Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Russia’s Broken Pen: PEN Russia Expelled Author Sergei Parkhomenko

nsnbc : The Russian branch of the Poets, Essayists and Novelists association, a.k.a. PEN expelled Sergei Parkhomenko. A move that reminded some of the “good old Soviet days” when “Samizdat” More...

Khodorkovsky at his release from prison. Photo, courtesy of ITAR TASS
By nsnbc On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Russia’s Constitutional Court Dismissed ECHR Ruling on Compensation for YUKOS Shareholders

nsnbc : The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation dismissed a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to pay 1.8 billion euros in compensation to the former shareholders of the now defunct Russian More...

The City of Moscow.
By nsnbc On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Major Syrian Opposition Groups Likely to Attend Talks in Astana

nsnbc : Major Syrian opposition groups, including the largest one, the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), are likely to attend the upcoming talks aimed at bringing talks about a political settlement for Syria back More...

Maria Zakharova (archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

FM Lavrov to Meet Delegates of Palestinian Parties in Moscow: Zakharova

nsnbc : Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with representatives of Palestinian parties in Moscow on January 16, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the press on Thursday. Maria More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Al-Qaeda Jihadists Deny Involvement in Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey

nsnbc : Al-Qaeda linked terrorists in Syria denied any involvement in the assassination of the Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov who was shot dead in the Turkish capital Ankara in December 2016. In their latest issue More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Russian Officials Deny Cyber Warfare – Everybody Does It

nsnbc : Russia’s Ministry of Communications, on Tuesday, denied any knowledge of a Russian “cyber corps” carrying out attacks on foreign computer systems. Deputy Communications Minister Alexey More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Moscow Signals Possible Rapproachement Between Russia and NATO

nsnbc : Andrei Kelin, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Head of the Department for European Cooperation signalled Moscow’s willingness to restore relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance More...

Khravbrovo Airport Terminal. Courtesy Kakaru CC 3.0
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Aeroflot Passenger Jet Veered Off The Runway In Kaliningrad

nsnbc : A A321 passenger jet operated by Russia’s Aeroflot veered off the runway after landing at the Khravbrovo Airport in Kaliningrad at 22:54 EEST late Tuesday night. Non of the 167 passengers on board More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Ditched Russian Diplomats Landed in Moscow

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The plane with Russian diplomats and their families who had been expelled by the United States arrived in Moscow after it took of from Dulles International Airport Sunday afternoon. The More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Russian Investigators Consider Several Causes for Crash of Tu-154

nsnbc : Most of the most important wreckage including the two black boxes of the Tu-154 that crashed off the coast of Sochi has been recovered while only 15 bodies and 239 body fragments of the crash victims have More...