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Where next for Russia in Syria?

Aljazeera.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
A good means of predicting what Moscow's next steps in the Syria conflict is to listen to what Russian political and military leaders say and prepare for the opposite.
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Ukrainian pilot hailed a hero at home after being freed by Russia

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
Savchenko, who was captured by rebels in June 2014 and then resurfaced in Russian custody, was convicted in March and sentenced to 22 years in prison for complicity in the deaths of two Russian journalists. Prosecutors alleged she was acting as a ...
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Hungary opposes automatic, 'behind the scenes' extension of EU sanctions against Russia

RT - ‎11 hours ago‎
“Boosting Europe's competitiveness can only be possible if pragmatic and rational cooperation is established between Europe and Russia based on mutual respect and respect for international law,” Szijjarto said, according to AP. “I believe that this ...
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Russia Releases Jailed Ukrainian Pilot

Daily Signal - ‎4 hours ago‎
KYIV, Ukraine—As part of a prisoner swap, Russia has released jailed Ukrainian Army helicopter pilot and Member of Parliament Nadia Savchenko, who became a national symbol of Ukrainian resistance to Russia since her capture nearly two years ago.
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Russia Eyes Another Bond Sale After Falling Short of Target

Wall Street Journal - ‎15 hours ago‎
MOSCOW—Russia could tap the global capital markets again later this year, bankers said Wednesday, after its first Eurobond since the West applied sanctions two years ago fell short of the government's $3 billion borrowing target.
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'Russia & EU at crossroads': Putin touts equality, genuine partnership ahead of Greece visit

RT - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ahead of my visit to Athens, I would like to share with the readers of Kathimerini, one of the most popular and respected Greek newspapers, some ideas regarding the further development of the partnership between Greece and Russia, as well as about the ...

Russia Looks to Fund Patriotic 'Anti-Extremist' Films

Newsweek - ‎13 hours ago‎
Russian film rolls Oksana Danilina works on a documentary film, shot at the beginning of the 20th century and found in a regional museum, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, January 29, 2015. State funding plays a large part in Russia's film industry. Ilya Naymushin/ ...
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The US and Russia Plan for Conflict

STRATFOR - ‎21 hours ago‎
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. That is the mantra the United States and Russia are abiding by as they plan for a tense few years ahead.

How Russia's independent media was dismantled piece by piece

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
When three senior editors resigned from one of the last independent publications in Russia last week, it was condemned as yet another sign of the mounting pressures on journalists under president Vladimir Putin's rule.

Entertainment in Soviet Russia - archive

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The trade union leader M. Melnichansky, whose views on wireless are diametrically opposed to my own, is the chief enthusiast and instigator of wireless development in Russia. He was to have come to England to study its development here and possibly to ...

Russia to close first deals to attract Islamic capital in the fall

Russia Beyond the Headlines - ‎4 hours ago‎
“The issue of investment in infrastructure in Russia is very important, and the Russian economy could really use Islamic finance,” Gorkov said, adding that Russia is expected to close its first deals to attract Islamic capital in the autumn of 2016 ...
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Russia Emphasizes Its Doping Reforms as Olympics Ban Looms

TIME - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Russia has cleaned up its act ahead of a decision by the international anti-doping body next month on whether to lift a ban on Russian track and field athletes in time for the Rio Olympics, the Russian Sports Minister said Tuesday. “I don't see any ...

Suicide: Russian girl's death prompts national debate

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
It's a day like any other day in a provincial city in central Russia. A 12-year-old girl is getting ready to go to school.

Why NATO Should Fear Russia's Mysterious Terminator Fighting Vehicle

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
Russia also plans to develop its tank support fighting vehicle dubbed the Terminator-3 on the basis of the country's latest Armata tanks,” Oleg Sienko, a senior manager with Uralvagonzavod Corporation told state-owned RIA Novosti earlier this year ...

Policy Analysts Admit 'US Asking for Trouble When It Gets in Russia's Face'

Sputnik International - ‎10 hours ago‎
With much of the conference dedicated to US-Russia relations, Dorminey explained that while "it's possible that the panelists are stuck in a Cold War mentality," it's "more probable…that the preoccupation with the Soviet Union and modern-day Russia ...
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Javelin star Goldie Sayers calls for Russia to be 'properly punished'

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
The British javelin thrower Goldie Sayers, who looks set to claim a belated bronze medal from the 2008 Olympics after hundreds of urine samples from Beijing were retested, has called for Russia to be banned from the forthcoming Rio Games because “the ...
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Why IR Theory Gets Russia Wrong

Foreign Affairs - ‎May 23, 2016‎
With Russia's economy sagging, support for the government falling, and even President Vladimir Putin's sky-high approval ratings beginning to come down to earth, there has been no shortage of speculation about Russia's political stability. Some argue ...
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Superpowers unite to DESTROY evil: Russia invites USA to team up to annihilate ISIS

Express.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
Now a large-scale offensive is underway to clear the city of the ISIS scourge and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said a co-ordinated approach between the US and Russia would be more effective. Mr Lavrov called for the two superpowers to team ...
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Turkey supplying Daesh with bomb components: Russia

Press TV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Russia has claimed Turkey is supplying Daesh Takfiri terrorists with the parts necessary to manufacture improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
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Russian banker sentenced to prison in US for conspiracy in spy ring

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Russian banker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in what the government portrayed as a cold war-style spy ring has been sentenced to two and a half years in a US prison.
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