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EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections

The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections

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Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job ...
20:32 2019-05-31

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-m...
16:32 2019-06-27

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaotic scenario, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries al...
15:32 2019-05-23

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will ...
08:48 2019-07-16

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Con...
00:00 2019-06-18

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
16:16 2019-05-21

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat...
01:32 2019-05-27

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Eur...
15:32 2019-05-21

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist fac...
05:48 2019-05-27

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the...
17:48 2019-07-20

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected t...
14:32 2019-05-22

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with p...
05:16 2019-06-04

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreem...
02:32 2019-06-04

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously a...
06:48 2019-06-28

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across...
18:16 2019-05-26

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines...
08:16 2019-07-21

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a grou...
14:48 2019-06-10

BJP To Win Both Seats, As Voting Begins For Rajya Sabha By-Elections Voting is taking place in Gujarat for Rajya Sabha bypolls to two seats vacated by the BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani, who were elected to the Lok S...
02:32 2019-07-05

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive ...
16:32 2019-06-21

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early electio...
08:48 2019-05-27

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three year...
09:16 2019-05-21

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, ...
16:16 2019-06-02

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 ...
16:32 2019-07-03

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the ...
12:01 2019-05-27

The Latest: Denmark leader concedes defeat in elections Denmark’s center-right prime minister has conceded defeat in general elections where results show left-leaning parties making large gains that will l...
18:32 2019-06-05

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the ...
10:16 2019-06-28

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and acro...
15:32 2019-05-23

Narendra Modi Declares Victory in Indian Elections. Here’s What to Know Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared victory in India’s general election, after early results showed his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ...
13:32 2019-05-23

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a se...
03:16 2019-05-23

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millio...
14:00 2019-07-11

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a r...
09:48 2019-05-23

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the vi...
23:00 2019-05-22

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the w...
20:32 2019-05-28

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norwa...
22:32 2019-05-30

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 g...
05:48 2019-06-05

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
08:32 2019-05-24

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single...
11:32 2019-07-22

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prim...
19:16 2019-06-27

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elect...
07:00 2019-06-20

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections North Macedonia's prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talk...
14:16 2019-06-06

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong ...
16:48 2019-06-20

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with...
05:48 2019-06-30

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions fo...
10:32 2019-05-28

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election...
16:32 2019-06-20

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say thing...
10:32 2019-06-21

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
12:16 2019-05-29

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vo...
20:16 2019-05-26

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van de...
10:32 2019-05-21

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elec...
21:32 2019-06-06

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed...
16:32 2019-06-27

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
07:16 2019-05-29

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper...
10:16 2019-05-21

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory...
01:48 2019-05-27

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving p...
17:48 2019-05-27

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
10:16 2019-06-04

Algeria interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elec...
17:32 2019-06-06

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Is...
17:32 2019-05-29

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate Albania’s president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions as the opposition demands an early nation...
17:48 2019-06-08

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will s...
04:00 2019-07-08

Tsipras faces fight to stay in power after EU elections mauling Greek PM ‘ready for battle’ after calling snap elections, but centre-right opponents are making groundFive days after announcing snap elections, the ...
07:16 2019-05-31

Putin: ready for Trump talks but U.S. elections could complicate ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but adde...
10:32 2019-06-20

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition governme...
07:48 2019-05-30

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak e...
04:16 2019-06-02

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will f...
15:48 2019-06-18

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying ...
08:32 2019-05-24

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags ...
05:16 2019-05-24

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CN...
10:16 2019-06-12

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image ...
18:48 2019-06-27

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
20:16 2019-05-21

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years e...
13:48 2019-06-27

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives a...
18:32 2019-05-23

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between Janu...
14:48 2019-05-23

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
13:32 2019-05-30

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the pol...
10:32 2019-06-14

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’...
12:16 2019-07-21

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republ...
00:48 2019-05-31

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Re...
07:48 2019-06-14

Donald Trump quips to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections' U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the ...
15:16 2019-06-28

