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US cruise missile test: Russia and China ask UNSC to meet Thursday

08 August, 2019 2:36 am 2:36 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over “statements by US officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range cruise missiles,” according to the request seen by Reuters. Moscow and Beijing want to convene the 15-member council under the agenda item “threats to … Read More



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Moscow: Russian opposition activists stage pickets for free elections

08 August, 2019 12:32 am 12:32 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped. Moscow has been rocked by weekly protests for more than a month since the authorities barred opposition candidates from running in an … Read More



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Mission Mars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

08 August, 2019 12:59 am 12:59 am

SWEDEN – A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden. It’s the second test mishap involving the parachutes, so with launch under a year away, the Exomars project cannot afford another failure. It means the next test is critical if the mission is … Read More



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Mission Mars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

08 August, 2019 12:17 am 12:17 am

SWEDEN – A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden. It’s the second test mishap involving the parachutes, so with launch under a year away, the Exomars project cannot afford another failure. It means the next test is critical if the mission is … Read More



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Skripal-poisoning

Skripal poisoning: US imposes new sanctions on Russia

08 August, 2019 7:16 am 7:16 am

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on Friday, a move Moscow said would hurt already strained US-Russia ties. The move came hours before a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty expired, after Washington … Read More



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CJP Khosa, Justice Gulzar leave for Russia

07 July, 2019 10:44 am 10:44 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Gulzar Ahmad departed for Russia on Tuesday for an official visit. According to the details garnered, CJP Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Gulzar Ahmad have left for Russia to represent Pakistan at the judicial conference. However, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed will … Read More



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Opposition, meetings, pose, threat, govt, Sheikh Rasheed

Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown

07 July, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin’s tight grip on power. The detentions came before and after a protest to demand that opposition members be allowed to run in a … Read More



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US lawmakers denounce Turkey’s Russia arms purchase

07 July, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US lawmakers say they are unhappy about Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile defence system but are unsure what President Donald Trump – or Congress – should do next, suggesting efforts to impose sanctions were on the back burner for now. The Trump administration said last week it was removing NATO ally … Read More



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Russia-China ‘joint air patrol’ sees Japan and South Korea scra...

07 July, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Russia says it has carried out its first ever joint air patrol with China, prompting both South Korea and Japan to send jets in response. The Russian defence ministry says four bombers, supported by fighter jets, patrolled a pre-planned route over the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. … Read More



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Russia delivers more air defence equipment to Turkey

07 July, 2019 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defence equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger US sanctions against a NATO ally. The ministry said a fourth Russian cargo plane landed at the Murted air base near the Turkish … Read More



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Imran Khan, Putin, Russia, Pakistan, invitation

PM Imran Khan accepts Putin’s invitation to visit Russia in September

07 July, 2019 3:20 pm 3:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted the invitation of Russia’s President Viladmir Putin to visit Russia in September, it has been learnt Saturday. The invitation was extended by Putin last month in a conversation between the two leaders on the sidelines of the 19th Meeting of the Council of the Heads … Read More



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Pakistan, Russia agree to enhance parliamentary exchanges

07 July, 2019 12:08 am 12:08 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and Russia have agreed to enhance parliamentary exchanges to deepen bilateral cooperation and develop understanding for each other’s view. According to a press release issued by the Foreign Office on Thursday, the resolve to this effect was expressed at 4th round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Russia held … Read More



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Western intelligence hacked Russia’s Google Yandex to spy on accounts

06 June, 2019 10:06 am 10:06 am

WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The malware, called Regin, is known to be used by the “Five … Read More



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NATO, Russia, destroy, missile, response

NATO calls on Russia to destroy new missile, warns of response

06 June, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO urged Russia on Tuesday to destroy a new missile before an August deadline and save a treaty that keeps land-based nuclear warheads out of Europe or face a more determined alliance response in the region. NATO defence ministers will discuss on Wednesday their next steps if Moscow keeps the missile system … Read More



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US believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: official

05 May, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters)  –The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear testing in violation of a moratorium on such tests, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said on Wednesday. “The United States believes that Russia probably is not adhering to its nuclear testing moratorium in a manner consistent with the ‘zero-yield’ standard,” Lieutenant … Read More



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