EU proposes 10th sanctions package against Russia

This undated photo shows European Union flags in front of EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The European Commission proposed a tenth package of sanctions against Russia and Iranian drone suppliers, and banning Moscow from acquiring advanced technology, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Feb 15, 2023. (PHOTO /...

Russia denounces US for undermining New START treaty

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova gestures while Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Jan 18, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) MOSCOW - The United States, by its actions, has undermined the principles of implementing the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Russian Foreign Ministry...

Moscow orders Latvian ambassador to leave Russia

This photo taken on March 10, 2022 shows the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. (PHOTO / XINHUA) MOSCOW - The Latvian ambassador to Russia, Maris Riekstins, should leave Russia within two weeks, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday. Latvian Charge d'Affaires Dace Rutka was summoned to the ministry in protest over...

IAEA establishes mission at Ukraine’s nuclear plant

A file photo taken on Sept 20, 2022 shows the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear plant in Yuzhnoukrainsk, Ukraine. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP) MOSCOW/KYIV/ANKARA/ZAGREB - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) established the support and assistance mission at the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear power plant (NPP) in southern Ukraine, IAEA Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi said...

UN nuclear watchdog to increase presence in Ukraine

This Nov 14, 2007 picture shows a view of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna. The IAEA has praised China's efforts and progress in stepping up nuclear security and contributing to global governance of nuclear security. (JOE KLAMAR / AFP) VIENNA / UNITED NATIONS- The International Atomic...

Russia bans 36 British citizens from entry

Police officers stand on duty outside the Russian Embassy in London on March 4, 2022. (TOLGA AKMEN / AFP) MOSCOW — The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that 36 British citizens were barred from entering Russia due to London's policy of confrontation against Russia. The blacklist includes members of...

Russia appoints new military commander in Ukraine

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, and Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov attend the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to the joint staff of troops involved in Russia's military operation in Ukraine, at an unknown location in this Dec 17, 2022 file photo....

Europeans fall prey to prices

Conflict in Ukraine drives up costs as Europe bears brunt of Russia sanctions Trade union members demonstrate in front of the Engie headquarters in Brussels on Nov 9. The cost-of-living pressure has added strains to people's livelihoods. (GEERT VANDEN WIJNGAERT / AP) About 16,500 people took to the street in...