World  /  Published 11.01.22

Ukraine: US-Russia negotiate

The US and Russia began tough negotiations in Geneva on Monday that Washington hopes can avert the danger of a new Russian invasion of Ukraine. ...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 10.01.22

Russia tells off US

Russia said on Sunday it would not make any concessions under US pressure at talks this week on the Ukraine crisis and its demands for western security guarantees, and that there was a risk they might...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 07.01.22

Rioters killed: Kazakh police

Russia sent paratroopers into Kazakhstan on Thursday to help put down a countrywide uprising after deadly violence spread across the tightly controlled former Soviet state.  Police said they had...
By Reuters in Almaty

World  /  Published 01.01.22

Putin and Biden trade barbs on Ukraine

President Vladimir V. Putin warned President Joe Biden on Thursday that any economic sanctions imposed on Russia if it moves to take new military action against Ukraine could result in a “comple...
By David E. Sanger and Andrew E. Kramer

World  /  Published 30.12.21

Russia rights centre told to shut down

Russia’s Memorial Human Rights Centre was ordered to shut by a Moscow court on Wednesday, a day after its sister organisation — Russia’s oldest human rights group — was forced ...
By Reuters in Moscow


World  /  Published 29.12.21

US-Russia talks on January 10

US and Russian officials will hold security talks on January 10 to discuss concerns about their respective military activity and confront rising tensions over Ukraine, the two countries said. A spoke...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.21

Power play: The Putin question

The geopolitical question of the moment is: how important is it to humour Vladimir Putin? The answer is: not very. Throw him a fish or two, because he’s running a bluff and you don’t want ...
By Gwynne Dyer

World  /  Published 26.12.21

Russia blocks tracking website

A Russian organisation that tracks political arrests and provides legal aid to detainees said on Saturday that government regulators blocked its website, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on ...
By AP in Moscow

News  /  Published 24.12.21

This Christmas, meet Rajarhat’s Russian bahu of a Marwari family

Christmas decoration on sale at Baisakhi market on Wednesday. “Last year, despite the pandemic, these items sold more. This year everything cost double at Burrabazar from where we pick up our st...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 24.12.21

'Russia not keen on war'

Russia wants to avoid conflict with Ukraine and the West, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, but needs an “immediate” response from the US and its allies to its demands for securit...
By Reuters in Moscow


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