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Russia to withdraw majority troops from Syria, keep two bases

MOSCOW -Xinhua/UNS — Russia will pull most of its troops out of Syria after claiming a victory against the Islamic State (IS) but will maintain an airbase and a naval base in the war-torn country, President Vladimir Putin announced Monday. During a surprise visit to …

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Putin launches giant $27bn LNG project in Arctic

SABETTA (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday launched a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the snow-covered plains of the Arctic as Russia hopes to surpass Qatar to become the world s biggest exporter of the chilled fuel. The Russian president congratulated workers …

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International Conference on “Parliamentarians against drugs”in Moscow

MOSCOW -UNS – Speaker National Assembly conveyed Pakistan’s appreciation to State Duma for taking the initiative to host the first International Conference on “Parliamentarians Against Drugs”.During in a meeting with of the Russian Federation Mr. Vyacheslav Voldon ,the Speaker said that both the countries have huge …

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Trump hits out at FBI over Russia inquiry

Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI on Sunday, issuing a fresh denial that he asked former director James Comey to drop an investigation into the conduct of one of his top aides, Michael Flynn. In a Twitter tirade, Mr Trump said the FBI’s reputation …

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Putin insulted by US election meddling claim: Trump

President Vladimir Putin feels insulted by allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election, Donald Trump has said after meeting him briefly at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam. “He said he absolutely did not meddle in our election,” the US leader said. Mr Trump, …

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US looking to stir trouble at upcoming Russian presidential vote: Putin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested on Thursday that allegations of a state-sponsored doping program in Russia were an attempt to sow discontent ahead of the country’s presidential elections. Reports commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have raised allegations of the existence of a …

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Speakers from Russia,China,Turkey,Iran,Afghanistan will attend conference on terrorism in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has called for greater interaction and people-to-people contact with Russia. He stressed the need for new synergies of parliamentary and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Russia. He was talking to the Chairman of the State Duma Committee …

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Putin visits Tehran for talks on Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran’s leadership Wednesday in Tehran as the two Damascus allies push a Syria peace plan and the Kremlin offers its backing for a landmark nuclear deal facing US opposition. Putin — on his first visit to Tehran since 2015 …

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia vetoed Tuesday a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year an investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It was the ninth time Russia has used its veto power at the Security Council to block …

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Pak leading strategic shift to Russia

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan’s military is intensifying security cooperation with Russia in a remarkable and historic turnaround for two countries that for many decades considered each other rivals, leading British think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has said in an analytical report. The report said …

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