Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

US Russia


Putin slams West and US for 'double standards'; cites plundering of India & Africa

October 01, 2022 12:15 pm

Hitting out at the US, Putin said America is the only country in the world that has used nuclear weapons twice, destroying the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. And they created a precedent.

US claims Russia spent $300M to covertly influence world politics

September 14, 2022 10:25 am

Newly-released intelligence cables have accused Moscow of channeling funds to friendly parties around the world.

Joe Biden puts support of democracy at center of agenda, at home and abroad

September 06, 2022 1:00 pm

In a speech in Philadelphia last week, Biden warned about the threat to democracy in the United States and said American citizens were in “a battle for the soul of this nation.”

After a pivotal period in Ukraine, US officials predict the war’s path

June 21, 2022 5:34 pm

Several military analysts say Russia is at peak combat effectiveness in the east, as long-range artillery systems promised to Ukraine from NATO countries are still trickling in.

Microsoft warns of destructive cyberattack on Ukrainian computer networks

January 17, 2022 7:42 pm

In a blog post, the company said that Thursday — around the same time government agencies in Ukraine found that their websites had been defaced — investigators who watch over Microsoft’s global networks detected the code.

Open warnings, conflicting demands: How US and Russia are engaging

January 13, 2022 12:26 pm

Russia’s Ukraine buildup has left Biden threatening with sanctions 'like none Putin’s ever seen'. And Putin has responded by calling them a 'colossal mistake'.

Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

Putin says relations with U.S. at lowest point in years

June 12, 2021 2:58 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised former U.S. President Donald Trump as “an extraordinary individual, talented individual,” and said Biden, as a career politician, was “radically different” from Trump.

US ambassador to Russia set to return home for talks

April 20, 2021 5:12 pm

The US ambassador in Moscow says he is returning to Washington for consultations amid rising tensions. Moscow had suggested the envoy leave temporarily.

US set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday

April 15, 2021 8:37 am

The sanctions, in which 30 entities are expected to be blacklisted, will be tied with orders expelling about 10 Russian officials from the United States, one of the people said.