All articles tagged "Afghanistan"

Russia backs US anti-terrorist operations in Afghanistan - Foreign Minister Russia backs US anti-terrorist operations in Afghanistan - Foreign Minister

17 Mar, 12:13 PM 8 comments

Russia backs US operations in Afghanistan, although it is upset by the number of civilian deaths in the region.

Tags: Sergei Lavrov, US, Afghanistan

Russia concerned about Pakistan nukes' safety - Minister Russia concerned about Pakistan nukes' safety - Minister

25 Mar, 10:21 PM 7 comments

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov has expressed deep concern about the security of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, and said Russia seeks to toughen ineffective nonproliferation rules in cooperation with the US.

Tags: Afghanistan, nuclear, Sergei Ivanov, US

Russia doesn't mind Taliban talks - official Russia doesn't mind Taliban talks - official

26 Mar, 10:07 PM 1 comment

Russia does not mind talks between Afghanistan's government and elements of the Taliban, provided they will be moderate, a senior Russian diplomat says.

Tags: Afghanistan

Russia willing to cooperate on US military cargo transit to Afghanistan Russia willing to cooperate on US military cargo transit to Afghanistan

3 Apr, 10:49 PM

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has announced its readiness to cooperate with the United States on the transit of military equipment across Russia to Afghanistan.

Tags: US, Afghanistan

Kyrgyzstan shuts down Manas air base Kyrgyzstan shuts down Manas air base

3 Apr, 12:45 PM

After closing the Manas air base for US troops, Kyrgyzstan’s President has signed a bill that denies access to the base for eleven more member states of the international anti-terrorist coalition.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, US, military bases

US efforts to fight terrorism in Afghanistan counter-productive, FSB officers says US efforts to fight terrorism in Afghanistan counter-productive, FSB officers says

15 Apr, 05:20 PM 9 comments

The Al Qaeda terrorist network has restored its potential in Afghanistan in spite of the United States’ and NATO’s efforts, a top Russian FSB officer has said.

Tags: terrorism, Afghanistan, US, FSB

Russia wants US to toughen control over Afghanistan heroin trade Russia wants US to toughen control over Afghanistan heroin trade

22 Apr, 10:35 PM 6 comments

While the US and its allies have their troops stationed in Afghanistan, they should control drug trade and destroy drug plantations, the head of Russia's drug control agency has said.

Tags: drugs, Afghanistan, US

Russia asks UN and NATO to end deluge of Afghan drugs Russia asks UN and NATO to end deluge of Afghan drugs

6 May, 04:11 PM 4 comments

Russian lawmakers have appealed to the UN and NATO to stop the constant flow of drugs from Afghanistan that is flooding Russia.

Tags: drugs, Afghanistan

Afghanistan asks for Russian help in fighting drugs Afghanistan asks for Russian help in fighting drugs

13 May, 05:31 PM 4 comments

Afghanistan, the world's largest opium producer, has appealed to Russia for help in fighting drugs trafficking.

Tags: Afghanistan, drugs

Manas base in Kyrgyzstan may become transit center for US operations in Afghanistan Manas base in Kyrgyzstan may become transit center for US operations in Afghanistan

23 Jun, 11:22 PM 1 comment

The United States and Kyrgyzstan have signed a deal to create a transit center for non-military goods bound for Afghanistan, at the Central Asian country's Manas airbase, an unnamed official has said.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Manas, Afghanistan

Russia preparing deal to transport US military cargo to Afghanistan - report Russia preparing deal to transport US military cargo to Afghanistan - report

30 Jun, 11:47 PM 12 comments

Moscow has agreed to sign a deal with Washington for the transit of American goods, including military equipment, through Russia to Afghanistan by air and rail.

Tags: Afghanistan, US

NATO confirms 16 dead as Russian helicopter crashes in Afghanistan NATO confirms 16 dead as Russian helicopter crashes in Afghanistan

20 Jul, 10:23 PM 30 comments

A Russian-made Mi-8 helicopter has crashed in southern Afghanistan killing at least 16 civilians, NATO officials have confirmed.

Tags: aircrafts, crashes, Afghanistan



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