With no proof of Moscow’s alleged role in the March 4 poisoning in Salisbury being provided so far by London, veteran members of Soviet and Russian intelligence have explained to Sputnik why “assassination” is not a typical way to go for the country’s security services.
Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's death still leaves more questions than answers. However, there are no signs that British authorities will ever reinvestigate the case, which remains classified. Although five years have passed since Berezovsky's reported suicide, Russia has yet to receive access to the materials on the matter.
Russian investors’ demand for the Eurobonds that Moscow placed in March could have been hidden in the share of British investors who snapped up a hefty 39 percent of the securities, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said.
Russia’s Defense Ministry has summed up the results of a nationwide competition of suggested monikers for any of the three new weapon systems President Putin mentioned in his recent state-of the-nation address to parliament.
Moscow decided to expel 23 UK diplomats as a response to a similar move by Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May blamed Russia for being "highly likely" behind the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal, a claim strongly denied by Moscow, which has repeatedly called on London to provide access to the case's materials.
The Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) intends to certify the results of the March 18 presidential election, the commission’s draft resolution said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Western pressure on Russia played into the hands of its incumbent president during last Sunday’s election in that it pushed voters to unite around a strong individual, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the RT news channel.
This is the first time Norwegian hacking efforts to obtain intelligence information on Russia have been documented. According to formerly classified documents, Norway and the US have been pooling their spying efforts since 2011.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - London has abandoned its "immense" political traditions and the culture of dispute in favor of a "predictably hostile" policy, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with RT news channel.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sixteen foreign reconnaissance aircraft were spotted at Russia’s national borders in the past week, the country’s Defense Ministry said Friday.
The Russian Defense Ministry said a total of 7 denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks were carried out against its website on Thursday during the final vote on the names of new types of weaponry.
The up-and-coming Russian skater, despite her tender age, is demonstrating perfect wisdom in her effort to further develop her winning spirit.
Social media users have joined the Kremlin spokesperson in condemning the comment by the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who has compared the upcoming the World Cup in Russia to the 1936 Olympics under Hitler.
Inimitable Russian mixed martial arts fighter Anastasia Yankova is getting ready for a historic comeback, this time training for a soon-to-be fight on English soil.
Amid mounting tensions between Moscow and London over Skripal case, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson compared Russia to Nazi Germany in the light of the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
A slip of the tongue of a Russian TV host, who said Donald Trump had called to congratulate Vladimir Putin on winning the US election amid “Russian meddling” allegations, cased a proper storm on Twitter.
All of Russia's Topol mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles are due to be replaced with a modernized version of the Topol-M by the early 2020s.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senator Rand Paul had a productive meeting with Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on topics ranging from fighting terrorism to containing North Korea, the lawmaker’s press office told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK authorities rushed to blame the A234 nerve agent attack in Salisbury on Russia without conducting an inquiry, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview on Wednesday.
Twitter exploded as opposition leader Corbyn was being grilled over his suggestion to give Russia samples of the agent used to poison Skripal amid an investigation into the case.
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