Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has landed in Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting. On the sidelines of this event, he will meet with Russian, Chinese, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan officials, the chief executive's office says

Map. History of Russia conflict

16 January 2018
In written statment, @NancyPelosi calls Flynn guilty plea "a dark moment in our nation's history." Further, she says "the American people deserve to know what the President knows about Russian meddling in our election and why he refuses to take action against Russia."
Meanwhile in the Kremlin, Putin meeting Oliver Stone1 month ago
Meanwhile in the Kremlin, Putin meeting Oliver Stone
Michael Flynn leaves courthouse following guilty plea amid shouts of "Lock him up."
"Nothing about the guilty plea or the charge implicates anyone other than Mr. Flynn," Trump attorney Ty Cobb says, noting Flynn is a "former Obama administration official."
Stocks fall sharply after ABC News report that Michael Flynn was directed by Trump to talk to Russians
1 month ago
World Cup draw: Russia at the top of the first group
Michael Flynn arrives at federal court ahead of his plea hearing in the special counsel's probe.
In Saratov, Russia, the city authorities banned the campaign rally by opposition leader Alexey @Navalny: he had to improvise holding a rally at a kids' playground in a residential area
1 month ago
Lavrov: there are people in Washington wishing to provoke Pyongyang to new reckless actions
1 month ago
Lavrov: if U.S. wants to destroy N. Korea, it's playing with fire, making great mistake
@FBI: Plea hearing set for 10:30 EST (15:30 GMT).
@FBI: Flynn falsely stated he didn't ask Russia ambassador to delay vote on pending UN Security Council resolution and that the ambassador never described Moscow's response to his request, according to the filing.
Here is the document from the Special Counsel for the court.
@FBI: The charges stems from a conversation Flynn had with the Russia ambassador last December.
Flynn will plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI about his conversations with Russian Amb. Kislyak
1 month ago
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants committed a total of 25 ceasefire violations yesterday, wounding in action one Ukrainian serviceman.
1 month ago
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies conducted 16 attacks in 10 localities, used 82mm and 120mm mortars in Luhanske, Troitske, Krymske, Novoluhanske, and Novooleksandrivka areas.
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a group photo with Heads of Delegations of SCO Member States at the Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of SCO in Sochi, Russia on December 1, 2017
1 month ago
Russia Wants to Launch Backup DNS System by August 1, 2018 which will allows it to limit access to any website they wish, such as social networks when used to rally anti-government protests
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has landed in Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting. On the sidelines of this event, he will meet with Russian, Chinese, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan officials, the chief executive's office says
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj attended reception hosted by Russia PM Dmitry Medvedev yesterday for participants of the Council of Government of SCO member States in Sochi
Russian Cyber-Criminal Roman Seleznev sentenced to 14 years in prison for role in organized cybercrime ring responsible for $50 Million in online identity theft and $9 Million bank fraud conspiracy
1 month ago
Source: Russia will supply Uzbekistan with 12 combat helicopters Mi-35. Delivery will begin in 2018
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov rejects U.S. call to cut ties with North Korea, saying Russia believes sanctions pressure is "exhausted" and U.S. appears to be provoking Pyongyang.
Manafort appears to have reach a bond deal with Mueller, but the identities of the two people guaranteeing his bail for now is remaining secret
1 month ago
In Congressional hearing, Attorney General Sessions refused to say whether @POTUS asked him to hinder Russia investigation, says @RepAdamSchiff.
The two Prime Ministers agreed on the need to continue efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Both the leaders underlined the importance of cooperating closely for promoting peace and stability in the region
Both sides expressed satisfaction at the deepening of cooperation in the field of defense. The Prime Minister of Pakistan extended a cordial invitation to the Prime Minister of Russia to pay an official visit to Pakistan at his earliest convenience. The invitation was accepted
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev in Sochi, Russia.
AG Sessions has just left his interview with House intelligence committee re Russia. His meeting with panel lasted almost 4 hours.
Jeff Sessions arrives on Capitol Hill for closed-door interview in House Intelligence Committee's Russia probe.
Mall is on fire in Orenburg
1 month ago
Kremlin: U.S. sanctions aimed at turning business elite against Putin
1 month ago
Russia mulls blocking U.S. media from Moscow after Kremlin-funded RT credentials withdrawn
1 month ago
Russian National Security Council: Russia is ready for a conditional military withdrawal from Syria
At least 11 Chechen nationals were arrested by security forces in central Logar province on Wednesday, provincial governor said in a statement on Thursday.1 month ago
At least 11 Chechen nationals were arrested by security forces in central Logar province on Wednesday, provincial governor said in a statement on Thursday.
Putin takes part in a Collective Security Treaty Organisation session in Minsk1 month ago
Putin takes part in a Collective Security Treaty Organisation session in Minsk
Ukrainian citizen and shipping repair worker Sergei Sotnikov detained in Tolyatti, Russia, accused of working for Ukraine's SBU security services.
1 month ago
ATO spox; Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed 13 ceasefire violations, used 120mm and 82mm mortars in Luhanske area, 82mm mortars near Novotoshkivske, and light weapons in 5 other localities.
1 month ago
Interfax: B&N Bank group's negative capital on November 1 was 175 billion roubles.
1 month ago
Russian PM Medvedev: Russian-U.S. relations are very bad
Russia publishes draft agreement with Egypt to allow Russian fighters using Egyptian bases
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Russian city of Sochi on Thursday for the 16th meeting of the Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of Government (Prime Ministers)
1 month ago
Russia drops requirement for state companies to disclose their contractors and subcontractors, making it easier to avoid sanctions and corruption fighters.
1 month ago
Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties: Foreign Minister Lavrov
1 month ago
Lavrov: Trump policy has little differences from the policies of Obama
Pakistan PM Khaqan Abbasi leaves for Russia to attend SCO summit
1 month ago
Russian authorities to investigate alleged "ritual killing" of Nicholas II upon insistance of Orthodox Church. It's based on an anti-semitic idea saying there was "Jewish conspiracy" against the tsar