VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Russia is working on measures in response to US sanctions in the sphere of transport, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in London challenged on Saturday the statement of UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson about the "highly successful mission" of France, the United Kingdom and the United States in Syria.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on Saturday, during which they discussed missile strikes of the United States and its allies on Syria and agreed to intensify bilateral cooperation aimed at political settlement of the Syrian crisis.
GENEVA (Sputnik) - Russia is convening an urgent session of the International Syria Support Group's (ISSG) Ceasefire Task Force on April 16 over the recent strike of the Western countries on Syria, the spokeswoman of the Russian Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva told Sputnik on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The humanitarian operation in the Syrian region of Eastern Ghouta has not stopped despite recent missile strikes of Western states against targets in the area near Damascus, the head of Russia's center for Syrian reconciliation said on Saturday.
By conducting strikes on Syria, the US is violating all international norms, and Russia views this as an act of aggression, says Alexander Sherin, first deputy chairman of the State Duma Defense Committee, who compared US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian navy is still using the Tartus naval facility in Syria only for replenishment of supplies and repair work, the warships always return to the sea, a military-diplomatic source told Sputnik on Friday.
VIENNA (Sputnik) - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) expressed concern on Friday about a court ruling to block the Telegram messenger in Russia and urged the Russian authorities to reconsider the decision as it violates the freedom of expression.
The UK tabloids tried to scare British fans away from Moscow with hooligans and provocations when Arsenal played against the local CSKA club. The Arsenal folks came and seemed to enjoy a warm welcome instead.
An apparent false flag chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7 has served as a pretext for the United States to threaten the Middle Eastern country with a missile strike; Russia has been calling for a transparent investigation while local doctors have said no one has requested any medical treatments for poisoning.
According to eyewitnesses, the girl did not attempt to commit suicide but was thrown out of a window by a fellow student she was quarreling with.
Telegram lawyers plan to appeal against the decision of the Tagansky court of Moscow on its blocking, a representative of the human rights organization "Agora", told Sputnik.
Former CIA director and Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo boasted about killing “a couple hundred Russians” in Syria, saying the move was one of the Trump administration’s key actions to counter Moscow, triggering a social media storm.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The vast majority of Russians, or 89 percent, believe that their country's response to the mass expulsion of Russian diplomats worldwide over the poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, allegedly orchestrated by Moscow, was appropriate, a poll conducted by the (VTsIOM) showed on Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Russian helicopter with two crew members crashed in the Baltic Sea, one body was found, a source in the emergency services told Sputnik on Friday.
KRASNOYARSK (Sputnik) – Russia will consider this summer where to conduct extra airport security checks in Egypt’s Red Sea resorts of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, the Russian transport minister said Friday.
KRASNOYARSK (Sputnik) - The UK Civil Aviation Authority has apologized for last month’s surprise search of a Russian airliner at London’s Heathrow Airport, the Russian transport minister said Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The audience of the RT international news channel has been on the rise in the past couple of years despite continued pressure from Western governments, its editor-in-chief said in an interview.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia does not have a record of meddling in other nation’s home affairs, unlike the United States, which has routinely mounted influence operations to change "undesired regimes," the Embassy in Washington said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Killing a couple of hundred of Russians is an example of one of the Trump administration’s key actions to counter Moscow along with sanctions policy and expelling diplomats, US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo said during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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