- Russia slams the US for 'building a visa wall' after two Bolshoi prima ballerinas are DENIED entry
Russia said on Saturday the United States was trying to fence off Russians with a 'visa wall' after two Bolshoi ballet dancers were refused visas to perform in New York.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:20:32 +0100.
- UkrInform: G7 foreign ministers promise to extend sanctions against Russia
During a meeting in Toronto, the foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations promised to extend sanctions against Russia. ...
Aisha. Kyiv Post. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:19:18 +0000.
- Lavrov: No Decision Yet On Delivery Of S-300 Missiles To Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow has not yet made a decision on whether to deliver advanced S-300 missile systems to Syria.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:59:14 +0000.
- Russian television station accused of manipulating Denmark report
Several Danish people who were interviewed in a Russian television report on Denmark say they have been severely misrepresented.
The Local. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:01:06 +0200.
- U.S. grants reprieve to Rusal, says will weigh impact on allies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday opened the door to sanctions relief for Russian aluminum producer United Company Rusal Plc, saying it was considering a company bid to avoid U.S. ...
Reuters. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:06:10 -0400.
- 'Pattern of misbehaviour' keeps Russia from G7 ministers meeting, but it still dominates agenda
Even when it doesn't explicitly refer to Russia, the schedule of the G7 foreign and security ministers meeting in Toronto, which began Sunday and continues the next two days, is loaded with references to cybersecurity and reinforcing democracy.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:43:20 EDT.
- A Cold War poison resurfaces in a quiet English town
MOSCOW (AP) - During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. ...
Vladimir Isachenkov. Washington Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:50:24 -0400.
- G7 foreign ministers seek to put pressure on Russia, Iran at Toronto summit
TORONTO (REUTERS) - Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations on Sunday (April 22) discussed ways to pressure Russia on conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, which have badly tarnished Moscow's ties with the West.
Straits Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:54:04 +0800.
- The Russian Lawyer Who Met With Donald Trump Jr. Says the Special Counsel Hasn't Contacted Her
Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her recent meeting with investigators from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
Yahoo. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:41:09 -0400.
- DNC suing because US hasn't 'imposed sufficient costs' on Russia for meddling: Perez
"It's hard to win elections when you have interference in elections," Tom Perez said.
ABC News. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:40:53 -0400.
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.
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