Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman’s two-minute video he filmed for the non-profit ‘Committee to Investigate Russia’ (CIR), claiming that Moscow meddled in the US election, can hardly be taken seriously, the Kremlin said.
Turkey has signed a controversial deal with Russia to arm its forces with Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles. The € 2.14bn deal has sparked concern over Turkey’s increasingly closer ties with Russia and its recent souring of relations with the US and Europe. A deposit for the S-400 has been put down, but the deal is […]
The examples of Iraq and Libya have convinced the North Korean leadership that only nuclear deterrence can protect them, so no sanctions can dissuade them, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Pyongyang will not relinquish its military program under pressure of sanctions and military threats, because the examples of Iraq and Libya have convinced it that […]
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel is prepared to intervene in Syria to counteract the Iranian influence in the conflict. Moscow, which views Iran as key to resolving the crisis, said it will note Israeli interests. When the two leaders met in Sochi on Wednesday, Netanyahu told Putin that […]
The commander of the Libyan national army has been explaining the help and hindrance of foreign states, in the conflict that’s plaguing the country. General Khalifa Haftar’s been visiting Moscow, and has been speaking exclusively to RT.He took part in the coup that brought Gaddafi to power, but also played a crucial role in toppling […]
The Pentagon and State Department have proposed to the White House a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other arms, according to Defense Department officials. The proposed transfer — which also would include antiaircraft arms that would be defined as defensive weaponry — comes as fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists has […]
Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train moderate rebels fighting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in a move likely to be welcomed by Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The CIA programme began in 2013 as part of Barack Obama’s support for the overthrow of Assad but met with little success, two […]
The struggle for power from the ruins of Libya is likely to get even uglier, and what is becoming decidedly more noticeable is the role of other interfering states who are betting on one side or another in the game for the prize that is Libya. The latest international intrigue, orchestrated by what we might […]
Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov has questioned an accusation from the U.S., that the Syrian government is planning a chemical attack. He said Washington’s claim could encourage terrorists to use chemical weapons as a provocation, and blame it on President Assad. Sergey Lavrov made those remarks during a meeting with Germany’s foreign minister.
US shooting down of Syrian jet seen as ‘act of aggression’ by Russia, which will track coalition warplanes west of the Euphrates. The threat of direct Russian-American confrontation in Syria escalated on Monday after Moscow said it would treat any plane from the US-led coalition flying west of the Euphrates river as a potential target. […]