All articles tagged "Iran"

Iran wants Russia to join OPEC Iran wants Russia to join OPEC

13 Mar, 10:43 PM 14 comments

Iranian oil officials have said that Russia is welcome to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries if it wants

Tags: oil, Iran, OPEC

Expert warns Iran may build nuclear bomb within two years Expert warns Iran may build nuclear bomb within two years

13 Mar, 10:56 PM 2 comments

The Iranian military threat should not be underestimated, as the country may be just a year or two away from building a nuclear bomb, a Russian expert says.

Tags: Iran, nuclear, Vladimir Dvorkin, weapons

Russia confirms arms contract with Iran, but refutes S-300 delivery rumors Russia confirms arms contract with Iran, but refutes S-300 delivery rumors

18 Mar, 02:13 PM 19 comments

Russia has not yet shipped the S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran, although there is a contract for the delivery of the systems between the two countries.

Tags: weapons, Iran

Russia deliberately unhelpful on Iran nuclear issues - Senator McCain Russia deliberately unhelpful on Iran nuclear issues - Senator McCain

22 Mar, 02:06 PM 1 comment

US Senator John McCain, blames Russia for not joining in the international efforts to restrain Iran’s nuclear ambitions, and also for failing to stabilize its relationship with Georgia. At a meeting in Brussels, the senator ruled out the possibility of admitting Russia to NATO.

Tags: John McCain, Iran, Georgia, US

Russia downplays Iran's nuclear threat, preaches respect for the republic Russia downplays Iran's nuclear threat, preaches respect for the republic

22 Mar, 02:06 PM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, says there is no proof that Iran is trying to develop a nuclear weapon and urges the West to respect and reach out to the Islamic republic.

Tags: Sergei Lavrov, Iran, nuclear

Senator calls on Russia, US to unite against Iran missile threat Senator calls on Russia, US to unite against Iran missile threat

24 Mar, 10:29 PM 4 comments

US and Russia should set aside their differences on missile defense and begin cooperating against Iran, a leading Senate Democrat says. Together they could make a decisive difference in weakening Iran as a missile threat.

Tags: US, Iran, nuclear

Russia insists Iran poses no threat to the US Russia insists Iran poses no threat to the US

8 Apr, 10:35 PM

Russia has said that Iran poses no threat to the United States and that the missile shield the US seeks to deploy in Europe would be useless.

Tags: Iran, US, missiles

US to join Russia, China and EU for Iran talks US to join Russia, China and EU for Iran talks

9 Apr, 10:40 PM 4 comments

The US has announced plans to join talks with Iran involving Russia, China and its main European allies in an effort to advance a diplomatic effort to prevent the development of an Iranian nuclear bomb.

Tags: Iran, US

Russia evasive on strategic arms deal with Iran - Israel Russia evasive on strategic arms deal with Iran - Israel

14 Apr, 02:51 PM 9 comments

Israel has lobbied Russia to pull out of the sale of a strategic air-defense system to Iran, but has received only vague assurances, Israeli defense sources say.

Tags: weapons, missiles, Israel, Iran, nuclear

Russia denies selling S-300 missile systems to Iran Russia denies selling S-300 missile systems to Iran

15 Apr, 12:13 PM 10 comments

Russia has denied selling S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran, seeking to calm down international fears that Iran may get the advanced weapon.

Tags: Iran, missiles, S-300

Russia frees Iranians seized along with Somali pirates Russia frees Iranians seized along with Somali pirates

5 May, 10:36 PM

Iran's embassy in Moscow says a Russian warship has freed eight Iranians who were seized along with suspected Somali pirates last week. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday suggested establishing an international court to try suspected pirates.

Tags: Somali pirates, Dmitry Medvedev, Russia, Iran,

US, Russian experts dismiss US missile shield plan as ineffective US, Russian experts dismiss US missile shield plan as ineffective

19 May, 01:47 PM 1 comment

According to a joint study by US and Russian experts, the disputed missile shield that the United States seeks to deploy in Europe will not be able to protect it against Iranian terrorist attacks.

Tags: EU, US, missiles, Iran

Russian banks hamper completion of Iran’s Bushehr reactor - report Russian banks hamper completion of Iran’s Bushehr reactor - report

10 Jun, 02:41 PM 4 comments

The completion of Iran's first nuclear plant is being delayed because Russian banks allegedly refuse to work with Iran.

Tags: Iran, nuclear

Iran President Ahmadinejad to meet Russia's Medvedev at security summit Iran President Ahmadinejad to meet Russia's Medvedev at security summit

15 Jun, 01:08 PM 2 comments

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will meet Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev on the sidelines of the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit on June 15 and 16.

Tags: Iran

Iran's president Ahmadinejad delays Russia trip due to mass protests at home Iran's president Ahmadinejad delays Russia trip due to mass protests at home

15 Jun, 04:36 PM 1 comment

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has had to delay his visit to Russia after his victory in the presidential election sparked mass protests in Iran.

Tags: Iran

Iran's reelected president arrives in Russia after delay Iran's reelected president arrives in Russia after delay

16 Jun, 10:19 PM 1 comment

Russia welcomed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday on his first trip abroad since his bitterly disputed re-election, a show of support for a leader facing massive protests at home and questions from the West about the legitimacy of the vote count.

Tags: Iran

Russia hosts key security summit Russia hosts key security summit

16 Jun, 10:45 PM 2 comments

Russia hosted the second day of a key security summit seen as a counter to US power with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in attendance, making his first foreign trip since his disputed re-election.

Tags: Russia, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran, SCO, US,

Russia says reelection of Ahmadinejad is Iran's own business Russia says reelection of  Ahmadinejad is Iran's own business

16 Jun, 02:17 PM 9 comments

Russia has called the disputed reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as Iran's "internal affair," in spite of the violent civilian protests against the vote, that lead to seven protesters' deaths.

Tags: Iran

Iran's freshly reelected Ahmadinejad slams US at Russian meeting Iran's freshly reelected Ahmadinejad slams US at Russian meeting

17 Jun, 10:27 PM 25 comments

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has used his first foreign trip after the widely disputed reelection to verbally attack the United States.

Tags: US, Iran, SCO

Iran’s Bushehr reactor to be launched this year – Russian nuclear chief Iran’s Bushehr reactor to be launched this year – Russian nuclear chief

18 Jun, 05:21 PM 1 comment

The Bushehr nuclear power plant will be ready to launch this year after additional testing of its systems and equipment, Rosatom head Sergei Kiriyenko has announced.

Tags: Iran, nuclear, Bushehr



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