Tag Archives: Russian


Putin, opens, Russian, rail route, Crimea

Putin opens Russian rail route to annexed Crimea

12 December, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) –President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened a rail route linking Russia’s two biggest cities to Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, and said it proved that the country could deliver on giant infrastructure projects. Putin inaugurated the passenger service by personally taking a train across the road and rail bridge which … Read More


Russian, track, field athletes, 2020 Olympics, neutrals

Russian track and field athletes could be at 2020 Olympics as neutrals

12 December, 2019 11:11 pm 11:11 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian track and field athletes could be cleared to compete at next year’s Tokyo Olympics as neutrals despite the federation’s ongoing suspension, its acting chief said on Friday. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday handed Russia a four-year ban from top global sporting events, including the next summer and winter Olympics, … Read More


Russian, Olympic chief, calls, overhaul, athletics, federation

Russian Olympic chief calls for full overhaul of athletics federation

11 November, 2019 9:44 pm 9:44 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s Olympic Committee on Monday called for a full overhaul in the leadership of the country’s suspended athletics federation after the sport’s global governing body halted its reinstatement process. Russia’s athletics federation had been suspended since 2015 over a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which found … Read More


Turkey, Russian, S-400s, use, them, not put them aside

Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them aside

11 November, 2019 4:56 pm 4:56 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey bought S-400 missile defence systems from Russia to use them, not put them aside, the head of the Turkish Defence Industry Directorate said on Saturday, days after talks between President Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump. Erdogan and Trump held talks in Washington on Wednesday to overcome increasing differences between … Read More


‘Shameful’ of UK not to publish report on Russian meddling, say...

11 November, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized as “shameful” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision not to publish a parliamentary report on Russian meddling in UK politics until after an election next month. The report by parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has been cleared by the security services but it … Read More


South Korea, scrambled, jets, warn, Russian, warplanes, air defense zone

South Korea scrambled jets to warn Russian warplanes in air defense zone

10 October, 2019 8:49 pm 8:49 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Tuesday to warn Russian warplanes it said had entered its air space identification zone, the latest in a series of such incidents. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said six Russian military aircraft had repeatedly entered the Korea Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) over a six-hour … Read More


Russian Pupil last teacher remaining pupil

Russian village’s last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil

10 October, 2019 9:11 pm 9:11 pm

SIBILYAKOVO, Russia (Reuters) – Uminur Kuchukova, 61, could have retired years ago, but she continues to teach at this dying Russian village’s once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil, a 9-year-old boy. When she leaves next year, the school will close. Like thousands of villages dotted across Russia, the remote Siberian village … Read More


Company Facebook misinformation fact-checker

Facebook, Google distributed political ads on election day: Russia

09 September, 2019 3:22 am 3:22 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday’s regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity, said Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor. “Such actions can be seen as interference in Russia’s sovereign affairs and hindering the conduct of democratic elections in the Russian Federation”, the watchdog said on … Read More


FM FM Qureshi Shah Mehmood Qureshi Russian Sergey Lavrov Indian Occupied Kashmir IoK

FM briefs Russian counterpart about worse situation of IoK

08 August, 2019 7:21 pm 7:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov today (Wednesday) and briefed him on the deteriorating situation of of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). According to the statement, Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefed him on the illegal and unilateral steps taken by the Indian government … Read More


Russian-boat

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat: Russian embassy

07 July, 2019 12:07 pm 12:07 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat held after being accused of violating entry regulations, the Russian embassy in North Korea said on Sunday, in an incident that prompted a Russian warning of a freezing of talks on fisheries cooperation. North Korea detained the 15 Russian and two South Korean crew … Read More


S-400

Russian S-400 missile defence arrives in Turkey despite US reservations

07 July, 2019 2:30 pm 2:30 pm

ANKARA (Web Desk) – Turkey has received the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system despite opposition from the US. The shipment arrived in an airbase in the capital Ankara on Friday, the Turkish defence ministry says. The move will anger the US, which has warned that Turkey cannot have both the S-400 … Read More


Russian, Ground, Forces, commander-in-chief, COAS, expansion, military, ties

Russian Ground Forces commander-in-chief, COAS discuss expansion of militar...

07 July, 2019 6:30 pm 6:30 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Army General Oleg Salyukov, Commander in Chief Russian Ground Forces, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday. During the meeting, matters related to enhanced security/training cooperation and measures to further expand joint military ties between the two armies were discussed. The COAS said … Read More


PM, Imran Khan, Russian, President, Putin, discuss, matters, mutual, interest

PM Imran Khan, Russian President Putin discuss matters of mutual interest

06 June, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan held an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the 19th meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Thursday. They discussed the matters of mutual interest. Both leaders will hold one-on-one meeting on … Read More


People, missing, blasts, Russian, military, plant, 22 injured

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured

06 June, 2019 8:00 pm 8:00 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported. “As we understand, two went missing,” deputy governor Dmitry Krasnov was quoted by RIA as saying in a statement broadcast by Russian state TV … Read More


CJ Khosa, leaves, Russian, tour, Justice, Gulzar, takes, oath, acting CJ

Justice Gulzar takes oath as acting CJ as Khosa leaves for Russian tour

05 May, 2019 10:03 am 10:03 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa left for Russia on a seven-day official tour on Monday. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, the most senior judge, took the oath as acting CJP. Justice Shiekh Azmat Saeed administered the oath to the acting CJP. Judges, the attorney general, the advocate general and senior lawyers … Read More