Russia

International Crisis Looms as NATO to Hold Emergency Meeting With Ukraine

The government of Ukraine announced today that Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will visit NATO Headquarters tomorrow for an emergency session of the Ukraine-NATO Commission. Today’s news also reveals that Ukraine’s foreign minister has been invited to attend a meeting of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council on April 19.

Ukraine claims Russia ignoring call for crunch talks to avert all-out war in Donbass, but Moscow says it never received an invite

RT | April 12, 2021 The Kremlin has denied ignoring requests from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to hold a crisis summit after days of bloody escalations in the war-torn Donbass region, insisting it hasn’t actually been invited to take part. On Monday morning, a government spokeswoman in Kiev claimed that an appeal for talks with […]

Russia Calls for Talks on Binding Treaty to Prohibit Weapons in Space – Lavrov

Sputnik – 11.04.2021 MOSCOW – Russia has called for talks to create a legally binding international instrument that would ban the deployment of any type of weapons in space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight. The anniversary of the first Soviet cosmonaut’s flight, marking the […]

Russian-Syrian gas contract hints at Syria’s recovery

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian government signed a 4-year contract in March with Capital Limited, a Russian firm, to conduct oil and gas exploration in the area known as block No. 1 in the Syrian exclusive economic zone in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the Tartous province.  The disputed maritime […]

Komsomolskaya Pravda: China shows Russia how to respond to US Sanctions [Video]

The following is a translated piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda a Russian tabloid that used to be the union newspaper of the Communist Party. As “tabloids” are sometimes known for reporting things that are both sensational and largely untrue, one might do well to take this report with several grains of salt. However, KP was also the […]