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U.S. Pressure To Boost NATO Members Military Expenditure
21 Feb 2017 06:21

U.S. Pressure To Boost NATO Members Military Expenditure

Islam Times - With typical bluster of a real estate dealer, US President Trump claimed this week that his administration was a 'finely-tuned machine'. A nervous Europe and a disappointed Russia suggest something more precarious.

 
This file photo shows late Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin speaking during a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York, US.
21 Feb 2017 04:29

Russian ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin passes away at 64

Islam Times - The Russian Foreign Ministry says the country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin has “died suddenly” in New York, just a day before his 65th birthday.

 
Congress Anti-Russianism: Roadblock to Trump-Putin Cozying Up
19 Feb 2017 08:48

Congress Anti-Russianism: Roadblock to Trump-Putin Cozying Up

Islam Times - Before the current president of the United States Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, it seemed that there was a consensus between the American politicians and political elites on the way of dealing with Russia.

 
Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?
19 Feb 2017 06:05

Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?

Islam Times - Recent events point to weakening Turkey-Russia ties especially regarding Syria with Ankara seen as moving back to the opposing US-led camp.

 
German Intel Clears Russia on Interference
19 Feb 2017 04:34

German Intel Clears Russia on Interference

Islam Times - After a multi-month, politically charged investigation, German intelligence agencies could find no good evidence of Moscow-directed cyber-attacks or a disinformation campaign aimed at subverting the democratic process in Germany. Undaunted, Chancellor Angela Merkel has commissioned a new ...

 
Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia
15 Feb 2017 07:54

Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia

Islam Times - Which describes itself as “The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News,” illustrates how interest groups control outcomes by how they shape policy choices.

 
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
15 Feb 2017 04:06

Russia Warns US against Excluding Iran from Anti-Terror Efforts

Islam Times - Russian foreign minister warned the US administration against efforts to exclude Iran from the fight on terrorism.

 
Russia-US ties need to be restored in interest of both nations: Putin
11 Feb 2017 06:25

Russia-US ties need to be restored in interest of both nations: Putin

Islam Times - President Vladimir Putin of Russia has called for the restoration of relations between Moscow and Washington in the interests of both nations, following a five-year period of "degradation."

 
A Russian multipurpose MiG-35 jet fighter flies during its presentation at the MiG plant in Lukhovitsy, January 27, 2017.
8 Feb 2017 12:11

Russia’s Putin orders snap Air Force drills

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered snap drills by the country’s Air Force to evaluate its preparedness against potential aggression, according to the Russian defense minister.

 
Russia Paints US Anti-Iran Rhetoric as Irrational, Emotional
8 Feb 2017 09:59

Russia Paints US Anti-Iran Rhetoric as Irrational, Emotional

Islam Times - Russian envoy to the United Nations denounced American officials' anti-Iran rhetoric as Irrational, saying "In international life, you have to differentiate between your emotions, what you want to see and what you have the right to expect from another country”.

 
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
7 Feb 2017 10:09

Russia Says Fox News Should Apologize over Insulting Putin

Islam Times - Russian government says US Fox News channel should apologize for insulting Russian president during an interview with the US president.

 
Terrorists Attack Russian Embassy Twice in Syria
4 Feb 2017 11:11

Terrorists Attack Russian Embassy Twice in Syria

Islam Times - Terrorist groups in Syria have attacked Russian embassy on 2 and 3 February with mortar shelling, Russian foreign ministry said on Friday.

 
Half of Russians Want Headscarf Ban Removed
1 Feb 2017 08:48

Half of Russians Want Headscarf Ban Removed

Islam Times - New polls show that half of the people in Russia are opposed to the current ban on wearing headscarves in schools.

 
Russian flotilla headed by the flagship of the Northern Fleet, cruiser Peter the Great, September 2013 is seen in the Arctic.
31 Jan 2017 11:25

Russia in biggest military push in the Arctic

Islam Times - Russia is involved in its biggest military push in the Arctic since the fall of the Soviet Union, pouring in money and missiles and building new generation of nuclear icebreakers.

 
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses a press conference in Belgrade on December 13, 2016.
31 Jan 2017 05:21

Russia ready to help Iraq fight Daesh: Lavrov

Islam Times - Russia has expressed readiness to provide the Iraqi government with assistance in the country’s fight against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

 
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova
29 Jan 2017 08:52

Russia Rejects Proposing Syrian Kurdish Autonomy

Islam Times - Russian foreign ministry says it has never proposed an autonomous region for the Kurdish people in Syria.

 
How Russia, Turkey Look at Each Other?
28 Jan 2017 08:15

How Russia, Turkey Look at Each Other?

Islam Times - Shift in Turkey's approach towards Syrian crisis and moving close to Russia still presents topics for analysis and news of many regional and international media.

 
Russia to mass produce multi-role MiG-35 warplane in 2019: Officials
28 Jan 2017 06:09

Russia to mass produce multi-role MiG-35 warplane in 2019: Officials

Islam Times - Russia’s military plans to mass-produce a new generation of MiG-35 multi-role fighter jets in 2019, a year after the Russian Aerospace Forces will be equipped with the advanced aircraft, officials say.

 
Russia ‘foiled 70 million cyberattacks in 2016’
25 Jan 2017 11:27

Russia ‘foiled 70 million cyberattacks in 2016’

Islam Times - Russia’s principal security service says the country has fended off 70 million cyberattacks targeting its critical information infrastructure over the past year, mostly from abroad.

 
Russia, Beware of Trump U-Turns
24 Jan 2017 12:46

Russia, Beware of Trump U-Turns

Islam Times - Russia has cautiously welcomed the US presidency of Donald Trump, but still Moscow is wisely keeping a wait-and-see position on whether it can work with the new White House occupant to improve international relations.