All posts tagged Russia

  • Russia says its officials were in contact with Trump campaign
    November 11, 2016, by VOANews

    Russian government officials were in contact with members of Donald Trump’s campaign prior to Tuesday’s election, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Thursday. “Obviously, we know most of the people […]

  • Russians behind Montenegro coup attempt, says prosecutor
    November 8, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    A prosecutor has accused Russians of planning to assassinate Montenegro’s premier. Police arrested 20 Serbian nationals during October’s elections, including a former commander of Serbia’s special police forces. A “p ...

  • Putin’s friends in Europe
    October 22, 2016, by Fredrik Wesslau of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    The upsurge of populism in Europe has provided Russia with an ample supply of sympathetic political parties across the continent. These parties – mostly from the far right but also […]

  • EU leaders stop short of sanctioning Russia over Aleppo
    October 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Despite the daunting range of Russian threats, EU leaders in Brussels sent no return fire. They were unable to muster anything other a vague warning on holding Russia accountable for […]

  • EU foreign ministers: No sanctions on Russia
    October 18, 2016, by VOANews

    European countries will not impose sanctions against Russia for its military actions in Syria. Instead, the European Union wants to start talks this week about the future of Syria with […]

  • View from Sofia: In the shadow of elections
    October 15, 2016, by Denica Yotova of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    EU-Russia relations is traditionally a controversial issue in Bulgarian politics and society. The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry seems to be on the hawkish side of the debate: A high-ranking Bulgarian Foreign […]