Politics

Britain wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

Britain wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

British foreign minister Boris Johnson said that the Iran nuclear accord that US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to tear up must be maintained. As he went into an EU foreign ministers …

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks that NATO is obsolete have caused concern at the US-led military alliance and also appeared at odds with his own officials, German foreign minister Frank-Walter …

EU to stand by Iran nuclear deal

EU to stand by Iran nuclear deal

EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini insisted the bloc will stand by the Iran nuclear accord, because it serves Europe's security needs. "The European Union will continue to work for the respect and …

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkey's parliament has voted in favor in a first round ballot on a constitutional bill that will extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers. …

Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimean authorities have drafted a UN resolution on human rights violations committed while Crime was ruled by Kiev, the Chairman of the State Committee on …

 EU foreign ministers to discuss situation in Syria

EU foreign ministers to discuss situation in Syria

EU foreign ministers are set to discuss the Syrian settlement, as well as the conclusions of Sunday's Paris conference on peace in the Middle East on Monday, European Union sources said. It was uncertain whether they would …

Trump: NATO is obsolete

Trump: NATO is obsolete

US President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was …

Peskov: Kemlin#039s website subjected to hacking attacks 100 times per day, including from US

Peskov: Kemlin's website subjected to hacking attacks 100 times per day, including from US

Russian president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said in an interview with NBC News that Russia is not accusing US authorities of attempts to break into its government servers, despite numerous hacking attacks on the Russian …

Trump sends condolences over Tu-154 crash though his adviser

Trump sends condolences over Tu-154 crash though his adviser

US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday that Trump’s incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn sent condolences to the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey …

 Mike Pence: US has terrible relationship with Russia, we need to fix it

Mike Pence: US has terrible relationship with Russia, we need to fix it

The possibility of better relations with Russia will become an important priority of the US president-elect Donald Trump's administration, US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday.  …

Moscow and Beijing are priorities of new U.S. administration

Moscow and Beijing are priorities of new U.S. administration

Trump Says He Is Open To Lifting Russia Sanctions, Won't Label China Currency Manipulator "On Day One"

Beijing says US risks large-scale war if it blocks access to disputed islands

Beijing says US risks "large-scale war" if it blocks access to disputed islands

Trump looks poised to thrust Sino-U.S. relations into new and hostile territory

Araghchi: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Araghchi: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week, Daily Mail …

8th Gaidar Forum

8th Gaidar Forum

Several days ago RANEPA hosted the 8th Gaidar Forum, a unique platform for socio-economic discussions of experts and representatives of the Russian government. This year's forum brought together an unprecedented number of both foreign …

Russia invites United States to Astana

Russia invites United States to Astana

An invite to Syria talks is first sign of enhanced US-Russia relations under Trump

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

Yesterday leaders of the "United National Movement" held a meeting with ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in Ukraine. A photo titled "New life of the old party" was posted on Facebook by …

China, Russia agree response to Thaad

China, Russia agree response to Thaad

Militarily, Russia and China could deploy more missiles, especially with maneuverable warheads to overwhelm THAAD

Georgia celebrates National Flag Day

Georgia celebrates National Flag Day

Speaking today at an event celebrating National Flag Day, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said, "Raising a flag is a symbol of statehood and liberty and freedom of the people living in this state”. …

Russia invites Trump administration to Syria talks

Russia invites Trump administration to Syria talks

Russia has invited the incoming Trump administration to Syrian peace talks it is sponsoring this month with Turkey and Iran, part of a process from which President Barack Obama's administration has been excluded. U.S. participation, …