Russia and USA

Russia loses $6.3bln due to sanctions

Various restrictions, including economic sanctions, introduced by other countries cost Russia $6.3 billion by late 2018, according to the estimates presented by the Russian Economic Development Ministry. These restrictions include …

Independent Runet not to follow Chinese path

The Russian State Duma has passed the first reading of legislation that is designed to ensure the operation of the Internet in Russia if access to servers located abroad is cut off.  The legislation is co-authored by chair of the …

Lavrov comments on Trump’s INF remarks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s remarks about the possibility of signing a new agreement to replace the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. …

 Pentagon comments on INF Treaty situation

Russia developing additional missile systems is not helpful if Moscow wants to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, U.S. Department of Defence spokesperson Johnny Michael said. "Developing …

Next U.S. blow against Russia to be dealt at WTO

The Unites States is ready to use the tools of the WTO to open the Russian market for its exports, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said in the report assessing Russia’s implementation of its respective World Trade Organization …

End of INF Treaty to split EU and NATO?

The document, prepared by staff of the European Parliament, notes that if the INF Treaty is abrogated, Europe faces a range of stark choices that, at worst, according to experts, could split the NATO alliance or even EU member states. …