Time running out on the last US-Russia nuclear arms treaty

In this June 28, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk to participate in a group photo at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. (Susan Walsh/AP) WASHINGTON — Time is running out on an arms … Read More

Trump to pull U.S. out of Open Skies treaty, leaves New START in limbo

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Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios The U.S. is moving to withdraw from Open Skies, a 1992 treaty that allows NATO countries and Russia to surveil one another from the air to prevent the risk of military conflict. Why it matters: This … Read More

Heavily-armed US convoy enters Syria to expand base and disrupt Russian operation

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 A.M.) – A heavily-armed U.S. military convoy entered northeastern Syria this week to expand one of their bases inside the Al-Hasakah Governorate. Citing military sources, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that as many as … Read More

Russia Is Turning Against Iran—and Assad—in Syria

Vladimir Putin wants a stable Syria, with billions from abroad for his oligarch cronies to rebuild the country. But Assad’s infamy and the ayatollahs stand in the way. GAZIANTEP, Turkey—After five years of fighting to preserve Bashar al-Assad’s regime in … Read More

Russia warns US against any attempt to use low-yield missiles

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‘In line with the Russian military doctrine, such actions are seen as warranting retaliatory use of nuclear weapons by Russia’ The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee returns to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia (photo credit: REUTERS/MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST … Read More

Trump and Putin issue rare joint statement promoting cooperation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin issued a rare joint statement on Saturday commemorating a 1945 World War Two link-up of U.S. and Soviet troops on their way to defeat Nazi Germany as … Read More

Russia concerned about US threats to Iran: Ryabkov

Sergei Ryabkov Tehran (ISNA) – Russia is concerned by the US threats to Iran amid tensions in the Persian Gulf and is calling on both sides to exercise restraint, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Saturday. According to … Read More

Putin’s Oil Price Gambit Has Run Out of Road

BC-Putin’s-Oil-Price-Gambit-Has-Run-Out-of-Road , Clara Ferreira Marques (Bloomberg Opinion) — In the eyes of Moscow hardliners, the shale boom that turned the U.S. into a leading oil exporter has also encouraged Washington’s belligerence. Back in early March, low prices were a welcome … Read More

Coronavirus: Russia denies spreading US conspiracy on social media

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Claims circulating online allege the virus is an attempt to wage an “economic war on China” Russia has flatly denied allegations that it is spreading disinformation about the new coronavirus outbreak on social media. US officials said Russian-linked accounts were … Read More

Russia Claims the the US is behind the Coronavirus Epidemic

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www.pixabay.com US government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the epidemic, AFP reported. The information comes after thousands of profiles on social networks, mostly from Russian people, spread information in support of the conspiracy … Read More

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