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Lithuanian court jails Russian spies

Vilnius - A Lithuanian court on Tuesday jailed a Russian citizen and one of its own nationals for spying for Moscow, in the latest case of espionage as tension simmers between Russia and the West.

Investigators raid Russia opposition journalist's flat

Moscow - Investigators on Tuesday searched the flat of prominent opposition journalist Zoya Svetova, her husband Viktor Dzyadko told AFP."About 10 people are taking part in the search" which began more than two hours ago, Dzyadko said by telephone.

US challenges Kremlin with new Russian TV channel

Prague - Nearly three decades after it helped topple communist totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is challenging Moscow again, this time with a new 24-hour TV news channel in Russian.

Trump commerce chief confirmed despite questions on Russian ties

Washington - Wilbur Ross sailed through Senate confirmation to become the new commerce secretary, despite tough questions about his possible ties with Russian oligarchs through his position on the board of the Bank of Cyprus.

Democrats warn not to stymie probe into Trump-Russia ties

Washington - Top Democrats warn Republicans not to stymie investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, as the White House sought to quell a media storm over the allegations.

US, Russia set to clash over Syria sanctions

New York - Russia and the United States were headed for a clash at the UN Security Council on Monday as Moscow prepared to veto a draft resolution that would impose sanctions on Syria.

Ukraine rebels threaten to seize enterprises over blockade

Kiev - Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine on Monday threatened to seize control of enterprises across their territories unless Kiev halts a blockade by nationalist protesters.

US urges Russia to 'immediately' observe Ukraine ceasefire

Washington - The United States called on Russia Sunday to "immediately" observe the ceasefire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian and separatist forces of targeting international monitors.

Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed

Moscow - Thousands marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov ahead of the second anniversary of his murder.The 55-year-old former deputy prime minister was gunned down near the Kremlin on February 27, 2015.

Russia frees opposition activist jailed for protesting

Moscow - Russia on Sunday released a prominent opposition activist from jail, after a court quashed a sentence that made him the only person convicted under a tough law against public protests.

Trump's Russia reset on hold as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks

Washington - President Donald Trump came to the White House promising a radical reset of US-Russia relations after years of rising tensions under his predecessor.

Russia to veto Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

New York - Russia vowed Friday to use its veto to block a proposed UN resolution drafted by the United States, France and Britain that would impose sanctions on Syria for the use of chemical weapons.

Putin says wants to stabilise Syria's 'legitimate' power

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow's goal in Syria was to "stabilise the legitimate authority" and strike a "decisive blow" against terrorism.

Russians latest victims on French robbery motorway

Bobigny - A Russian couple have been robbed of jewellery and luxury goods worth some 100,000 euros on a stretch of Parisian motorway that is growing notorious for robberies of the wealthy.

Russia court orders release of opposition activist

Moscow - Russia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of an opposition activist who was the only person in the country jailed under a tough law against public protests.

Ukraine says building bridges with Trump

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko insisted Wednesday he was building bridges with US counterpart Donald Trump amid growing dismay over the unravelling of the latest bid to still fighting in the country's east.

Russia successfully launches space freighter after crash

Moscow - Russia on Wednesday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft taking food and equipment to the International Space Station after the previous such ship crashed to Earth shortly after launch in December.

Russia court orders release of opposition activist

Moscow - Russia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an opposition activist jailed for staging peaceful protests in an unprecedented case should have his conviction quashed and be released.

Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

Moscow - Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on "irresponsible actions" by Kiev and the West.

Russia, Ukraine clash over tribute to UN ambassador

New York - Russia and Ukraine clashed on Tuesday over a UN Security Council tribute to long-serving Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin whose death has triggered an outpouring of grief at the world body.

Regional rivals Iran, Turkey trade barbs over Syria

Istanbul - Diplomatic tensions escalated between Turkey and Iran on Tuesday as the regional powers traded accusations over their roles in the Syria conflict and the Middle East.

Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

New York - Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, has died in New York. He was 64.

Four Russian military dead in Syria IED blast: agencies

Moscow - Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria last week, a defence ministry statement quoted by Russian agencies said Monday.

Moscow says Montenegro coup plot claims 'absurd'

Moscow - The Kremlin lashed out at Montenegro on Monday after a prosecutor in the Balkan country accused Russian state bodies of involvement in an alleged coup plot during last year's election.

Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

Berlin - Germany on Monday criticised as "unacceptable" Russia's decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine's eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk.

Ukraine accuses rebels of breaking truce as Western concern rises

Donetsk - Ukraine's military on Monday accused pro-Moscow rebels of breaking a new ceasefire deal barely hours after it came into effect, as Western powers warned Russia over its actions in the former Soviet state.

Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

New York - President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, a business associate and a Ukrainian lawmaker have drawn up a peace plan for the Russia-Ukraine conflict, presenting the proposal to the administration's former national security advisor, the New York Times rep...

Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment after 'poisoning'

Moscow - A Russian opposition politician who fell into a coma due to poisoning this month has left the country for treatment abroad after his condition improved, his lawyer said Sunday."This morning Vladimir Kara-Murza flew out of the country...

France denounces cyberattacks blamed on Moscow

Paris - Suspected Russian cyberattacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said Sunday, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.

US role 'necessary' in Baltic air defence: Lithuania

Vilnius - Lithuania wants US President Donald Trump's administration to help beef up air defence in the Baltic region as security concerns grow over Russia, President Dalia Grybauskaite said Saturday.
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