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
11:48 2019-05-25

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the...
19:16 2019-05-29

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deep...
02:01 2019-05-23

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Ben...
21:48 2019-05-29

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a ...
23:32 2019-07-20

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats...
21:00 2019-05-25

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of s...
16:16 2019-06-07

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious...
14:00 2019-05-28

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the form...
13:48 2019-06-27

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign gover...
12:32 2019-06-13

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the tw...
17:16 2019-07-22

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and...
07:00 2019-05-23

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televi...
23:32 2019-06-03

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous hist...
15:48 2019-05-28

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to...
14:48 2019-06-23

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and libera...
21:32 2019-05-27

The Latest: Exit polls show Abe’s ruling bloc wins elections Exit polls show Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is certain to secure the majority of 124 seats contested in upper house election...
09:16 2019-07-21

President Trump Jokes With Smiling Vladimir Putin About Meddling in U.S. Elections President Donald Trump had a good laugh with Russian President Vladimir Putin today at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Both leaders hammed it up for ...
15:00 2019-06-28

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for sna...
23:32 2019-06-03

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making ga...
03:48 2019-05-27

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet...
09:16 2019-05-21

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democ...
06:32 2019-05-30

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly ...
11:32 2019-05-24

European Union Elections Split the Center as Far-Right and Greens Both Gain Ground (BRUSSELS) — The European Union’s traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the ...
09:48 2019-05-27

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parl...
14:32 2019-05-27

Modi declares victory in India elections as Congress Party concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying ...
17:32 2019-05-23

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears se...
08:32 2019-07-22

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elec...
17:01 2019-05-28

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up...
07:32 2019-06-10

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil...
21:32 2019-07-05

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a...
17:16 2019-05-23

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
01:16 2019-06-04

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid...
16:48 2019-05-26

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resign...
21:48 2019-05-26

Counting Of Votes Starts For Elections, Battle For Delhi Begins: LIVE Updates Election Results 2019: While the counting for the national elections in the world's largest democracy is set to begin soon, Delhi will be witness to ...
23:00 2019-05-22

Lima Group rejects Venezuela Maduro's call for early legislative elections The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly...
17:32 2019-06-06

European elections 2019: major losses projected for centrist blocs – live Latest elections news from across EU member states, including the UK which is taking part after Brexit negotiations stalledEU election live results 2...
16:00 2019-05-26

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout reg...
19:48 2019-07-07

Spain's Socialists threaten repeat elections if opposition parties block Sanchez Spain's governing Socialists, who won an election in April but without a parliamentary majority, threatened on Monday to call a fresh ballot if oppos...
13:16 2019-06-10

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
08:32 2019-05-29

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza pa...
07:48 2019-07-06

Mexico elections: Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is new president after landslide victory Lefttist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has stormed to victory in Mexico's presidential election in what has been dubbed a "historic day" for ...
16:00 2019-07-01

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an abs...
17:48 2019-06-08

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relati...
04:48 2019-06-21

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says BRUSSELS (AP) — Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says. The post Turnout fo...
19:48 2019-05-26

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's...
19:32 2019-05-25

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offer...
22:00 2019-06-13

European elections 2019: French exit polls show narrow victory for Le Pen's far-right party Marine Le Pen's far-right party has edged just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance in French exit polls for the European elections...
20:48 2019-05-26

How Brexit party won Euro elections on social media – simple, negative messages to older voters Analysis highlights key to success of Farage party and identifies dozens of pro-Brexit bot accountsThe Brexit party used simple messaging, an active ...
19:32 2019-06-29

Virginia's elections foreshadowed opposition to Trump in 2018. Now analysts are watching for clues about 2020 The state's 2017 elections predicted opposition to President Donald Trump in 2018. Now political analysts are looking for clues about trends in ...
11:16 2019-06-11

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned ...
07:16 2019-07-19

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its wors...
14:32 2019-05-27

