Top Diplomats For U.S., Russia Meet In Geneva On Soaring Ukraine Tensions

GENEVA – The top diplomats of Russia and the United States were to meet in Switzerland on Friday to discuss soaring tensions over Ukraine after a flurry of meetings between officials on both sides in the last week produced no breakthroughs. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Geneva for talks with Russian Foreign … More Top Diplomats For U.S., Russia Meet In Geneva On Soaring Ukraine Tensions

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Meets Russian Special Envoy For Syrian Settlement

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received Russia special envoy for Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentiv, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Thursday. The two reviewed the latest developments in Syria, as well bilateral relations between the two countries, according to SPA. ‘The Russian envoy conveyed the greetings … More Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Meets Russian Special Envoy For Syrian Settlement

OPEC+ Gradual Output Hikes To Help Stabilise Markets, Says Iraqi Oil Minister

Milan / Italy – – Iraqi’s oil minister said on Wednesday that the OPEC+ policy of gradual crude output hikes will help stabilize global oil markets, the oil ministry said in a statement. Iraq supports the group known as OPEC+ that help oil markets stability, the oil minister, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, said, adding that the … More OPEC+ Gradual Output Hikes To Help Stabilise Markets, Says Iraqi Oil Minister

Russia’s Abramovich Denies Buying Chelsea For Putin, Court Hears

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is not President Valadimir Putin’s ‘cashier’ nor did he buy Chelsea FC as a vehicle to corrupt the West, his lawyer told England’s High Court in a defamation hearing over a book about Putin’s Russia. In the 2020 book, British journalist Catherina Belton chronicle Putin’s rise to power and how many … More Russia’s Abramovich Denies Buying Chelsea For Putin, Court Hears

Russia and Saudi Arabia Prepare For Joint Manned Space Mission – Statement

Russia is training cosmonauts from Saudi Arabia as both countries are preparing for a joint manned space mission, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak was quated as saying in a government statement on Tuesday. Russia and Saudi Arabia are both major oil exporters. Cooperation in the energy market as part of oil output deals has … More Russia and Saudi Arabia Prepare For Joint Manned Space Mission – Statement

Biden, Putin To Meet On June 16 Amid Disagreements

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will met in Geneva on June 16, the White House and the Kremlin said on Tuesday amid sharp disputes over election interference, cyberattacks, human rights and Ukraine. Both countries have lowered expectations for breakthroughs at the summit, with neither in a mood to make concessions on … More Biden, Putin To Meet On June 16 Amid Disagreements

Russia Offers To Work With Saudi Arabia On Hydrogen Production, Says Kovak

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak on Tuesday offered to work with Saudi Arabia on Hydrogen production, speaking during an online meeting of the intergovernmental commision of Russia and Saudi Arabia. ‘We have a proposal to create a working group on hydrogen energy’, Novak said. Hydrogen has gained traction as the future green fuel of … More Russia Offers To Work With Saudi Arabia On Hydrogen Production, Says Kovak

Erdogan, Putin Discuss Israel Clashes in Call – Turkish Presidency

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discuss in a phone call tensions in Gaza and Jerusalem, Turkey’s presidency said on Wednesday, as Ankara seeks international action against Israel. Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza into Wednesday morning as the Islamist group Hamas and other Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages over … More Erdogan, Putin Discuss Israel Clashes in Call – Turkish Presidency

U.S. Imposes Wide Array Of Sanctions On Russia For ‘Malign’ Actions

The Unites States on Thursday imposed a boar array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber – hacking, bullying Ukraine and other ‘malign’ acts. The measures blacklisted Russian companies, expelled Russian diplomats and placed limits on the Russian sovereign debt market in steps sure to anger Moscow. Among the actions, President … More U.S. Imposes Wide Array Of Sanctions On Russia For ‘Malign’ Actions

Russia’s Putin Wishes Biden Good Health After US President Call Him Killer

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that it takes one to know one after the U.S. president said he thought Putin was a killer, adding that he wished Biden good health. Putin was speaking on television after Biden, in an ABC News interview that prompted Russia to recall its Washington ambassador for consultations on Wednesday, … More Russia’s Putin Wishes Biden Good Health After US President Call Him Killer