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White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

According to a report by the CNN, photos of yesterday`s meeting were posted by Russia`s news agency, TASS while the White House did not post photos of the meeting.

May 11, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Russia 'tired' of 'amateurish' US hacking claims

"These are baseless allegations substantiated with nothing, done on a rather amateurish, emotional level that is hardly worthy of professional work of truly world-class security services," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists.

Jan 09, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

White House, Trump team clash over alleged Russian hacking

The White House on Thursday clashed with President-elect Donald Trump`s transition team over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Dec 16, 2016, 05:10 AM IST

Economy minister's arrest shocks Russian government liberal wing

The surprise arrest of Russia`s economy minister over a two-million-dollar bribe on Wednesday sparked shock and bewilderment in the liberal wing of the Russian government, increasingly worried about political survival. 

Nov 17, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system.

Nov 02, 2016, 08:27 AM IST

Russia foreign ministry says Syria school strike photos `fake`

Air strikes on a school in Hass village in Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children`s agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

US accuses Russia of cyber attacks to disrupt election

US officials formally accused the Russian government Friday of trying to "interfere" with the American presidential election, and vowed to respond at an undisclosed time and place.

Oct 08, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Kremlin calls US hacking accusations 'rubbish'

"This is again some sort of rubbish," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov yesterday told Russian news agency Interfax.

Oct 08, 2016, 07:48 AM IST

US expels 2 Russian officials after its diplomat attacked

The US has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an "unprovoked" attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman.

Jul 09, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Kremlin says hackers attacked Putin website

Hackers made a "very powerful" attack on the Kremlin website on Sunday, the Russian government said on Monday.

Sep 15, 2015, 02:25 AM IST

Russia expands shelf in Sea of Okhotsk by 50,000 sq km: PM

The Russian government on Saturday published a decree expanding its continental shelf in the Sea of Okhotsk, putting into law last year`s UN decision to grant the territory to Moscow.

Aug 22, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Capacity of 2018 soccer World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

The Russian government has decided to cut the capacity of the Luzhniki stadium, which will hold the final of the 2018 World Cup, by 8,000 to 81,000.

Apr 18, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Russian govt preparing 18bn euro anti-crisis plan: deputy PM

The Russian government is preparing to launch an "anti-crisis programme" to tackle the country's stalled economy at the cost of 1.375 trillion rubles (USD 21 billion), deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said.

Jan 22, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Russia warns of recession next year

The forecast released by the economic development ministry Tuesday was the first acknowledgement that the Russian economy will contract in 2015.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:20 PM IST

Russia seeks Google's help for underwater map of Arctic shelf

 The Russian government Tuesday invited US internet search giant Google to create an underwater map of the Arctic shelf.

Nov 18, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

World`s first nuclear power plant to turn 60 this week

The first nuclear power plant in the world, which showcased the peaceful uses of atomic energy to the world, especially during the Cold War era, turns 60 this week.

Jun 22, 2014, 15:12 PM IST

Russia feels UN report on Ukraine is biased

The Russian government Friday accused the UN of intending to "whitewash" Kiev authorities with its new report on the situation in Ukraine, as it termed it biased.

May 16, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Russia floats tender for 2018 World Cup venue reconstruction

The Russian government Wednesday announced $612 million dollar tender to upgrade the venue for the 2018 World Cup final.

Nov 20, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Hundreds protest against Russian government

Hundreds of people protested against the Russian govt at 2 separate rallies.

Dec 13, 2010, 09:07 AM IST