mueller delivering highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia in 2009. 2009 AMBASSADOR BEYRLE E-MAIL D. 08 MOSCOW 521 Classified By: EUR/PRA: KATHLEEN MORENSKI PER E.O. 12958: REASONS 1.4 (A) AND (G). 1. (SBU) This is an action request: Embassy Moscow please see para...

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