Tag: Russia

U.S. Whistleblower Edward Snowden Seeks Russian Citizenship

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RUSSIA—Whistleblower Edward Snowden and his wife are applying for Russian citizenship while keeping their U.S. nationality, Snowden said on Monday, November 2. Snowden, 37, fled...

U.S. Secretary Of State Speaks With Aliyev, Pashinyan On Artsakh Ceasefire

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UNITED STATES—On Tuesday, October 27, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to respect the U.S.-negotiated cease-fire in Artsakh...

U.S. Appeals For A Cessation Of Violence Between Armenia, Azerbaijan

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UNITED STATES— On Friday, October 23, the Trump administration appealed for a cessation of violence in Artsakh in two meetings with officials from Armenia...

U.S. And Russia Reject Arms Control Offers

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UNITED STATES—On Friday, October 16, the United States and Russia rejected proposals to salvage legal constraint on nuclear weaponry. Russian President Vladimir Putin called...

Trump, Putin, Macron Urge Artsakh Ceasefire

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UNITED STATES—On Thursday, October 1, President Donald Trump, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Emmanuel Macron of France called for a ceasefire in...

World Leaders React To President Trump’s Positive COVID-19 Test

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UNITED STATES—World leaders have expressed their hope for a speedy recovery for U.S. President Donald Trump after he announced on Thursday, October 1, that...

Alexei Navalny And Opposition Accuse Putin Of Poisoning

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WORLD—In an interview published on Thursday, October 1, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stated that he thinks President Vladimir Putin had him poisoned with...

Russian President Vladimir Putin Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

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RUSSIA—On Thursday, September 24, the Kremlin confirmed that Russian President Vladimir Putin was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told...

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Out Of A Coma

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BERLIN, GERMANY—Russian leader Alexei Navalny is no longer in a medically induced coma and is responsive, noted his doctors treating him at the Charité...

John Ratcliffe Coordinating With Durham On FBI Investigation

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WASHINGTON D.C.—On Sunday, August 30, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said he has had to coordinate with U.S. Attorney John Durham’s review of...

Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Durham Probe Of Russia Investigation

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WASHINGTON D.C.—Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith pleaded guilty on Wednesday, August 19, to falsifying an email used to support surveilling President Trump’s former campaign...

Trump And Putin Talk COVID-19 And Arms Control

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WASHINGTON— On Thursday, July 23, President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone call in which they discussed COVID-19, arms control negotiations,...

Russian Billionaire Wants To Buy Two U.S. Statues

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NEW YORK— Andrei Filatov, a Russian billionaire, businessman, and art collector has offered to purchase two U.S. statues that have been called for removal...

U.S. And Russian Officials To Meet For Nuclear Arms Negotiations

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WASHINGTON— On Monday, June 9, Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea announced that U.S. and Russian officials will meet to negotiate nuclear...

Former Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Testifies Before The Senate Judiciary Committee

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WASHINGTON— On Wednesday, June 3, Former Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. This is the first hearing by the Senate...

Where Relations Between Russia And US Stand In 2019

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UNITED STATES—At the close of 2018, Moscow's US ambassador described Russia and the US's relationship as "practically non-existent." Vassily Nebenzia added that the situation...

Could President Be Exhibit A For Stockholm Syndrome?

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UNITED STATES—During a 1973 bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden, the captives inexplicably bonded with their captors.  Thus the term Stockholm Syndrome was born, defined...

Argentina On Verge Of Elimination

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NIZHY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA—Argentina is on the verge of being eliminated from the World Cup following a 3-0 loss against Croatia on Thursday, June 21....

World Cup Fever 2018!

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HOLLYWOOD—Billions of people around the world are tuning in to watch the Fifa World Cup in Russia, which is now very much under way....

Jaromir Jagr Is Still Not Signed For 2017-2018

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BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC—Jaromir Jagr, 45, and a 23-season NHL veteran still has yet to close any deals in the league for the 2017-2018 season,...
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