U.S. ambassador skips encounter with sanctioned Russian tycoon

Map. History of Russia conflict

22 June 2018
Putin calls for an "open country" and "liberalization".
3 week ago
Sanctions, trade barriers can lead to global 'systemic crisis': Putin
State Department calls on Russia to acknowledge its role in downing of Flight MH17 and "to cease its callous disinformation campaign."
The United States calls on Russia to recognize its role in shotdown of the Malaysian plane over Ukraine
Dutch PM Rutte demands Russia cooperate with investigation into downing of Flight MH17
3 week ago
State Dept in statement: "We strongly support the decisions by the Netherlands and Australia to call Russia to account for its role in the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17 (MH-17) over eastern Ukraine and the horrific deaths of 298 civilians."
3 week ago
[email protected]: The Democrats are alluding to the the concept that having an Informant placed in an opposing party's campaign is different than having a Spy, as illegal as that may be. But what about an "Informant" who is paid a fortune and who "sets up" way earlier than the Russian Hoax?
3 week ago
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov says Netherlands have provided no 'facts' to support a claim that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight #MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine
3 week ago
Lavrov compared MH17 case with "Skripal case"
Russia tests its S-500 aerial defense system
Jens Stoltenberg: I call on Russia to accept responsibility and fully cooperate with all efforts to establish accountability for its part in the downing of flight MH17 in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2166
EU, NATO urge Russia to 'accept responsibility' for MH17
In the last hour, @BorisJohnson @NATO and the EU have all backed the Dutch government's allegation that Russia was responsible for the downing of flight MH173 week ago
In the last hour, @BorisJohnson @NATO and the EU have all backed the Dutch government's allegation that Russia was responsible for the downing of flight MH17
3 week ago
It's propaganda
No facts of Russia's involvement in MH17 downing – Lavrov
3 week ago
The Kremlin says findings in the MH17 investigation cannot be trusted and Russia was not a fully-fledged participant
3 week ago
OPEC, Russia discuss raising oil output by about 1 million barrels per day - sources tell Reuters
3 week ago
It's propaganda
Russia categorically rejects accusations of involvement in MH17 crash - Kremlin
Listen to "Orion" - Oleg Ivannikov's voice on an MH17 recording.
Listen to Orion - Oleg Ivannikov's voice on an MH17 recording.
[email protected] says its findings today establish for the first time the direct or indirect involvement of a high-ranking Russian military officer on active duty operating on the territory of Ukraine in the destruction of the airliner.
@bellingcat Along with his role in Ukraine, Oleg Ivannikov worked under the alias "Andrey Ivanovich Laptev" as the Minister of Defense and Emergencies (2006-2008) in the annexed South Ossetia.
BellingCat: Ivannikov was deployed to Ukraine sometime in first half of 2014, remained there at least until early 2015. During his undercover deployment, he coordinated and supervised military activities of Russian militants, pro-Russian separatists and private army contingents from Wagner group
'Russian GRU Officer Oleg Ivannikov Identified as MH17 Suspect' - new @bellingcat investigation determines with very high certainty that 'Andrey Ivanovich' or 'Orion' who Dutch-led probe has said it person of interest in MH17 downing, is Russian Oleg Ivannikov.
Netherlands and Australia announced that they will hold Russia legally responsible for shooting down MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
3 week ago
Russia is responsible for sending missile launcher to Ukraine that downed MH17, has so far failed to cooperate 'at all' with criminal investigation - Dutch foreign minister
3 week ago
It's propaganda
@mfa_russia: "No evidence has been presented except for a colorful video based on information fabricated by bloggers from the Bellingcat agency, who were earlier caught distorting facts to prove Russia's alleged involvement in the MH17 crash
3 week ago
Netherlands, Australia hold Russia responsible for downing MH17: Dutch cabinet
3 week ago
Netherlands MFA: we ask Russia to offer compensation to the victims of the crash MH17
3 week ago
U.S. ambassador skips encounter with sanctioned Russian tycoon
3 week ago
Billionaire Deripaska resigns Rusal board over US sanctions: statement
3 week ago
Putin: We had "counted" on the summit to be "the beginning to the whole process of denuclearization Kim Jong Un on his part did everything he promised to do, even blew up some tunnels on their sites and after this we hear the US is canceling."
