Chinese-Russian cooperation undermines the West

Until very recently, China had mainly maintained a neutral stance toward political developments in other …

Iran, Russia Agree JCPOA Has No Alternatives

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tehran and Moscow agree that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has no alternatives and needs to be implemented as soon as possible, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.

Tennis: Wimbledon to allow Russian and Belarusian players BACK into SW19 this summer 

EXCLUSIVE: Sportsmail revealed earlier this month that Wimbledon were set to overturn their controversial ban on Russians from SW19, a decision which will be confirmed in talks

Putin Chairs Meeting With Russian Government

The Russian head of state is likely to discuss the most pressing economic and social issues amidst Russian special military op.

Kremlin Says Impossible to Achieve Goals of Military Operation in Ukraine With Diplomacy

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Diplomacy is no longer an option for achieving the goals of Russia's special operation in Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

Lavrov, Iranian Counterpart Abdollahian Hold Presser After Talks in Moscow

The top diplomats are expected to cover a wide range of economic and political issues, while accentuating the Iran nuclear deal.

Russian conductor makes a comeback in China after he was fired for refusing to condemn the war

Valery Gergiev, the star Russian conductor fired in Germany last year for his refusal to condemn the invasion of Ukraine, was given a warm welcome in China this week as he started a three-day performance at the country's top art center.

Russian FM Lavrov and His Iranian Counterpart Abdollahian Hold Talks in Moscow

Lately Russia became a top investor in the Islamic Republic, surpassing China, according to the Tehran-run Organization for Investment and Economic and Technical Assistance. Moscow has spent roughly $2.7 billion on two oil projects in Iran since...

Retired colonel explains why Russian forces are targeting schools, hospitals and orphanages

CNN senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman is in Eastern Ukraine with an update on the Russian attacks on civilian areas. Retired Col. Cedric Leighto...

IOC Recommends to Allow Russians to Compete as Neutral Athletes, But Not If They Support Russia

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board has recommended international sports federations to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete under neutral flag but not if they support the ongoing military...

Russia Says US Downplays Role in 'Crime of the Century' Nord Stream Attacks, Ignores Environment

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States wants to downplay information about the possible involvement of US security services in last year's blasts on Russia's Nord Stream gas pipelines, the Russian Embassy to the US said in a statement.

US Continues to Provide All Notifications, But Biannual Data on New START: State Dept.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States continues to provide Russia with all required notifications under the New START nuclear arms treaty except for semi-annual data exchanges on high numbers, State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson...

Russia Pays Coupons on Eurobonds Worth 7.8Bln Rubles Maturing in 2035

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Finance Ministry said on Tuesday that it had paid the coupons on sovereign Eurobonds worth 7.8 billion rubles ($101 million) maturing in 2035.

Depleted Uranium Doesn't Distinguish Between Ukrainians & Russians, It Poisons Everyone: Journalist

The Ukraine crisis is deepening, as the West plans to supply the country with toxic depleted uranium shells, with Moscow strongly condemning the move. Chris Helali, an American investigative journalist, called on "US imperialists" to stop,...

US Will Continue to Fly Intelligence Drones in Black Sea Despite Recent Crash: Defense Secretary

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States continues to fly drones in areas of the Black Sea it considers necessary for intelligence collection, despite the recent crash of a drone near Russia, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Tuesday.

Funding Ukraine 'War Machine' Against Russia Means Austerity in Europe

Western sanctions on Russia over its de-Nazification operation in Ukraine have ricocheted with disastrous results for European economies. Dr Linwood Tauheed, associate professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, linked them...

Scandal rocks Moscow elite after prominent Putin cronies are heard calling Russian leader 'Satan'

Russian oligarch and former senator Farkhad Akhmedov and high-profile Moscow music producer Iosif Prigozhin are reported to have been caught out insulting Putin in a leaked audio recording of a call.

Model dies after using health boost drip based on human PLACENTA

A probe is underway into the tragic death of fifth year medical student Anna Kolyada, 22, who self-administered the Japanese drug using a drip.

Fencers urge IOC to uphold Russia sanctions

More than 300 active and former fencers have written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urging the organization to uphold sanctions against Russian and Belarusian athletes, saying that allowing them entry back into international...

Sleboda: US, UK and EU Will Never Allow Impartial Probe Into Nord Stream Bombing

Russia's attempt to hold the West accountable for the sabotage of its Baltic Sea gas pipelines supplying Germany was always doomed to failure, said international relations and security analyst Mark Sleboda, but served to keep the story in the...

Use of Depleted Uranium in Ukraine Could Spark Global Health Crisis: Here’s Why

The US and Britain expended over 2,000 tons of depleted uranium (DU) in Iraq, Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Syria. Now, London plans to hand DU shells to Ukraine. British and US officials insist the weapons are safe, but what does the evidence say?...