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Russian nuclear-capable bomber aircraft fly to Venezuela, angering U.S.

12 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela, a show of support for Venezuela's socialist government that has infuriated Washington.

Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly to Venezuela, angering U.S.

11 Dec 2018

MOSCOW, Dec 11 Two Russian strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela in a show of support for the government there that infuriated Washington.

Russia warns Cyprus against allowing U.S. military to deploy there

05 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Russia on Wednesday warned authorities in Cyprus not to allow the U.S. military to deploy on their territory, saying such a move would draw a Russian reaction and result in "dangerous and destabilising consequences" for the Mediterranean island.

Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for NATO help

30 Nov 2018

BERLIN/MOSCOW Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia's Vladimir Putin on Thursday of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO to deploy warships to a sea shared by the two nations.

Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for NATO help

29 Nov 2018

BERLIN/MOSCOW, Nov 29 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia's Vladimir Putin of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO to deploy warships to a sea shared by the two nations.

Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat

29 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KERCH, Crimea President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday shrugged off a threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel a meeting with him due to Moscow's seizure of three Ukrainian navy ships, and accused Ukraine's president of orchestrating the crisis. | Video

Putin wirft Ukraine Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vor

28 Nov 2018

Moskau/Berlin Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin hat der Ukraine eine gezielte Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vorgeworfen und die Ausrufung des Kriegsrechts in Teilen des Landes als übertriebene Reaktionen kritisiert.

European politicians call for new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

28 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KERCH, Crimea Several senior European politicians on Tuesday raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing three Ukrainian vessels at sea, an incident the West fears could ignite a wider conflict. | Video

Russland warnt in Ukraine-Konflikt vor weiterer Eskalation

27 Nov 2018

Moskau/Kertsch Im Konflikt zwischen Russland und der Ukraine ist keine Entspannung in Sicht. Die Verhängung des Kriegsrechts in der Ukraine "könnte möglicherweise zu einer Eskalation der Spannungen in der Konfliktregion im Südosten (der Ukraine) führen", sagte Russlands Präsidialamtssprecher Dmitri Peskow am Dienstag vor Journalisten.

Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

27 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KIEV Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the "extremely serious" threat of a land invasion. | Video

World News

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given 3 years in prison as risks rise for Trump

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election, and he promised to keep cooperating with the U.S. government against his former boss.