Russia and USA

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Russia to boost Venezuela ties amid US pressure

Russia has pledged to boost military and economic co-operation with Venezuela to help the South American nation deal with growing US pressure, BBC reports. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's comments came after his meeting …

Russia supplies record amount of oil to U.S.

According to the Energy Information Administration's January-November 2019 report, Russia increased its oil supplies to the United States to record levels last year, despite difficult political relations and economic sanctions. …

UN calls on Russia and U.S. to renew New START

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Russia and the United States to renew the New START. According to him, nuclear disarmament remains one of their key priorities. "We are …

U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added one company and eight individuals to its blacklist of sanctions over Crimea’s reunification with Russia. OFAC blacklisted Grand Service …

Rockets fired at U.S. military base in Iraq

Camp Taji military base, hosting U.S. forces, north of Baghdad, has been targeted with a missile strike yesterday, Iraq's armed forces has said. Iraq's military issued a statement saying there were no casualties after the …

Russia is not an enemy, but a competitor

The US sees Russia as a competitor, not an enemy or a threat, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale said in an interview with the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR). "I would say that Russia is a …