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Russia’s New Tu-160, World’s Largest Operational Bomber, Test Flight in February
17 Nov 2017 08:35

Russia’s New Tu-160, World’s Largest Operational Bomber, Test Flight in February

Islam times - Russia’s upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M2 strategic bomber will perform its first test flight in February 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin reported to President Vladimir Putin during a working meeting on Thursday.

 
Presence of Iranian military advisors in Syria legitimate: Lavrov
14 Nov 2017 23:35

Presence of Iranian military advisors in Syria legitimate: Lavrov

Islam times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has stressed that the presence of Iranian military advisors in Syria is “legitimate.”

 
Will America Survive Washington?  By Paul Craig Roberts
14 Nov 2017 07:34

Will America Survive Washington? By Paul Craig Roberts

Islam Times - In recent columns posted on my website, I brought attention to two dramatic and dangerous developments between the two major nuclear powers.

 
Putin: Restriction on Russian Media Is Attack on Free Speech
11 Nov 2017 17:07

Putin: Restriction on Russian Media Is Attack on Free Speech

Islam times - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Russia would respond in kind to what he said were Washington's measures to restrict the freedom of speech of Russian media organizations operating on US soil.

 
Russia Says US Continues to Hinder Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to Syria
9 Nov 2017 10:44

Russia Says US Continues to Hinder Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to Syria

Islam times - The Russian defense ministry said the United States continues to impede humanitarian aid deliveries to embattled areas of Syria.

 
West Asia Policy: How is Russia Distinct from the US?
6 Nov 2017 14:21

West Asia Policy: How is Russia Distinct from the US?

Islam Times - President Vladimir Putin of Russia visited Tehran last week for trilateral talks with Iran and Azerbaijan. Tehran and Baku are not the only countries that have close relations with Moscow, others do.

 
Turkey says Russia has postponed Syria peace conference
5 Nov 2017 15:35

Turkey says Russia has postponed Syria peace conference

Islam times - Turkey says the Kremlin has decided to postpone a planned peace conference on Syria that was scheduled to be held in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi on November 18.

 
Putin, Trump May Meet Next Week at APEC Summit: Kremlin
3 Nov 2017 13:00

Putin, Trump May Meet Next Week at APEC Summit: Kremlin

Islam times - Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump may meet next week at an APEC summit in Vietnam, the Kremlin said on Friday, saying talks were underway about setting up such an encounter.

 
Russia Slams US Sanctions on Iran as Illegal
1 Nov 2017 17:12

Russia Slams US Sanctions on Iran as Illegal

Islam times - The US is falling more into sanctions-mania, as the country probably has no other levers of foreign policy, Russian deputy foreign minister said touching on the latest US sanctions against 41 Iranian individuals and companies.

 
Iran, Russia Coordinate Policies for Syria Peace Talks
31 Oct 2017 06:33

Iran, Russia Coordinate Policies for Syria Peace Talks

Islam times - As a new round of Syria peace negotiations is underway in Kazakhstan, top diplomats from Iran and Russia discussed the most recent developments in Syria and coordinated policies to help political efforts for the settlement of Syria crisis yield result.

 
Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone
29 Oct 2017 08:24

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone

Islam times – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing war in Syria over the phone on Saturday.

 
German-Russian Rapprochement is Timely... and Crucial
27 Oct 2017 19:13

German-Russian Rapprochement is Timely... and Crucial

Islam Times - The visit to Moscow this week by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier heralds a growing rapprochement between the two countries. That’s not just good news for bilateral business ties. It is key to unlocking the dangerous East-West crisis.

 
Baltic Region in Focus as US Builds Allies Protection Belt against Russia
26 Oct 2017 18:59

Baltic Region in Focus as US Builds Allies Protection Belt against Russia

Islam Times - The Russian defense ministry on October 12 stated that an entire US army division has been sent to the Baltic states close to the Russian borders, a move clearly violating the Russia-NATO deal.

 
Russian helicopter missing at sea off Arctic island
26 Oct 2017 16:31

Russian helicopter missing at sea off Arctic island

Islam times _ Norwegian rescuers are searching for a Russian helicopter missing at sea with eight people on board off the coast of the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

 
Russia, Qatar Boost Military Ties amid Persian Gulf Crisis
26 Oct 2017 05:29

Russia, Qatar Boost Military Ties amid Persian Gulf Crisis

Islam times - Russia and Qatar have signed a bilateral agreement on military and technical cooperation in Doha on Wednesday.

 
Russia Targeted in New “BadRabbit” Cyber Attacks
25 Oct 2017 06:49

Russia Targeted in New “BadRabbit” Cyber Attacks

Islam times - Cyber-attacks using malware called “BadRabbit” hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday.

 
Moscow Has No Doubts about Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA: Russian Official
21 Oct 2017 12:18

Moscow Has No Doubts about Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA: Russian Official

– Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Moscow has no doubts that the Islamic Republic is honoring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

 
Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call
21 Oct 2017 10:55

Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call

Islam times - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed an upcoming meeting of the Astana process on the Syrian conflict in the Kazakh capital in late October, the Kremlin said on Saturday.

 
Russia urges US to destroy chemical weapons
18 Oct 2017 18:20

Russia urges US to destroy chemical weapons

File photo shows Russian army officers inspecting the condition of the barrels of chemical agents in storage at a military base. (Photo by Reuters)

 
Putin Slams ’Ill-considered Foreign Interference’ in West Asia
15 Oct 2017 21:06

Putin Slams ’Ill-considered Foreign Interference’ in West Asia

Islam times - Russian President rebuked on Saturday double standards towards fighting terrorism and use of extremists as proxies.