The defence ministry’s forays into areas long regarded as the preserve of the foreign ministry are raising eyebrows in Russia, where strict protocol means ministers usually hold talks only with their direct foreign counterparts.
Trump Jr. answered the “overwhelming majority” of questions from committee members in his hours of testimony.
Though the November 28 launch was initially reported as successful, Russia lost connection with its new weather satellite Meteor-M – the primary payload on board the rocket – within hours of its launch.
Russia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia are becoming some of the most challenging expatriate assignment destinations for multinational firms.
Between them, Kazakhstan’s 18m people speak 117 languages but the country is opting for the Latin alphabet as it aims for wider global integration.
At a decisive meeting on the future of LAWS, countries such as Pakistan and Cuba have called for a pre-emptive ban, while others like US, Germany and Russia disagree.
Turnbull’s centre-right government has already lost its majority in parliament, accounting for four of the eight lawmakers to be forced out or to resign from parliament in recent weeks because they were dual citizens.
Russia vetoed an initial US bid to renew the joint inquiry by the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on October 24, saying it wanted to wait for the release of the investigation’s report two days later.
Avant-garde artists of the time were primarily concerned with projecting different kinds of future work spaces.
To learn from October is to learn from and about its defeat, about why a truly workers’ state never emerged and developed in the years when it should have, and what went wrong to preempt that from happening.
The Soviet dream to “catch up and overtake,” was not about economic prosperity. They wanted to “catch up” on national power. That dream lives on.
Most Russians are simply indifferent to the 1917 revolution as a topic of interest and as a political event worthy of commemoration.
Antonio Gramsci, the Italian Marxist leader, welcomed the Russian revolution for straying from Marx’s blueprint for overthrowing the system.
Former Trump associates face charges including conspiracy to launder money, failure to register as a foreign agent and lying to the FBI.
Perceptions of the Russian Revolution today are firmly linked to the the triumph and decline of brands of official communism in the 20th century – at the cost of complex aspects of the original event.
The Russia investigation has cast a shadow over Trump’s nine-month-old presidency and widened the partisan rift between Republicans and Democrats.
Despite the fact that these women are sometimes the main source of income in their families, they have to face misogynistic behaviour – and violence.
The attacks are disturbing because attackers quickly infected critical infrastructure, including transportation operators, indicating it was a “well-coordinated” campaign.
Alexei Navalny was detained by the police in late September and sentenced to 20 days in jail on charges of repeatedly violating laws by organising public meeting and rallies.
Advanced economies may be facing declining returns on research effort. This makes it all the more imperative that the Modi government gets its house, with regard to R&D, in order.
The order is Washington’s biggest sanctions blow to date against Maduro, meant to punish his government for what Trump has called an erosion of democracy.
Though both are fighting ISIS, Moscow backs the Syrian government, whereas the US military backs a collection of Kurdish and Arab forces.
What’s in store for Russia in the long term, and is a peaceful transition possible when Vladimir Putin’s gig is up?
FDP chief Christian Lindner said it might be necessary to “encapsulate” the Crimea issue to maintain good ties between Russia, Germany and the EU.
The “Hamilton 68” dashboard was built by researchers with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a project set up to counter Russian disinformation campaigns.
Given North Korea’s comfort with isolation, it’s odd that the US can’t think of any other way of dealing with the country than to increase that isolation.
Trump Jr. released emails that showed he agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer with damaging information on Clinton.
Trump chose not to veto the sanctions bill which had near-unanimous support in the legislature, dashing his hope of warmer ties.
About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to spy on Macron’s friends and campaign officials as he sought to defeat far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen.
Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, has threatened retaliation against the legislation.
US lawmakers agreed to pass a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and barring President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress’ approval.
About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to conduct surveillance on Macron campaign officials and others close to the centrist former financier
Sergei Yeliseyev, who was first deputy commander of the Ukrainian fleet when unmarked Russian soldiers quietly took control of Kiev, has a new job: deputy chief of Russia’s Baltic Fleet.
The bipartisan bill aims to punish Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and for alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
The House is set to vote on sanctions covering Russia, Iran and North Korea under which Trump must submit to Congress a report on proposed actions that would “significantly alter” US foreign policy.
There is, however, no suggestion that the lawyer is an employee of the Russian government or intelligence services.
The Washington Post reported Sergei Kislyak was overheard by US spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed the Trump campaign with Jeff Sessions.
Trump halts CIA’s covert programme to equip and train rebel groups fighting the government of the Syrian President, a move sought by Assad ally Russia.
Pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed replacing Ukraine with a new state, undermining an already faltering 2015 peace deal.
Australia said it will pursue “every legal avenue” and urged Russia to comply with a UN Security Council resolution that “calls on all states to cooperate.”