The Far East
Erdogan does not rule out talks with Putin on Libya
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not rule out holding talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the current situation in Libya.
"After the talks with [US President Donald] Trump, a …
Kids evacuated from Iraq arrive in Russia’s Far East
Two Russian kids evacuated from Iraq have arrived in the Primorsky region in Russia’s Far East where their grandmother lives, Children’s Rights Commissioner for Primorsky Regional Governor …
Six Russian warplanes enter Seoul’s air defense zone
Six Russian warplanes intruded into Seoul’s air defense identification zone on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the South Korean Defense Ministry told TASS on the phone.
According to the …
North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles toward Sea of Japan
North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles from its east cost early Friday, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
The projectiles were fired toward the …
Lavrov points to good prospects for defense cooperation with Thailand
There are good prospects for defense cooperation between Moscow and Bangkok, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai on Tuesday.
Russian diplomats to hold another meeting with crew of detained vessel in North Korea
Diplomats from the Russian Embassy in North Korea will hold another meeting on Friday with the crew of the Russian Xiang Hai Lin 8 fishing vessel, which was detained by North Korea last week, the …
Seoul cooperating with Moscow to bring sailors back home from North Korea
Seoul is maintaining contact with Moscow in order to bring South Korean sailors from the Hai Lin 8 fishing vessel detained by North Korea back home, a spokesman for the South Korean Ministry of …
Russians banned from entering South Korea leave the country
All Russian nationals banned from entering South Korea have left the country, the Russian embassy in South Korea said in a Facebook statement on Monday.
"According to recent information, 26 Russian …
Putin sees no reason to interfere in US-China trade disputes
Interfering in trade disputes between the United States and China would be pointless for Russia as the two nations should settle all differences on their own, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in …
Tokyo recognized USSR’s ownership of Kuril Islands in 1956 Declaration
The wording of the 1956 Japan-Soviet Joint Declaration on a peace treaty shows that Tokyo then considered the Southern Kuril Islands as an inalienable part of the Soviet Union’s territory, …