News - Russia

Sancho To Snub Manchester United And Stay At Dortmund

9 months ago /
Sports  

Jadon Sancho will stay at Borussia Dortmund next season and turn down the chance to join Manchester United this summer.

U.S Senate Intelligence Subpoenas Trump’s Son

9 months ago /
Politics 

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president’s sons, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Wednesday.

Trump’s Fixer Cohen Admits Handling Racy Photos

9 months ago /
Politics 

Months before evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr.’s game-changing presidential endorsement of Donald Trump in 2016, Falwell asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favour, Cohen said in a recorded conversation reviewed by Reuters.

Russia, U.S. Head For Collision On Venezuela

9 months ago /
International News 

Russia Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov has confirmed his country’s support for Venezuela in safeguarding its national sovereignty and territorial integrity. Lavrov said this on Sunday at a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza in Moscow.

Aeroflot Plane Crash: Russia Jet 'Struck By Lightning'

9 months ago /
International News 

Passengers and crew on board a jet that was forced to make an emergency landing at a Moscow airport say it was struck by lightning moments before it crashed.

Woman Killed In Festering Venezuela Crisis

10 months ago /
International News 

A woman was shot dead and dozens injured in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas on Wednesday, in clashes between opposition supporters and pro-government forces.

Russia Rejects U.S. Claim That It Told Venezuela’s Maduro Not To Flee

10 months ago /
International News 

Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday rejected a suggestion by Washington that it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee in the face of street protests, calling the assertion part of an information war.

U.S. Attorney General Barr Cancels Second Day Of Testimony

10 months ago /
International News 

Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday cancelled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrats in Congress.

U.S. Attorney General Barr Faces Congress

10 months ago /
International News 

Attorney General William Barr faced pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel’s report on Russia’s role in the 2016 election when he testified before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document’s findings.

Maduro Claims Victory In Venezuela Crisis

10 months ago /
Security 

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has claimed victory over what he called a military coup attempt by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó.

Guaido Wants Protestors To Take To Streets In Venezuela Again

10 months ago /
Security 

Juan Guaidó has appealed for his supporters to take to the streets of Venezuela again on Wednesday after a day of violent clashes on Tuesday.

Libya’s Rebel General Haftar Struggles To Keep Funding System Open

10 months ago /
Security 

Eastern Libya Commander, Khalifa Haftar has thrown much of his military forces into attacking Tripoli, but the outcome of the offensive could be determined by a separate battle — to keep open the parallel finance system that funds his soldiers.

North Korean leader Arrives In Russia For Summit

10 months ago /
International News 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from Russian President Vladimir Putin while Pyongyang’s nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo.

Ukraine Election: Comedian Zelensky Wins Presidency By Landslide

10 months ago /
International News 

Ukrainian comedian, Volodymyr Zelensky, has scored a landslide victory in the country's presidential election.

Muller’s Report On Russia’s Role In U.S. Election To Be Released Thursday

10 months ago /
Politics 

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election will be released on Thursday, providing the first public look at the findings of an inquiry that has cast a shadow over Donald Trump’s Presidency.

 

U.S. Insists On Ousting Maduro From Power In Venezuela

10 months ago /
International News 

A top U.S. official has said, the United States has no timeline for a change in government in Venezuela but is certain embattled President Nicolas Maduro will not remain in power.  

World Football Ranking: Nigeria Climbs To 42

10 months ago /
Sports  

Nigeria moved up four places in the latest rankings released by world governing body FIFA on Thursday.

Super Falcons Camp In Spain For World Cup

11 months ago /
Sports  

A delegation of the Super Falcons of Nigeria, including 24 players, has settled down in Spain as they continue preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals in France from June 7 to July 9.

Ukraine Election: Comedian Is Front-Runner Ahead Of First Round

11 months ago /
International News 

Polls have opened in Ukraine as the country votes in the first round of presidential elections.

Experts Set To Prevent Hacking Of Ukraine Presidential Election

11 months ago /
Politics 

An army of online experts is gearing up to prevent hackers from infiltrating the voting system as Ukraine's presidential election falls on Sunday, according to the country's security service.