Moscow slams western media ‘disinformation campaign’ about OPCW experts being denied entry to Douma

Western media are waging an “unscrupulous disinformation campaign” by claiming Moscow and Damascus are “blocking” OPCW inspectors from accessing the site of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “It was Russia that supported the request of the Syrian government to the Director General of the Technical Secretariat of the [Organization […]

US & allies will try to get Moscow on board for new UNSC resolution after attacking Syria – report

In what could be a surprising twist of events, the trio of Western allies, who just antagonized Russia with a strike on Syria, now want to go the diplomatic route and persuade Moscow to back their new draft at the UN, AFP reports. The draft resolution, authored by the US, the UK and France, was […]

Flight safety office in UK apologizes for Russian plane search in Heathrow – Moscow

The flight safety center in the UK operating under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has apologized for the search of a Russian Aeroflot plane by UK officials in March, the Russian transport minister said. After elaborating on the case, which triggered outrage in Moscow, the center “even apologized,” Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov told […]

CSKA Moscow 2 Arsenal 2: Welbeck and Ramsey guide Gunners into Europa League semi-finals

GETTY Danny Welbeck helped send Arsenal into the semi-finals of the Europa League This, though, was not the week to try finally to emulate them. After everything they have put their fans through in recent years, they owed them a quiet Thursday night in front of the box. But no. Once again Arsenal had to […]

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal were lucky to progress against CSKA Moscow in Europa League

CSKA were on the brink of becoming the third side in Europe this week to wipe out a three-goal deficit in the second leg as Arsenal froze in Moscow for 76 minutes. Goals either side of half time from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin put the tie on a knife edge – the away goal […]

CSKA Moscow 2-1 Arsenal LIVE updates: Europa League latest scores; Danny Welbeck goal

GETTY CSKA Moscow vs Arsenal: Latest Europa League scores, goals and updates TWITTER ROUND-UP Peter: Very few positives in Moscow for us. But Welbeck goal sensational and Elneny has been star player tonight. Two brilliant assists and should be picked over Xhaka any day of the week. Matt: Fluking our way to the Europa League. […]

Red Crescent found no trace of previous 'Ghouta chem attack' used by US to blame Damascus & Moscow

A former US secretary of state famously blamed Moscow for being ‘ultimately responsible’ for every chemical incident in Syria, after reports of a chorine attack in Ghouta in January. The incident, it now turns out, never happened. The reports about an alleged chlorine gas attack that, supposedly, affected more than 20 civilians on January 22, […]

Patriarch Kirill blesses inmates of Moscow prison on Easter Sunday

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has visited Moscow’s Butyrskaya prison for the first time ever, to celebrate the Easter Holiday with the inmates and to offer them presents. “The fact of imprisonment is a very rigorous test,” Patriarch Kirill told over a hundred convicts, who gathered outside the prison chapel to […]

Arsenal star Alexandre Lacazette makes Europa League revelation after CSKA Moscow double

With the Gunners 13 points adrift of the top four going into Sunday’s game at home to Southampton, winning the Europa League seems the only feasible way Arsenal are going to avoid a second successive season outside of the continent’s elite competition. His two goals in first leg against CSKA Moscow last night – added […]

Busses carrying expelled American diplomats leave US Embassy in Moscow (VIDEO)

Three busses believed to be carrying the first group of expelled American diplomats have left the US Embassy in Moscow on the deadline day, early Thursday morning. Busses and minibuses began transporting US foreign service representatives and their families to the airport at 6:30am local time, ahead of Thursday’s deadline that Moscow set for 60 […]