All articles tagged "Russia"

Ukraine settles gas dispute with Russia avoiding gas cut from Europe Ukraine settles gas dispute with Russia avoiding gas cut from Europe

6 Mar, 01:17 PM 7 comments

Russia and Ukraine settled their energy dispute on Thursday, following Russian Prime Minister Putin’s threat to cut off gas unless Ukraine settles its debt very soon.

Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Gazprom, Putin

Obama wants to reboot relationship with Moscow Obama wants to reboot relationship with Moscow

6 Mar, 01:30 PM 3 comments

The President of the United States of America Barack Obama said that he wants to create a constructive U.S.-Russia relationship "based on common respect and mutual interests"

Tags: Barack Obama, USA, Russia

Politician may lose post over illegal use of Obama's image Politician may lose post over illegal use of Obama's image

6 Mar, 01:32 PM 6 comments

A parliamentary candidate has won a region election in Moscow after distributing leaflets featuring a forged image of himself with the US president Barack Obama

Tags: Barack Obama, USA, Russia

NATO agrees to resume ties with Russia NATO agrees to resume ties with Russia

6 Mar, 01:45 PM 2 comments

NATO foreign ministers have agreed to end a seven-month freeze relations sparked by Moscow's decision to send armed forces to Georgia in August

Tags: NATO, USA, Russia

Russian national soccer squad outstrips English Russian national soccer squad outstrips English

11 Mar, 03:11 PM 18 comments

Russian soccer national squad has moved ahead of the English national team in the Fédération International Football Association (FIFA) rankings

Tags: Soccer, Russia, England, Guus Hiddink,

Russia ranked 103rd on Forbes 'Best Countries for Business' list Russia ranked 103rd on Forbes 'Best Countries for Business' list

20 Mar, 12:45 PM 7 comments

Russia has came down from 86th place to 103rd in the forth Forbes annual list of Best Countries for Business dealing

Tags: Russia, Forbes list, Business

NATO commander points to "uncertain" Russia relations NATO commander points to "uncertain" Russia relations

25 Mar, 10:27 PM 18 comments

US relations with Russia have entered a period of "uncertainty" as Moscow appears determined to sow discord within Europe and undermine US influence, NATO's top commander John Craddock warned.

Tags: NATO, Russia, John Craddock, Barack Obama, Dmitry Medvedev, South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Georgia

Russia in doubts over rapid progress with US Russia in doubts over rapid progress with US

25 Mar, 11:08 PM 24 comments

Friendly words ahead of President Barack Obama's first meeting next week with Kremlin chief Dmitry Medvedev, mask deep policy differences and rapid progress is unlikely.

Tags: Russia, US, Barack Obama,

Russia beats Liechtenstein 1-0 Russia beats Liechtenstein 1-0

2 Apr, 10:36 PM 4 comments

Guus Hiddink's Russia ground out a slender victory over hardworking Liechtenstein despite it being a close run in Vaduz.

Tags: Guus Hiddink, Russia, soccer, Roman Pavlyuchenko, Andrei Arshavin, Konstantin Zyryanov

Russia warns US not to support Georgia Russia warns US not to support Georgia

3 Apr, 10:42 PM

Russia sent a strong warning to the United States Thursday about supporting Georgia in the US ally's efforts to rebuild its military following last year's war.

Tags: Russia, US, Georgia

Russian TV says US spying on China and Russia from Kyrgyz base Russian TV says US spying on China and Russia from Kyrgyz base

6 Apr, 10:40 PM

Russian state television accused the United States on Sunday of spying on China and Russia after secretly turning its only remaining air base in Central Asia into a state-of-the-art surveillance center.

Tags: Russia, China, US

Norway defends Russia’s intention to create Arctic Group of Forces Norway defends Russia’s intention to create Arctic Group of Forces

6 Apr, 03:00 PM 13 comments

Norway has defended Russia's intention to create an Arctic Group of Forces, saying it would not be an aggressive act and that NATO should focus more on co-operation in the region.

Tags: Arctic Group of Forces, Norway, Russia

US demands China and Russia get tough with North Korea US demands China and Russia get tough with North Korea

8 Apr, 12:22 PM 5 comments

US Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday demanded China and Russia get tough with North Korea, threatening the Stalinist state with new sanctions after its weekend missile test.

Tags: US, Russia, China, North Korea, missile

Russia wants EU to guarantee Moldova's sovereignty Russia wants EU to guarantee Moldova's sovereignty

10 Apr, 10:38 PM 4 comments

Russia asked the European Union and Romania on Thursday to guarantee the sovereignty of its ally Moldova, where riots have swept the capital and prompted a crackdown on the pro-Western opposition.

Tags: Russia, EU, Moldova

Russia opposes imposing UN sanctions on NKorea Russia opposes imposing UN sanctions on NKorea

10 Apr, 11:08 PM 9 comments

Russia on Thursday voiced its opposition against imposing UN sanctions on North Korea over its recent satellite launch, saying that such a move could attract inappropriate responses from Pyongyang.

Tags: North Korea, Russia, UN

NATO to proceed with Georgia war games, says Russia can join NATO to proceed with Georgia war games, says Russia can join

17 Apr, 01:34 PM 1 comment

NATO said that planned war games in Georgia will still go ahead, despite Moscow’s demands to call them off. However, a NATO spokesman added that Russia can join military exercises any time.

Tags: NATO, Georgia, Russia, war games

Russian troops based just 40 km from Georgian capital Russian troops based just 40 km from Georgian capital

22 Apr, 10:34 PM 27 comments

Russia has troops just 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the Georgian capital, in violation of the European Union-brokered cease-fire that ended last year's brief war. And in recent weeks, it has put even more soldiers and armored vehicles within striking distance of the city ahead of street protests against Georgia's president.

Tags: Russia, Georgia, army,

Finance Minister says Russian reserve fund to run out in 2010 Finance Minister says Russian reserve fund to run out in 2010

22 Apr, 05:23 PM 10 comments

Russia's vast reserve fund, intended as a cushion against economic downturns, will be completely spent next year as the country battles the crisis, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Wednesday.

Tags: reserve fund, Russia, Alexei Kudrin

Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia

23 Apr, 11:26 PM 4 comments

Agreements reached in January to end the gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow should be reviewed as they disadvantage Ukraine, the country's president, Viktor Yushchenko, said Wednesday.

Tags: Ukraine, Russia, gas,

Russia vows to cut nuclear arsenal when US treaty is signed Russia vows to cut nuclear arsenal when US treaty is signed

24 Apr, 10:41 PM

Russia is prepared to "significantly" cut its nuclear arsenal if a deal is reached with the United States, the head of the Russian General Staff said.

Tags: miliraty, Russia, USA,



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