Archive for the ‘Russia’ Category

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

nytimes: Putin, Responding to Sanctions, Orders U.S. to Cut Diplomatic Staff by 755

31. July 2017 Leave a comment
President Vladimir V. Putin announced Sunday that the American diplomatic mission in Russia must reduce its staff by 755 employees, an aggressive response to new American sanctions that seemed ripped right from the Cold War playbook and sure to increase tensions between the two capitals. [more…]
Categories: Russia, Sanktionen