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 …
Trump asked advisers whether US could buy Greenland
US President Donald Trump has expressed interest in the possibility of buying Greenland - Denmark's autonomous territory in North America, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
"In meetings, …
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 …
Syrian missile defense forces repel rocket attack at military facilities in Hama
Syrian missile defense forces have repelled a rocket attack at military facilities in the city of Masyaf in Hama province late Thursday, a military source told SANA news agency.
According to the …
Met Police confirm fourth victim of Salisbury incident
The UK’s Metropolitan Police have confirmed that there is a fourth victim of the Salisbury incident — a police officer who arrived at the scene shortly after the poisoning of former GRU officer …
Russian diplomat castigates Trump's remarks about potential WTO pullout
Statements by US President Donald Trump on Washington’s possible withdrawal from the World Trade Organization (WTO) are irresponsible and may impact the quality of life for people throughout the …
Some 3 mln Ukrainians may obtain Russian citizenship under simplified procedure
Some 3 mln Ukrainian nationals will be entitled to a fast-track procedure of obtaining Russian citizenship, Valentina Kazakova, who heads the Russian Interior Ministry’s Main Department for …
Lavrov says peace treaty issue with Japan is not deadlocked
The situation around concluding a peace treaty between Russia and Japan is not locked in a stalemate, but Tokyo’s position hinders its signing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a …
Press review: US meddling in Hong Kong devalues democracy and is New START doomed
Top stories in the Russian press on Thursday, August 15, prepared by TASS
Media: US meddling in Hong Kong cheapens real struggle for democracy
The current situation in China’s Special …
Date for resuming dialogue with Venezuelan government not set yet
The date and format of a possible resumption of talks between the government and the opposition of Venezuela have not been set to date, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said.
"There have been …