All articles tagged "US"

Russia speeds up nuclear weapons modernization Russia speeds up nuclear weapons modernization

6 Mar, 02:36 PM 4 comments

Russia is working on anti-satellite weapons to match technologies developed by other nations and will speed up modernization of its nuclear forces, a deputy defense minister was quoted by AP as saying Thursday.

Tags: weapons, satellites, missiles, US, nuclear

Collision of Russian and American satellites could be planned by US – officer Collision of Russian and American satellites could be planned by US – officer

6 Mar, 03:52 PM 18 comments

A Russian senior officer has voiced suspicions that the collision between a US Iridium satellite and a Russian military satellite last month was intentionally caused by the United States

Tags: space, satellite, US, accidents

America will collapse before 2011, says Russian scholar America will collapse before 2011, says Russian scholar

6 Mar, 03:56 PM 15 comments

President Barack Obama will order martial law this year, the US will split into six rump-states before 2011, and Russia and China will become the backbones of a new world order, says Russian scholar.

Tags: Obama, US

Medvedev and Obama to meet and discuss weapons, crisis Medvedev and Obama to meet and discuss weapons, crisis

10 Mar, 04:17 PM 12 comments

Russian President has announced that his first meeting with US President Barack Obama is to be in London on April 1. The agenda will include non-proliferation of weapons and dealing with the global financial crisis.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, Barack Obama, US

Russian rights activist gets international female leadership prize Russian rights activist gets international female leadership prize

11 Mar, 12:23 PM 9 comments

Moscow human rights activist has become the first Russian woman to be awarded the International Women of Courage prize, handed out to nominees by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and America’s first lady Michelle Obama.

Tags: human rights, women, NGO, US

Russian scholar who predicted crisis offers Obama advice on salvation plan Russian scholar who predicted crisis offers Obama advice on salvation plan

12 Mar, 10:38 PM 7 comments

To help America recover from crisis, Barack Obama should stop helping the Wall Street banks, says a Russian mathematician who claims to have predicted the US would plunge into a financial crisis.

Tags: Barack Obama, US, research

Russia wants to keep using Soviet anti-missile radar in Azerbaijan Russia wants to keep using Soviet anti-missile radar in Azerbaijan

13 Mar, 02:23 PM 13 comments

Russia plans to continue using a Soviet-built military radar located in Azerbaijan after the current lease agreement ends, and has invited the US to use the facility as well

Tags: weapons, Azerbaijan, Sergey Lavrov, US, Barack Obama

US should stop ordering world around and start ‘perestroika’ – Gorbachev US should stop ordering world around and start ‘perestroika’ – Gorbachev

13 Mar, 11:13 PM

The US should "stop giving orders" to the rest of the world and focus on its own perestroika, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said

Tags: Mikhail Gorbachev, US, Barack Obama

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

American commission promotes closer US-Russia ties American commission promotes closer US-Russia ties

17 Mar, 10:36 PM 6 comments

The United States should seek Russia's close cooperation in dealing with Iran, and solicit Moscow's participation or at least acquiescence to a missile defense system in Europe, a panel of former high-level American diplomats and members of Congress suggests.

Tags: US, foreign policy

Christmas tree balls with Barack Obama produced in Russia Christmas tree balls with Barack Obama produced in Russia

17 Mar, 02:04 PM 15 comments

A Russian factory has produced Christmas tree ornaments decorated with a smiling face of US President Barack Obama.

Tags: Barack Obama, US, weird

US not alarmed by Russian rearmament scheme US not alarmed by Russian rearmament scheme

18 Mar, 10:35 PM 3 comments

The US Defense Department has refused to be intimidated by Russia’s announcement of large-scale rearmament.

Tags: weapons, US, NATO

Russia to boost North Korean ties amidst missile tensions Russia to boost North Korean ties amidst missile tensions

18 Mar, 12:09 PM 9 comments

Russia intends to boost ties with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Vladimir Putin says, ignoring growing concerns that North Korea may shoot a ballistic missile at the US next month.

Tags: North Korea, US, nuclear, Vladimir Putin

Russia moves to control foreign adoptions after child’s tragic death in US Russia moves to control foreign adoptions after child’s tragic death in US

18 Mar, 12:35 PM 12 comments

Russia’s State Duma intends to ratify an address to Prime Minister Putin asking to tighten control over foreign adoption of Russian children. The move was inspired by a recent tragedy in the US, when an American father left his adopted Russian son locked in a car, unintentionally killing him.

Tags: US, adoption, children

US Defense chief downplays Russia's rearmament threats US Defense chief downplays Russia's rearmament threats

19 Mar, 10:31 PM 2 comments

A top US defense official has decried possible military challenges from Russia, arguing that President Medvedev’s aggressive rhetoric may actually have a different underlying meaning.

Tags: weapons, US

Russia refuses to prohibit adoptions into the US Russia refuses to prohibit adoptions into the US

19 Mar, 12:11 PM 6 comments

The Russian Parliament has refused to ban adoptions of its orphans by American nationals. The measure was suggested by a Communist MP, bitter about the December acquittal of a US father responsible for the death of his adopted son from Russia.

Tags: adoptions, children, US

Russia hopes to end missile defense row with US soon Russia hopes to end missile defense row with US soon

20 Mar, 10:38 PM 9 comments

Russia has voiced hope for a resolution of its conflict with the United States, over the missile defense shield in Europe.

Tags: US, weapons

Russian military planes spotted again over US Navy ships – Pentagon Russian military planes spotted again over US Navy ships – Pentagon

20 Mar, 10:45 PM 12 comments

A Russian military aircraft flew just 500 feet over two US Navy ships this week, as the ships participated in a joint military exercise with South Korea in the Sea of Japan, according to US military officials.

Tags: aircrafts, US

Putin and Kissinger meet in Moscow to discuss international problems Putin and Kissinger meet in Moscow to discuss international problems

20 Mar, 12:25 PM 5 comments

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, on Thursday to discuss of international problems.

Tags: Vladimir Putin, US

Russia pins hopes on Medvedev's meeting with Obama Russia pins hopes on Medvedev's meeting with Obama

20 Mar, 01:42 PM 3 comments

Russia expects “serious results” from President Dmitry Medvedev’s first meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama, in London on April 1st.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, Barack Obama, US



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