On December 5, the IOC Executive Committee at a private meeting in Lausanne forbade Russia to participate in the Winter Olympics in Korean Pyeongchang, leaving the possibility for "clean" doping …
Olympic Games about to collapse because of the US
Less than two months before the start of the Olympics, the International Olympic Committee decided to exclude the Russian national team from participating in the Games. Obviously, the IOC took this …
US Staging Fatal Provocations Against Russian Personnel in Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that the United States is staging fatal provocations against Russian servicemen in Syria.
The United States is staging fatal provocations …
Lavrov: US Stance on Iran Nuke Aggravates Existing Problems
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believes that the US approach to pressing nuclear issues, such as Iran nuclear deal and North Korea's nukes, only worsen the existing problems in the …
Syrian Army Secures Deir Ez-Zor Airfield
The Syrian army managed to ensure the resumption of flights from and to the Deir ez-Zor airfield, a source familiar with the situation said.
The Syrian army and its allies forced the Islamic …
Lavrov - Tillerson Meeting Date
The US State Department says it looks forward to the upcoming meeting between Rex Tillerson and Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
US State Department spokeswoman …
The Man Who Saved the World Dies Aged 77
Since his story emerged in 1998, Stanislav Petrov has been known as "the man who saved the world." Now he has died, aged 77, but what did he do to earn such a sobriquet?
Stanislav Petrov, who …
Lethal US Weapons in Ukraine
The Kremlin criticized the idea of US arms deliveries to Ukraine on Tuesday, saying they may lead to a new escalation of the conflict in the Donbass region.
The United States providing Kiev …
Russia Calls on US to Give Up On Limiting Military Contacts With Moscow
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov urges the US not to limit military contacts with Moscow.
Russia would like the United States to abandon the idea of limiting …
UN Peacekeepers in Ukraine May Have Small Arms
According to the draft UN Security Council resolution prepared by Russia, the UN peacekeeping mission in the southeast of Ukraine will be equipped with small arms.
UN peacekeepers that might be …