Estonia calls for deployment of US troops & Patriot missiles … AFP April 05, 2018 at 09:57AM

Estonia calls for deployment of US troops & Patriot missiles ... AFP   Estonia calls for deployment of US troops &Β Patriot missiles Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid called for US Patriot missiles and troops to be deployed to her small Baltic state Wednesday, telling AFP it was necessary to make deterrence "believable" for Russia. In an … Continue reading Estonia calls for deployment of US troops & Patriot missiles … AFP April 05, 2018 at 09:57AM

Russia requests US Security Council meeting on spy poisoning … AFP April 05, 2018 at 09:52AM

Russia requests US Security Council meeting on spy poisoning ... AFP   Russia requests US Security Council meeting on spy poisoning Russia has asked for a UN Security Council meeting over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in Britain, the country's ambassador to the UN announced Wednesday. Vassily Nebenzia said Russia was requesting … Continue reading Russia requests US Security Council meeting on spy poisoning … AFP April 05, 2018 at 09:52AM

Kremlin demands apology from British PM over spy row ‘idiocy’ … AFP April 04, 2018 at 10:03AM

Kremlin demands apology from British PM over spy row 'idiocy' ... AFP   Kremlin demands apology from British PM over spy row 'idiocy' The Kremlin has demanded an apology from British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government which implicated President Vladimir Putin in the nerve agent attack on a former double agent, saying this … Continue reading Kremlin demands apology from British PM over spy row ‘idiocy’ … AFP April 04, 2018 at 10:03AM

Russia Services Growth At 8-Month Low … RTT April 04, 2018 at 09:41AM

Russia Services Growth At 8-Month Low ... RTT   Russia Services Growth At 8-Month Low Russia's service sector growth remained strong in March despite easing to an eight-month low, survey data from IHS Markit showed Wednesday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 53.7 in March from 56.5 in February. Economists had expected the index … Continue reading Russia Services Growth At 8-Month Low … RTT April 04, 2018 at 09:41AM

Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria … RTRS April 04, 2018 at 09:29AM

Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria ... RTRS   Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria * The leaders of the three countries will meet in Ankara for talks on a new constitution for Syria and increasing security in "de-escalation" zones across the country, Turkish officials … Continue reading Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria … RTRS April 04, 2018 at 09:29AM

Mueller told Trump lawyers he is not a criminal target of Russia probe … THE HILL April 04, 2018 at 06:14AM

Mueller told Trump lawyers he is not a criminal target of Russia probe ... THE HILL   Mueller told Trump's lawyers he is not a criminal target of Russia probe : Report BY MAX GREENWOOD Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly told President Trump's lawyers last month that he does not consider the president to be … Continue reading Mueller told Trump lawyers he is not a criminal target of Russia probe … THE HILL April 04, 2018 at 06:14AM

‘Highly likely’ Russia behind attack – EU leaders … BBC March 23, 2018 at 03:50AM

'Highly likely' Russia behind attack - EU leaders ... BBC   'Highly likely' Russia behind attack - EU leaders EU leaders have agreed with the UK government that it is "highly likely" Russia is responsible for the nerve agent attack in the UK. In a statement following an evening of talks in Brussels, the European … Continue reading ‘Highly likely’ Russia behind attack – EU leaders … BBC March 23, 2018 at 03:50AM

Saudi energy minister says Saudi Aramco could go public this year, but waiting for optimal time … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 03:40AM

Saudi energy minister says Saudi Aramco could go public this year, but waiting for optimal time ... CNBC   Saudi energy minister says Saudi Aramco could go public this year, but waiting for optimal time Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in an interview with CNBC that Saudi Aramco is ready to make its public … Continue reading Saudi energy minister says Saudi Aramco could go public this year, but waiting for optimal time … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 03:40AM

Five biggest geopolitical risks for the rest of 2018 … CNBC March 22, 2018 at 05:52AM

