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Trump denies talk of Russian connection as ‘non-sense’

1 year, 7 months ago
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed talk of a Russian connection as "non-sense," two days after the resignation of his national security adviser Michael Flynn renewed questions about Moscow interference in US politics.…

US reaffirms Russia sanctions with new financial restrictions

1 year, 9 months ago
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining sanctions on Russia over Crimea with new financial restrictions announced Tuesday on Russian businessmen and companies. While the sanctions are not unusual,…

Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension

2 years, 1 month ago
MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin flew into annexed Crimea on Friday a day after staging war games there, and said he hoped Ukraine would see "common sense" when it came to resolving a diplomatic crisis over the peninsula.

Putin describes secret operation to seize Crimea

3 years, 6 months ago
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed the moment he says he gave the secret order for Russia's annexation of Crimea and described how Russian troops were ready to fight to rescue Ukraine's deposed, pro-Moscow president.

The worst is yet to come for Russia's economy

3 years, 9 months ago
MOSCOW: Deep recession, skyrocketing prices and a fragile banking system: although the ruble seems to have stabilised after its abysmal drop this past week, Russia still faces the heavy consequences of the turbulence.