November 15, 2022 2:53 pm
Asia hoped that Russia could be a valuable ‘third force’ for a region that was being sandwiched between America and China. But in aligning with China, pursuing an impossible sphere of influence in Central Europe, and launching a costly but failed invasion of a brother nation in Europe, Putin has further marginalised his country in Asia
November 05, 2022 8:12 pm
Vladimir Putin's remarks come just ahead of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's visit to Moscow on November 7 and 8, and two days after India abstained on yet another UN resolution involving Ukraine.
October 27, 2022 10:19 pm
Putin said the West, including Britain's Liz Truss, had engaged in "nuclear blackmail" against Russia and rejected claims that Russian forces were attacking the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant - located in territory controlled by Russia in southern Ukraine.
October 12, 2022 8:03 pm
Vladmir Putin said it was possible to repair the pipelines but that Russia and Europe should decide their fate.
October 01, 2022 6:41 am
Putin's land-grab and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's signing of what he said is an “accelerated” NATO membership application sent the two leaders speeding faster on a collision course that is cranking up fears of a full-blown conflict between Russia and the West.
July 13, 2022 2:38 pm
The competition for sales to Asia has already forced Venezuela and Iran to sharply discount their crude to try to hang onto the few available outlets for their own sanctioned exports, according to oil analysts and traders.
June 30, 2022 3:17 pm
Ukraine's parliament has determined that it is illegal to import and sell books from publishers in Russia or Belarus, as well as those in occupied parts of Ukraine.
June 01, 2022 4:34 pm
EU leaders agreed to pursue a partial embargo on Russian crude oil shipped on sea, potentially costing Putin up to $10 billion a year in lost export revenue.
May 30, 2022 11:13 am
In the east, Russian forces stormed Sievierodonetsk after trying unsuccessfully to encircle the strategic city, Ukrainian officials said.
May 24, 2022 3:24 pm
Moscow's vast shopping malls have turned into eerie expanses of shuttered storefronts once occupied by Western retailers.