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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Fires Cruise Mssiles at Daesh in Syria, Desn’t Inform US

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Fires Cruise Mssiles at Daesh in Syria, Desn’t Inform US 0

“As a result of the surprise mass missile strike, command points were destroyed and also large stores of weapons and ammunition of the IS (Daesh) terrorists in the area of Aqirbat in the Hama Province,” the ministry said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: UN Guterres Appoints Russian Veteran Diplomats to Head New Counterterrorism Job

RUSSIA POLITICS: UN Guterres Appoints Russian Veteran Diplomats to Head New Counterterrorism Job 0

Russia’s Ambassador to International Organisations in Vienna, Vladimir Voronkov, told Reuters he met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Su-27 Chases NATO F-16 Fighter Jet at Baltic Sea

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Su-27 Chases NATO F-16 Fighter Jet at Baltic Sea 0

Russian fighter jet chased away a NATO plane that was trying to approach an aircraft carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu over the Baltic Sea.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Counter-Sanctions Facilitate Development of Polish Economy

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Counter-Sanctions Facilitate Development of Polish Economy 0

The negative impact of Russian embargo on the EU is incomparable with the impact on Russian economy produced by anti-Russian sanctions.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says

RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says 0

“At any rate, if this entails some kind of prosecutions against Comey, we are ready to grant him asylum in Russia. He should be aware of that,” Putin says.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters 0

Moldova, a former Soviet state that has long been the focus of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, expelled the diplomats on May 29.

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USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate

USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate 0

Sessions, supporter of Trump’s election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on Russia issue. The matter has dogged the Republican president’s early months in office.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Sanctions Against Russia: Why Should We Care?

EUROPE POLITICS: Sanctions Against Russia: Why Should We Care? 0

A drop of turnover with Russia is not about the impact of sanctions but rather a result of the stagnancy in the Russian economy which has raw-materials export model of development.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin to Oliver Stone: Nobody Would Survive ‘Hot War’ Between Russia and US

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin to Oliver Stone: Nobody Would Survive ‘Hot War’ Between Russia and US 0

“I don’t think anyone would survive such a conflict,” Putin replied in a short Showtime teaser, a precursor to a documentary titled ‘The Putin Interviews’ that will be aired next week.

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USA POLITICS: Flynn to Provide Documents to Senate Intelligence Committee

USA POLITICS: Flynn to Provide Documents to Senate Intelligence Committee 0

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s co-operation was the first signal that he and the Senate panel have found common ground.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Powerful Bureaucracy Preventing US Presidents Making Changes: Vladimir Putin

RUSSIA POLITICS: Powerful Bureaucracy Preventing US Presidents Making Changes: Vladimir Putin 0

“Can you imagine France or Russia acting this way? This would have been a disaster. But it is possible in United States and continues to this day,” Putin said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia a ‘Reliable Partner’: Duterte Philippine President Says

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia a ‘Reliable Partner’: Duterte Philippine President Says 0

During a Tuesday meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Duterte said, “I came to secure your support and to confirm our friendship.”

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USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan

USA POLITICS: Russia ‘Brazenly Interfered’ With 2016 US Presidential Election: John Brennan 0

Brennan said: “It should be clear to everyone Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process and that they undertook these activities despite our strong protests and explicit warning that they do not do so.”

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military 0

Venezuela’s socialist government has long used the threat of an “imperialist” invasion by the United States to justify an arms buildup.

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MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash

MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash 0

“A vast majority (of people) supports Russia, you cannot exclude emotions,” said Dragan Krapovic, mayor of Budva, which counts around 1,000 Russians in a population of 16,000.

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SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Strike Against Syrian Forces ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’: Russian Foreign Ministry

SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Strike Against Syrian Forces ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’: Russian Foreign Ministry 0

“You cannot consider the US-led coalition airstrike against pro-government forces an accident or a mistake anymore. This is a deliberate action and its consequences are yet to be estimated,” Kosachev wrote on his Facebook page.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup 0

Some claimed Russia bears full responsibility for the death of an American OSCE monitor, Joseph Stone, who was killed on April 23 after the vehicle he was in struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Defends Sharing Intelligence Secrets With Russians

USA POLITICS: Trump Defends Sharing Intelligence Secrets With Russians 0

Trump said on Twitter: “Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism.”

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USA POLITICS: Obama Warned Trump Against Flynn as National Security Adviser: Ex-Official

USA POLITICS: Obama Warned Trump Against Flynn as National Security Adviser: Ex-Official 0

“Ask Sally Yates, under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to W.H. Council,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Offers Macron Olive Branch After Election Win

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Offers Macron Olive Branch After Election Win 0

“The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a difficult time for Europe and the whole world community,” Putin told Macron.

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