4 week ago
Police in Russia detained Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's lawyer Ivan Zdhanov outside his office on May 24, after two other Navalny aides were jailed on similar charges earlier this week.
Putin says Russia will recognize the findings of the investigation team on the shotdown of MH17 at the Donbass, if Russia participates in the investigation
Russia blocked the official page of the French President. Right up to the visit of Macron.
Russian Ministry of Defense: specialists of Russian Western Military District NBC Protection Troops held drill during "chemical poisoning of environment"
President of France Macron has arrived in St.Petersburg, Russia with official visit
Ukraine updated it's sanctions list with 756 entities and 1748 personalities4 week ago
Ukraine updated it's sanctions list with 756 entities and 1748 personalities
@SpeakerRyan says he is attending first classified briefing on Trump-Russia probe
4 week ago
Russia and Saudi to discuss relaxing oil production caps, Novak tells @FT - "We cannot argue that higher prices is always a good thing for producers."
4 week ago
Responding to international investigators concluding that the missilew which shot down MH-17 belonged to a Russian brigade, the defense ministry in Moscow claims its military had nothing to do with the incident
4 week ago
The U.K. believes the Kremlin was behind a hoax call to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
4 week ago
The Russian Defense Ministry denies involvement of the Russian army in the shotdown of the Malaysian plane over Ukraine in 2014
Moldova's Igor Dodon flies to St. Petersburg with a luxury plane paid for by a Russian businessman
Jens Stoltenberg: I commend the professional, independent work of the Joint Investigation Team on MH17. As the UN Security Council concluded, those responsible must be held to account. Almost four years since this global tragedy, it is important that justice is served
4 week ago
Russian pranker duo strike again - they manage to get through to Boris Johnson pretending to be the Armenian PM: story and some audio here (the FCO haven't commented but prankers' previous form suggests it's genuine)
Putin has appointed ex-deputy PM Rogozin as head of state space corporation RosKosmos4 week ago
Putin has appointed ex-deputy PM Rogozin as head of state space corporation RosKosmos
Putin appointed Shuvalov the head of Vnesheconombank4 week ago
Putin appointed Shuvalov the head of Vnesheconombank
"I have to hold frank and heart-to-heart talks with President Putin" to advance negotiations over a postwar peace treaty, Japanese Prime Minister ShinzoAbe said before his departure for Russia
4 week ago
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he hopes charges will follow after Dutch investigators said a missile belonging to a Russian brigade brought down flight MH17 in 2014.
4 week ago
Gazprom says EU decision 'most reasonable outcome' for gas market
EU reaches deal with Gazprom in anti-trust case
Australia Foreign Minister @JulieBishopMP statement on MH17 investigation
The actual BUK fuselage parts recovered from the crash site
Prosecutor Fred Westerbeke confirms they've identified 'a few dozen persons of interest' - won't name names to avoid jeopardizing any future prosecution #MH17
Westerbeke publicly states @JITMH17 no longer has patience for waiting on Russia's cooperation, as required by UN agreement #MH17
Buk missile originated from 53rd Brigade of Russian Federation (three battalions, 300 people) - Wilbert Paulisson #MH17
In all, @JITMH17 shows seven 'fingerprint' details identifying the Buk missile system used to shoot down MH17 as being from the Russia's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade based in Kursk. It searched through images of scores of similar Buk systems. No other shared these 'fingerprints.'
BUK missile that shot down flight MH17 came from Russian military brigade: investigators
[email protected] showing new video footage tracing the path of the Russian Buk from Kursk, Russia to eastern Ukraine, as well as the 'fingerprints' used to identify the Buk system.
JIT present comprehensive markings proving the BUK telar that shot down MH17 correspond to only one missile launcherfrom the 53rd Brigade in Russia
JIT: the Buk came from the Russian 53rd Brigade in Kursk and was tracked on social media headed to the Ukraine border
European Commission will likely announce a settlement with Gazprom today that entails no fines but firm commitments to respect EU rules
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