Posts Tagged: Russia

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Putin dreaming of Restoring USSR, says Ukrainian PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin “has a dream to restore the Soviet Union and every day he goes further and further,” interim Ukrainian Prime Mini...
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Is Putin’s Next Move to Take Over Odessa?

There are increasing signs that the unrest in eastern Ukraine is spreading, and Odessa, the country’s third-largest city, could be the next to fall....
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Assad: War in Syria will end this year, fighting ‘terrorists’ expected to continue

Syrian President Bashar al Assad recently told Sergei Stepashin, a senior Russian official, that the active phase of the war in Syria will end this ye...
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Jumblatt meeting with French and Russian officials to discuss Presidential elections

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt held talks recently in Paris with senior French officials, who stressed the need to stage the Leb...
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Bored Russian cheese factory workers take a milk bath

Russia on Friday launched a criminal investigation into breaches of hygiene at a cheese factory after footage of bare-chested workers bathing in vats ...
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Assad admires polar divide generated by Russia

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday that key ally Moscow had helped re-establish “a multipolar world”, as he met with a high-leve...
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No sex please: Ukrainian women protest with no sex for Russian men

Political and economic sanctions may not have dissuaded Russia from annexing Crimea, but a group of Ukrainian women have called for a different kind o...
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Russia promises to invest in infrastructure of Crimea, Ukraine pushes back

Russia showered promises on Crimea on Monday, sending its prime minister on a surprise visit there to promise quick funds to improve power supplies, w...
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Western world powers cancel G8 summit in Russia

The G-8 is once again to become the G-7. Leaders of the so-called Group of Eight announced on Monday they would cancel their planned June meeting in S...
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Ukraine orders outnumbered troops out of Crimea

Ukraine on Monday ordered its outnumbered troops to withdraw from Crimea following the peninsula’s lightning seizure and annexation by Russia in...