• The US accuses two Russian citizens of illegally supplying electronics to Russia

    The Prosecutor’s Office of the Northern District of California has filed charges against a Russian and an Estonian citizen for illegally supplying electronics from the United States to Russia, stated the US attorney office.

    According to the statement published on the website of the US Attorney, the Prosecutor’s Office has filed charges against Valery Kosmachev and Sergei Vetrov. Kosmachev was detained on September 12, 2018 in Estonia and extradited to the United States on March 14. According …

  • Dzhemilev: Around 10% of Crimean Tatars left Crimea because of Russia’s oppression

    Russia uses the Russian Empress Catherine II strategy in the occupied Crimea by evicting the Crimean Tatars and populating the peninsula with Russians. The leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev, in an interview with the Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung stated that around 10% of the Crimean Tatars were forced to leave their native land, reports Ukrinform.

    "According to our estimates, 10% of 300,000 Crimean Tatars were forced to leave Crimea. This is the same strategy used by …

  • Kremlin comments on American B-52 flight close to Russia

    Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that the presence of American bombers in Europe and their flights close to Russia’s borders are causing increased tension in the region.

    “Such actions by the US do not lead to reinforced security and stability in this region, which is directly adjacent to Russia’s borders,” Peskov said, adding that “from a military and tactical perspective, this matter should be commented on by military specialists”.

    Early on 21 March, the Russian Defense Ministry  …

  • Russian ambassador summoned by Czech Foreign Ministry as apartment scandal grows

    The Russian Ambassador in the Czech Republic, Aleksandr Zmeievsky, was summoned to the the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, reported the newspaper Deník N.

    According to the newspaper, Zmeievsky was summoned by the Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Smolke, who is responsible for legal and consular affairs, and who for the third week is dealing with the issues involving properties used by Russian diplomats in Prague.

    A day earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry made a presentation …

  • Poland explains why Putin is not invited to World War II commemoration

    Krzysztof Szczerski, Chief of Cabinet for Polish President Andrzej Duda, explained the president’s decision not to invite Vladimir Putin to the events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, Radio Liberty reports.

    Szczerski told the Polish Press Agency that Poland will commemorate the date alongside representatives of countries that cooperate with Warsaw to ensure peace on the basis of compliance with international law and respect for the sovereignty and territorial …