Home Tags Russian

Tag: Russian

Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski

Pope appoints 51-Year-Old Polish Priest

Pope Francis has appointed the Reverend Monsignor Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski, Councilor of the Nunciature, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana. By his appointment, he was raised at...

Russian COVID-19 cases rocket to 3,548

Russia has tallied 3,548 cases of COVID-19 in 76 regions as of Thursday, surging by a record of 771 from the previous day, official...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C), Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pose for a group photo after their summit in Ankara, Turkey, on Sept. 16, 2019. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Russian and Iranian presidents discuss Syria’s Idlib

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani discussed the recent escalation of tensions in Syria's Idlib during a phone conversation on...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan says road map set for Syria’s Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said a road map on Syria's Idlib was determined after his phone conversations with Russian, French and...
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) listens to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, on Oct. 22, 2019. Russia and Turkey have adopted a joint memorandum on the situation in Syria after the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. According to the memorandum, Moscow and Ankara have agreed to deploy Russian and Syrian forces in zone of the Turkish operation in Syria starting from Wednesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua)

Russian and Turkish defense ministers discuss situation in Syria’s Idlib

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the situation in the Syrian city of Idlib with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar during a phone conversation,...
Mideast situation

Russian, Iranian military leaders discuss Mideast situation after U.S. killing of Iranian commander

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held a phone conversation with Iranian army's Chief of Staff Mohammad Bagheri to discuss the aftermath of the U.S....
Russian Government hands over trucks and trailers to UN WFP

UN WFP receive trucks and trailers from Russian Government

The Russian Federation has handed over 22 Kamaz trucks and five trailers to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as part of a...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses his annual press conference in Moscow, capital of Russia, on Jan. 26, 2016. Russia intends to build relationships with western countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, and it will no longer yield to external pressure, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

Russian, Algeria Deliberate on Cooperation and International Matters

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Algeria late on Wednesday for a two-day visit at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel,...
Russian President Putin's

Russian Opposition Leader Handed 30-Day Sentence

A Moscow court on Tuesday sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to 30 days in custody for organizing unauthorized rallies in Russian cities on...
Vladimir Putin

Russian individuals, entities hit with new set of United States rules

The United States slapped a new round of sanctions on Russia on Friday, targeting Russian business elite and senior government officials, a move that...

TB Mortality Rate Reduced By 37 Percent

Global efforts to combat Tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37 percent,...
European Union

Russian official criticises EU pronouncement on Russian sanctions

The decision by the European Union (EU) to extend economic sanctions against Russia is a defeat for European diplomacy, Russia's upper house chairman Konstantin...

Russian Blogger Found Guilty of Playing Pokeman Go in Church

A Russian blogger arrested after posting a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church has been found guilty of insulting religious believers...

Russian Hackers Make Macron Their Person of Interests

Russian hackers are targeting the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, say security experts. Phishing emails, malware and fake net domains were all being...

Russian Programmer Nabbed in Connection With US Election Hacking

Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer for alleged involvement in “hacking” the US election, Spanish press reports have said.Pyotr Levashov, arrested on 7...

Six new Russian Mi-8 MTV-5 helicopters arrive in Belarus

Six new Russian Mi-8 MTV-5 helicopters arrived in Belarus, Belarusian Defense Ministry said on Friday in a statement. The helicopters that have...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt-U.S ties emanates from anti-terror war and Russian expansion

The phrase "war on terror" and "Russia" are synonymous with the current thaw in Egyptian-U.S. ties under the leaderships of Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi...

Russian Blogger Stands Trial for Playing Game in Church

Russia put a blogger on trial Monday on charges of offending religious believers and fomenting hatred by posting a video online that showed him...

Eight kidnapped Russian, Ukrainian sailors released by Nigerian pirates

Seven Russian and one Ukrainian crew members of a German vessel had been released from the captivity of Nigerian pirates, Sevastopol human rights commissioner...

Russian agricultural official says will not lift all bans on Turkey

Russia will not lift all the bans on the imports of Turkish food products in the near future, head of Rosselkhoznadzor, Russian agricultural watchdog,...

New Russian ballistic missiles can penetrate US missile defense: vice premier

The newly-developed ballistic missiles of Russia can penetrate any U.S. missile shield, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said here on Sunday. At a program...
helicopter crash

Russian civil helicopter crashes, casualties unknown

A Russian civil helicopter crashed on Sunday night on the Teletskoye Lake in the country's Altai Republic, with members aboard still missing, RIA Novosti...
africa tourism

Russian Tourists And Their Interest West Africa

West Africa tourism destinations remain largely untapped for the huge number of potential Russian tourists whose incomes have steadily grown over the past years...

US eases sanctions on Russian intelligence agency

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a notice easing sanctions on a Russian intelligence agency that former President Barack Obama sanctioned over Moscow's...

Mariah Carey, Elton John Rake in US $4.2million at High Profile Wedding

Mariah Carey and Elton John got hired for a wedding gig over the weekend … and it wasn’t cheap. The singers raked in $4.2 million after a Russian...

Persons Behind Russian DNC Attack on US Unmasked

The US has identified the Russian agents behind alleged hacking ahead of the presidential election won by Donald Trump in November, reports say. The agents,...

Russian businesses to Try Ghanaian Waters

Leaders of Russian business and industries hope to strike corporate deals with local Ghanaian partners and strengthen economic cooperation in the region during the...

35 Expelled Russian Diplomats Depart From US

Thirty-five Russian diplomats expelled from the United States by President Barack Obama have left the country, Russian news agencies report. An embassy official said the...
American politicians

35 Russian Diplomats Sacked Over US Elections Hack

The US has expelled 35 Russian diplomats as punishment for alleged interference into the presidential election.It will also close two Russian compounds used for...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Doping Programme Does Exist in Russia

Russian officials have for the first time admitted the existence of a doping operation which affected some of the world’s major competitions.A report on...