An Interfax correspondent has managed to talk on the phone with a man introducing himself as Anzor, the father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who are suspected of committing the Boston Marathon bomb attack on Monday.
Russia has published its own list of US officials banned from Russia in response to the US’s list of Russian officials facing visa and financial sanctions under the Magnitsky Act, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on its websit
Russia’s response to the expansion of the Magnitsky list in the United States may follow within a day or two, the head of the State Duma’s international affairs committee, Alexei Pushkov told Itar-Tass.
The United States on Friday released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa and financial sanctions under the controversial Magnitsky Act, which punishes Russians that Washington deems complicit in human rights abuses.
he U.S. missile defence plans in Europe seriously worry Russia, secretary of the country’s National Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said at his meeting with his Polish counterpart Stanislaw Koziej in Moscow.
Russia will press consistently for legal guarantees that the U.S. missile defence system in Europe is not aimed against it, according to Russia’s new foreign policy concept posted on the Foreign Ministry’s official website on Monday, February 18.
Ever popular in the West, Halloween remains a rather exotic and ambiguous holiday in Russia. The country’s youth are happy to take on the trappings of All Saints’ Day, but, for the Orthodox Church, even this is too much
The United States will continue expanding its global missile shield in Asia, including in South Korea, to counter a possible missile threat from North Korea, US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said.
The United States Commerce Department has blacklisted 165 foreign companies and individuals in connection with the activies of several people from the former republics of the USSR suspected of spying activity related to export of a range of items, th