Archive for the ‘Russia’ Category

Guardian: Russian islands declare emergency after mass invasion of polar bears

11. February 2019 Leave a comment

Russian environmental authorities have deployed a team of specialists to a remote Arctic region to sedate and remove dozens of hungry polar bears that have besieged the people living there. [more…]

Categories: Artic Russia, Russia

27. March 2018 Leave a comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the “criminal negligence” and corruption behind the tragedy in Kemerovo, Russia, where more than 60 people, including many children, perished in a massive blaze. [more…]

Categories: Kemerovo fire, Russia

guardian: Putin blames criminal negligence for death toll in Kemerovo fire

27. March 2018 Leave a comment

Russian president visits scene of shopping centre blaze amid anger and protests over tragedy [more…]

Categories: Kemerovo fire, Russia

guardian: US and EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack

26. March 2018 Leave a comment

The US, the EU, Canada and Ukraine have ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack in the UK, in a show of solidarity that represents the biggest concerted blow to Russian intelligence networks in the west since the cold war. [more…]

Categories: EU, Russia, Sergei Skripal

guardian: Europe sharply divided over Vladimir Putin’s re-election

19. March 2018 Leave a comment

Poland and Georgia warn of growing Russian threat while populists in Italy seek closer ties [more…]

Categories: Election Russia, Russia

guardian: Russia threatens retaliation after Britain expels 23 diplomats

14. March 2018 Leave a comment

Britain is braced for retaliation from Moscow after Theresa May blamed the Russian state for the Salisbury poisoning, and announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and a crackdown on “corrupt elites”. [more…]

ntv: "Grundsatz der Ausgewogenheit"Moskau muss Konsulat in USA schließen

31. August 2017 Leave a comment
Die US-Regierung verfügt die Schließung des russischen Konsulats in San Francisco. Zwei weitere Außenstellen Moskaus in den Vereinigten Staaten müssten bis spätestens Samstag geschlossen werden. Die Entscheidung wird mit “Ausgewogenheit” begründet. [mehr…]
Categories: Russia, USA