Milan - - Russia scrambled an SU-27 fighter jet to intercept a U.S.RC-135 reconnaissance plane flying over neutral waters in the Black Sea, the RIA news agency cited Russia's defence ministry as saying on Saturday. Russia said its warplane returned to its base after the U.S. reconnaissance aircraft turned away from Russia's border. Similar incidents … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Russia Scrambles Fighter Jet To Escort U.S. Spy Plane Over Black Sea: RIA
PARIS | FRANCE – French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Lithuania and Latvia this month and see French NATO troops in the region, Macron’s department said in Wednesday, amid tensions between the European Union and Russia and Belarus. During his visit, scheduled to take place from Sept. 28-30, Macron will hold talks with Lithuanian President … Continue reading NEWS | French President To Go To Lithuania and Latvia amid Russia Tensions
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - Russia Has resumed international flights with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, a government order published on Thursday showed. The government said it had authorized three flights a week to Cairo, as well as two flights a week to Dubai and to the Maldivest’s Velana International Airport.
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russian doctors said on Friday gravely ill Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could be flown to Germany to receive medical attention after the politician’s allies accused the Russian authorities of deliberately trying to stop his evacuation. Navanlny, a long-time opponent of President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants and a campaigner against corruption, … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Russia Allows Gravely Ill Kremlin Critic Navalny To Be Airlifted To Germany
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The Kremlin said on Thursday Russia currently had no plans to hold talks with Saudi Arabia ahead of joint OPEC+ ministerial monitoring committee due to be held next week.
PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron On Saturday said he would soon travel to Russia for more talks with his counterpart Vladimir Putin. ‘Trust-building talks initiated with President at Fort Bregancon continue’, Macron said in a tweet, mentioning European security, regional conflicts and climate change as key themes. ‘I will travel soon to Russia’. Macron … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | France’s Macron Says He Plans To Travel To Russia Soon
LONDON – Russia has no objection to the next meeting of OPEC and its allies, known as OPEC+, being brought forward to June 4 from the following week, three OPEC+ sources familiar with the meeting’s preparations told Reuters on Sunday. Algeria, which currently holds the presidency of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Russia Has No Objection To Earlier OPEC+ Meeting: Sources
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russia has surpassed Spain and currently ranks second in the world in the number of officially confirmed coronavirus cases, according to Russian news agency, TASS, data based on statements made by these countries’ authorities on Tuesday. According to the latest information provided by the anti-coronavirus crisis centre, the number of infected … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Russia Ranks Second Place in COVID-19 CASES
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russia has recorded 10,633 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak began in the country. The increases brings Russia’s total number of coronavirus cases to 134,686, the seventh highest tally in the world. But Russia’s mortality rate remains low relative to other countries, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC | Russia’s cases rise by 10,000 in one-day record
BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russia on Friday reported a record daily rise in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, a day after Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced he had been diagnosed with the new virus and was temporarily stepping down to recover. The nationwide case tally rose by 7,933 cases and now stands at 114,431, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS NEWS | Russia Reports Record Daily Rise In Coronavirus Cases After PM’s Infection