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European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott
Apr20

European lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott

BRUSSELS – A group of EU lawmakers on Friday urged the bloc’s leaders to boycott this year’s football World Cup in Russia to protest over Moscow’s “mockery of European values”, reports BSS. The 60 MEPs said all European Union countries should follow the lead of Britain and non-EU member Iceland in refusing to send official...

Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp
Apr20

Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp

News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad at a lavishly-rebuilt Black Sea summer camp in Crimea last year has given a rare glimpse into the personal lives of the Syrian president’s family and his close relationship to Moscow. …read more Source:...

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK
Apr01

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK

MOSCOW – Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday, with post-Cold War tensions peaking in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, reports BSS. A deepening crisis in ties between Russia and the West has over the past weeks seen the biggest wave of tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions in recent...

Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost
Mar28

Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost

DUNAJSKA STREDA, Slovakia – Posing on Facebook in December beside the millionth “new citizen” Hungary has welcomed in recent years, an ethnic-Hungarian farmer from Serbia, nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban had reason to look pleased, reports BSS. A 2011 law offering dual citizenship, according to Orban, “makes Hungarians officially part of...

US, EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over UK spy attack
Mar27

US, EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over UK spy attack

US, EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over UK spy attack A general view shows the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine March 26, 2018Reuters Russia said it would respond in kind The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a...

FACTBOX: Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack
Mar26

FACTBOX: Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack

Following are diplomatic measures announced against Russia by the United States, Canada, several EU countries and Ukraine in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with military-grade nerve agent in the English town of Salisbury. …read more Source:...

Putin wins fourth term with record vote
Mar19

Putin wins fourth term with record vote

MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin was Monday set for another six years in power after his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate, reports BSS. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best election...

Putin set for 4th term
Mar19

Putin set for 4th term

Putin set for 4th term Presidential candidate President Vladimir Putin walks out of a voting booth after casting his vote at a polling station in Moscow yesterday. Photo: AFP Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election yesterday with almost 74 percent of the vote, according to an official exit poll, with the opposition reporting...

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy
Mar15

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy

A man takes the flag off the flagpole outside the consular section of Russia’s Embassy in London, Britain, March 14, 2018Reuters Skripal betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain before being arrested in Moscow and later jailed in 2006. Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve toxin attack on a Russian ex-spy in...

‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen
Dec14

‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen

‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen By STEVEN ERLANGER DEC. 12, 2017 President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center, answers questions at the Gostiny Dvor studio during the annual “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin broadcast live” by Russian TV channels and radio stations in Moscow in June. Credit Mikhail...

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