Saturday, August 8, 2020
Russia’s first and only police corgi has announced his retirement from the force, ending the law enforcement career of one of Russia’s most compact officers, The Moscow Times reports. Officer Ryzhiy (“Ginger” in English), 9, worked with the Nizhny Novgorod transport police for seven and a half years, sniffing out...
The United States needs to refrain from interfering in the domestic affairs of other countries, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the YouTube channel Soloviev LIVE, TASS reported. "First, don’t interfere in the domestic affairs of other countries. Second, every state has the right to pursue its own domestic...
Tehran called on Russia and China to resist a push by Washington to extend a U.N.-imposed arms embargo due to expire in October under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with six powers, Reuters writes. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has been taking a harder line with the United Nations to extend...
Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal, Reuters reported. Prosecutors allege he solicited 3.45 million euros ($3.89 million) from athletes suspected of doping to cover up the...
Il-76 military aircrafts have delivered several armored vehicles to the Khmeimim base in Syria in order to assist the units of the Russian military police tasked with patrolling the Syrian-Turkish border, the Russian Defense Ministry informed, TASS reported. "In the near future, the military equipment will head to the northern...
Eighty-nine people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing explosives in Russia, the country’s health ministry has said, according to Euronews. The blast took place Saturday at the Kristall state research institute in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the...
The Northern Fleet ships completed anti-submarine warfare drills in the Barents Sea, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday, TASS reported. The drills that lasted several days involved the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, the large anti-submarine warfare ship Severomorsk and small anti-subsurface ships from the water area protection brigade of...
Russia remains committed to the ban on nuclear tests and continues to implement the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty despite the fact that the treaty has not come into force, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s press office said on Saturday commenting on the United States’ 2020 Adherence to and Compliance with Arms...
The FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned officials to increase security and to do additional checks for possible Russian operatives appearing as political advisers working in U.S. politics for the upcoming November’s elections. According to The Associated Press, the report which was produced in February warned...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the head of the country’s tax office Mikhail Mishustin as Prime Minister to replace the outgoing Dmitry Medvedev late on Wednesday, state-run news agency TASS reported. It was the last major political move in a dramatic news day for Russia, after Putin announced a major...