Russian Government Clamps Down On Opposition After Election Loss

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny casts his vote at a polling station during to the Moscow city Duma election in Moscow on September 8, 2019. Vasily MAXIMOV / AFP   Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of…

WTO Rules In Russia’s Favour Against Ukraine

  The World Trade Organization on Thursday said that anti-dumping duties imposed by Kiev on Russian fertiliser ammonium nitrate violated international trade rules. The WTO’s Appellate Body, in a final ruling, upheld a previous decision by a panel of experts…

Nigeria, Russia to resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Company

To rebuild infrastructure, overhaul plant By Gabriel Ewepu THE Federal Government and Russia, Tuesday, agreed to partner in resuscitating the comatose multi-billion Dollar Ajaokuta Steel Company. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Press and Public Relation Unit…

Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Regain Freedom

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov (R) hugs his daughter Alina Sentsova after he disembarked from a plane on September 7, 2019 at Boryspil international airport in Kiev. Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP   Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov, who was released Saturday as part of…

Russia, Ukraine Swap 70 Prisoners Amid Tensions

Friends and relatives waves as a plane carrying former prisoners lands on September 7, 2019 at Boryspil international airport in Kiev after a long-awaited exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev, a day after Russian President said for the first…

Russia, India To Boost Military, Trade Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend a joint press conference ahead of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on September 4, 2019. Mikhael Klimentyev / SPUTNIK / AFP   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Russia, Iran Blame US For Regional Tensions

File photo   Moscow and Tehran on Monday blamed US policies for tensions in the Middle East while Russia said it welcomed French efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned Washington’s latest actions in Syria…

Poland Rejects Trump’s Bid For Russia’s G7 Return

From L) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attend a work session in the…

Russia Accuses US Of Risking Idlib Ceasefire With Missile Strike

Russia Flag   Russia accused the United States Sunday of having “compromised” a fragile ceasefire in the Syrian province of Idlib by launching a missile strike against jihadist leaders there. The Americans hit the region “without advance notice to Russia…

Ukraine Denies Reports Of Prisoner Swap With Russia

File Photo   Ukraine on Friday denied reports that a prisoner swap with Russia was underway. “The process for the mutual release of prisoners is continuing. Information about its completion is not true,” the Ukrainian presidency said in a post…

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