• Russia February 6, 2022 5:08 am

    Officials: Russia at 70 Percent of Ukraine Military Buildup

    U.S. officials say Russia has assembled at least 70 percent of the military firepower it likely intends to have in place by mid-month to give President Vladimir Putin the option of launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

  • Trump administration June 11, 2018 6:16 pm

    US Hits Russian Firms With Sanctions, Citing Cyberattacks

    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on several Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyberattacks and assisting Russia’s military and intelligence services with other malicious activities. The Treasury Department said it was imposing sanctions on five Russian firms and three of their executives under legislation passed last year and an executive order aimed at punishing efforts to hack...

  • Department of State April 18, 2018 11:00 pm

    UN Team Fired on at Site of Alleged Gas Attack in Syria

    Assailants opened fire at a U.N. security team visiting the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, an official said Wednesday, forcing it to retreat to its base and further delaying a fact-finding mission by outside experts to examine the claims. Gunmen shot at the U.N. team in Douma on Tuesday and detonated an explosive, leading it to...

  • Russia March 6, 2018 2:57 pm

    Violence Halts Rare Aid Delivery to Syria's Eastern Ghouta

    The first aid delivery in weeks to reach the besieged eastern suburbs of Damascus was cut short after Syrian government forces began shelling the area while aid workers were still inside, a local council said Tuesday, amid a renewed escalation in the government’s deadly aerial and ground campaign. Aid trucks had to leave before they could finish unloading supplies on...

  • Donald Trump December 15, 2017 5:31 am

    Putin Praises Trump, Says US President's Foes ‘Invented' Collusion Claims

    Russian President Vladimir Putin scoffed Thursday at allegations of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, saying the reports have been “invented” by Trump’s foes and have hurt the U.S. political system. He also mocked his most visible critic, Alexei Navalny, who is barred from challenging Putin in the March 18 presidential vote due to an embezzlement conviction,...

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