Left-wing billionaire George Soros scores wins in Virginia elections, as opponents say race was ‘bought’ Liberal billionaire George Soros picked up two wins in Virginia this week when two prosecutor candidates he backed ousted incumbents in local Democra...
13:32 2019-06-14

Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government. The post Israe...
17:32 2019-05-29

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the Euro...
18:48 2019-05-25

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
19:16 2019-06-07

Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in...
20:48 2019-05-26

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the Europea...
08:32 2019-05-29

Austria's Chancellor Kurz calls for early elections after vice chancellor resigns Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for snap elections after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) res...
10:32 2019-05-21

Brexit paralysis a 'vaccine' against Eurosceptic vote in EU elections, says Donald Tusk Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the Eurosceptic vote in the EU parliamentary elections, said European Council President Dona...
18:32 2019-05-28

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
16:16 2019-06-14

US and Russia blame each other after nearly colliding at sea The U.S. and Russia each accused the other of unsafe actions after naval ships from each came within 165 feet of each other off the coast of China. ...
03:00 2019-06-08

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years - CEO Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce mar...
14:48 2019-06-06

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the eart...
16:32 2019-07-14

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's statu...
20:48 2019-05-26

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest aren...
13:16 2019-06-14

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in con...
03:32 2019-06-14

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the gov...
12:16 2019-06-09

The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear...
02:16 2019-06-01

BBC: Russia is working on a Tor de-anonymization project Hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive data and defaced the website of SyTech, a major contractor working for Russian intelligence agency F...
02:32 2019-07-22

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized interna...
03:32 2019-07-22

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN s...
23:48 2019-06-13

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New Yo...
06:00 2019-06-16

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the ...
23:16 2019-06-27

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by...
13:32 2019-06-03

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet...
12:32 2019-07-16

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would...
05:00 2019-06-10

Trump Assailed for Saying He Would Take Campaign Help From Russia The president said it was no different than meeting with the queen of England, but Republicans joined Democrats in condemning his willingness to coll...
17:48 2019-06-13

Russia says extremists in Sudan must be subdued Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia'...
04:48 2019-06-06

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in Ja...
01:00 2019-07-14

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The ...
06:16 2019-06-06

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion roubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution centre, modernise some...
01:16 2019-06-06

Will Russia splash rainy day cash? The Russian economy is crawling along at a low rate of growth, with oil prices insufficient to boost state revenues. But, an oil price rise raises th...
05:16 2019-07-01

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet ea...
21:32 2019-07-12

US and Russia blame each other after warships nearly collide American guided-missile cruiser and Russian destroyer came within 165ft of each other in the East China SeaThe US and Russia have accused each other ...
15:00 2019-06-07

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in O...
17:48 2019-06-29

Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the main owner of Russia's TCS group, told Russian Internet giant Yandex's chief executive on Friday that their companies together would...
09:16 2019-06-07

Russia cut oil output by 278,000 bpd in June: Ifax Russia cut its oil output in June by an average of 278,000 barrels per day from levels seen last October, Interfax news agency cited Russian Energy M...
09:16 2019-07-01

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss...
22:16 2019-06-07

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Geo...
16:32 2019-06-21

U.S. Accuses Russia After a Harrowing Encounter at Sea The U.S. Navy accused Russia’s military of unsafe and unprofessional operation at sea after a Russian destroyer came within 100 feet of an American-g...
11:00 2019-06-07

Go Ahead and Eat Lunch at 11 a.m. It feels a little sad to be waiting outside a restaurant at 10:55 a.m., hungry and feeling like you have failed at planning your meals like a normal ...
18:16 2019-05-21

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture...
05:32 2019-06-02

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter ...
09:48 2019-06-13

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retal...
07:16 2019-06-13

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend their deal to cut output by nine months, Saudi’s energy minister said, a sign that some major cru...
04:01 2019-07-01

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Tur...
09:48 2019-06-13

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, t...
11:48 2019-06-17

Turkey says no delays in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy sa...
05:48 2019-05-31

