Antonio Guterres, Trump slam St Petersburg metro blast

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 04:46

United Nations/Washington, April 4, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the bombing in St Petersburg subway, which killed at least 10 people, saying that those responsible for the attack should be held accountable.


Flynn ready to testify in exchange for immunity: Media

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 08:48

Washington, March 31, Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is ready to testify, in exchange for immunity, before the FBI and members of Congress investigating possible links between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, a media report said.


FBI confirms Trump-Russia investigation

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:20

Washington, March 21, FBI Director James Comey for the first time has publicly confirmed that his agency is investigating possible collusion between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign and whether any crimes were committed during the 2016 US elections.


Trump, Russian ambassador's meeting reports 'absurd': White House

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:36

Washington, March 10 (IANS) The White House had downplayed the reports that then-candidate Donald Trump met the Russian ambassador to the US at a 2016 campaign event, just before Trump delivered a speech that called for "an easing of tensions" with Russia.


US THAAD deployment in South Korea great threat to Russia: Russian officials

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:54

Moscow, March 8, US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea poses a great threat to Russia's security and will be factored into its foreign policy and military planning, senior officials of Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.


Sessions says he didn't mislead Congress in testimony

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:22

Washington, March 7 (IANS) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted in a letter to Congress that he was "correct" to say he did not have communications with the Russians as part of the presidential campaign even though he had twice met with Moscow's ambassador.


Trump turns accusations around, links Democrats to Russia

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 06:14

Washington, March 4 (IANS) US President Donald Trump tried on Friday to turn the tables on Democrats by linking them with Russia, at the same time his Attorney General Jeff Sessions remained under investigation for his contacts with Moscow.


Trump defends Sessions, says 'he did nothing wrong'

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 19:36

Washington, March 3 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "an honest man" amid calls for him to quit over his newly-disclosed contacts with the Russian Ambassador to Washington.


Lavrov calls uproar over US officials' Russia ties 'witch-hunt'

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 19:08

Moscow, March 3 (IANS) Russia's Foreign Minister pushed back on Friday at assertions that his country's US Ambassador is a spy, and echoed US President Donald Trump's contention that the controversy over contacts between Kremlin officials and Trump's campaign is "a witch hunt".