US sees no reason to resume nuclear tests
The United States sees no reason to resume nuclear trials and has not informed Russia about its intention to un-sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), US Special Presidential Envoy for Arms …
Moscow reports 12 new coronavirus deaths in past day
Twelve patients diagnosed with COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, died in Moscow over the past 24 hours, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday.
WHO reports single-day increase in coronavirus cases by over 135,000
More than 135,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, surpassing 9.12 million, while the coronavirus-related fatalities increased by over …
Washington DC police fend off protesters seeking to dismantle monument to Andrew Jackson
US capital policemen used pepper gas to disperse protesters who sought to dismantle the monument to the US’s seventh president Andrew Jackson Monday, The Washington Post reports.
According to …
Espionage convict Paul Whelan not to appeal his sentence
Paul Whelan, convicted for espionage in Russia decided not to appeal his sentence, his lawyer Olga Karlova told TASS.
"We have just visited Paul in the Lefortovo detention facility, where he made his …
COVID-19 case count in Russia approaches 600,000
In the past 24 hours, 7,425 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Russia, bringing the total case count to 599,705, coronavirus prevention operational headquarters told journalists Tuesday.
US adopts Defense Space Strategy
June 17, 2020 saw American Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper publicly outline the key provisions of the United States Defense Space Strategy, with its exposed and non-public parts.
The ten-page …
US says ready to work with Russia to seek solutions within Open Skies Treaty framework
The US is ready to work with Russia to seek solutions related to the Open Skies Treaty, the 2020 Compliance Report of the US Department of State, issued late on Monday, said.
"For so long as the …
China Trade Deal is ‘fully intact’, confirms President Trump
US President Donald Trump has dismissed earlier reports about his decision to terminate the China Trade Deal.
"The China Trade Deal is fully intact. Hopefully they will continue to live up to the …
Venezuela’s president says he is ready for dialogue with Trump based on respect
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed readiness for a dialogue with US President Donald Trump on condition that it be based on mutual respect.
When it is necessary, "I am ready to talk to …