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New York: The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremist organisation” has been described as a “dangerous precedent” by the UN human rights chief. more
Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of espionage

Moscow:  Russia’s Federal Security Service has detained a US citizen over suspicion of espionage from country's Moscow city, media reports said on Monday.

Top UN official urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea

New York,  An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the im ...

UK says Russian intelligence GRU behind four cyber attacks

London: The United Kingdom has accused Russia's military intelligence service, GRU, of carrying out four high profile cyber attacks across the globe.

Russian jets cost China American sanctions

Washington/Beijing: China has been hit by fresh sanction from the United States of America, after the former purchased several fighter jets from Russia.

Trump warns Syria against carrying out strikes in Idlib; asks Russia, Iran to refrain

Washington: US President Donald Trump has threatened Syria against recklessly carrying out strikes in rebel-held Idlib province, while asking Russia and Iran to refrain from joining Assad ...

Skripal attack: US to impose fresh sanctions against Russia over use of Novichok agent

Washington/Moscow: The US has said that it will impose fresh sanctions on Russia over the latter's use of Novichok nerve agent in the attempted murder of double agent Sergei Skripal a ...

Trump believes Russia to be a threat: White House

Washington: Amidst confusion over comments made by President Donald Trump over the reported Russian involvement in US Presidential elections, the White House still believes that Moscow st ...

Trump cops severe criticism after defending Putin in Helsinki

Washington: US President Donald Trump has come under fire from his countrymen, following comments that he has no reason to suspect a Russian interference in the US elections.

Donald Trump blames US foolishness for poor ties with Russia

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that America's ties with Moscow have "NEVER been worse", before his first ever summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Pu ...