Recent News Headlines : Moscow - Russia

EU HAS NO 'PLAN B' IF FRENCH VOTERS DELIVER UPSET


The European Union has no special plan if the two anti-EU candidates reach the final round of France's election on Sunday, diplomats said, leaving the bloc... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 1

TRYING TO AVOID POLITICS, FBI DIRECTOR JAMES B. COMEY SHAPED ELECTION


Comey's plan was to tell Congress that the FBI had received new evidence and was reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton, the presidential front-runner... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 120

INSIDE THE ANTI-GAY POGROM IN CHECHNYA


When two gay men meet, they don't tell one another their true names, Maksim said... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 35392

RISK OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS USE AT ALL-TIME HIGH SINCE COLD WAR - UN STUDY


Risk of nuclear weapons use at all-time high since Cold War - UN study -- RT News... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 1339

FUNERAL HELD FOR RUSSIAN MARINE MAJOR KILLED IN SYRIA


The circumstances surrounding the death of Major Sergei Bordov remain unclear but he is said to have been killed on Tuesday amid shelling... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 118

TRUMP LOOKING TO CLOSE OUT FIRST 100 DAYS WITH A BANG


SEE ALSO President Trump on Friday began scaling back banking regulations that..... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 44

UN COMMISSION ON SYRIA NOT RULING OUT VARIOUS SOURCES OF 'CHEMICAL AGENT RELEASE' IN IDLIB


Pinheiro was presenting preliminary results of the investigation in the chemical incident at a closed UN Security Council meeting... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 258

RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER PRESSES REX TILLERSON OVER SYRIA PROBE


But Moscow and Tehran, allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, have sought to clear Damascus of blame... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 7

FRENCH ELECTION COULD BRING A JOLT TO WESTERN SECURITY, NO MATTER WHO WINS


PARIS -- Of the four candidates with a realistic chance to become France's next president, three oppose Western sanctions against Russia... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 703

BRITAIN AND RUSSIA COMPETE FOR TITLE OF 'WORLD'S BEST CAT'


Stone is seen as an underdog compared to Rumfold Such a Flirt Shu-Ko, who currently holds the title... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 410

'MANY SYRIAN FAMILIES ARE CALLING THEIR NEWBORNS PUTIN,' SAYS SENIOR DAMASCUS OFFICIAL


Thanks to the efforts of the Moscow embassy, and with the approval of President Assad, Russian is the second language taught in Syrian schools... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 4625

RUSSIA TO KEEP TRADE RESTRICTIONS ON TURKISH GOODS UNLESS GRAIN TAX REMOVED - OFFICIAL


Last month, Russian Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev criticized the Turkish government for imposing a 130 percent tariff on Russian wheat and corn... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 49

DONALD TRUMP HAS 50% CHANCE OF BEING IMPEACHED, SAYS HISTORIAN WHO PREDICTED ELECTION RESULT


The historian Allan Lichtman is known as one of the small number of political pundits who predicted Donald Trump would win the presidential election... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 765

BORIS JOHNSON SAYS BRITAIN COULD JOIN US IN AIR STRIKE ON ASSAD


Boris Johnson has said Britain could join US air strikes against the monster Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, despite a previous vote against intervention... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1075

US SHOULD FULFIL ITS END OF NUCLEAR DEAL - TEHRAN ON TILLERSON'S IRAN REMARKS


The Iranian nuclear deal, which took years to negotiate, restricted the nuclear ambitions of Tehran in exchange for lifting financial and oil sanctions... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 546

OPCW'S BLOCK OF ON-SITE PROBE SHOWS WESTERN POWERS NOW AIMING TO OUST ASSAD - LAVROV


On Thursday, the OPCW's executive council overwhelmingly rejected a proposal from Russia and Iran for a new investigation into the Idlib chemical incident... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1346

GOODBYE LENIN? RUSSIAN LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE LAW TO GET HIM BURIED


The corpse, laid out in a three-piece suit, is still viewed by the faithful and by curious tourists, but queues are now shorter than Soviet times... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 6

UN SECURITY COUNCIL WARNS NORTH KOREA TO STOP NUCLEAR TESTS OR FACE SANCTIONS


The UN security council has strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its highly destabilizing behavior ... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 480

'BIG SISTER' HINGIS LOOKS TO END 20-YEAR FED CUP WAIT


Hingis, 36 and a five-time Grand Slam singles champion, was just 17 when she and Switzerland were defeated 3-2 by Spain in the 1998 final... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 0

