Gulf Times - Russia
Several dozen Russian, ex-Soviet fighters wounded in Syria clash

Several dozen Russian, ex-Soviet fighters wounded in Syria clash

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that several dozen Russian citizens and citizens of other countries in the former Soviet space had been wounded in recent clashes in Syria and were being treated in Russian hospitals.

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia's government on Monday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters.

Trump slams FBI over Florida school shooting

Trump slams FBI over Florida school shooting

US President Donald Trump slammed the FBI for failing to heed signs that could have prevented the Florida school shooting, charging the agency was too preoccupied with probing his campaign team over Russian election meddling.

US indicts 13 Russians for election interference

US indicts 13 Russians for election interference

The US special prosecutor investigating Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Friday indicted 13 Russians for allegedly running a secret campaign to tilt the vote ...

Hackers stole $6mn from Russian bank last year

Hackers stole $6mn from Russian bank last year

The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts in the Russian banking sector, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists using fraudulent wire-transfer requests.

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

Tillerson meets Syria opposition in Amman

Tillerson meets Syria opposition in Amman

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Syrian opposition negotiators in Jordan Wednesday for closed-door talks in the wake of a January peace summit hosted by regime backer Russia.

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian experts probing the weekend plane crash outside Moscow which killed 71 people said the accident may have been caused by ice on speed probes which led to faulty information on the craft's airspeed.

Russia, Iran, Turkey to discuss Syria in Astana

Russia, Iran, Turkey to discuss Syria in Astana

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey plan to meet next month to discuss the situation in Syria, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Tuesday.

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with emergency workers forced to reach the wreckage by foot or on snowmobiles.

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow.

US supports Israel; Russia for restraint

US supports Israel; Russia for restraint

The United States backed Israel for its strikes inside Syria yesterday, blaming Iran for escalating violence in the war-wracked country.