China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state’s nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General... Read More

For tsar’s great-grandson, Russia needs a strong leader

For tsar’s great-grandson, Russia needs a strong leader

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ZURICH (Reuters) – A century after the October Revolution that ended his family’s three-century reign of Russia, Hans Georg Yourievsky believes the country needs a tough leader. Reuters: Lifestyle... Read More

As Syria war tightens, U.S. and Russia military hotlines humming

As Syria war tightens, U.S. and Russia military hotlines humming

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AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (Reuters) – Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly weathering the... Read More

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is... Read More

Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions

Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump grudgingly accepted new congressional sanctions on Russia, the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday, remarks in contrast with those of Vice President Mike Pence,... Read More

Russia to auction giant 51-carat polished diamond online

Russia to auction giant 51-carat polished diamond online

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian miner Alrosa said on Tuesday it plans to sell at an online auction in November a rare collection of polished diamonds produced domestically, including a giant... Read More