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Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Venezuela withdrawal

04 Jun 2019

MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Tuesday it didn't know where U.S. President Donald Trump had got the idea Moscow had removed most of its military specialists from Venezuela, who it said continued to work there.

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats

24 May 2019

MOSCOW A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations.

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report

20 May 2019

MOSCOW A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of President Vladimir Putin's close allies.

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report

20 May 2019

MOSCOW, May 20 A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of President Vladimir Putin's close allies.

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

08 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear programme, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief.

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

08 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear programme, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief. | Video

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

08 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear program, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief.

North Korean leader Kim to meet Russia's Putin this month - Kremlin

18 Apr 2019

MOSCOW North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will travel to Russia this month for talks with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Thursday, announcing the first Russia-North Korea summit since Kim came to power in 2011.

North Korean leader Kim to meet Russia's Putin this month: Kremlin

18 Apr 2019

MOSCOW North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will travel to Russia this month for talks with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Thursday, announcing the first Russia-North Korea summit since Kim came to power in 2011.

Russian court jails Norwegian for 14 years for espionage

16 Apr 2019

MOSCOW A Russian court convicted a Norwegian man on Tuesday of gathering espionage about nuclear submarines and jailed him for 14 years, a verdict that could strain relations between Moscow and its NATO-member neighbour. | Video

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