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Armed men flying above Kremlin?

Was it a movie shoot? A coup? Moscow was abuzz Friday with talk of mysterious videos showing helicopters flying above the Kremlin, one of them apparently carrying a group of heavily armed men. Nothing to worry about, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters -- just security drills. View this post on Instagram #вертолет A post shared by анжела (@andzhana000) on Nov 22, 2018 at 3:18am PST "I can confirm that…

Saudi king briefs Putin on investigation into Khashoggi death

CAIRO/MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spoke with Russian president Vladimir Putin by telephone on Thursday to brief him on the investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the official Saudi press agency. The king assured Putin that the Saudi government was determined to hold the guilty parties accountable and to make sure “they receive their punishment”. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has…

Russia launches biggest ever war games

Russia launched what it called its largest ever military drills, with hundreds of thousands of troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a show of force NATO condemned as a rehearsal for "large-scale conflict."