US secretary of state threatens Russia with more economic sanctions if ceasefire is not fully implemented.
According to US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, the US is urging its EU partners to refrain from doing business with Russia over its alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis.
By Democracy Now! The recent ceasefire in Ukraine continues to hold after a shaky start, days after Secretary of State John Kerry publicly accused Russian officials of lying to his face about their military support for separatist rebels. The United Nations says the death toll from the nearly year-old conflict has topped 6,000. This comes [...]
...the historical roles played by Russia and China in sponsoring and arming terrorist groups help explain why global Islam has targeted the United States and Israel.
Kelsey Rocque's Edmonton rink earned wins over Russia and Sweden on Monday to keep the Canadian women undefeated at 4-0 at the 2015 World Junior Curling Championships.
President Barack Obama said the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia. "This is an indication of a climate at least inside of Russia in which civil society, independent journalists,...Show More Summary
Raised in New Jersey, Estonia's President Toomas Ilves does not mince words when it comes to the situation in Ukraine and the threat Russia poses to his country and the region. He took time last week to speak with the Washington Post's Lally Weymouth. Show More Summary
Russia's Gazprom will supply only pre-paid volumes of natural gas to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Monday.
I find the dashcam market absolutely puzzling. And this is even after I accept that they're useful for people outside of Russia who may never encounter naked people or half-eaten trucks on the road. But the truth is this isn't a market with clear leaders or even players, and knowing what to buy is tricky. Maybe we can help. Read more...
While America's aerospace industry is hard at work creating the USAF's next generation bomber, Russia has a similar ongoing program known as the the PAK-DA. Now, after years of requirements changes, it appears that a blended wing, subsonic design, much like the one pictured above, will be the new jet's overall configuration. Read more...
Last fall, hunter Alexander ‘Sasha’ Banderov in Russia’s Sakha Republic came across a the carcass of a baby woolly rhinoceros—a species of rhinoceros that went extinct about 10,000 years ago—at a riverbank. Banderov told the Academy of Sciences about the discovery (translated by The Siberian Times). At first we thought it was a reindeer’s carcass, […]
In part one of a three part series, VICE News travels to Russia to investigate the small but steady stream of coffins arriving in villages across the country, containing maimed bodies of soldiers killed in “unknown circumstances.”
Last week, opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in Moscow as he prepared to rally against Russia's role in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin says his soldiers aren't there — but their families say otherwise.
Hungary has left behind other Eastern Europe states, pledging its support to the Turkish Stream project launched by Russia.
Russia is among the countries that lost the largest number of billionaires this year, while the number of Chinese and youth billionaires increased, according to Forbes.
As Russia announces the expansion of its Navy by 50 vessels this year, including two new nuclear-powered submarines and an aircraft carrier, it appears NATO's sabre-rattling has drawn a response/threat/warning. Following British plans...Show More Summary
The Russian President is acting rationally by confronting US efforts to create a Western foothold in Ukraine, since no country would tolerate the emergence of potential rivals on its borders, US journalist and academic Stephen Kinzer says.
An adviser to the SBU Head, Markiyan Lubkivsky, urged Ukrainian civilians to stop any cooperation with Russia's journalists under threat of criminal prosecution. The crackdown against Russian media in Ukraine has triggered concerns from Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) members.
His killing has once again shaken the world of Russian politics and has shown just how sick it is with hatred, mistrust and intolerance -- even toward a former senior Russian official. Many have expressed their condolences. Some of those...Show More Summary
Moscow is looking for ways that may allow Hungarian and Greek companies to enter the Russian market.