The Austrian government said on November 9 that they had launched an investigation into a 70-year-old retired colonel, suspected of working for Russian intelligence since the 1990s
Tass. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:52:06 +0300.
OPEC and its partners are discussing a proposal to cut oil output by 1.4 million barrels per day (bpd), three sources familiar with the issue said, although Russia may not be on board for such a large reduction.
Reuters. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:51:23 -0500.
A Russian teenager who brought an ax, several knives, and a canister of gasoline to his school has been hospitalized after swallowing rat poison, media reports and officials in the Volgograd region say.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:42:46 +0000.
MOSCOW (AP) - Ukraine's prime minister on Wednesday accused local officials of causing a crisis that has left hundreds of thousands without heating in freezing weather. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:28:22 -0500.
MOSCOW, Nov. 14, 2018 -- FreakOut, a global marketing technology company, part of FreakOut Holdings Inc [TSE:6094], has announced its expansion into Russia & CIS, Middle East and Australasia. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0000.
Russia-linked accounts on Facebook and Instagram attempted to spread politically divisive content ahead of the midterms and had 600,000 followers in the United States, according to Facebook.
Newsmax. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:52:52 EDT.
A Russian cultural centre that houses a Russian Orthodox Church will rise on an empty plot of land in Rangoon Road near Little India, a symbol of Russia's growing ties with Singapore.
Straits Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
BUDAPEST, Hungary – Europe needs to diversify its energy supplies to cut its dependency on Russia, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Nov. 13. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:02:35 +0000.
Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab is moving key parts of its business out of Moscow in a bid to address the risks arising from its exposure to the Russian intelligence services.
Sky News. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:34:00 +0000.
The Norwegian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed GPS location signals during a recent large NATO drill in Norway. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:10:54 -0500.
An internet diversion that rerouted data traffic through Russia and China disrupted several Google services on Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services. ...
Frank Bajak. Washington Times. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:09:56 -0500.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
For detailed maps of Russia, visit this
Russia map website.