Tag: Russia

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,...

Markov Parts With Montreal After 16 Seasons

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MONTREAL, QB—It was announced on Thursday, July 27, marked Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov's last NHL appearance. He disclosed that he will be returning to...

The Firing Of FBI Director James Comey

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UNITED STATES—It’s probably the biggest news story of the week, well the past 7 days to be honest. I had planned to talk about...

West Hollywood Provides Asylum For LGBT Immigrants

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood is making strides to provide asylum to LGBT Russian immigrants fleeing the oppression created by President Vladmir Putin’s...

No Operating Hospitals In Eastern Aleppo After Airstrikes

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ALEPPO—After a week of attacks by Russian and Syrian forces on the rebel-held area of Aleppo, there are currently no operating hospitals in eastern...

Steven Seagal Awarded Russian Citizenship By Putin

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MOSCOW—Actor Steven Seagal has been granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin. The 64-year-old film star was issued a presidential decree on Thursday, November 3 following...

Russian Arts And Culture Festival Starts May 7

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The Russian Arts and Culture Festival is back for its 15th year. The local event will be held from Saturday, May 7 to...

Immigration Dispute Splits WeHo Family

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—An alleged clerical error has led to the split of a West Hollywood family of seven. Sergey Nikitin and Anya Bondareva married in 2008,...

From Russia And Hollywood, With Love

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BRENTWOOD —There are many great things that have come from Russia over the centuries. Hollywood is a tough town, but leave it to a...
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