EU extends anti-Russian sanctions for another 6 months

The EU’s economic sanctions against Russia will be prolonged for another half-a-year, European Council President Donald Tusk has announced on Twitter. The decision was made “unanimously” by the member states during an EU summit in Brussels. The restrictions were extended “given zero progress in implementation of the Minsk agreements” between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics […]

McCain’s passing will not diminish anti-Russian sentiment in US – diplomat

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov says the recent death of US Senator John McCain is unlikely to change the “wave of hatred” toward Moscow from Washington’s Russophobic political elites. In a recent interview with the ‘60 Minutes’ program on the Rossiya-1 Television, Ryabkov was asked if he considered McCain the enemy of Russia. The […]

Weapons chief predicts anti-Russian sanctions will remain ‘forever’

The Russian deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry, Dmitry Rogozin, has said that despite Western sanctions state arms orders are being fulfilled and Russian arms exports are growing. In a major interview with business-oriented daily Kommersant, Rogozin said that President Vladimir Putin had signed a new state program for weapons with emphasis […]

Anti-Russian & ‘nothing to do with reality’: Moscow lambastes US Nuclear Posture Review

Washington seeks to justify its policy aimed at lowering the nuclear threshold by accusing Russia of an alleged “aggressive strategy,” the Russian Foreign Ministry has said, commenting on the latest US Nuclear Posture Review. The US accusations against Moscow set out in the latest Nuclear Posture Review “have nothing do with reality,” the ministry said […]

Austria’s Freedom Party, fresh to government, vows to fight anti-Russian sanctions

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 02:30 The Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) will work to rescind anti-Russian sanctions as part of the new government, its leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said. He added that ending the sanctions would benefit the whole of Europe. Strache listed the lifting of the sanctions the EU imposed against Russia among other […]

US envoy to UN ratchets up anti-Russian rhetoric: 'election meddling' was warfare

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has raised the stakes in Washington’s war of words against Russia, describing its unproven “meddling” in the 2016 election as “warfare,” just as the head of the CIA said it had no effect on the vote. “When a country can come interfere in another country’s elections, that […]

‘Not a very smart thing to say’: Ron Paul hits McCain & US envoy to UN over anti-Russian comments

Former US congressman Dr. Ron Paul took no prisoners in an exclusive interview with RT America, following Senator John McCain’s charge that his son, Senator Rand Paul, was “working for Vladimir Putin” and the US ambassador to the UN saying, “Never trust Russia.” “We cannot trust Russia. We should never trust Russia,” US Ambassador to […]