Turkey says no delay in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy sa...
06:16 2019-05-31

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet comm...
13:16 2019-06-14

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and exchange him for...
09:16 2019-07-01

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold...
01:48 2019-06-28

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously ab...
08:32 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the founder and key shareholder in Russia's TCS Group, said on Friday that if his bank were to merge assets with Russian Internet giant ...
09:16 2019-06-07

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is practicing in the Baltic Sea these days, as it's done before. What's new: The exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet command, a key fo...
01:32 2019-06-14

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Pol...
22:00 2019-06-13

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influenc...
23:32 2019-06-12

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine...
09:16 2019-06-20

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in ...
16:00 2019-06-12

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
16:00 2019-06-12

Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices Vladimir Putin may relish his place at the table in Vienna but he will be tempted to cash in on rising pricesThe Organisation of Petroleum Exporting ...
23:32 2019-06-30

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabiliza...
15:32 2019-06-20

UK's May tells Putin that Russia must end 'irresponsible activity' British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" if relations between ...
16:32 2019-06-28

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8...
00:32 2019-06-06

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far...
15:00 2019-06-21

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election...
00:48 2019-06-09

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after...
13:00 2019-06-18

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the ca...
17:16 2019-07-02

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to...
04:16 2019-06-04

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in i...
22:32 2019-06-07

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Mad...
00:00 2019-06-05

Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea Greenpeace criticises long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animalsRussia’s long-awaited operation to release the first ba...
10:16 2019-06-28

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrori...
14:32 2019-06-10

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why R...
15:32 2019-07-06

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Official...
07:48 2019-07-06

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has p...
12:32 2019-06-13

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
19:48 2019-06-27

Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far...
20:32 2019-06-27

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessi...
12:00 2019-06-04

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who...
07:48 2019-06-07

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock h...
05:16 2019-07-02

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian po...
06:00 2019-06-11

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and ...
15:01 2019-06-10

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of...
16:01 2019-06-29

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protest...
03:48 2019-07-11

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cach...
16:16 2019-05-22

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russi...
17:48 2019-07-13

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and oth...
03:32 2019-05-29

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nickna...
20:16 2019-07-21

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Gre...
23:32 2019-05-24

Russia’s great firewall: is it meant to keep information in – or out? Vladimir Putin will soon sign the ‘sovereign internet’ bill to allow greater monitoring of traffic. But what are its other consequences?Earlier this ...
09:16 2019-05-21

The Last Czars: the historical drama that the whole of Russia is laughing at This bizarre Netflix show about the Romanovs seems to have been made for people who have never heard of Russia. How do you spell disaster in Cyrillic...
11:16 2019-07-11

American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia Even as President Trump courts Russia, Special Operations forces are teaming up with partners on Europe’s eastern flank to counter a mix of subterfug...
05:32 2019-07-12

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and poli...
17:32 2019-07-18

Ukraine says it has agreed exchange of prisoners with Russia A senior Ukrainian official said on Tuesday his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the nex...
12:32 2019-07-16

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Exec...
10:00 2019-05-23

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to supp...
09:48 2019-05-21

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean ...
10:00 2019-05-27

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progr...
10:16 2019-05-30

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspectiv...
13:16 2019-05-21

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a de...
07:32 2019-07-13

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the p...
09:16 2019-05-30

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And t...
17:32 2019-07-18

US official: Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuke test ban WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Russia “probably” is not adhering to a moratorium on nuclear weapons testing. The sta...
17:32 2019-05-29

Turkey receives first S-400 missile delivery from Russia First components of Russian-made S-400 missile system have arrived in Ankara, Turkish officials said. The US had threatened sanctions, sparking a row...
09:16 2019-07-12

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proxi...
19:01 2019-05-21

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because ...
20:16 2019-07-19

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over...
00:48 2019-05-30

Rebound ends ahead of G-20 U.S. stocks halted this month’s rebound as investors turned their focus to key trade talks with China and weighed the chances that central banks arou...
20:32 2019-06-29

