Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: Media

A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Putin, Macron Agree ‘Negotiation’ the only way to defuse North Korea tension: Kremlin

In the statement, the Kremlin said that during Putin’s talk with Macron “it was underlined that an adequate response to Pyongyang’s irresponsible steps was taken” by the UN.

Sep 15, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Russia says Kaspersky removal in US delays bilateral ties recovery

The Trump administration has told US government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

NATO and Russia military chiefs to meet ahead of war games

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that he saw no "imminent threat", but that the alliance would "monitor the activity closely".

Sep 07, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Russia fires missiles near enclave besieged by IS

As a result of the strike, a "large" group of fighters was destroyed, along with a communications centre, warehouses and ammunition, the ministry said in a statement.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

Russia may reduce US diplomatic personnel by 155: Vladimir Putin

On Saturday Russia was forced to vacate its consulate in San Francisco and two diplomatic buildings in New York and Washington after the US ordered the move, the latest twist in a lengthy feud. 

Sep 05, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Colombia's ELN says it killed Russian hostage; risks peace talks with government

The Russian Embassy in Colombia, Colombia`s High Peace Commissioner and the Foreign Ministry in Moscow did not immediately respond to requests for comment.


Sep 03, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Moscow says US Venezuela sanctions aim to 'fuel tensions'

Moscow on Monday slammed new US sanctions on Venezuela, saying they were aimed at damaging the Latin American nation`s economy and aggravating tensions.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Russian hackers feel the heat as US President Donald Trump seeks warmer Moscow ties

The increase to a record level shows that although President Donald Trump is trying to improve relations with Moscow, the United States has not shied away from pursuing Russians suspected of cyber crime.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

US pledges to strengthen Ukraine army, Russia sanctions to stay

"Mr President, we continue to support Ukraine and remain committed to building the capacity of your armed forces," Mattis said after meeting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.


Aug 24, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Moscow calls 'nonsense' allegations that it meddled in US 2016 elections

Allegations that Moscow meddled in the U.S. presidential elections in 2016 are groundless, as there have been no criminal cases brought in the United States against those who allowed such alleged meddling, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Aug 17, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

US sanctions hit Russian hopes of a 'Trump bump' for investment

The United States initially imposed financial and travel restrictions on Russia in 2014, after Russia annexed the Crimea region from Ukraine following the fall of a pro-Moscow president in Kiev.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

Russia names new fifth-generation fighter jet Su-57

Su-57 is a cheaper and Its maximum cruising speed is reportedly 2,600 kilometers per hour.

Aug 12, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Russian vote meddling led to 'serious mistrust': Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump has played down the allegations, but the ongoing controversy cast a pall over already tense ties, which most recently saw President Vladimir Putin order the US diplomatic mission in Moscow cut 755 personnel.

Aug 07, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Russian miner rescued from flooded mine, eight still missing

Russian Emergencies Ministry says one of those missing was rescued on Saturday and hospitalised. About 300 salvage workers have continued looking for the others.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Russia's Lake Baikal 'extremely polluted', Vladimir Putin warns

On Friday, Putin called for officials to pay "special attention" to clean up the aftermath of "irrational and often irresponsible economic activity" around the lake, and to prevent such damage happening again.

Aug 04, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Lavrov and Tillerson agree to talk US-Russian ties: Moscow

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke and agreed to discuss bilateral ties in Manila at the weekend, the Russian ministry said.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

Donald Trump says Russia ties at all-time and very dangerous low

United States President Donald Trump said Thursday that relations between Washington and Moscow had hit an all-time and "very dangerous" low after he approved sanctions against Russia passed by Congress. 

Aug 03, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Three killed in Russia court after defendants grab officers' guns

Three law enforcement officers were hurt, one of them with a gunshot wound. Two of the three were taken to hospital.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Russia urges restraint, dialogue after North Korea's missile test

On Friday, North Korea test-fired a missile, which the country described as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) called Hwasong-14, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

Jul 31, 2017, 23:09 PM IST