Russia's ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko suggested that the British Government was making allegations against Moscow as part of an "anti-Russian campaign" to divert attention from Brexit.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Donor nations have pledged to give billions of dollars in aid to Syrians as world leaders gathered for a conference to tackle the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with Turkey reporting a new exodus of tens of thousands fleeing air strikes.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia says it will deploy long-range air defence missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes after the downing of its military jet by Turkey.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Russia has called on Washington to restart direct military-to-military co-operation to avert “unintended incidents” near Syria, at a time when US officials say Moscow is building up forces to protect president Bashar al-Assad’s government.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
It began with the creation of the catch-all concept (a legal freak) of a migrant’, which obscures the difference, central to the law, between economic and political migration, between people escaping poverty and people driven from their homes by war.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the UN to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the US back into military action.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
The news that the Ukrainian military is battling rebel armoured vehicles that crossed from Russia and headed towards Mariupol does not auger well for today’s meeting between Russian and Ukrainian presidents in Minsk. It suggests that Russia is determined to copper-fasten its authority in the region. The Ukraine’s response, and that of its allies, will shape events, but it seems difficult to predict a peaceful outcome.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2014
President Barack Obama has welcomed an agreement to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile as an “important, concrete step” toward the ultimate goal of eliminating them but warned that the US remains prepared to act if the attempt at a diplomatic solution fails.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013