Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia's foreign and defense ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
Reuters. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:34:11 -0400.
MOSCOW (AP) - A top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:13:09 -0400.
Accusing the Russian national Elena Khusyaynova of meddling in the US elections, Washington is creating a pretext for another round of sanctions against Moscow, Ryabkov said
Tass. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:00:00 +0300.
A prominent Russian human rights group says city authorities have revoked permission to hold its annual remembrance ceremony near former KGB headquarters in central Moscow honoring the victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's purges.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:15:53 +0000.
The monks on an isolated peninsula in Greece have followed the same way of life for more than 1,000 years, but an Athens vs. Moscow diplomatic spat and a tourism onslaught are unsettling its habits.
Neil Macfarquhar. New York Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:09 GMT.
President Donald Trump's national security adviser will be raising thorny subjects with Russian officials when he visits Moscow to craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin
ABC News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:39:17 -0400.
Yves Caracatzanis has managed Renault's supply chain in Russia, and as Dacia CEO, has experience in manufacturing budget cars. Both jobs put him in a strong position as boss of of AvtoVaz, which he joined in June.
AutoNews.com. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:01:00 EST.
A Russian national has been charged with allegedly interfering in the 2018 US midterm election in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" against the country.Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, 44, is the first person ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 15:33:23 +1200.
Norway will release a Russian suspected of spying, the country's intelligence agency announced on Friday, adding that it had withdrawn its appeal against his release.
The Local. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:59:39 +0200.
A Russian National is accused of conspiracy against the United States for managing fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter, creating memes, and arguing both sides of controversial socio-political issues.
By Marina Medvin, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:21:00 -0400.
While Bolton will discuss other major topics with Russian officials, including North Korea, Ukraine and Syria, the 1987 accord between the United States and the former Soviet Union is also expected to come up. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:25:36 -0400.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Saturday (Oct 20), amid reports that Washington will tell Russia it plans to quit a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.
Straits Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 05:16:17 +0800.
The intelligence agencies said the threat of foreign interference persists; DOJ unsealed a criminal case against a Russian accused of being the top accountant for Moscow's disinformation effort.
Philip Ewing. NPR. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:18:05 -0400.
A Russia woman has been charged with interfering with American elections - including the upcoming midterms - through a online propaganda effort aimed at swaying US voters.
The Independent. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:55:11 +0000.
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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