Russia and USA

US State Departmnet: new sanctions against Russia introduced by Obama

US State Departmnet: new sanctions against Russia introduced by Obama

The US decision to impose new sanctions against Russian entities was made during the final days of President Barack Obama’s administration, a Department of State official said. "These determinations to …

Russia#039s reaction to new US sanctions

Russia's reaction to new US sanctions

Washington's decision to impose restrictive measures against a number of Russian companies causes disappointment, but the sanctions bring no serious problems to Russia, Russian Foreign ministry’s spokeswoman …

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

During a regular video conference of the Russia-US working group on implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on prevention of flight incidents in Syrian skies, Russia and the United States have …

Russia and US to simulate outer space mission

Russia and US to simulate outer space mission

  A series of joint experiments by NASA and the Moscow-based Institute of Medical and Biological Problems (IMBP) to simulate a flight to the outer space was named SIRIUS, an acronym for Scientific International Research In Unique …

Lavrov: Russian-US relations in ‘stand-by mode’ for now

Lavrov: Russian-US relations in ‘stand-by mode’ for now

Relations between Moscow and Washington are in a 'stand-by mode' for now as the US administration is still in its nascent formation stage, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Military Academy of the …

Russia#039s invisible presence at talks between Merkel and Trump

Russia's invisible presence at talks between Merkel and Trump

It's still unknow how the US will build relationship with Europe and Germany

 Peskov: it#039s early to speak on Putin-Tillerson meeting

Peskov: it's early to speak on Putin-Tillerson meeting

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has declined to give a straightforward answer on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during …

 US State Department: Tillerson plans to visit Russia in April

US State Department: Tillerson plans to visit Russia in April

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to visit Russia in April, US officials said. Tillerson intends to miss what would have been his first meeting of the 28 NATO allies on April 5-6 in Brussels so that he can …

 Devin Nunes Says There Was No Wiretap of Trump Tower

Devin Nunes Says There Was No Wiretap of Trump Tower

Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said Sunday morning the documents delivered to the committee by the Department of Justice indicate there was no wiretap of Trump Tower. …

Trump calls Putin a tough cookie

Trump calls Putin a "tough cookie"

US President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin "a tough cookie," Fox News reported. The channel asked him to describe different politicians and showmen in a few words. In …

Why does Russia#039 Kaspersky Lab pay Michael Flynn?

Why does Russia' Kaspersky Lab pay Michael Flynn?

US President Barack Obama's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was paid over $11 by Russia' Kaspersky Lab in 2015 for remarks at a cybersecurity forum in Washington. In October 2015, …

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders

Kremlin: Moscow #039tired#039 of John McCain#039s absurd claims

Kremlin: Moscow 'tired' of John McCain's absurd claims

Moscow is "tired" of US Senator John McCain's absurd claims about alleged ties between the US President Donald Trump and Russian officials, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN about the key issues of the Russian-US relations. Peskov, who has been a spokesman and top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin for almost two decades, …

Democrats#039 Russia obsession overshadows fact that Trump#039s America is looking up

Democrats' Russia obsession overshadows fact that Trump's America is looking up

Democrats are more interested in investigating Trump and Russia than they are in working for the American people

Ex-Trump Foe Jon Huntsman Will Be U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Ex-Trump Foe Jon Huntsman Will Be U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Huntsman will inherit an incredible amount of tension between the United States and Russia

Ex-Utah Governor to be US ambassador to Russia

Ex-Utah Governor to be US ambassador to Russia

Former Utah Republican Governor Jon Huntsman has accepted US President Donald Trump's offer to be ambassador to Russia, an administration official said on Wednesday. The job, which requires Senate …

Military chiefs of Russia, Turkey and US hold talks on Syria and Iraq

Military chiefs of Russia, Turkey and US hold talks on Syria and Iraq

Turkish, Russian and US military chiefs held talks today in the Turkish city of Antalya to discuss regional issues including Iraq and Syria, the Turkish army said. "Common issues relating to regional security, in particular Syria …

Novak: Russian oil and gas sector grows despite US sanctions

Novak: Russian oil and gas sector grows despite US sanctions

Russia's oil and gas sector has grown despite sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. "Despite the sanctions that were imposed on a number of …

 Kremlin: Russia must not be associated with US internal problems

Kremlin: Russia must not be associated with US internal problems

Russia has no intention to be associated with what is happening in the United States, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "We should not in any way be associated with internal US problems. We have no desire …

Peskov: US military boost should not disrupt balance of power

Peskov: US military boost should not disrupt balance of power

US plans to increase defence spending do not concern Russia unless it disrupts the strategic balance of power, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "A proposed increase in US defence spending is an internal …

Lavrov: US scandal over Russian Ambassador reminiscent of witch hunt

Lavrov: US scandal over Russian Ambassador reminiscent of witch hunt

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that a US political scandal over contacts between the Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak and members of US administration looked like "a witch hunt". …

Trump moves to name Fiona Hill as top Russia adviser

Trump moves to name Fiona Hill as top Russia adviser

US President Donald Trump is moving to name Fiona Hill, a former intelligence officer, as his top Russia adviser, according to a person familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported. Hill, a senior …

Preparations for Putin-Trump meeting underway

Preparations for Putin-Trump meeting underway

Practical preparations for the meeting between Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are under way, but no understanding has been reached yet on the date and the place, Russia’s …

South Caucasus countries must work with their neighbors, expert says

South Caucasus countries must work with their neighbors, expert says

Michael Maloof: "The US must do more than cooperation in the military sphere"

Andrei Bystritsky: Middle East awaits painful transformation

Andrei Bystritsky: "Middle East awaits painful transformation"

On the sidelines of the conference 'The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?', organized by the 'Valdai' International Discussion Club, the chairman of the board for Support and development of ‘Valdai’ International Discussion Club, Andrei Bystritsky, told Vestnik Kavkaza about the current state of the region.

Vitaly Naumkin: joint actions of Russia and US on Karabakh can be more energetic

Vitaly Naumkin: joint actions of Russia and US on Karabakh can be more energetic

Given the chance of a rapprochement between Russia and the United States on the Middle East topics, Moscow and Washington have more possibilities for a constructive cooperation in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group as mediators in the …

 Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

US President Donald Trump plans to expand the country's nuclear capacity to prove Washington's leading position. He expressed concern the US has fallen behind in nuclear weapon capacity. …

Enough With The Russia Nonsense

Enough With The Russia Nonsense

Trump is able to both recognize and respect the declared interests of those on the other side

Trump expresses condolences over Vitaly Churkin#039s death

Trump expresses condolences over Vitaly Churkin's death

US President Donald Trump was saddened to learn of the unexpected death of Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, the White House press service said. "An …