Moscow won’t be guessing how Bolton’s dismissal will affect Russia-US ties
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday he had no plans to predict how US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s dismissal could influence relations between Moscow and …
Russian energy minister confirms trilateral gas meeting with Ukraine, EU on Sept 19
Trilateral consultations between Russia, Ukraine and the European Union (EU) on the gas issue will be held on September 19, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Wednesday.
Press review: Why Bolton got the boot and has a date been set for the Normandy Quartet
Top stories in the Russian press on Wednesday, September 11, prepared by TASS
Kommersant: Trump fires hawkish National Security Adviser John Bolton
US President Donald Trump has dismissed a key …
North Korea tests super-large multiple rocket launcher
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was present during Tuesday’s trials of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher," South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.
Yonhap cited a a …
Russia has no illusions US ties will improve after Bolton’s dismissal
Moscow has no illusions that the relations with Washington will improve after the dismissal of US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on …
US seeks to rewire Latin American landscape for its own needs
Washington’s policy in Latin America is only aimed at pursuing selfish US interests in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the National Institute of …
Moscow to expand blacklists after US sanctions on Russian investigators
Moscow will expand its blacklists of US officials, who are banned from entering the country, in the wake of Washington’s new sanctions against two staff members of Russia’s Investigative …
US not set to slap sanctions on Rosneft for doing business in Venezuela
Washington is not yet ready to impose sanctions on Russia's state oil giant Rosneft in connection with the company’s business in Venezuela, but may consider possible restrictive measures in the …
Trump invites, disinvites Taliban to Camp David
On September 11th, 2001, this author lived (and still lives) in northern New Jersey, about thirty minutes from the Twin Towers. The September 11th attacks touched the author lightly. He spent the …
Kremlin confirms Smolenkov worked in Presidential Administration but was sacked
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed that Oleg Smolenkov worked in the Russian Presidential Administration a few years ago but was fired under an internal directive.
“It is true, …