18 June 2021
Here's the readout of today's @POTUS-Putin phone call
4 month ago
Putin submitted to the State Duma bill on the ratification an agreement on the extension of START-3 - State Duma base
4 month ago
White House: Biden raised concerns with Putin about the jailing of Navalny, Russian cyberespionage & bounties on US troops in Afghanistan. Kremlin: Putin talked with Biden about the Open Skies Treaty, the Iran nuclear deal & "internal Ukrainian solutions"
4 month ago
Russia says the US must lift sanctions against Tehran and comply with the Iran nuclear deal as a condition for the Islamic Republic to rejoin the accord
Confirmation from @PressSec now of the @POTUS call with Putin, also mentioning the topics of Ukraine sovereignty, placing of bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan and Russia interference in Election2020. "We'll have a readout for you, sometime this afternoon"
"The president continues to believe Nord Stream 2 is a bad deal for Europe," says @PressSec in response to a question from a Polish radio reporter, noting the pipeline project wasn't mentioned in the readout of the @POTUS-Merkel call
4 month ago
Russia's Investigations Committee says 20 criminal cases have been opened in connection with Saturday's protests
Amûdê: Russian military patrol on the Amûdê-Qamishli road today
Russian Military Police threatened to use airstrikes against members of the Central Committee of the armed groups in southern Syria's Daraa if the Syrian government's demands to deport six anti-government leaders to Idlib were not complied with
4 month ago
Lavrov at meeting with Zarif in Moscow: If the Biden administration decides to return to the nuclear deal, we would welcome it
4 month ago
Lavrov at meeting with Zarif in Moscow: We hope to preserve the nuclear deal
4 month ago
Lavrov at meeting with Zarif in Moscow: We hope to preserve the joint work plan on the nuclear deal
4 month ago
Lavrov discussed with his Iranian counterpart the construction of new units of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran
4 month ago
Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Moscow signed an intergovernmental agreement on information security
4 month ago
The Kremlin: Extending the START nuclear weapons agreement is in everyone's interest
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, former Chief of Staff of the Government Sergei Prikhodko dies - Kommersant4 month ago
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, former Chief of Staff of the Government Sergei Prikhodko dies - Kommersant
4 month ago
Another employee of the Norilsk administration was detained in the case of an avalanche, as a result of which three people died. This is already the sixth person detained in this criminal case.
SOHR: 5 pro-Assad militiamen have been killed during combing operations in the desert searching for ISIS cells, while 13 ISIS fighters have died in Russian airstrikes
Russia: A fire hit a factory in Ufa, accompanied by an explosion. The moment of the explosion was captured by security cameras4 month ago
Russia: A fire hit a factory in Ufa, accompanied by an explosion. The moment of the explosion was captured by security cameras
White House readout of Biden-Merkel call mentions China & Russia - both omitted from the German readout
Russian private military contactors during today's joint operation with the Central African Republic's govt forces in the city of Boda4 month ago
Russian private military contactors during today's joint operation with the Central African Republic's govt forces in the city of Boda
Biden: We tell Russia that we are concerned about Navalny and the cyber hacking and rewards for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan.
"I will not hesitate to raise those issues with the Russians" says @POTUS @JoeBiden
"We can both operate in the mutual self-interest of our countries [new START] & make it clear to Russia we are very concerned abt their behavior, whether it's Navalny, whether it's SolarWinds or whether it's the reports of bounties on the heads of Americans in Afghanistan"
@POTUS taking questions.asked about Russia, NewSTART & Alexei Navalny
Asked about Russia and @navalny, @POTUS says: "We are very concerned about their behavior
IL-76 78757 from Chkalovsky to Khmeimim (Syria) Callsign RFF8041 RF78757 RUAF4 month ago
IL-76 78757 from Chkalovsky to Khmeimim (Syria) Callsign RFF8041 RF78757 RUAF
The EU bloc's foreign ministers said it was "premature" to hit the Kremlin with sanctions and will await the outcome of Alexei Navalny's trial before deciding on new sanctions
Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces continues flights to Libya, as usual, under cover of night. IL-76 76725 Latakia (Syria) Al-Khadim (LIBYA)4 month ago
Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces continues flights to Libya, as usual, under cover of night. IL-76 76725 Latakia (Syria) Al-Khadim (LIBYA)
4 month ago
Asked about Russia protests, @PressSec reiterates US call to release @navalny and all demonstrators who were detained this past weekend
Asked about Russia protests, @PressSec reiterates US call to release @navalny and all demonstrators who were detained this past weekend
The Ministry of Emergency Situations reports one person killed in a fire at a chemical plant in Ufa. Another person got hurt4 month ago
The Ministry of Emergency Situations reports one person killed in a fire at a chemical plant in Ufa. Another person got hurt
EU foreign ministers decided to refrain from imposing new sanctions on Moscow over the Navalny arrest. @JosepBorrellF tells reporters he will have strategic discussions Lavrov during his February visit, while EUCO summit in March will have Russia ties on the agenda
4 month ago
EU chief diplomat @JosepBorrellF will visit Moscow early next month to press the Kremlin on the arrest of Navalny and "deliver a clear message from the EU," a senior diplomat told @AFP. This comes after several member states before had called for the trip to be scrapped
In Russia, associates of opposition politician @Navalny announced new nationwide protests for Sunday 31 January
EU foreign policy chief to visit Russia amid sanctions debate after Navalny's protests: AFP
Lithuanian MFA Foreign Minister @GLandsbergis: Pleased to meet with @JosepBorrellF in person. Could not escape discussion on worrying recent events in Russia. EU has to be decisive& tough about HumanRights violations. Release of @Navalny & other protesters shall be the concern of the entire EU
4 month ago
German Foreign Ministry: We expect the release of those arrested in connection with the protests in Russia without delay
4 month ago
Russia accuses US communication companies of interfering in the Navalny protests
4 month ago
EU foreign ministers talked about Russia & Navalny this morning and will return to the topic later today. As reported before, a decision on sanctions not really expected today. it's very much wait and see
4 month ago
Sports: Russian cross country skier Alexander Bolshunov has been reported to police for suspected assault. Bolshunov seemed to deliberately crash into Finnish skier Joni Mäki after finish line in Lahti, Finland yesterday. Mäki hurt his hand
USAF  RC-135V Rivet Joint ANNIE14 active over the Black Sea4 month ago
USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint ANNIE14 active over the Black Sea
New foreign minister of Lithuania @GLandsbergis says change is in the air in Russia and think that the new EU human rights sanctions government should be used
4 month ago
Pro-Assad media: Russian forces in Syria have moved "the largest amount of troops deployed to this region in the last five years. [to] the Badiya Al-Sham region located in the countrysides of Hama, Raqqa and Homs. to besiege the areas that witnessed renewed ISIS activity
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