Putin Meets Visiting Chinese Premier, Sees ‘Good Impetus’ To Boost Ties

Putin Meets Visiting Chinese Premier, Sees ‘Good Impetus’ To Boost Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met in the Kremlin with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang during his three-day trip to Russia in an effort to boost economic ties."I am confident that your visit...
EPIDEMICS

Russia says no threat after blast in lab holding smallpox * EPeak World News

Russia has said there is no threat of contamination after an explosion and fire at a Soviet-era biological weapons facility in Siberia that stocked samples of the Ebola and smallpox viruses.The blast...
U.S. Says Moscow Used ‘Sham’ NGOs At OSCE Forum To Promote Claim Crimea Belongs To Russia

U.S. Says Moscow Used ‘Sham’ NGOs At OSCE Forum To Promote Claim Crimea Belongs...

The United States has accused Moscow of using “sham organizations” to promote its “spurious claim” that Ukraine’s Crimea region is part of Russia during an annual human rights conference of the Organization of...
Russian Jets and Flags

Will Russia Be Driven From the West? * EPeak World News

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly past the Russian flag on the Kremlin complex during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo / Pavel...
Kremlin Foe Navalny Nominated For Sakharov Prize

Kremlin Foe Navalny Nominated For Sakharov Prize

BRUSSELS -- European lawmakers have nominated Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.The center-right European People’s Party (EPP), the biggest group in the European...
SPACE TRAVEL

Russia mulls equipping cutting-edge cosmonaut emergency survival kit with firearm * EPeak World News

Firearms could possibly be included in the emergency survival kit of Russia’s next-generation Orel spacecraft, according to a spokesperson for the Russian space agency Roscosmos. “The survival kit for the next-generation Orel cargo spacecraft...
Man Detained Who Threatened To Blow Up Bridge, Fired Shots

Man Detained Who Threatened To Blow Up Bridge, Fired Shots

An elite Ukrainian police unit detained a 42-year-old man who fired shots from his car and threatened to blow up a bridge where he disrupted rail and vehicle traffic during rush hour in...
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