Recently published results from an Axios/SurveyMonkey poll conducted July 16-17 reveal that both Republicans and Democrats are sticking to their party lines when it comes to US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the issue of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Criticisms of Trump’s words and actions in Helsinki ranged from “disgraceful,” according to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, to “nothing short of treasonous” in the words of former CIA Director John Brennan.
The ministry also replaced its Twitter profile picture with Butina’s portrait.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian-French trade ties will not be impacted by the closure of Business France mission in Russia, Russian Ambassador to France Aleksey Meshkov said on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a speech at a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia. The head of state is set to outline the key tasks facing Russian diplomacy.
Mariia Butina, 29, pleaded not guilty in a Washington, DC, court Wednesday to two criminal allegations stating that the recent American University graduate conspired to, and did, act as an agent for the Russian government. She was denied bond and will remain in detention pending her next hearing.
The "closed administrative-territorial formation" of Shikhany in the Saratov region, about 930 km southeast of Moscow, has been liquidated by presidential decree, with the town's restricted status to be lifted in six months' time.
Russia’s Kalashnikov Concern has been hitting the headlines in Russia since its proposal to amend the national gun law to allow Russians to own up to 10 weapons per person. With some claiming it is only aimed at enlarging the legendary company's monopoly on the market, Sputnik decided to look into the somewhat unexpected side of its production.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The French trade and investment mission in Russia, which shut down earlier this week, may resume its work on the basis of a different organization, Russian media reported Wednesday, citing a French diplomatic source.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia may decide to stop the construction of its segment of the International Space Station (ISS) and to use the ordered modules for the Lunar Orbital Platform — Gateway (LOP-G) project, a source in Russia’s rocket and space industry told Sputnik on Wednesday.
The curious case of Maria Butina, a Russian national arrested in Washington, takes a truly astonishing turn. Despite being portrayed as an agent of the Russian government, in reality she seems to be tied with the politicians opposing President Putin, and even actively participated in anti-government protests in Moscow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump did not discuss the case of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, currently serving a 20-year sentence in a US jail, during their Monday summit in Helsinki, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
The US Department of Justice announced an additional charge for detained Russian national Mariia Butina on Tuesday, one day after she was accused of conspiring to act as a foreign agent.
Russia's embassy in the United States is demanding consular access to imprisoned Russian national Mariia Butina, 29, who is accused by US authorities of acting as an unregistered foreign agent.
The US Treasury Department released a list on Tuesday of the 33 major holders of US Treasury securities. Russia was no longer listed among them.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy said Tuesday it had demanded that the British authorities either confirm or refute the possible leak of data on Salisbury incident investigation to the US, other countries or individuals.
William Browder, founder of UK-based Hermitage Capital Management investment fund, is wanted in Russia for various offenses, including tax evasion, since 2013.
After the US President and his Russian counterpart met in Helsinki for their first one-on-one discussion, which both branded as highly "successful" and "productive," the German Foreign Minister has spoken out about Berlin’s interest in it.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Viktoria Skripal, the cousin of Yulia Skripal who was allegedly poisoned alongside her father in the UK city of Salisbury in March, told Sputnik on Tuesday that she managed to get in touch with her cousin.
It’s been 100 years since the last Russian monarch, Nicholas II and his family were shot dead in Ekaterinburg. Some circumstances of the Royal family’s death, as well as what happened to their remains, are still a mystery. Sputnik has gathered what’s known of the tragedy.
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