Five biggest geopolitical risks for the rest of 2018 ... CNBC   The five biggest geopolitical risks for the rest of 2018 Think tank Atlantic Council has outlined five major risks for the year ahead. They include U.S. political stress as well as potential trade wars between Washington and Beijing. Nyshka Chandran CNBC.com Four of … Continue reading Five biggest geopolitical risks for the rest of 2018 … CNBC March 22, 2018 at 05:52AM

British ambassador to snub Moscow meeting on spy attack … AFP

British ambassador to snub Moscow meeting on spy attack ... AFP   British ambassador to snub Moscow meeting on spy attack : Embassy The British ambassador will snub a meeting that the Russia foreign ministry called to explain Moscow's view on the poisoning of an ex-double agent in England, the embassy said Wednesday. "The ambassador … Continue reading British ambassador to snub Moscow meeting on spy attack … AFP

Russia For Min threatens to ‘hit back’ at Britain over spy poisoning … AFP

Russia For Min threatens to 'hit back' at Britain over spy poisoning ... AFP   Russia For Min threatens to 'hit back' at Britain over spy poisoning Russia's foreign minister threatened Wednesday to retaliate against Britain for "anti-Russian measures", with the two countries at loggerheads over the poisoning of a spy in southern England. Speaking … Continue reading Russia For Min threatens to ‘hit back’ at Britain over spy poisoning … AFP

House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller ‘should be free’ to follow through with Russia probe … CNBC

House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'should be free' to follow through with Russia probe ... CNBC   House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'should be free' to follow through with Russia probe House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that the special counsel "should be free" to complete his investigation into Russian meddling in the … Continue reading House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller ‘should be free’ to follow through with Russia probe … CNBC

Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in .. AFP

Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in .. AFP   Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in Russia hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrived to take samples of … Continue reading Russia hits back in spy poisoning row as experts called in .. AFP

German For Min : Russia poisoning is not EU concern … EU OBSERVER

German For Min : Russia poisoning is not EU concern ... EU OBSERVER   German For Min : Russia poisoning is not EU concern By ANDREW RETTMAN Heiko Maas, the German foreign minister, has described Russia as a "difficult partner", but said the UK poisoning was a "bilateral" issue, indicating that Britain can count on … Continue reading German For Min : Russia poisoning is not EU concern … EU OBSERVER

Germany : Russia will remain ‘difficult partner’ after Putin re-election … AFP

Germany : Russia will remain 'difficult partner' after Putin re-election ... AFP   Germany : Russia will remain 'difficult partner' after Putin re-election Russia will remain a "difficult partner" after President Vladimir Putin's re-election but will be needed to help resolve international tensions, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday, questioning the vote's fairness. "The … Continue reading Germany : Russia will remain ‘difficult partner’ after Putin re-election … AFP

Putin victory boosted by Western ostracism … AFP

Putin victory boosted by Western ostracism ... AFP   Putin's victory boosted by Western ostracism : Media Russian media on Monday said Vladimir Putin's growing standoff with the West had boosted the size of his election victory, while liberal journalists voiced fears over his stranglehold on politics. "An absolute victory and a complete knockout for … Continue reading Putin victory boosted by Western ostracism … AFP

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin … BBC

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin ... BBC   Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in the presidential election. With most of the ballots counted, he had received 76% of the vote, the central election commission said. … Continue reading Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin … BBC

Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow … BBC

Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow ... BBC   Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in a row over the nerve agent attack on an-ex spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said the UK staff would be … Continue reading Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow … BBC

Deep business links underpin tense UK-Russia relationship … AFP

Deep business links underpin tense UK-Russia relationship ... AFP   Deep business links underpin tense UK-Russia relationship Russian billions have been flowing into London ever since the break-up of the Soviet Union more than two decades ago -- from the London Stock Exchange to Chelsea's football stadium. Wealthy Russians now own homes in some of … Continue reading Deep business links underpin tense UK-Russia relationship … AFP