Donetsk railway terminal resumes work after five-year interruption
The railway terminal in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has resumed work after a five-year hiatus caused by massive shelling by the Ukrainian army in 2014, which damaged the largest …
Iranian Grace 1 tanker sails out of Gibraltar
The Iranian Grace 1 supertanker, detained on July 4 at the US request on suspicion of violating the sanctions imposed on Syria, has left Gibraltar, The Wall Street Journal reported.
According to the …
Kremlin aide says Putin’s visit to North Korea is not under consideration
The Russian president’s visit to North Korea is not under consideration at the moment, Kremlin Aide Yury Ushakov told reporters.
"I can’t tell you anything about it. This matter is not …
Trump repeats threat to withdraw US from WTO
At this stage, one has to wonder if, by the time Donald Trump leaves office, the United States will remain a signatory to any international agreements whatsoever.
Bilateral, multi-lateral, …
Greenland open for business with US, but not for sale
Greenland’s Foreign Ministry has said on Friday that the island is ready to do business with the US, but rejects the idea of purchase, the agency commented on the reports that US President …
Why does Trump need Zelensky
On August 9, Voice of America journalist Mikhail Komadovsky asked President of the United States Donald Trump whether he plans to invite President Vladimir Zelensky to the White House and how he would …
Moscow court upholds extension of six Ukrainian sailors’ custody
The Moscow City Court has upheld a lower court ruling to extend the custody of six Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait incident in November 2018, a court spokesperson told TASS.
Ankara and Washington begin forming joint operations center in Syria
It was expected that the Levant Liberation Committee (Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, formerly known as Habhat al-Nusra, a Muslim terrorist organization banned in Russia) together with other Islamic extremist …
North Korea launches short-range ballistic missiles into the sea
North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles from the country’s eastern coast into the Sea of Japan, the Kyodo News agency reported on Friday, citing sources in the South Korean …
Press review: What caused the A321 bird strike and Zelensky turns to Trump for help
Top stories in the Russian press on Friday, August 16, prepared by TASS
Media: Questions hover over what caused the A321 bird strike
An Airbus A321, bound for Crimea’s Simferopol from the …