Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Russia’s border guard service FSB will deploy reinforcements to the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov said at a meeting chaired by President Vladimir Putin, TASS informed. "In accordance with the decision made to maintain the border security of the Republic of Armenia and measures to maintain...
President Emmanuel Macron accused Russia and Turkey of seeking to promote anti-French sentiment in Africa by funding people who whip up resentment against France in the media, in an interview published Friday, The Moscow Times reported. "We must not be naive on this subject: many of those who speak, who make videos,...
Russia has sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for trying to pass military secrets about Russia’s Northern Fleet to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday, Reuters reported. The FSB said in a statement that a court in Bryansk, southwest of Moscow,...
Moscow is inspired by support from an absolute majority of UN member-states, who at the 75th UN General Assembly session voted for the Russia-initiated resolution on the struggle against Nazism, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary on Friday, TASS reported. "The vast and invariable support for...
The Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict is about to become a bygone, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said in an address to the nation timed for the handover of the Agdam district to Baku, TASS reported. "The Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict is about to be left behind. International experts agree with this, too," Aliyev said, adding...
Russia could block YouTube and other major U.S. social media platforms for “censoring” content from Russian state media, according to draft legislation submitted to parliament Thursday, The Moscow Times reported. The draft bill explains that the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Foreign Ministry would be able to identify foreign platforms...
A one-time officer in the elite U.S. Green Beret special forces unit has pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to provide American defense secrets to Russian spies, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday, as reported by Reuters. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria, Virginia, said that former Green Beret captain Peter Rafael Dzibinski...
The Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) has approved the third reading of the bill stipulating primacy of the Russian Constitution over international agreements and decisions of intergovernmental bodies, TASS reported. Changes have been made to over 110 Russian laws. The new norm stipulates that the Russian law prevails if...
Russia’s State Duma has ratified a Bill that may give Russian President Vladimir Putin a permanent post in the powerful Federation Council for life. Putin has previously indicated he may stand down at the end of his current term, RT reported. The new legislation, which passed its first reading on...
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has demanded that Armenia pays compensation for damage to infrastructure and buildings in territories re-acquired by Baku, after the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, RT informed. The president has accused Yerevan of destroying property before withdrawing from the areas under the terms of the armistice brokered by Moscow...