Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Washington agrees with Moscow and Beijing

Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Washington agrees with Moscow and Beijing

It is a key agreement for the future of Afghanistan. The United States said Friday that it agrees with their Russian and Chinese rivals on a key point in the peace talks in Afghanistan: the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for Afghanistan, met with Chinese and Russian emissaries […]

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Washington has once again raised the bar on Friday with the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, imposing sanctions on his head of diplomacy, which prompted the strong reaction of Russia, ally of Caracas. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has been ostracized from the international financial system (in dollars) and his US holdings have been […]

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A close associate of Libyan Haftar visits Moscow

A close associate of Libyan Haftar visits Moscow

A close associate of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, whose fighters hold a large part of Libya and are trying to seize Tripoli, was Wednesday visiting Moscow, a sign of the proximity between Haftar and Russia. Kheiri Al Tamimi, Haftar’s chief of staff, took part in the Moscow Conference on International Security, organized by the Russian army. […]

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Ukraine The granting of Russian passports to separatist regions facilitated.

Ukraine: The granting of Russian passports to separatist regions facilitated.

Vladimir Putin has signed a decree simplifying procedures for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of the breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin announced on Wednesday. The Donetsk and Luhansk regions, in the hands of pro-Russian separatists, seceded in 2014. Moscow provided military support to the separatists, according to evidence collected by Reuters, even […]

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Moscow will deliver S-400 missiles to Turkey from July

Moscow will deliver S-400 missiles to Turkey from July

S-400 Russian missile deliveries to Turkey will begin in July, Russian arms export company Rosoboronexport, quoted by the Interfax news agency, said on Wednesday. “Everything has already been negotiated and concluded,” said the director of this company, Alexander Mikheev. The United States threatened Turkey with sanctions if it concluded a contract to buy S-400 with […]

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Moscow wants to help Cuba and Caracas against US sanctions

Moscow wants to help Cuba and Caracas against US sanctions

Russia considers illegal the new US sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba and intends to do its utmost to support these two allied countries of Moscow, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Riabkov, quoted Thursday by the RIA news agency. US National Security Advisor John Bolton unveiled Wednesday a new round of sanctions against Cuba and […]

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Donald Trump suspended on publication of Russian investigation final report

Donald Trump suspended on publication of Russian investigation final report

Donald Trump seems exempt from suspicions of collusion with Moscow during the 2016 campaign, but has Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller found other compromising information for the US president? The answer is expected Thursday with the publication of its final investigation report. This 400-page document is due to be released in the morning by the Ministry […]

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Russian soldiers in Venezuela Moscow meets Trump

Russian soldiers in Venezuela: Moscow meets Trump

Russian military experts are currently in Venezuela under contracts awarded for the supply of Russian weapons to the Venezuelan army and Moscow does not intend to interfere in the internal affairs of this country, said Thursday the door Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov. On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump demanded the withdrawal of hundreds of Russian troops […]

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The return to the nuclear risk between Washington and Moscow, but also Beijing

The return to the nuclear risk between Washington and Moscow, but also Beijing

Putting their threat to execution, the Americans trigger their withdrawal from a nuclear treaty with Moscow at the end of the Cold War. They accuse the Russians of not respecting it any more, but especially want to have their hands free against China. In the wake, Putin did the same. Euromissile crisis airs between two […]

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Washington suspend Saturday the INF Treaty

Washington will suspend Saturday the INF Treaty

The United States will cease on Saturday to respect the 1987 treaty with Russia on the intermediate nuclear forces (INF) and will officially withdraw from this pact in six months, unless Moscow stops violating the agreement. “Russia refuses to take steps to return to a real and verifiable respect” of the treaty, said Friday the […]

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