Israel's Netanyahu to discuss Middle East with Putin
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss the Middle East with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet in the Russian resort of Sochi next week, his office said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:46 19 August
Kyrgyz opposition leader convicted ahead of election
A court in Kyrgyzstan sentenced opposition politician Omurbek Tekebayev to eight years in prison for corruption and fraud on Wednesday, two months ahead of a presidential election in which he planned to run.
01:14 17 August
Trump thanks Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats, infuriating State Department
It wasn't clear if Trump's remarks were meant to be in jest, and he gave no solid indication either way. In any case, the comments did not go down well among employees at the State Department, where many U.S. diplomats have felt ignored and badly treated by the Trump administration.
12:59 11 August
US could shut Russian consulate over diplomatic ouster
07:40 11 August
Ties between Russia, Turkey 'promising', says new envoy
Current relations between Moscow and Ankara are "promising", Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey, Alexei Yerkhov, has told Turkish media, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
05:47 11 August
US strongly reacts to Putin's visit to Abkhazia
The U.S. State Department commented on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Georgia's separatist region in Abkhazia.
10:10 10 August
Russia's Putin visits breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia: Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia on Tuesday, the Kremlin said, Reuters reported.
18:44 08 August
Trump did not speak to Putin prior to signing Russia sanctions bill, White House
02:31 03 August
Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a bill imposing sanctions on Russia for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election while voicing major objections to its provisions, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:24 02 August
Georgian officials strongly criticize Putin’s forthcoming visit to Abkhazia
Georgian officials have called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forthcoming visit to occupied Abkhazia a “provocation”, according to APA’s local bureau.
13:48 02 August
Russia orders out U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation
Russia on Friday ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for a new round of U.S. sanctions, and said it was seizing two U.S. diplomatic properties, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:06 28 July
Putin: We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' U.S. sanctions
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would be forced to retaliate if Washington pressed ahead with what he called illegal new sanctions against Moscow, describing U.S. conduct towards his country as boorish and unreasonable, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:19 27 July
Russia's response to U.S. sanctions to hinge on final bill text: Putin
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would be forced to retaliate at some point if Washington pressed ahead with new sanctions against Moscow, but said his response would depend on the final text of the proposed law, Reuters reported.
19:24 27 July
Azerbaijani, Russian presidents discuss Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
During the meeting in Sochi, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed issues relating to the resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, APA reported.
10:14 22 July
Meeting of Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan held in Sochi
Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that his meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will help to find a solution to the existing regional problems, APA’s Moscow bureau reports.
23:31 21 July
Russian, Azerbaijani presidents to meet in Sochi – Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will meet in Sochi on Friday evening, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
13:54 21 July
Trump cancels military support for Syrian rebels
The U.S. under President Donald Trump has ended the CIA's covert program to train and equip Syria's rebels, according to a report Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:10 20 July
Trump, Putin met for nearly an hour in second G20 meeting
06:01 19 July
Russian S-400 systems' delivery contract with Turkey ready, loan being discussed
Technical issues of the contract for the supply of Russian S-400 missile systems to Turkey have been resolved, only administrative ones remain, the general director of Russia's Rostec state corporation said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:03 18 July
Russia reiterates its restrained stance on North Korean issue settlement
Moscow reiterates its stance regarding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and calls on all of the sides involved in the dispute to assume a restrained position, Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
20:52 18 July