RUSSIA

Siberian serial killer cop convicted of dozens more murders

Siberian serial killer cop convicted of dozens more murders

December 10, 2018 4:55 pm

Moscow : A Siberian policeman who raped and killed women after offering them late-night rides was found guilty of dozens more murders on Monday, making him Russia’s most prolific serial killer of recent times. A court in the city of Irkutsk found Mikhail Popkov guilty of 56 murders between 1992 and 2007, sentencing him to a second life term. He was already in prison […]

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'Phony' Russian probe a 'witch hunt' and presidential harassment: Trump

‘Phony’ Russian probe a ‘witch hunt’ and presidential harassment: Trump

December 6, 2018 11:20 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the “phony” Russian investigation is a “witch hunt” and a presidential harassment without which his approval ratings would have been 75 per cent. Trump said that the latest Rasmussen reports showed that his approval rating at 50 per cent. Rasmussen Reports is an American polling company which collects, publish and distribute public opinion […]

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Putin: If US develops banned missiles, so will Russia

Putin: If US develops banned missiles, so will Russia

December 5, 2018 7:34 pm

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same. Putin’s remarks to Russian news agencies on Wednesday came a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a NATO meeting that Washington will suspend its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear […]

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India sweeps Asian boxing Confederation's online poll

Probability of Indian astronauts getting trained in Russia very high: Russian envoy

December 3, 2018 11:11 pm

New Delhi : As Russia and India prepare to collaborate for Gaganyaan, India’s man mission to space, its envoy Nikolay Kudashev said Monday the probability of Indian astronauts getting trained in his country are very high. He said Russia will cooperate with India in the development of the rocket launcher for the project, the safety measures of the crew, communication and the preparation of the cosmonauts […]

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India sweeps Asian boxing Confederation's online poll

India, Russia, China hold 2nd trilateral meeting after 12 years

December 1, 2018 8:53 am

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese premier Xi Jinping and Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on Friday held a trilateral meeting, the second among the three countries after a gap of 12 years, on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here to discuss cooperation in various areas. The Russia-India-China meeting came hours after Prime Minister Modi, […]

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Traditional village heads take out a rally in Nagaland

Ukraine parliament approves martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia

November 27, 2018 4:22 am

Kiev: Ukraine’s parliament approved the introduction of martial law in border regions on Monday, as Russian state TV aired images of Ukrainian sailors captured after Moscow seized three of Kiev’s ships in a confrontation at sea. After intense debate, 276 lawmakers voted in favour of President Petro Poroshenko’s request for martial law in border areas […]

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India sweeps Asian boxing Confederation's online poll

‘Nothing’ justifies Russia use of force in Kerch Strait: France

November 26, 2018 9:14 pm

Paris: France said Monday nothing appeared to justify Russia’s use of force against Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea. “We call on Russia to free as soon as possible the detained Ukrainian sailors and to return the seized ships,” a foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement. “Given our knowledge […]

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Traditional village heads take out a rally in Nagaland

Russian FM says US pursues ‘hidden agenda’

November 25, 2018 1:17 am

Lisbon: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the United States of pursuing a “hidden agenda” through its military involvement in Syria. Lavrov said Saturday that in contrast to American claims that it is intervening in Syria to help in the fight against the Islamic State group, the U.S.’s true goal is to overturn the […]

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India sweeps Asian boxing Confederation's online poll

Russia space agency chief: We’ll verify US moon landings

November 24, 2018 5:57 pm

Moscow: The head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency has said that a proposed Russian mission to the moon will be tasked with verifying that the American moon landings were real. “We have set this objective to fly and verify whether they’ve been there or not,” said Dmitry Rogozin in a video posted Saturday on Twitter. […]

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Traditional village heads take out a rally in Nagaland

Russia may deploy missiles on allies’ territory: lawmaker

November 23, 2018 1:33 am

Moscow: A senior Russian lawmakers says that Moscow could deploy missiles on the territory of its allies if the U.S. stations such weapons in Europe. Konstantin Kosachev, head of the foreign affairs committee in the upper house of the Russian parliament, said Thursday that the US intention to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces […]

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