RUSSIAN TOP COURT BANS JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES, DEEMS THEM EXTREMISTS


Borisova also said Jehovah's Witnesses' opposition to blood transfusions violates Russian health care laws... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 2

BRITISH DEFENSE CHIEF SAYS TRUMP NOW VIEWS RUSSIA AS 'COMPETITOR'


U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is shifting its stance on Russia and now sees Moscow as a competitor, Britain's defense minister said on Thurs... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 0

FEARING DEATH AT HANDS OF STATE, KIN, GAYS FLEE CHECHNYA FOR HIDDEN LIFE IN MOSCOW


Kadyrov on Wednesday denied that any homosexuals had been arrested, saying provocative articles about Chechnya have reported so-called arrests... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 3

DETAINED HONG KONG BOOKSELLER WINS SWEDISH FREE SPEECH PRIZE


Gui Minhai is one of five Hong Kong booksellers who went missing in 2015 and later appeared in mainland Chinese custody... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 32

RUSSIA TO BUILD 2 NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IN IRAN


Earlier this year, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Moscow wanted to finalize the agreement with Iran and help the country build more power plants... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 378

SUPREME COURT BANS JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES IN RUSSIA


Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 5843

RUSSIA SAYS METRO BOMBER FUNDED BY 'INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS' IN TURKEY


Russia says metro bomber funded by 'international terrorists' in Turkey RIA... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 116

TRUMP ADVISER'S VISIT TO MOSCOW GOT THE FBI'S ATTENTION


Page's role in the Trump campaign appears to have been minimal... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 17

SARIN OR SIMILAR TOXIN USED IN DEADLY SYRIA ATTACK, WATCHDOG SAYS


We have elements that will allow us to show that the regime knowingly used chemical weapons, Ayrault told French television... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 252

ST. PETERSBURG JOURNALIST DIES IN COMA AFTER BEATING BY UNIDENTIFIED ATTACKERS


According to Novy Peterburg chief editor Denis Usov, the incident took place after Andrushchenko allegedly received threats... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 511

VANITY FAIR SUGGESTS RUSSIANS ARE 'HOPELESS PRIMITIVES' FROM A MEDIEVAL COUNTRY


Vanity Fair suggests Russians are 'hopeless primitives' from a medieval country -- RT Op-Edge... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 1547

Trending News Headlines : Moscow

FBI OBTAINED FISA WARRANT TO MONITOR TRUMP ADVISER CARTER PAGE


Page has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing in his dealings with the Trump campaign or Russia... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 30781

DONALD TRUMP'S BROMANCE WITH RUSSIA'S VLADIMIR PUTIN IS HISTORY


The bromance between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin may be over before it could really blossom... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 19226

TRUMP OFFICIALS SEND MIXED SIGNALS ON WHAT'S NEXT FOR FOREIGN POLICY


Meanwhile, Trump has shaken up the National Security Council staff,A consolidating the pre-eminence of national security adviser H.R... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 19218

THOUSANDS OF CHRISTIANS EXPECTED FOR RAPTUROUS HOLY FIRE CEREMONY


The ceremony, known as Holy Fire, is described by Orthodox Christians as a miracle that occurs each year on Holy Saturday, the day preceding Easter... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 17693

PENTAGON SAYS RUSSIA COULD HAVE STOPPED SYRIAN CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


The U.S. airstrikes were carefully designed to avoid hitting Russian personnel at the Syrian air base, U.S. officials said Friday... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 16351

FAKE CHEMICAL ATTACKS IN SYRIA COULD PROVOKE FURTHER US STRIKES, VLADIMIR PUTIN CLAIMS


Meanwhile, Russia's General Staff has said the Syrian government is willing to let international experts examine its military base for signs of chemical weapons... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 14650

ASSAD: SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK '100 PERCENT FABRICATION'


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a fabrication to justify a US military strike, AFP news agency reported... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 13732

WHITE HOUSE GAFFE ON HITLER AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS DRAWS IRE


White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologised after declaring that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons during World War Two... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 6363

ITA??S FRANCEA??S TURN TO WORRY ABOUT ELECTION MEDDLING BY RUSSIA


The Russians are clever enough to know their influence is close to zero on French voters, he added... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 5198

RUSSIA, SYRIA & IRAN DEMAND NO FURTHER US STRIKES ON SYRIA - FOREIGN MINISTERS


Washington ordered the attack after accusing Damascus of launching a chemical weapons attack at a rebel-held town in Idlib province from that airbase... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 4763

'DON'T YOU LOOK AWAY FROM ME!'


