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China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

The joint exercises will take place not far from the Russia - North Korea border. 

US agents close Russian trade mission, Moscow protests

The United States and Russia are in the grip of a diplomatic dispute, and the trade representative's office is ...

Common ground in short supply as China hosts BRICS

Lumping together far-flung and vastly different political and economic systems, BRICS has long been viewed by many as contrived.
September 03, 2017 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

Alarming West, Turkey nudges closer to Russia arms deal

'Both Moscow and Ankara use this story on the political level to show their respective dissatisfaction to the West.' 
September 03, 2017 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

US diplomats set to quit Russia as hopes for rapprochement fade

'It could have been love between Trump and Putin.'
August 31, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Forget oil, Russia goes crazy for cryptocurrency

'The form of currency we are used to is about to disappear,' predicts the 42-year-old entrepreneur.
August 17, 2017 | 12:10 pm GMT+7

UEFA says could disqualify England, Russia from Euro 2016 if more violence

European soccer's governing body warned the English and Russian football associations on Sunday that if fan violence continued their teams could be disqualified from the Euro 2016 ...
June 12, 2016 | 09:41 pm GMT+7

CBS report: Russian gold medallists used steroids at Sochi Olympics

CBS News says the former head of Russia's drug testing laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov has told whistleblower Vitaly Stepanov that at least four of Russia's gold medal winners at ...
May 07, 2016 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Russia defends intercept of U.S. reconnaissance plane over Baltic

The Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American ...
April 30, 2016 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Russia makes second historic rocket launch amid space industry crisis

Russia launches a rocket from the country's new spacesport, a second attempt in 24 hours to launch the unmanned Soyuz rocket after a technical fault. Russia launched its inaugural ...
April 28, 2016 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Russia holds large scale military drills in south

Russia's air force holds large-scale exercises including with fighter jets in the country's south, as Russian President Vladimir Putin makes beefing up the military a national ...
April 24, 2016 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Russia sees oil price of $45-$50 per barrel 'acceptable' as it prepares for freeze deal

Russia believes an oil price at $45-$50 per barrel is acceptable for the global oil market to balance, as it prepares to meet leading oil producers in Doha later this month, ...
April 06, 2016 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

India to host BRICS summit in October

Leaders of the so-called BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will meet in the western Indian state of Goa on October 15 and 16.
March 23, 2016 | 11:57 am GMT+7