Russian envoy expresses outrage at ‘expropriation’ plan for levy on holders of Cyprus bank accounts. There are fears Vladimir Putin will retaliate against Europe over the Cyprus crisis.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Russia, an Israeli official said on Wednesday. Putin sent Netanyahu the invitation in a letter but no date for the visit was specified, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The official version of Magnitsky’s death in prison is a futile attempt to stem human rights and political speculation.
THE OBAMA administration’s restructuring of plans for missile defense appears, for the most part, to be a rational response to changing circumstances, including an increasing threat from North Korea.
Russians from President Vladimir V. Putin on down expressed fury on Monday over the European Union’s proposal to bail out the banking system in Cyprus in a manner seen in Moscow as specifically designed to extract money from Russian depositors who are estimated to hold at least a quarter of the deposits in the Mediterranean […]
Russian investigators have dropped their investigation into the 2009 death in jail of a whistleblowing attorney whose case led to a crisis in relations between Russia and the United States.