But even by prevailing standards, Russian diplomat Vladimir Safronkov's speech on the floor of the U.N... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 4735

NEWS ANALYSIS TRUMPS SHIFT ON RUSSIA BRINGS GEOPOLITICAL WHIPLASH


On Tuesday, Mr. Putin compared Mr. Trump's action in Syria to President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq in 2003... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 4552

BURYING 'TRUMPOMANIA,' KREMLIN TV SAYS TRUMP SCARIER THAN NORTH KOREAN LEADER


Donald Trump's aggressive behavior has resurrected distrust and ill-will towards America, something that has characterized Russian society for the last two decades... READ MORE

17th April, 2017 4041

WHILE THE U.S. WASN'T LOOKING, RUSSIA AND IRAN BEGAN CARVING OUT A BIGGER ROLE IN AFGHANISTAN


Russia on Friday will host high-level talks on Afghanistan with Iranian, Pakistani and Chinese diplomats, the Kremlin said... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 3975

'I DON'T BELIEVE A WORD OF IT' - CIA WHISTLEBLOWER ON US INTELLIGENCE ABOUT SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


'I don't believe a word of it' - CIA whistleblower on US intelligence about Syria chemical attack... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 3525

RUSSIA BLOCKS U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL CONDEMNATION OF SYRIA ATTACK


It was the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil war that Moscow has used its veto power on the Security Council to shield Assad's government... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 3311

ANALYSIS | SHE BROKE THE STORY OF CHECHNYA'S ANTI-GAY PURGE. NOW, SHE SAYS SHE HAS TO FLEE RUSSIA.


People protest outside the Russian Embassy in London on April 12, following reports of the torture and murder of gay men in Chechnya... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 2961

'MAJOR PROBLEM OF US GOVT - PRESIDENT SURROUNDED BY WARMONGERS'


He also warned Syria against using chemical weapons, an allegation Damascus denies... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 2767

AVOIDING IDLIB 'ATTACK' PROBE WOULD MEAN INTL COMMUNITY NOT LOOKING FOR TRUTH


He also stressedthat any UN Security Council resolution that focused on solely blaming Damascus and not on investigating the Idlib incident would be counterproductive... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1903

THE INTERPRETER WHY THE SYRIAN CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROBLEM IS SO HARD TO SOLVE


What follows are some of the forces prompting Mr. Assad to opt to use chemical weapons in Syria and why they are so resilient... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1865

RUSSIA VETOES U.N. RESOLUTION CONDEMNING SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


After the vote, Ms. Haley said she regretted that Russia had chosen to use its veto power for the eighth time to back the Syrian government... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1811

EU, FRENCH MILITARIES PREPARE TO GO IT ALONE AFTER BREXIT, US WARNINGS


In response to these and other geostrategic shifts, European Union nations have already announced plans for a significant increase in defense spending... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 1809

TWO TRAINS CRASH IN WESTERN MOSCOW, 50 INJURED[1]


Two trains collided Saturday night in western Moscow, injuring some 50 people... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1741

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION UNVEILS INTELLIGENCE DISCREDITING RUSSIA'S CLAIMS ON CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA


Officials also provided their fullest accounting so far of what they believe was the Syrian government's motivation in launching the Khan Sheikhoun attack... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 1294

AT MEETING PUTIN AND TILLERSON LITTLE TO AGREE ON


MOSCOW -- Vladimir V. Putin kept his guest, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, dangling all day... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1175

ASSAD DISMISSES SYRIAN GAS ATTACK AS '100 PER CENT FABRICATION'


Syria's Bashar al-Assad labels Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication' to justify US strike... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 1170

TILLERSON BRINGS TOUGH LINE TO MOSCOW OVER RUSSIAN BACKING FOR SYRIAN REGIME


On Monday, Russia's general staff said two sites where chemical weapons might remain are in territory controlled by Syrian rebels... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 1162

'RUSSIA IS ON AN ISLAND WHEN IT COMES TO ITS SUPPORT OF SYRIA,' SAYS WHITE HOUSE SPOKESPERSON


Russia also announced Tuesday that it will host the foreign ministers of Iran and Syria on Friday... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 1157

SURPRISE: TRUMP HAS SUDDENLY FOUND A WAY TO USE ANTI-RUSSIA TALKING POINTS IN HIS FAVOR


A few short months ago, anyone who voiced support for Donald Trump was a Russia-loving traitor... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 1122

BESLAN SCHOOL SIEGE: RUSSIA 'FAILED' IN 2004 MASSACRE


The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia failed to protect the hostages of the Beslan school siege in which about 330 people died in 2004... READ MORE

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