Putin says Russia is not striving for superpower status
Russia does not intend to impose its influence over other states, striving for a superpower status, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters following his annual televised Q&A session.
European Union extends sanctions against Russia for a year
The European Union formally extended restrictive measures against Crimea and Sevastopol for one year within the framework of their policy of non-recognition of reunification with Russia, the EU …
S-400 contract 'done deal' for Turkey and Russia
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that the S-400 missile system supply contract is finished business. The supplies are expected in the first half of July, the Turkish leader told a …
Moscow shrugs off calls of US nominee for UN ambassador to up pressure on Russia
Moscow is not paying attention to statements made by Kelly Craft, a candidate for the post of the US ambassador to the United Nations, that the pressure on Russia must be increased, Russian Deputy …
Russia welcomes idea for Persian Gulf countries to sign non-aggression pact
Russia considers as interesting and productive Iran’s proposal for Persian Gulf countries to sign a non-aggression pact, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Thursday.
Press review: MH17 probe names suspects and Ukraine to top likely Putin-Trump meeting
Top stories in the Russian press on Thursday, June 20, prepared by TASS
Media: Dutch-led probe reveals names of suspects in MH17 downing case
Five years after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight …
Putin: Responding to biological threats requires boosting international cooperation
Moscow calls for boosting cooperation in responding to biological threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a welcome address to participants in a global biosecurity conference in the Russian …
The Netherlands ready for MH17 trial
The Netherlands have completed all preparations for a trial into the 2014 Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus said …
Trump says will meet with Russian, Chinese counterparts during G20 summit
US President Donald Trump said he would hold meetings with the presidents of Russia and China, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka.
In an interview …
Russian expert doubts authenticity of new info in MH17 case
The new information, revealed on Wednesday by the Joint Investigative Team (JIT) looking into the 2014 Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, demonstrates that the investigation was …