Which network is currently ahead in the race to 5G? There's no denying that 5G is kind of a big deal. Partially launched in the UK (depending on your network and location), it means faster speeds ...
04:48 2019-06-03

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conser...
02:32 2019-05-22

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors....
06:48 2019-07-03

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
12:32 2019-06-27

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Treaty Banning Nuclear Tests Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challeng...
17:32 2019-05-29

Shunned by West and Wary of Russia, Belarus Gets Help From China A Chinese battery plant has raised the ire of some residents, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from ...
11:16 2019-07-21

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanction...
09:48 2019-07-12

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so...
23:32 2019-06-13

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasin...
11:32 2019-07-18

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on...
13:16 2019-07-01

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July ...
22:16 2019-06-22

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and...
20:16 2019-07-17

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Se...
22:32 2019-06-05

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action ...
14:48 2019-05-23

Russia to West: D-Day wasn't decisive in ending World War Two Russia told the West on Wednesday the Normandy landings on D-Day in 1944 did not play a decisive role in ending World War Two and that the Allied war...
13:32 2019-06-05

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his ...
02:48 2019-07-12

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigat...
11:32 2019-06-14

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money be...
20:00 2019-06-06

Russia Says Details Of Submarine Fire "State Secret" The Kremlin on Wednesday refused to reveal the full story of a fire that killed 14 officers on what was reportedly a nuclear-powered mini-submarine, ...
21:00 2019-07-03

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that k...
23:32 2019-07-03

Pavel Datsyuk staying in Russia with hometown club MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Datysuk has signed for his hometown Russian club in the Kontinental Hockey League, ending speculation of a possible return to the...
09:48 2019-06-05

Belarus vice PM to meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news a...
03:16 2019-05-23

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Pol...
01:32 2019-06-14

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destro...
01:16 2019-06-08

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s no...
09:32 2019-06-05

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attem...
18:48 2019-06-13

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — ar...
15:16 2019-06-04

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landin...
14:32 2019-07-19

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
11:16 2019-06-05

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Se...
03:16 2019-06-06

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world t...
08:32 2019-06-08

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The two contestants in Lithuania’s runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone towa...
06:32 2019-05-25

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats...
06:32 2019-05-25

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own, patriotic, take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy wh...
11:48 2019-06-07

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at f...
10:48 2019-06-07

Oil jumps on Saudi, Russia support for supply cuts Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ah...
01:16 2019-07-01

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia' In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her count...
11:16 2019-07-14

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth...
02:32 2019-07-14

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more...
01:48 2019-07-14

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and ...
12:16 2019-06-10

Russia accuses Kosovo of 'provocation' over Serb detentions Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused Kosovo of provocation after its police detained what Moscow said were 13 Serbians in Serb-pop...
08:16 2019-05-28

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between ...
12:48 2019-06-28

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two co...
04:48 2019-06-29

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporat...
11:16 2019-07-15

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agenc...
04:32 2019-07-15

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disa...
12:32 2019-07-16

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping re...
12:48 2019-06-09

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because ...
18:16 2019-06-28

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushi...
03:32 2019-06-10

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week...
05:00 2019-06-10

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this yea...
05:32 2019-06-28

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for “calm and restraint” in Moldova, where a court installed...
19:32 2019-06-10

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to oth...
09:01 2019-06-12

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishm...
11:48 2019-06-12

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry ...
14:32 2019-06-12

U.S. and Russia trade accusations over 'visa war' as ties fray The United States and Russia on Wednesday accused each other of using children as political hostages after dozens of teachers at an English-language ...
13:16 2019-07-17

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univer...
19:00 2019-05-23

Russia keeps Ukrainian sailors in custody despite swap talks A court in Moscow ruled on Wednesday to keep 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia off the coast of Crimea in custody for a further three months de...
13:16 2019-07-17

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on...
23:32 2019-06-12

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-...
18:48 2019-05-23

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreaso...
15:16 2019-07-01

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to halt a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to m...
11:48 2019-06-06