Assange faces extradition to US, as western hypocrisy knows no bounds
‘Journalists should never have to face intimidation for doing their jobs’ – tweeted UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt last week, a day before his country granted a US request to …
Zelensky's chances: a view from Germany
During the election campaign Zelensky took pains not to be ranked among either Ukrainian nationalists or pro-Russian forces. In my opinion, this very quality distinguishes him from all his …
Iran: U-turn to the East
Disappointed with the lack of action by Europeans, who did nothing to comply with their obligations under the nuclear deal, Iran is shifting its diplomatic and trade emphasis to its main partners in …
Turkey begins to openly combat Syrian troops
The Defense Ministry of Turkey officially confirmed on June 16, 2019 that Turkish artillery was involved in shelling Syrian governmental army positions near Tell Bazam in the "de-escalation zone" in …
‘Deliberate policy to instigate war’: Russian diplomat castigates US actions against Iran
Washington’s actions against Tehran have for a long time been aimed at instigating a war, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Tuesday.
"For quite a while, we have been …
Zelensky’s rhetoric on Russia similar to Poroshenko
The rhetoric on Russia of new Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky is similar to his predecessor Pyotr Poroshenko, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.
"We are carefully …
Putin says reliable, flexible and indivisible security system is a common goal
Russian President Vladimir Putin is sure that the creation of a reliable, flexible, indivisible and equal security system is a common goal for all world countries, he said in his greeting for the …
Press review: Countdown to Iran’s exit from nuke deal and HK ‘trump’ card in US trade war
Top stories in the Russian press on Tuesday, June 18, prepared by TASS
Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Tehran starts final countdown to nuclear deal’s collapse
Iran has announced a further reduction of …
Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 12 people
Twelve people died and 134 more were injured in the earthquake that rocked China's south-western Sichuan province on Monday, Chinese media reported on Monday citing emergency services.
Japan will not send military to Gulf of Oman after attack on tankers
Japan will not send military forces to the Gulf of Oman after last week's attack on the two tankers there, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Tuesday.
"It is not clear who is behind the …